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Meri Hix, Pharm.D., BCPS

Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice

Meri Hix, Pharm.D., BCPS

Educational Background:

DegreeInstitutionArea 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


  • 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


  • 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.

The views and opinions expressed in these pages are strictly those of Meri Hix, Pharm.D., BCPS .   The content of these pages has not been reviewed or approved by Southwestern Oklahoma State University.