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Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist Natalie Rosario Joins Faculty, Denver Harbor Family Clinic

January 25 — UH College of Pharmacy has welcomed ambulatory care clinical pharmacist Natalie Rosario, Pharm.D., MPH, BCACP, to the college as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research. 

rosario-natalie.jpgRosario joins the college from the Texas A&M University Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy in Kingsville, Texas, where she had served on the faculty since 2019. Rosario earned her Pharm.D. degree from University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy (Advanced Pharmacotherapy Gateway track) in Lexington, Ky., and her Master of Public Health from the Creighton University Graduate School in Omaha, Neb.

She also completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency program at Palm Beach Atlantic University's Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy and a PGY2 pharmacy specialty residency program in ambulatory care at the University of Colorado's Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

In addition to being Board Certified in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP) by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties, Rosario has completed certificate programs in medication therapy management, community based pharmacy point-of-care testing, immunizations, naloxone dispensing, suicide awareness and referral, culturally competent care, collaborative institutional training, and residency teaching and research.

Rosario has presented research projects at meetings of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy. Her primary academic and research interests include health disparities, implementation of clinical pharmacy services, quality improvement initiatives, self care, chronic disease state management, and residency preparation.  

Fluent in the Spanish language, Rosario will maintain a clinical pharmacy practice site at Vecino Health Center's Denver Harbor Family Clinic, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving a predominately Hispanic patient population in Houston's Inner Loop.