Pharmacy

Bryan Donald, third-year professional student pharmacist at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, volunteers at a service learning event.

Pharmacy students impact lives, one patient at a time

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy received a $5,000 grant to enhance service learning projects from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation for professional student pharmacists on Sept. 10 at the Del Mar Economic Development Center in Corpus Christi.

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Piecing together the puzzle: Addressing the primary care shortage

Texas A&M Health Science Center is heeding the call to fill the overwhelming primary care gap, not only by producing more primary care physicians and working with partners where possible to develop new residency programs or expand existing ones, but also by extending health care teams through educational programs in nursing and pharmacy and empowering patients through targeted research and outreach programs.

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Fast Facts: Hydrocodone products reclassified

All hydrocodone combination products will be reclassified and more strictly regulated beginning October 2014, experts from the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy share what this means for consumers.

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Indra K. Reddy, Ph.D., professor and founding dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, presents to Mark Bremick, B.S. Pharm., instructor, The Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for college teaching on Aug. 22.

Bremick receives college teaching award for contributions to student pharmacists

Mark Bremick, instructor at the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy, receives The Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for teaching.

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Stepping away from the textbook: A team-based approach to medicine

As our health care system is transforming, it is important that the way we teach our future health care professionals transforms as well. Interprofessional education and team-based medicine are at the center of a growing movement of collaborative training among health professions students.

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Texas A&M pharmacy program expands to Bryan-College Station, improves access to health care across state

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy, based in Kingsville, Texas, welcomed the first cohort of students in the Doctor of Pharmacy program to the Bryan-College Station campus.

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Parents can help protect children, communities and prevent disease outbreaks with recommended vaccinations that can be done at a local pharmacy or doctor’s office.

Immunizations: the back-to-school item kids can’t do without

As children return to school, parents can help protect children, communities and prevent disease outbreaks with recommended vaccinations that can be done at a local pharmacy or doctor’s office.

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Rudy Rangel, Pharm.D., and Leo Ramirez, Pharm.D., who graduated in 2010 from the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, have experienced an expanding role since graduating.

Evolving role of pharmacists: Patient safety advocates, core members of health care teams

More and more pharmacists are providing services that extend well beyond the traditional roles of their profession – pharmacists serve as trusted care providers and an integral part of a patient’s health care team.

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Narendra Kumar, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, Jayshree Mishra, Ph.D., research assistant, serve as co-principal investigators for a sub-contract of an NIH-funded initiative to develop a device that measure drug effectiveness. Texas A&M University-Kingsville electrical engineering graduate students Lakshmi Korrapati and Saikrishna Krishna work in the lab on the project.

Texas A&M pharmacy researchers developing tool to test effectiveness of drugs

A team of Texas A&M scientists in collaboration with Michigan-based 21st Century Therapeutic Inc., hope to develop a technology to measure the effectiveness of novel drugs used in prevention of transplant rejections or cancer treatments.

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