Margie Padilla

Campbell Building
El Paso Texas, 79968
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Margie Esther Padilla
Clinical Professor, Pharmacy - Border Biomedical Research Center (BBRC)
Department Chair, Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Sciences
Department Chair, Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Sciences

Margie Padilla is a Clinical Professor and Interprofessional Practice and Education Coordinator with The University of Texas at El Paso School of Pharmacy and Adjunct Assistant Professor with Department of Family and Community Medicine at TTUHSC Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. She received her Pharm.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. Afterwards, she completed a primary care post graduate pharmacy residency with UT Austin/Blackstock Family Medicine. She is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP) and a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES).Dr. Padilla began her career almost 16 years ago as an ambulatory care specialist working with vulnerable populations along the U.S. Mexico border. Since, she has been dedicated to the advancement of interprofessional practice and pharmacy education. Additionally, she has been involved in national, local, and university initiatives as they relate to pharmacy practice, public health, and higher education. Her research interests include understanding vaccines barriers and perceptions, chronic disease state management, interprofessional practice and education, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.


  1. COVID-19
  2. Humanpapilloma Virus (HPV)
  3. Immunizations
  4. Health Belief Model
  5. Vaccines
  7. Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE)
  8. Vaccine Uptake
  9. Vaccine Acceptability
  10. Disease State Management (DSM)
  11. Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  12. Diabetes
  13. Smoking Cessation
  14. Anticoagulation
  15. Community Health Centers
  16. Cultural sensitivity
  17. Co-curricular
  18. Professional development
  19. Curricular assessment
  20. And gender affirming pharmacotherapy