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Thomas Parker

Thomas Parker, PharmD

  • Pediatric Clinical Specialist
  • Assistant Professor
Office Phone: 806-414-9307
Mail Address: 1300 S Coulter St
Amarillo TX 79106-1712


Dr. Parker is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice in the Pediatrics Division at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy. He is involved with didactic, laboratory teaching, case based learning, as well as, Primary Care and Pediatric clerkships. Additionally, he works under a collaborative practice agreement as a primary provider of care for special needs children, primarily children with diabetes. He maintains a practice site at the TTUHSC Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic in Amarillo, Texas. Dr. Parker received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at the University of North Texas and Doctor of Pharmacy from Texas Tech Unveristy Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy in 2005. He then went on to complete a Pediatric Specialty (PGY2) residency at Texas Tech Unveristy Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy. Dr. Parker is also the director of Camp New Day Summer Camp for Children with Diabetes.

Research Interests

Diabetes; pediatrics; primary care; insulin; insulin pump; continuous glucose monitor;type 1; type 2; compliance; adherence;

Selected Publications:

  • McCarrell JL, Parker TM, Haase KK. Efficacy of metformin in pediatric patients with type-1 diabetes mellitus.. Pharmacotherapy 2010;30:415e.
  • Parker TM, Irons BK. Diabetes in Children and Adolescents. American College of Clinical Pharmacy 2009;(6/11):1-20.
  • Haase MR, Robles J, Parker TM, Leff RD, Giacoia G. Evaluation of Dosage From Information Provided in Pediatric Drug Trials.. Intl J Pharm Compounding 2009;(13(1):):14-8.
  • Haase MR, Luedtke SA, Parker TM, Robles J. Evaluation of dosage formulation information in pediatric drug trial reports. 2009;13(1):14-18.