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Faculty Profile

Sandy DiecSandy Diec

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research

University of Houston College of Pharmacy
Health 2
4349 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Houston, TX 77204-5039

Contact: sdiec@Central.UH.EDU - 713-743-8276

Research/Academic Interests:

  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Scott and White Health, Temple, Texas, PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency, 2015-2016
  • Texas Tech University Health Science Center, School of Pharmacy, Abilene, Texas, PharmD, 2015
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  • Cultivating Empathy and Compassion in the Professional Training Environment College Station, Texas, July 2021
  • Specifications Grading: A Different Approach to Grading in a Skills Lab Course Texas A&M Transformational Teaching and Learning Conference College Station, Texas. April 2021
  • Specifications Grading in a Skills Lab Course ITLC Lilly Online Conference (Virtual). April 2021
  • Presentation: Rising Above Generational Stereotypes in the Professional Training Environment Temple, Texas, June 2020.
  • Presentation: Specifications Grading in a Pharmacy Skills Lab Course AACP Lab Sig Webinar (Virtual), May 2020


  • Fischer K, Diec S. Once- Versus Twice-Daily Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors for Blood Pressure Control in Adult Patients With Hypertension. Cureus 13(8): e17331. doi:10.7759/cureus.17331
  • Fischer K, Diec S. Let's Insta-Tweet about it: Establishing a social media presence for pharmacy. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). June 2021. doi:10.1016/j.japh.2021.05.024
  • Li, D., Conson, M., Kim, N., Yasuda, M., Ivy, DR., Diec, S., Godley, P. Patient and provider characteristics and outcomes associated with outpatient antibiotic overuse in acute adult bronchitis. Bayl Univ Med Cent.
  • Fischer K., Nguyen, LT, Castro J, Diec S. Student perceptions on soft skills development during advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE). Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2019 Oct 30;76(22):1823-1824.
  • Minze MG, Koffarnus RL, Edwards KL, Bailey TA, Diec S. Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors: Evidence and place in therapy. Expert Rev Endocrinol Metab. 2015;10(6):645-661.

Awards & Honors

  • 2019 Faculty/Staff Innovative Research Award; IPER 5 Symposium Poster Competition
  • 2019 Teacher of the Year Award for the P1 Class
  • 2019 Best Preceptor of the Year Award