Current LAPPE Students

Alvin Scott III

Hometown: Baytown, Texas
Pharmacy School: The University of Texas at Tyler Ben & Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy 

Alvin intends to pursue a PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency in one of his areas of interest, which include pharmacy administration/management, health-system pharmacy administration, internal medicine and pharmacy operations. Currently he is an active member of Phi Delta Chi (PDC), Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP), Texas Pharmacy Association (TPA), and Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA). Alvin previously served as the Legislative, Membership Benefits, and Immigration Chair of SNPhA and Worthy Inner Guard of Phi Delta Chi. Outside of pharmacy, Alvin’s hobbies include exercising, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with his family. His electives at Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital include infectious diseases, critical care, and pharmacy administration/management.

Research project: Utilization of MRSA PCR Nasal Swabs to Guide Vancomycin De-escalation in Skin and Soft Tissue Infections