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Jose Vega

Jose Vega

  • Clincial Pharmacist
  • Associate Professor
Office Phone: 325-696-0448
Mail Address: 1718 Pine St
Abilene TX 79601-3044


Dr. Vega is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Adult Medicine Division, at TTUHSC School of Pharmacy in Abilene. He received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from West Texas A&M University. He then completed his Pharm.D. degree from TTUHSC School of Pharmacy in 2003, followed by a Pharmacy Practice Residency at The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler in 2004. Dr. Vega has a practice site at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene where he precepts third and fourth year pharmacy students and PGY1 pharmacy residents.

Research Interests

Sterile Compounding, Anticoagulation, Infectious Disease, TJC and CMS Compliance

Selected Publications:

  • Vega JA, Lee YR, McMahan D, Duong N. Monitoring enoxaparin with antifactor Xa levels in severe renal impairment. J Pharma Care Health Sys 2016;3(2):1-6.
  • Lee YR, Vega JA, Duong N, Ballew A. Monitoring enoxaparin with antifactor Xa levels in obese patients. Pharmacotherapy 2015;35(11):1007-1015.
  • Vega JA, Ochoa PS, Marsh E, Ho V, Fisher T. Comparison of 24-hour urine to estimated renal function using CKD-EPI, MDRD4, and Cockcroft-Gault in specific patient subsets. J Pharma Care Health Sys 2015;2(1):1-5.
  • Ochoa PS, Terrell B, Vega JA, Mnjoyan S, Lu C, Klein MS, Binkley G. Identification of previously undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetes in the inpatient setting using risk factor and hemoglobin A1C screening. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2014.
  • Ochoa PS, Vega JA. Aseptic Technique and Compounding Manipulations. Jones Bartlett Learning 2014;(1):175-223.