Pharmacy

Mohammad Nutan, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, researches bioavailability, or the rate and extent at which a substance is absorbed in the body.

Pharmacy researcher looks for ways to increase medication absorption

Researcher with the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy looks for ways to extend the release of medication in the body.

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Allergic to penicillin? You probably aren’t

Penicillin is often the first line of defense for a number of common illnesses, including ear and sinus infections, strep throat, chest infections and urinary tract infections. But when a patient is allergic to the ‘superdrug,’ physicians are left with few antibiotic options that are oftentimes less effective, more expensive and can cause greater side effects, putting you at more risk for drug resistance.

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This six-week experience will serve as the culmination of an experience that will give students a glimpse of the other side of drug addiction, the illicit use of both prescription and street drugs. This is a unique pharmacy program offered to very few professional students and will allow for a niche in their education and pharmacy practice opportunities.

Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy offers specialized rotation in drug addiction

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy will offer an elective to students in substance abuse Advance Pharmacy Practice Experiential (APPE) rotations at the South Texas Substance Abuse Recovery Services (STSARS) in Corpus Christi as an option for professional student pharmacists who are interested in treating addictions.

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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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