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Welcome from the Chair

The Department of Pharmacy Practice at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is the largest and most diverse of the four departments at the School of Pharmacy. With 65 faculty located in four Texas communities, our faculty are recognized state and national leaders who represent a broad array of expertise in clinical practice, research and education.

Department faculty are organized into five divisions:

  • Ambulatory Care (Division Head: Brian, Irons, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCACP, BC-ADM)
  • Adult Medicine (Division Head: Krystal Haase, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS)
  • Clinical/Translational Research (Division Head and Vice Chair of Research: Ron Hall, Pharm.D., M.S.C.S.)
  • Geriatrics and Pediatrics Division (Division Head: Amie Blaszczyk, Pharm.D., FASHP, CGP, BCPS)
  • Practice Management (Division Head: Joel Epps, Ph.D., MBA)

The department is also home to two critical School of Pharmacy offices:

  • The Office of Experiential Education, lead by Vice-Chair of Experiential Education, Craig Cox, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP. The Office of Experiential Education is nationally recognized as an innovative leader in preceptor education Please visit our Experiential Education Office website for more information.
  • The Office of Residency Programs, lead by Vice-Chair of Residencies, Winter Smith, Pharm.D. The School of Pharmacy's residency program is one of the nationa's largest with 28 accredited residencies across four campuses. Please visit our residency website for more information.

I invite you to peruse our website and connect with our faculty. I also invite you to consider the various positions open in our department and contemplate joining our team.

Eric J. MacLaughlin, Pharm.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmacy Practice


Mission and Vision

Mission: Our purpose is to enhance the lives of patients through innovation and excellence in education, practice, and research.

Vision: The Department of Pharmacy Practice strives for excellence in clinical practice, education and service. We embrace scholarship as a means to further the profession. Our graduates are the most qualified pharmacists to fulfill or exceed the demands of a rapidly changing... [MORE]

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