Associate Professor & Division Head – Geriatrics
Texas Tech University HSC School of Pharmacy
Amie Taggart Blaszczyk, Pharm.D., BCGP, BCPS, FASCP is an Associate Professor of Geriatric Pharmacy Practice and the Division Head of Geriatrics at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy on the Dallas/Fort Worth campus. She has an affiliated practice with Advanced Healthcare Solutions, a long-term care company with ownership of over 40 nursing facilities across the state of Texas. There she focuses on the population level interventions which can positively affect the quality of care of long-term care residents. She is also the residency director for the ASHP-accredited PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacotherapy residency.
Dr. Blaszczyk earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from Duquesne University and completed a pharmacy practice residency at the VA in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and a PGY2 geriatric pharmacotherapy residency at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Her practice and research interests include neurodegenerative diseases affecting older individuals, senior education and the impact of a clinical pharmacist working in the long-term care setting. She is the author of 22 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, and has been asked to speak on various geriatrics-focused topics at both international and national meetings.
She is the past-president of the Texas chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and serves on the editorial board of The Consultant Pharmacist. She is also an active member of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists.
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Monday, December 9
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM