Research Examines How Pharmacists Can Enhance Family Practice Settings

Author: UT Tyler
Published: 03/17/2020

The University of Texas at Tyler announced today that graduating student Monica Lewis of Whitehouse conducted foundational research that examined how much of an impact a pharmacist has on patients’ drug monitoring at the clinical level.

For the study, Lewis performed a Medication Use Evaluation (MUE) to determine how appropriately and effectively the blood thinner warfarin was being managed before pharmacist services were implemented at a family practice clinic in Tyler. She collaborated with Dr. Takova Wallace-Gay, UT Tyler clinical assistant professor.

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