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Meri Hix, Pharm.D., BCPS

Meri Hix, Pharm.D., BCPS

Associate Professor
Pharmacy Practice

Office:    St. Anthony Hospital
                1111 N. Lee Ave, Suite 241
               Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone:   405.272.7118     Fax: 405.601.1201
E-mail:   meri.hix@swosu.edu     

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Degree Institution Area of Study
Pharm. D. Southwestern Oklahoma State University Pharmacy
PGY 1 Residency Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System Pharmacy Practice
PGY 2 Residency Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System Geriatrics

SCHOLARLY INTERESTS AND RESEARCH AREAS:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Anticoagulation
  • Pain Management
  • Renal Disease
  • Education & Training

COURSES TAUGHT:

Pharmacotherapy I Pharm 4323
Pharmaceutical Care Lab IV Pharm 4341
Health Issues III Pharm 5822
APPE - Medicine Selective A Pharm 5954
APPE - Medicine Selective B Pharm 5964
APPE - General Medicine Pharm 5974

EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, IL
  • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL
  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Abilene, TX

HONORS:

  • St. Anthony Hospital Family Medicine Residents’ Award of Appreciation

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:

  • Publications
    • Hix M.  Pain and Sensory Disorders.  In:  Hutchison LC, Sleeper RB, editors.  Fundamentals of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy:  An Evidence-based Approach, 2nd Edition.  Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2015, Chapter 14.
    • Hix M.  Management of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain.  ACCP Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program 6th Edition, Chronic Illnesses, Book 11. 2009.
  • Presentations
    • Survey of Men's Health Issues. Continuing education program through SWOSU. 2017
    • The Dementias.  Continuing education programming through the SWOSU Continuing Education office.  2013. 
    • Medications and Transitions of Care.  Presentation at multidisciplinary education conference with the Oklahoma Geriatric Center.  Weatherford, OK.  November 2012.
    • Types of Dementia and Treatment Options.  Continuing education symposium for Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy.  Dallas, TX.  January 2012.
    • Pain Management in the Elderly.  Continuing education program for Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists Annual Meeting.  Oakbrook Terrace, IL.  August 2010.
    • Clinical Controversies: Pharmacologic Treatment of Unintentional Weight Loss: Making the Case for Orexigenics.  Educational session at ASCP’s 30th Midyear Conference in Las Vegas, NV. May 2008.  Encore presentation at AMDA 2009 Annual Symposium in Charlotte, NC.  March 2009.