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Rebecca B. Sleeper, PharmD, FASCP, BCPS

Dr. Sleeper is the Division Head of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy’s Geriatrics Division in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. She received her PharmD from the University of Rhode Island and Specialty Residency training in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy from TTUHSC School of Pharmacy In Amarillo. Following this, she joined the faculty at the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy’s Lubbock campus in 1999. She became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist in 2000 and a Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists in 2002.

Dr. Sleeper has developed consulting and collaborative drug therapy management services in long-term care, assisted living, and skilled facilities and is currently a consultant pharmacist at the Mildred and Shirley L. Garrison Geriatric Education and Care Center, a teaching nursing facility on the TTUHSC campus.

Dr. Sleeper has been the recipient of multiple preceptor of the year and teaching team of the year awards for Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Clerkships and Neurosensory coursework. In 2002 she was awarded the Texas Society of Health System Pharmacist’s New Pharmacist Award and is a Past Chair of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s Geriatrics Practice and Research Network.