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Dr. Tyler Kiles to Present Seminar on Feb. 7

Dr. Tyler Kiles

On Feb. 7, 2024, Dr. Tyler Kiles, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Texas-Austin, will present her seminar entitled, “Balancing Professional Advancement and Personal Well-Being: Black PharmD Student Perceptions of Pursuing Pharmacy Residency.”

This is a virtual meeting via Zoom from 3-4 pm (Eastern Time).

About Tyler Kiles, Pharm.D., BC-ADM

Tyler Marie Kiles came to the University of Texas-Austin College of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy in Memphis, TN, where she was Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator for the Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program for four years.

Dr. Kiles received her PharmD from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in 2016 and completed a PGY-1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency with Mercer College of Pharmacy and Rite Aid in Atlanta, GA. After residency, Dr. Kiles was an Assistant Manager with Kroger Pharmacy in Houston, TX. Dr. Kiles is Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM), and she joined UTHSC in Fall 2019 after completing a post-doctoral Academic Fellowship with the University of Houston College of Pharmacy.  Her areas of interest and expertise include community pharmacy, social determinants of health, scholarship of teaching and learning, and diversity equity and inclusion.

As a community pharmacist and passionate educator, Dr. Kiles has worked to advance patient care and pharmacy education daily. She has clinical experience in community pharmacy and ambulatory care and has taught in various settings, including classroom, interprofessional, and experiential learning environments.

Dr. Kiles is passionate about serving underserved and minority communities, and she was the 2021 recipient of the Young Pharmacist of the Year award from the National Pharmaceutical Foundation (NPhA). Dr. Kiles also served as the advisor of the UTHSC chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA), which has won the National Chapter of the Year twice in the past three years. She also received the 2019-2020 Preceptor of the Year Award from UTHSC College of Pharmacy and the 2020-2021 University Student Government Association Executive Council Excellence in Teaching Award. She is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc. Dr. Kiles is fluent in Spanish and has received special training in Spanish for health professionals. She enjoys kickboxing, musical theater, and outdoor activities when not working.