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Trista Askins-Bailey

Trista Askins-Bailey, PharmD

  • Committee Member
  • Assistant Professor
Office Phone: 325-696-0451
Mail Address: 1718 Pine Street, Office 2615
Abilene TX 79601


Dr. Trista Askins Bailey joined TTUHSC School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Professor for the Department of Pharmacy Practice – Geriatrics Division in July 2012. She is involved with didactic lessons, laboratory teaching, facilitating case-based learning, and Geriatric clerkships. Dr. Bailey currently has a practice site as a consultant pharmacist for two nursing homes and an assisted living facility in the Abilene area, where she looks after around 200 patients. Her duties include monthly chart reviews, medication pass observations, nursing education, and drug destruction. Dr. Bailey received her Bachelors of Science with Honors from Texas Tech University in 2007 and her Doctorate of Pharmacy from The University of Texas at Austin/The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio dual degree program in 2011. She then went on to complete an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 ambulatory care/geriatrics focused residency with the Battle Creek VA Medical Center.

Research Interests

Geriatrics, Dementia, Interdisciplinary Teamwork, Chronic Care, Education, Parkinson's Disease, Community Outreach

Selected Publications:

  • Bailey T. Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly. NeuroMatters: The Brink of Alzheimer's - VoiceAmerica Internet Talk Radio 2014;:
  • Bailey T. Medication Use in Older Individuals. NeuroMatters: The Brink of Alzheimer's - VoiceAmerica Internet Talk Radio 2014;:
  • Smith M, Bailey T. Identifying solutions to medication adherence in the visually impaired elderly. The Consultant pharmacist : the journal of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists 2014;29(2):131-4.