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Dean of the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy

ACPE names pharmacy dean chair-elect for international commission

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy dean was elected to serve as chair-elect for International Commission for the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. In this role, he serves with site evaluation teams to improve and certify programs at colleges of pharmacy around the world and will represent the International Commission as chair beginning in February 2016.

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A pharmacy student performs a health screening at Project SHINE

Texas A&M pharmacy students reach out to South Texas at Project SHINE

Texas A&M pharmacy students, in collaboration with other health professionals, combat preventable diseases by providing free health screenings at Project SHINE (Service & Help through Interprofessional Networking Experience), targeting low-income, border communities in South Texas. The students received a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield in the Healthy Kids, Healthy Families initiative to provide free flu shots for the community.

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Dr. Lin Zhu researches in his lab at the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy

Tiny drug ‘vehicles’ could attack cancer cells without damaging healthy cells

Researcher at Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy aims to create nanocarriers that directly target cancerous cells while bypassing healthy ones. The design of his nanocarrier can specifically target the cancer-specific enzyme, efficiently enter the cancerous cells and then release the drug inside. The researcher was recognized in a global award for his novel research.

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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 Rangel College of Pharmacy looks for ways to extend the release of medication in the body in order to ease patient care and rehabilitation. The researcher has found ways by using natural materials to prolong the duration of action of medication in the body, making it more convenient for patients.

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Are you making the most out of your pharmacy?

Your pharmacist is more than someone in a white lab-coat at your local drug store; they possess an intimate knowledge of pharmacology and can help you make the most of your treatment plan. Finding the right pharmacy for you can help you gain more control over your treatment and care.

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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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