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College Welcomes Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist Sandy Diec to Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research

Sept. 1 – UH College of Pharmacy recently welcomed Sandy Diec, Pharm.D., as a clinical assistant professor in its Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research.  

Diec joins the college from Texas A&M University Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, where she served as a clinical assistant professor with a clinical practice and preceptorship at the Baylor Scott & White Center for Diagnostic Medicine in Temple, Texas. Diec also worked as a clinical pharmacist/preceptor at Baylor Scott & White anticoagulation and family medicine clinics. 

sandy-diec.jpgDiec's first position with Baylor Scott & White Health was as a PGY1 community pharmacy residency program with an ambulatory care emphasis after earning her Pharm.D. from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Abilene and her pre-pharmacy coursework at UH.

Diec holds certificates in Medication Therapy Management from the American Pharmacists Association and as a TEAMSTEPPS Master Trainer from the Interprofessional Education Consortium.

She has authored/coauthored papers published in such peer-reviewed journals as Expert Reviews in Endocrinology Metabolism, the American Journal of Health-System PharmacyBaylor University Medical Center Proceedings, the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, and Cureus. Diec also has presented her work at several national meetings of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, as well as continuing education sessions for pharmacy preceptors/practitioners. 

Diec was recognized with three awards in 2019: the Faculty/Staff Innovative Research Award at the 5th Annual Interprofessional Education & Research Symposium Poster Competition for "Impact of a Tele-RX activity on students perceptions of IPE training," Teacher of the Year Award for the P1 Class, and Best Preceptor of the Year Award.