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Profile: Karina Garza

Karina Garza, Pharm.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Rio Grande Valley Pharm.D. Satellite Program

Health 2
University of Houston College of Pharmacy
4849 Calhoun Road, Room 3044
Houston, TX 77204-5039


  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin in cooperation with The University of Texas- Pan American

Licenses and Certifications

  • Texas State Board Registered Pharmacist Preceptor
  • Texas State Board Registered Pharmacist
  • ACPE Sterile Compounding Certification

Academic and Research Interests

  • Transitions of Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Cardiology, and Critical Care
  • Health Informatics and Technology
  • Precepting and Teaching Styles
  • Professional Development

Awards and Honors

  • July Knapp Star, Knapp Medical Center, Weslaco, TX 2011
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society inductee

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Rio Grande Valley Society of Health-System Pharmacists 
    • Past President/President-elect