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Patrick J. Davis, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean

Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry

College of Pharmacy

UT Austin

Patrick Davis, Ph.D., serves as Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin.  His research interests focus on two areas: drug metabolism and the impact of technology on professional education.  Dr. Davis currently teaches required and elective courses in the Doctor of Pharmacy Program that focus on infectious diseases, drug metabolism, pharmacogenomics, and academic preparation.  At the freshman level, Dr. Davis teaches a Signature Course on “Twelve Diseases that Changed the World” and co-teaches a course on professional identity formation as part of the system-wide Transformation in Medical Education (TIME) initiative. He is deeply engaged in campus-wide efforts related to educational technology and transforming teaching and learning, and has had extensive involvement in faculty governance.  At the national level, Dr. Davis serves on accreditation site teams to evaluate pharmacy programs, and served as Chair of the Section of Chemistry at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.