Faculty & Staff Details
|Name:||Megan Stapleton, Pharm.D.|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Ambulatory Care Division, Dallas VA|
|Bio||Dr. Stapleton is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Pharmacy and a Pharmacy Practice Clinical Pharmacist in Ambulatory Care at the North Dallas VA Medical Center.
Dr. Stapleton received her Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in May of 2008. She completed her PGY1 at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, North Carolina, in 2009 and her PGY2 at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy/St. Francis Family Practice Center in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2010.
Dr. Stapleton just completed her first year at Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Pharmacy in August 2011. Dr. Stapleton taught in the Drug Review elective in the Spring of 2011 and will be teaching in the Cultural Competency elective in the Spring of 2012. Dr. Stapleton also precepts P3 and P4 students throughout the year in the pharmacotherapy clinic at the VA. She serves as a grader for Grand Rounds and as a facilitator for Case Studies III in the spring.
Doctorate of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, May of 2008
PGY1, Charles George VA Medical Center, Asheville, North Carolina, 2009
PGY2, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy/St. Francis Family Practice Center, Memphis, Tennessee, 2010
September 2010 – Present: Texas (#49437)
July 2008 – Present: Tennessee (#33175)
August 2006 – Present: Basic Life Support and Automated External Defibrillator Certification, American Hear t Association
August 2005 – Present: Immunization Certification, American Pharmacists Association
Honors and Awards:
May 2008: Natural Medicine Comprehensive Database Graduating Class Recognition Award
Submitted manuscripts and manuscripts in progress
Stapleton MR, Howard-Thompson A, George C, Hoover RM, et al. Smoking & Asthma. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2011;24(3)313-322.
Crill CM, Shelton CM, Stapleton MR, Arnold S. Incidence of Candida Infections in Pediatric Patients Receiving Parenteral Nutrition. In preparation for submission to Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.
Stapleton MR, Howard-Thompson A, George C. Assessment of Appropriate Use of Recommendations from ACC/AHA Updated 2009 Heart Failure Guidelines in Family Practice Center. In preparation for submission to ACCP clinical meeting.