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Professor Emeritus Prince Earns Fellow Designation from Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists 

Oct. 17 — UH College of Pharmacy Professor Emeritus Randall A. Prince, Pharm.D., Ph.D. (Hon.), FCCP, FCP, FISDA, was elected Fellow of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists at the organization's annual meeting Oct. 1 in Washington, D.C.

Prince is a founding member of SIDP, which bestows Fellow honors to members who "demonstrate a commitment to promoting the appropriate use of antimicrobials for the prevention and management of infectious diseases through leadership and collaboration in infectious diseases practice, education, research, and advocacy."

prince photoPrince retired from UH in January 2019 after nearly 30 years of service, and received emeritus status from the UH Board of Regents in May. Prince is continuing his research at The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he has served clinical and research roles since 1996.  

During his career at UHCOP, Prince taught infectious diseases pharmacotherapy and advanced therapeutics as well as coordinated several courses, including pharmacy law. He authored/coauthored more than 100 journal articles and more than two dozen book chapters/continuing education materials, delivered hundreds of presentations and served as a reviewer/editorial board member for more than three dozen publications.

He is credited for laying the foundation for UHCOP's reputation as a leader in infectious diseases research and clinical patient care, training dozens of graduate and professional students, residents and fellows from UHCOP and other institutions; organizing an annual multidisciplinary infectious diseases symposium for several years; and leading or collaborating on dozens of grant-funded infectious diseases studies and clinical trials.

Prince has been recognized as a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American College of Clinical Pharmacology and Infectious Diseases Society of America, which also honored him with its Distinguished Service Award. A founding member of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, Prince received the organization's Outstanding Service Award.