Texas A&M students spend a good amount of time behind the counter of a pharmacy or in hospital rotations learning side-by-side with practicing pharmacists who serve as preceptors. More than 1,000 pharmacists across the state serve as preceptors for the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy. One preceptor in Kingsville has served since the college opened its doors in 2006.
Traveling isn’t always fun, especially during cold and flu season, but sometimes it’s necessary. While a plastic bubble and a personal supply of oxygen may seem like the only way to keep those germs away, Cristie Columbus, M.D., vice dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in Dallas and an infectious disease specialist, offers some tactics to avoid catching anything in-flight.
Gianfranco Alpini, Ph.D., distinguished professor of internal medicine and medical physiology at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, was recently named the 2016 Takeda Distinguished Scientist by the Gastrointestinal & Liver Section of the American Physiological Society.