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Faculty Profile

Briget MartinezBriget R. Martinez

Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, DHR Health/UHCOP PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program, Edinburg, TX
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research/
Rio Grande Valley Pharm.D. Satellite Program
Pediatrics Clinical Pharmacist, DHR Health, Edinburg, TX

Office: 
University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Health 2, Room 3041
4349 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Houston, TX 77204-5039

Contact: bmartinez6@uh.edu - Office: 956-362-5337

Research/Academic Interests:

  • Residency Program Director (RPD) at DHR Health: PGY1 Pharmacy with Ambulatory Care Focus Residency
  • Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU), Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU), and General Pediatrics
    • Transitions of care in the pediatric population
    • Improving Pediatric Care and Health Outcomes through clinical pharmacy services
  • Health Informatics and Technology
  • Preceptor and Professional Development
  • Health Informatics Certificate, University of Illinois, Chicago, Ill.
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, Texas
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas

Publications

  • Almeda, A., Martinez, B., & Ozuna, R. (2018). High dose vitamin C and thiamine as adjunct therapy for septic shock in the pediatric ICU: A case report. International Journal of Pharmacovigilance, 3(2), 1-5.

Posters

  • Oliveira KV, Martinez, B. Medication Use Evaluation of Lung Surfactant in the NICU: Beractant & Poractant Alfa. Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2021 Annual Seminar (virtual), April 9-11, 2021. *Honorable Mention in Research Poster Competition-Student Category. Poster, Abstract

Awards, Honors and Achievements

  • Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Pharmacist (BCPPS), 2021
  • Honorable Mention (co-author), Research Poster Competition-Student Category, Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2021 Annual Seminar (virtual), April 9-11, 2021
  • Active Member in National Hispanic Pharmacist Association, 2020-present
  • 2022 Masters of Applied Science in Population Health Management Candidate (MaSPH)
  • Faith in Practice Medical Mission Trips (Annual), Antigua, Guatemala, Clinical Pharmacists, 2015-present
  • Paul Ambrose Health Promotion Student Leadership Symposium, Washington, DC. Project D.A.M.P. (Ongoing Community Wellness Event), 2006
  • National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), T35: National Research Service Award, Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant 2004, Oregon State University, Molecular Pharmacology, Corvallis, Oregon, 2004