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Winter 2018 Edition (Archives)

School of Pharmacy Shines Spotlight on Research

The TTUHSC School of Pharmacy on Jan. 29 announced its researchers received more than $9.2 million in new research funding from January 2018 through January 2019. MORE>>

TTUHSC School of Pharmacy Research Spotlight


Pharmacy Researcher Awarded NIH Grant

Paul Trippier, Ph.D., received a five-year, $1.88 million research grant in December from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). MORE>>

Paul Trippier


Grad Students to Attend Annual Toxicology Meeting

Four students from the School of Pharmacy’s Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences (GPPS) have received a Graduate Student Travel Support Award to attend the 58th Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology March 10-14 in Baltimore. MORE>>

TTUHSC Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences


Teamwork, Shared Values Highlighted in 2018 State of the University & Faculty Awards

Eight TTUHSC School of Pharmacy faculty members were recipients of the President’s Team Teaching Award at the 2018 State of the University and Faculty Awards convocation. MORE>>

Tedd Mitchell


ASCP Selects Dallas Faculty Member for Senior Care Award

The American Society for Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) recently named Amie Blaszczyk, Pharm.D., the 2018 recipient of the Armon Neel Senior Care Pharmacist award. MORE>>

Amie Blaszczyk, Pharm.D.


TTUHSC, UNT Pharmacy Programs Join Forces at Career Fair

Students from all four TTUHSC School of Pharmacy campuses converged on the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex Oct. 15-16 for the school’s annual career fair. MORE>>

TTUHSC School of Pharmacy Career Fair


NIH, DOD Award Grants to Abilene Cancer Researcher

To help in his cancer research, Devin Lowe, Ph.D., recently landed a pair of grants from the national Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Defense (DOD). MORE>>

Devin Lowe


Grad Students Receive Awards, Scholarships, Speaking Opportunities

A group of students from the School of Pharmacy’s Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences (GPPS) recently have received awards, earned scholarships and been invited to make presentations about their research. MORE>> 



A Penny War, Health Fairs and Reading Books

From waging beneficial battles over spare change to encouraging area youngsters to read, it’s been a busy fall for School of Pharmacy student organizations at the TTUHSC-Amarillo campus. MORE>>

Penny Wars


TPPC Wraps Up Fall Medication Cleanout Cycle

The Texas Panhandle Poison Center (TPPC) conducted its 2018 Fall Medication Cleanout cycle recently at the TTUHSC campuses in Abilene, Amarillo and Lubbock. Since starting the program in 2009, TPPC has hosted 59 Medication Cleanout events and collected more than 45,200 pounds of medications and 2,986.5 pounds of sharps for incineration. MORE>>

Medication Cleanout


Abilene Team Wins School of Pharmacy Clinical Skills Competition

Nicole Buzzard and Caitlin Burton, fourth-year pharmacy students (P4s) on the TTUHSC Abilene campus, beat nine other teams Oct. 4 and Oct. 6 to capture the School of Pharmacy’s 2018-2019 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (AHSP) Clinical Skills Competition title. MORE>>

Nicole Buzzard and Caitlin Burton


Amarillo Researcher Receives $2.9 Million NIH Grant

A trio of pharmacy researchers at the Amarillo campus recently received a $2.9 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for their work on stroke therapy. MORE>>

Vardan Karamyan


ASCP Picks Dallas Pharmacy Students as Ambassadors

Dallas third-year pharmacy students Devyn Pontzer, Kelsie Basso and Viktoria Guttenberg have been selected to serve as Student Ambassadors for the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP). MORE>>

Devyn Pontzer, Kelsie Basso and Viktoria Guttenberg


Pharmacy School's Global Health Elective Begins in Peru

A School of Pharmacy student and faculty member from the Abilene campus recently partnered with the FIMRC: Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children for a 17-day medical excursion in Peru. MORE>>



Pharmacy Faculty Named ACCP Fellow, PRN Chair

Molly Minze, Pharm.D., and Kalin Clifford, Pharm.D., from the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice were honored by their peers Oct. 20-23 at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Global Conference in Seattle. MORE>>

Molly Minze, Pharm.D., and Kalin Clifford, Pharm.D.


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