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School of Pharmacy

UCSF School of Pharmacy
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Dean

B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

Vice dean

Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH

Departments

Academic programs

Postdoctoral programs

Research facilities

Faculty memberships in select, prestigious organizations

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow

  • 2011: Charles Craik, PhD

Institute of Medicine, Member

  • 1987: Leslie Benet, PhD
  • 1990: Robert Langridge, PhD
  • 2000: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD
  • 2006: Kathleen Giacomini, PhD

National Academy of Sciences, Member

  • 1999: James Wells, PhD
  • 1999: William DeGrado, PhD

Instructional facilities

Numbers

as of July 18, 2013

Faculty

 

salaried

97

without salary

738

Students

 

PharmD

491

PhD

353

 

Biophysics

54

 

BMI (BI only)

33

CCB

53

PSPG

46

UCSF/UCB JGGB

196

Postdoctoral

 

fellows

108

residents

19

Staff

284

Academic appointees

101

Alumni (living)

 

PharmD (includes BS)

5,761

MS

115

PhD

1,137

The UCSF School of Pharmacy is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

logo University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL 60503, 312/664-3575; FAX 312/664-4652, web site www.acpe-accredit.org.

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Basic research

  • Chemical biology and medicinal chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Physical biology
  • Protein engineering

Translational research

  • Cellular and molecular engineering
  • Computational and systems biology
  • Drug development sciences
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Therapeutic bioengineering

Clinical research

  • Medication outcomes and comparative effectiveness
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

Heath services and policy research

  • Global health
  • Health disparities
  • Health services delivery education
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine
  • Pharmacy practice
  • Research integrity

Clinical specialties

  • Asthma
  • Alternative medicine
  • Anticoagulation
  • Antibiotic management
  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Clinical toxicology
  • Critical care
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Drug information
  • Drug safety
  • Drug testing; doping control in sports
  • Evidence-based pharmacotherapy
  • Endocrinology
  • Epilepsy/neurology
  • Gastroenterology and clinical nutrition support
  • General medicine
  • Genetic testing
  • Geriatrics
  • Health promotion/disease prevention
  • Hematology
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Infectious diseases
  • Integrative and complementary therapies
  • Malaria and HIV co-infection; anti-viral and antimalarial drugs
  • Medicare Part D
  • Obesity
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Pharmaceutical compounding and drug design
  • Pharmacy and poison control system management
  • Targeted therapies
  • Tobacco cessation tobacco cessation
  • Toxicology and poison control
  • Women’s health

Pharmacy practice settings

  • Acute and ambulatory care settings including family practice and primary care, specialty practice, critical care, and general medicine settings
  • Beyond traditional settings working with/in retail pharmacy store, community clinic and practice group, government and industry settings
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