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Rachel Basinger

Rachel Basinger, PharmD, BCPS

  • Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice Amarillo
Office Phone: 806-414-9284
Email: rachel.basinger@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 1300 S Coulter St
Amarillo TX 79106-1712

Biography

Rachel Basinger, PharmD, BCPS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy Amarillo. She received her PharmD from The University of Texas College of Pharmacy. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Christus Santa Rosa Health System in San Antonio, Texas and a PGY2 Geriatric Specialty Residency at UNC Hospitals and Clinics in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She practices under a collaborative agreement at the Texas Tech Internal Medicine clinic as well as a provider at the Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center. She is the residency director for the PGY1 Community Pharmacy Program. She serves on the Tobacco Free Amarillo Board and volunteers at the Heal the City Free Clinic.

Research Interests

Disease state prevention and management, pharmacy education, and geriatric medicine

Teaching Interests

Laboratory simulation

Clinical Interests

Ambulatory and geriatric medicine

Selected Publications:

  • Vora N, Smalligan R, Chandra R, James S, Basinger R, Frost J, Acker C, Hutcherson J. A smoking cessation model that integrates social media in hospitalized patients post-discharge. American College of Clinical Pharmacy. 2014;34(10):e188-9.
  • Basinger R. Alzheimer's disease: maximizing cognition and function. Pharmacy Times Health-System Edition. 2013;2(2):4-6.
  • Basinger R, Sarbacker B, Kavetski M, Espino D. Association Between Anticholinergic Drug Scale and Hospital Length of Stay in Older People. ASHP Clinical Meeting. 2012.
  • Basinger R, Sarbacker B, Kavetski M, Espino D. Association Between Anticholinergic Drug Scale and Hospital Length of Stay in Older People. ASHP Clinical Meeting. 2012.
  • Basinger R, Sarbacker B, Thomas K, Espino D. Association Between Anticholinergic Drug Scale and Hospital Length of Stay in Older People. A Focus on Inpatient Medications. ALCALDE/TSHP Annual Meeting. 2012.
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