Jennifer T. Fix, PharmD, MBA
|Hometown||East Alton, Illinois – Have been in Texas since 1987|
I teach Over the Counter Therapies to first-year students and Advanced Compounding to second-year students, Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) & Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE).
I have a clinic practice with UNT Health and treat patients with hepatitis-C. I also start patients who have ulcerative colitis on biologics. Read more about UNTHSC Hep-C Clinic.
|What was your favorite course in graduate school/pharmacy school?||Pharmacy Practice Lab – learning how to fill prescriptions and how to compound.|
|What led you to your career path?||Had a friend of the family who was a pharmacist.|
|What UNTHSC value to do you relate to most?||Serve Others First|
|What do you love most about your work?||Teaching students and helping patients.|
|What is your teaching style?||Hands-on whenever possible.|
|What is your expectation of pharmacy students?||Do your best, not just the minimum needed to get by. This is your profession – you should have an interest in knowing the material.|
|Word of advice for students||Learning is a journey. You cannot learn all of the information at once. It builds from a foundation.|
|Top things to do in Fort Worth||Babe’s Fried Chicken is a must for any person visiting the area.|
|What is the most mispronounced medication or medical term you’ve ever heard?||“genetic” for generic|
|Hobbies and Fun Facts||Private Pilot – I consider myself retired. We used to own a Cessna Cardinal, but we since sold the airplane. The checklist that pilots use is very helpful in the pharmacy world because it keeps processes consistent and reduces error.|