Mary L. Chavez

Mary L. Chavez

Interim Vice Dean, Professor and Chair of Pharmacy Practice

Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy
1010 W. Ave. B
Kingsville, Texas   78363

Phone: 361.221.0700
Fax: 361.221.0794

Education and Training

Purdue University
PharmD, 1985

University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, 1973

Teaching Interests

  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Clinical toxicology, self-care and complementary medicine
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Drug information
  • Clinical pharmacokinetics

Research Interests

  • Efficacy and safety of dietary supplements
  • Complementary medicine

Selected Publications

  • Hatton, R.C., Chavez M.L., Jackson, E., et al. (2008) “Pharmacist and Industry: Guidelines for Ethical Interactions.”  Pharmacotherapy. 28(3):410-420.
  • 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 Pt 1):628-638.
  • 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. 31(6):469-484.
  • 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.

National Service and Recognition

  • Academic Leadership Fellows Program, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2008
  • U.S. Pharmacopeia Council of Experts, Dietary Supplements: Information Expert Committee