Denise Pinal

Denise Pinal

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy - University Studies/Entering Student Program

Dr. Pinal completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She received postgraduate training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy where she completed a pharmacy practice residency with a pediatric focus.

Her research interests include antibiotic use/resistance in cystic fibrosis and pediatric patients, clinical outcomes research, medication adherence, medication literacy, health disparities, patient/caregiver education, and preventative strategies for optimization of health and medication use.

Dr. Pinal has a passion for research related to medication safety and pediatric chronic diseases. She is a member of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group and the Cystic Fibrosis Pharmacist Practice-Based Research Network. She particularly enjoys the opportunities these organizations provide to establish connections with other scholars on a national and international level.


  1. Asthma
  2. Cystic fibrosis
  3. Health Disparities
  4. Health Outcomes
  5. Medication adherence
  6. Medication safety


  1. Health & Biomedical Sciences and Engineering
  2. Other