Margie Padilla

Campbell Building
El Paso Texas, 79968
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Margie Esther Padilla
Clinical Associate Professor, Pharmacy - Border Biomedical Research Center (BBRC)
Coordinator, Interprofessional Education Coordinator

Dr. Padilla is a Clinical Associate Professor The UTEP School of Pharmacy. She has been engaged in the field of clinical pharmacy since May 2005. Dr. Padilla has a Bachelor’s degree of Art in Science from Our Lady of the Lake University and Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. She completed a post-graduate residency program in Ambulatory Care at Blackstock Family Practice in collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. Her areas of research and passion interest include immunizations/vaccines (perceptions, barriers, misconceptions, beliefs) in underserved/uninsured communities, chronic disease state management in Hispanic populations, and vaccine usage in student (higher education) populations. Other areas of interest include; development of clinic practice settings and patient care; development of collaborative practice agreements between pharmacists and providers; development of clinic or pharmacy policy and procedures; establishment of prescriptive authority; and enhancement of current clinical services in a both a federally-qualified community health center and private family medicine clinic. Dr. Padilla maintains a clinic site for development of her current research. Her interest in community-based research allows her to work with an interdisciplinary group of providers and members within the community.


  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