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Faculty Profile

garza-karina-23.jpgKarina J. Garza

Clinical Assistant Professor
Rio Grande Valley Pharm.D. Satellite Program
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research

Mailing Address: 
University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Health 2, Room 3044
4349 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Houston, TX 77204-5039

Contact: - 956-362-5366


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Transitions of Care
  • Hospital Administration
  • Mentorship/Preceptorship
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin in cooperation with The University of Texas-Pan American
  • ASHP Emergency Medicine Certification
  • Emergency Neurological Life Support Certification


  • "Medication Use of Evaluation on Appropriateness of Iron Sucrose Use," ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Presentation 2020, Co-Author
  • "Evaluation of the appropriate use of ertapenem at an institutional hospital in South Texas," ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Presentation 2020, Co-Author
  • "Medication Use Evaluation of Cyclophosphamide in the Inpatient and Outpatient Settings," ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Presentation 2020, Co-Author


  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Member
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Member
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP) Member
  • Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacy (TSHP, Rio Grande Valley Chapter) Member

Awards & Honors

  • Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance (DHR Health) COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Participant
  • Knapp Medical Center July Knapp Star