Margie Padilla

Campbell Building
El Paso Texas, 79968
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Curriculum Vitae



Margie Esther Padilla
Clinical Associate Professor, Pharmacy

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. Immunizations
  2. Health Belief Model
  3. Vaccines
  5. Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE)
  6. Vaccine Uptake
  7. Vaccine Acceptability
  8. Disease State Management (DSM)
  9. Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  10. Diabetes
  11. Smoking Cessation
  12. Anticoagulation
  13. Community Health Centers
  14. Cultural sensitivity
  15. co-curricular
  16. Professional development


  1. ProQuest/Pivot Funding Opportunities
  2. Featured Awards