UNT System College of Pharmacy

A passion for service

Welcome to a new class The UNT System College of Pharmacy, located on the campus of UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth, welcomed a new class of 110 students last week. In total, we’re educating 270 pharmacists of the future. The System College of Pharmacy produces professionals who embrace a team-based approach in caring... Read more »

Aug 18, 2015

Stopping a disabling eye disease

What if you couldn’t see well enough to drive, read or cook, or even recognize the face of your child or best friend? That happens to many people who have age-related macular degeneration (AMD). About 15 million Americans have the disease, according to the American Society of Retina Specialists. AMD is the No. 1 reason... Read more »

Jul 17, 2015

Student pharmacists sharpen patient-communication skills

Your pharmacist isn’t much of a pill-counter anymore. Chances are good that a technician does that while your pharmacist educates patients about their health and helps them learn how best to integrate medication into their total treatment plan. “When you see pharmacists on TV they’re doling out pills, but that’s not what pharmacists do anymore,”... Read more »

Feb 12, 2015

A bandage to treat skin cancer

Sun lovers are bombarded daily by warnings about the cancer dangers posed by their passion. But researchers now are offering hope to patients with skin cancer that they could be treated one day with a radioactive bandage containing exactly the right dosage to shrink tumor lesions. Researchers say such a bandage s could be used... Read more »

Dec 15, 2014

For pharmacists, it’s back to the future

Tomorrow’s pharmacists will do far more than “count, pour, lick and stick.” They’ll choose medications for specific patients, decide the dose, read lab results, examine patients, give vaccinations and more. “It’s ‘back to the future,'” said Myron Jacobson, PhD, Dean of the UNT System College of Pharmacy. Back to the days when the pharmacist was... Read more »

Oct 28, 2014

UNT Health Science Center to close for Independence Day

The UNT Health Science Center and all UNT Health clinics will be closed on Friday for the Independence Day holiday. Fitness Center also will be closed on Friday. The Lewis Library will have abbreviated hours on Thursday and Friday. Have a happy, safe and healthy Independence Day.

Jun 25, 2014

Leading the way in interprofessional education

Interprofessional Practice Event Collaborative Solutions to Improve Patient Outcomes June 13, 2014 8 a.m. to noon at UNT Health Science Center Local, state and national leaders in interprofessional health care education and delivery will share their knowledge. CME credit available. Register now The health care model of tomorrow is a team. Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, physician... Read more »

Jun 11, 2014

RAD event celebrates UNTHSC research

More than 200 students, faculty and staff shared their scientific findings during the 22nd Annual Research Appreciation Day. Topics ranged from cardiac function in childhood cancer survivors to the health challenges of women who are homeless. The event attracted 500 attendees and highlighted the outstanding quality of research being conducted at UNT Health Science Center,... Read more »

Mar 25, 2014

UNTHSC professor leads national effort to improve care for HIV patients

  Patrick Clay, PharmD A UNT Health Science Center professor will lead a national team of researchers trying to improve outcomes for HIV patients by studying communication patterns between their primary care physicians and pharmacists. Lead investigator Patrick Clay, PharmD and Professor of Pharmacotherapy, will analyze communication patterns against patient outcomes in hopes of identifying... Read more »

Nov 21, 2013