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Faculty Profile

Ronnie OzunaRonnie Ozuna

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

Office: Health 2
University of Houston College of Pharmacy
4849 Calhoun
Houston, TX 77204-5039

Contact: rozuna@uh.edu - 713-743-7459 (Houston), 956-362-5328 (Edinburg)

Research/Academic Interests:

Infectious Disease, Pharmacy Management, Student Development, Clinical and Translational Research

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Presentations and Posters

  • John and Aimee Mohr PPTR Seminar: "Extending the UHCOP Reach, UHCOP PPTR"
  • "Risk of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients on Vancomycin and Piperacillin-Tazobactam Compared to Those on Vancomycin and Cefepime at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance," Poster - Mentor for Resident Poster
  • "Evaluate the Appropriateness of Clostridium Difficile Infection Treatment Based on 2010 Infectious Diseases Society (IDSA) guidelines at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance," Poster - Mentor for Resident Poster

Publications

  • Almeda A, Martinez B, Ozuna R. "High-Dose Intravenous Vitamin C and Thiamine as Adjunct Therapy for Septic Shock in the Pediatric ICU: A Case Report." International Journal of Pharmacovigilance 3:2 (2018): 1-5. (Corresponding Author)

Reviewer of Contributed Papers

  • ACCP PSAP Chapter Review. TDM of Anti-Infectives
  • ACCP PSAP 2020 Book 1 Module III Pilot Test - PK/PD in Special Populations and Antimicrobial Prophylaxis

Awards/Grants (Internal UHCOP)

  • "Enhancing Hispanic Exposure with a Multicultural Approach via the UHCOP-RGV Program"
  • "Risk of Acute Kidney Injury of Vancomycin and Pip-Tazo in a Diabetic Population"

Honors

  • Preceptor of the Year, UT Austin College of Pharmacy Rio Grande Valley
  • Preceptor of the Year, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Irma Rangel College of Pharmacy

Professional Certifications

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board of Pharmacy Specialties
  • Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery - American Pharmacists Association
  • Medication Therapy Management American Pharmacists Association