UT Tyler

Experiential Education - Pharmacy

Karen Ratekin, R.Ph.

Title: Director of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE)
Department: Experiential Education - Pharmacy
Building: WTB 347
Email: kratekin@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.566.6154

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, Texas A&M University, 1994
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin, 1998

Biography

Licensure and Certifications: 

  • Yellow Fever Vaccine Delivery Certification (June 2017)
  • Texas State Board of Pharmacy Preceptor Certification (2014 to present)
  • APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery (May 2012)
  • Texas State Board of Pharmacy License #38428 (1999 to present)

Professional Experience: 

  • Fisch College of Pharmacy at UT Tyler, Adjoint Faculty Member and Preceptor (2015-2017)
  • Brookshire Grocery Company, Corporate Pharmacist (2015 to 2017)
  • Brookshire Grocery Company, Pharmacy Manager and Staff Pharmacist (2005 to 2015)
  • United Pharmacy, Pharmacist (2002 to 2005)
  • Kroger Pharmacy, Pharmacy Manager and Staff Pharmacist (2000 to 2002)
  • CVS Pharmacy, Staff Pharmacist (1999 to 2000)
  • Bonham Elementary, Bryan, Texas, 3rd Grade Teacher (1994 to 1995)

Complete Curriculum Vitae

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