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Kenna Payne

Kenna Payne, Pharm.D., BCPS

  • Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice Amarillo
Office Phone: 806-414-9309
Mail Address: 1300 S Coulter St
Amarillo TX 79106-1712


Dr. Payne is an Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy in Amarillo, Texas. Her current clinical practice focuses on inpatient family medicine. She received her Pharm.D. from TTUHSC School of Pharmacy in Amarillo in 2005. She then completed a two-year ASHP accredited Pharmacotherapy Specialty Residency at TTUHSC School of Pharmacy in Dallas in 2007. She became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) through the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties in 2007.

Selected Publications:

  • Horton NA, Payne KD, Jernigan M, Frost J, Wise S, Klein MS, Epps JM, Anderson HG. A standardized patient counseling rubric for a pharmaceutical care and communications course. Am J Pharm Educ. 2013;77(7):152.
  • Hall RG, Payne KD. Antibiotic dosing and obesity. TSHP Journal. 2008;9(4):25-9.
  • Eaton SA, Rahman AP, Nguyen ST, Bain AM, Payne KD, Busti AJ. Efficacy of pravastatin in non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) and protease inhibitor (PI)-based HAART in HIV-infected patients.. Am J Infect Dis. 2008;4:124-30.
  • Nguyen ST, Eaton SA, Bain AM, Payne KD, Rahman AP, Bedimo R, Herrington JD, Busti AJ. Lipid-lowering efficacy and safety after switching to atazanavir-ritonavir-based highly active antiretroviral therapy in patients with human immunodeficiency virus.. Pharmacotherapy. 2008;28:323-30.
  • Hall RG, Payne KD, Bain AM, Rahman AP, Nguyen ST, Eaton SA, Busti AJ, Vu SL, Bedimo R. Multicenter evaluation of vancomycin dosing – emphasis on obesity. Am J Med. 2008;121(6):515-8.