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Rebecca Sleeper Irons

Rebecca Sleeper Irons

  • Associate Dean
Office Phone: 806-743-7644
Email: Rebecca.Sleeper@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th Street, Suite 1B220 (Mail STOP 8162)
Lubbock TX 79430

Biography

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:

  • Sleeper Irons RB. Fundamentals of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy: An evidence Based approach. ASHP 2015;(2nd).
  • 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.
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