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Rangel College of Pharmacy

Texas A&M College of Pharmacy joins forces with Lichtenstein Foundation to stop diabetes in its tracks

December 23, 2014

The Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy is collaborating with the Morris L. Lichtenstein Jr. Medical Research Foundation and Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi to combat diabetes. Mahua Choudhury, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy, will spearhead the project, which seeks to predict the early onset of diabetes and could make a noticeable difference in preventive treatment protocols for the disease.

ACPE names pharmacy dean chair-elect for international commission

December 18, 2014

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.

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

December 18, 2014

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.

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

December 2, 2014

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.

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

October 31, 2014

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.

Bremick receives college teaching award for contributions to student pharmacists

August 29, 2014

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

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

August 15, 2014

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.

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

August 8, 2014

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.

Are over-the-counter drugs safe during pregnancy?

June 1, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration estimates that 10 percent or more of birth defects occur from medications taken during pregnancy.