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Rebecca Sleeper Irons

Rebecca Sleeper Irons

  • Associate Dean
Office Phone: 806-743-4200 ext 223
Mail Address: 3601 4th St Stop 8162
Lubbock TX 79430-8162


Dr. Sleeper received her PharmD from the University of Rhode Island and competed Specialty residency training in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy at TTUHSC School of Pharmacy. She joined the faculty of TTUHSC SOP in 1999 on the Lubbock campus, where she currently practices at the Garrison Center and teaches in Geriatrics, Neursosensory and Psychiatry coursework. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. She was the founding head of the SOP Geriatrics Practice Division in 2007 and is now the Associate Dean of Curriculum. Her scholarship focus is Geriatric Pharmacotherapy and she co-editor of the Textbook Fundamentals of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, An evidence Based Approach.

Research Interests

Geriatrics, Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacy education, Sex and Gender based Health Care

Selected Publications:

  • Mathys ML, McCarrell JL, Blaszczyk AT, Sleeper Irons RB. Memantine for the treatment of visual hallucinations in Lewy Body Dementia. Journal of Pharmacy Practice 2012;25:299.
  • Blaszczyk AT, Sleeper Irons RB. Dizziness. American College of Clinical Pharmacy 2011;(7):97-111.
  • Blaszczyk AT, Sleeper Irons RB, Fox CB, Treadway A, Capper J. Challenges to achieving optimal therapeutic drug monitoring in the LTC setting. Annals of Long-term Care: Clinical Care & Aging 2010;18(10):33-38.
  • Sleeper Irons RB. Fundamentals of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy: An evidence based approach. ASHP 2010;(1st):463.
  • MacLaughlin EJ, Haase MR, Irons BK, McCall KL, Sleeper Irons RB, Patry RA, Raehl CL. Assessing an Academic Pharmacy Position: Assessing an academic pharmacy position: guidelines for evaluating an institution and roles for new faculty. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 2009;1:17-24.