Pharmacy

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HSC offers first-ever Certificate in Pharmacometrics – a specialty expected to expand student career opportunitiesBy Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is offering students a new specialty certification that will give them a competitive edge in graduate school and the workforce. The Certificate in Pharmacometrics program, offered by the College of Pharmacy, is touted as a first of its kind. The application Read More »

Jun 25, 2020

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Pharmacists are fighting on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemicBy Diane Smith Managing medicines, counseling patients, giving flu shots and checking glucose is the everyday work of pharmacists. But as the nation fights coronavirus, the work of these healthcare professionals has been expanded by the federal government to include COVID-19 testing. It’s a move that makes sense to pharmacy experts. “This is another moment Read More »

Apr 30, 2020

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Pharmacy faculty member appointed to prestigious specialty postBy Diane Smith Dr. Caitlin Gibson is a pharmacist, but when she manages medications, her workspace isn’t behind a drugstore counter – it’s the cardiovascular unit of a North Texas hospital. “There’s no mandate that pharmacists have to be involved in a multi-disciplinary team, but it’s really where we are trying to push the profession,” Read More »

Mar 12, 2020

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Pharmacists provide patient value in team-based careBy Jan Jarvis  With inhaler in hand, Dr. Cheng Yuet went over every detail to make sure the patient understood how the drug would control their COPD symptoms.  “Use it every day, whether you feel like you need it or not,” she urged. Dr. Yuet is proving what a difference it makes when pharmacists are Read More »

Oct 8, 2019

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For pharmacy class, a lesson in living with HIVBy Jan Jarvis   Shelia Neal can’t recall much of what happened on the day she learned she was HIV positive because of the sheer shock of it all. But one thing stands out. “Until then, I had never had a doctor bend down and look at me eye-to-eye,” she said. “But she did, and Read More »

Dec 12, 2018

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Professor honored by American College of Clinical PharmacologyBy Jan Jarvis   For more than 30 years, Michael Jann, PharmD, has collaborated with physicians, scientists, pharmacists and other health care professionals with the goal of improving patient care. His outstanding achievements and contributions were recently recognized by the American College of Clinical Pharmacology’s Excellence in Achievement Program. HSC Insider Learn more about UNTHSC’s Read More »

Nov 29, 2018