Facts and Figures

Founded

1872, first college of pharmacy in the western United States

Dean

Dean’s Office )

B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

Chairs and departments

Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences )

Tejal Desai, PhD

Department of Clinical Pharmacy )

Lisa Kroon, PharmD

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry )

James Wells, PhD

Research areas

Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Research services and facilities

Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Organized research unit

Dean's Office

Research programs and collaborations

Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry*

*The technologies within each of these core facilities are advanced and improved by department faculty members and used by faculty members at UCSF and beyond to conduct their science.

Education programs offered, administered, or closely aligned

Professional degree programs and combined degree programs

PhD degree programs

Master’s degree program

Postdoctoral programs

International

Professional short courses

Industry short courses

Instructional facilities

Patient care settings

Clinical expertise

  • Adverse drug effects
  • Alternative medicine
  • Ambulatory care
  • Ambulatory care pharmacy practice
  • Anti-viral and antimalarial drugs
  • Antibiotic management
  • Anticoagulation
  • Asthma
  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Cancer
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical nutrition support
  • Clinical pharmacokinetics
  • Community pharmacy practice
  • Critical care
  • Diabetes
  • Dietary supplements
  • Disease prevention
  • Doping control in sports
  • Drug design
  • Drug information
  • Drug interactions
  • Drug safety
  • Drug testing
  • Economics
  • Endocrinology
  • Epidemiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Evidence-based pharmacotherapy
  • Family practice
  • Gastroenterology
  • Genetic testing
  • Geriatrics
  • Health policy
  • Health promotion
  • Hematology
  • HIV antiretroviral therapy adherence
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious diseases
  • Integrative and complementary therapies
  • Malaria and HIV co-infection
  • Managed care
  • Managed care pharmacy
  • Medicare outreach
  • Medicare Part D
  • Medication management
  • Neurology
  • Obesity
  • Oncology
  • Organic chemistry
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmaceutical compounding
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Poison control system management
  • Poison control
  • Primary care
  • Psychiatry
  • Targeted therapies
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Toxicology
  • Women's health

 

Numbers

Funding )

The UCSF School of Pharmacy has an operating budget of more than $81 million.

Rankings

Research funding from the National Institutes of Health #1 for over 33 con­­sec­u­­tive years
Research and development funding for chemistry Top 8%
U.S. News & World Report top pharmacy schools #1

People

as of July 21, 2014

Faculty

 

salaried

101

without salary

945

Students

 

PharmD

490

PhD

369

 

Biophysics

51

 

BI

30

CCB

51

PSPG

45

UCSF/UCB JGGB*

192

Postdoctoral

 

fellows

122

residents

21

Staff

251

Academic appointees

106

Alumni (living)

 

PharmD (includes BS)

5,656

PhD*

1,228

MS*

118

*includes joint bioengineering degree program with UCB