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Nakia Duncan

Nakia Duncan, PharmD

  • Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice Dal
Office Phone: 214-358-9046
Mail Address: 4500 S Lancaster Rd Rm 207
Dallas TX 75216-7167


Dr. Duncan is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Geriatrics Division, at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy in Dallas, TX. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Hampton University School of Pharmacy, Hampton VA in 2010. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Xavier College of Pharmacy/ Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA and a PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacotherapy at University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD. Currently, she is a member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacist and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Dr. Duncan participates in case-based learning experiences, experiential training of third and fourth year pharmacy students, as well residents. She will also be participating in Grand Rounds, Special Populations and Advanced Geriatrics

Research Interests

Dr. Duncan’s research interests include neurodegenerative diseases affecting older individuals, cultural competency, senior education and the impact of community outreach on outcomes.

Selected Publications:

  • Duncan N, Clifford K, Shvarts OM. Mirtazapine-induced hypertriglyceridemia requiring insulin. The Consultant Pharmacist 2015;30(11):657-663.
  • Duncan N, Mahan R. Review of Anemia Management in Older Adults. ASCP 2015.
  • Blaszczyk AT, Sleeper Irons RB, Bailey T, Duncan N, McCarrell JL, Clifford K. Order entry workarounds hinder assessment of medication appropriateness. Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging 2015;23(7).
  • Duncan N, Mahan R, Turner SJ. Non-opiate pharmacotherapy options for the management of pain in older adults. Mental Health Clinician 2015;5(3):91-101.
  • Clifford K, Duncan N, Heinrich K, Shaw J. Update on Managing Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Older Adults. Journal of Gerontological Nursing 2015;41(4):10-20.