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Robin Koffarnus

Robin Koffarnus, PharmD

  • Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice Dal
Office Phone: 214-358-9041
Mail Address: 4500 S Lancaster Rd Bldg 7
Dallas TX 75216-7167


Dr. Koffarnus is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy on the Dallas/Fort Worth campus. She facilitates case-based learning in Case Studies III, lectures in the Ambulatory Care and Advanced Cardiology electives, mentors students for Grand Rounds, and precepts Ambulatory Care clerkships for P3 and P4 students. Dr. Koffarnus also serves as a preceptor for PGY2 Ambulatory Care residents from the VA North Texas Health Care System. Her practice site is at the Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic with the VA North Texas Health Care System. Dr. Koffarnus received her Pharm.D. from St. Louis College of Pharmacy, in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy and Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas, and a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and Blackstock Family Health Center in Austin, Texas. In 2011, Dr. Koffarnus joined the faculty of Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Clinical Professor, where she taught for 2 years. In 2013, she left Auburn to join the Texas Tech faculty on the DFW campus. She was part of the first group of pharmacists to become a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist in 2011.

Research Interests

Dr. Koffarnus’ primary research interests include diabetes management and the improvement of patient care with physician education.

Selected Publications:

  • Koffarnus R, Darin KM, Hedges A, Mann B, Nelson CA, Peron EP, Tran T, Holder RM. An introduction to the Global Health PRN and its members. Pharmacotherapy 2015;35(11):e254.
  • Minze MG, Koffarnus R, Bailey T, Sandy D, Edwards KL. Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 Inhibitors: Evidence and Place in Therapy. Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism 2015;10(6):645-661.
  • Alvarez CA, Vuylsteke V, Koffarnus R, Linvey I, McGuire DK. State of the Art: Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Mellitus: Complication of the Disease or of Anti-hyperglycemic Medications. Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2015;98(2):145-61.
  • Koffarnus R, Holder RM. The fight against malnutrition: Education for Guatemalan natives about creating a balanced diet using locally available resources. Pharmacotherapy 2015;35(11):e252.
  • Chastain LM, Kildow M, Koffarnus R, Kildow C. Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Metformin Intolerance. Hospital Pharmacy Europe 2015.