Sarbacker Named Outstanding Educator

Dr. G. Blair Sarbacker, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, was chosen by the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice Management to receive their Medication Management SIG Outstanding Educator Award, at the APhA Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL March 28-31.

Dr. Sarbacker serves as the Team Clinical Pharmacist on the CHRISTUS Santa  Rosa Acute Care for the Elderly Unit I, where she conducts daily interprofessional team rounds.  She is also a clinical pharmacist at UT Senior Health Clinic, with primary responsibilities of medication management & transitions of care.

Holding to the philosophy that educating is how she can best give back to the profession, Dr. Sarbacker focuses on preparing pharmacy students to best provide quality comprehensive services to patients in a clinical setting.  To that end, she presents a strong emphasis on interprofessional education, believing that integrating pharmacists as part of a health professions care team is crucial to the advancement of the profession and delivering best patient care.  Dr. Sarbacker enjoys working with students in multiple facets of their education, including didactic and clinical teaching, and clinical research.