Mary L. Chavez, Pharm.D.
and Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
1010 West Avenue B., MSC 131
Kingsville, Texas 78363
Phone: (361) 221-0700
Fax: (361) 221-0794
Education and Post-Graduate Training
Pharm.D., Purdue University (1985)
B.S. Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin (1973)
Dr. Chavez’s teaching interests include the areas of pharmacotherapy, clinical toxicology, self-care and complementary medicine, oncology, pediatrics, drug information and clinical pharmacokinetics.
Research interests include determination of the efficacy and safety of dietary supplements and complementary medicine.
Hatton, R.C., Chavez M.L., Jackson, E., et al.
(2008) “Pharmacist and Industry: Guidelines for Ethical Interactions.” Pharmacotherapy.
Mahady, G.B., Low Dog, T., Barrett, M.L., Chavez, M.L.,
et al. (2008) “United States Pharmacopeia review of black cohosh case reports
of hepatotoxicity.” Menopause. 15(4
Dandapantula, N.S., Barrett, M.L., Chavez, M.L., et
al. (2008) “Safety of green tea extracts:
A Systematic Review by the U.S. Pharmacopeia.” Drug Safety.
Chavez,M.L. (2007) “Cardiovascular Herbals.” The Rx Consultant. 18(12):1-8.
Chavez, M, Nagel, K, Karash, A. (2007) “Oncologic Disorders.” Gibaldi's Drug Delivery Systems in Pharmaceutical Care. London: Transatlantic Publishers Group, May 2007.
Academic Leadership Fellows Program, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2008
U.S. Pharmacopeia Council of Experts, Dietary Supplements: Information Expert Committee