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Update from the Dean - Fall/Winter 2007

In Memory: Dean Jere Goyan. Student and staff honors and awards: Chinn, Farm, Almas, Beverage. Clinical scientist news and awards: Lee, Giacomini. Partners in D Outreach: Stebbins, Levens Lipton, Amgen. Chemistry and Chemical Biology Chemistry-Biology Interface grant renewal: Craik. American Course on Drug Development and Regulatory Sciences. Lee is new director of Center for Drug Development Sciences. New faculty: Ferrone. Diversity report: student URM down, faculty URM higher than United States average, staff URM up but behind UCSF overall, mission statement revised to formalize commitment. Fresno Satellite Pharmacy Education Program 5-year anniversary. American Pharmacist Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists receives Outstanding Chapter Award for the AA Division.

Update from the Dean - Spring/Summer 2006

Seeking new funding sources for PhD programs. Thank you for alumni contributions. Meeting with PharmD alumni in industry. Faculty honors and awards: Ortiz de Montellano, Voigt, Wells, England, Hunt, Bero, Day. Global activity: McGee and Drysdale (Uganda), Nguyen (Ho Chi Minh City), Guglielmo, Gwaza, Monera, Benet, Wolfe, and UCSF ranked 9th among the top 100 global universities by Newsweek International. Li Foundation becomes partner in systems biology research (Peng, Tang). Helping seniors understand Medicare Part D (Stebbins, Cutler, Levens Lipton). Center for Consumer Self Care contributions: ClearRx Study, breast and prostate cancer screening, new residency program, telepharmacy service. Louie awarded Chancellor's Award for Public Service. Preparing for 2008 accreditation review. 40th Anniversary of clinical pharmacy.

Update from the Dean - February 2006

Guglielmo named new department of clinical pharmacy chair. New faculty members: Boyd, Burchard, Cutler, Lee, MacDougall, Nkansah, Orrico, Tang, and Wells. Parfitt Pattie now oversees alumni relations in addition to fundraising. Research highlights. Honors and awards: Langridge, Giacomini, Herfindal, Gibson, Day, Nguyen, Zlott, Drysdale, and Allday. New PhD training program in systems biology. Postgraduate education of PharmD students. Employment trends of PharmD graduates. Homecoming scheduled for November 4, 2006. School at work in China, Vietnam, Japan, Uganda, and Guatemala. Lipton finishes sabbatical at One World Health. Victoria Hale to deliver commencement address to 2006 PharmD graduates. Strategic planning delayed by multiple factors. For 25th consecutive year, School tops other pharmacy schools in research funding from the National Institutes of Health. For second consecutive year, UCSF receives more federal funding for chemical research and development than any US peer. School exceeds campaign fundraising goal by 18%.

Update from the Dean - March 2005

Special Report / Fall-Winter 2005: An overview of School accomplishments based upon a written report that Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD submitted to a UCSF faculty committee as part of a review of her performance as dean from 1998 to 2003. Includes updates from 2003 through March 2005. "My first 5 years as dean...and since" and more.

Update from the Dean - July 2004

Bay Area Screening Center and Center for Chemical Diversity, Breathe Easy Education Program, Center for Computational Proteomics Research, AIDS epidemic in Viet Nam. New faculty members: Veenstra, Vogt, Yokoyama, Kortemme. PharmD professional fees double, governor's compact. First year using PharmCAS. Graduate program funding for international students in jeopardy. Honors, awards, standings: Giacomini, Voigt, Jacobsen, Rudd. We're #1 in NIH funding again. UCSF Medical Center is 6th with U.S. News & World Report. Lew Sheiner. Homecoming 2004. New strategic plan forthcoming.

Update from the Dean - February 2004

New faculty members (Sali, Voigt, Chen, Schwarz). Systems biology and complex systems. Results of the school retreat and strategic planning. Awards and appointments (Benet, Shoichet, Winter, Ignoffo, Louie, Soller). Reactions to Governor Schwarzenegger's state budget proposals. $6 million gift from Carl Lovotti.

Update from the Dean - July 2003

Reactions to Mission Bay moves. Ideas for generating revenue to offset the California budget deficit. How we gather input and advice to shape our planning. Awards and retirements (Kuntz, McCart, Ruggiero, Sutherland). Relocation of the Office of Student & Curricular Affairs. New School of Medicine Dean David Kessler, MD. Harry W. and Diana V. Hind Distinguished Professorship in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Update from the Dean - February 2003

California budget defecit leads to UC cuts and student fee increases. Scientists move in to Mission Bay. 2003 PharmD applications up 32% over 2002. ACPE Accreditation approved. Exit survey and post-graduate survey results. Honors and awards (The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Kuntz, Pohorille, Nguyen, Whitely).

Update from the Dean - July 2002

ACPE accreditation preliminary feedback is encouraging. Governor Gray Davis calls for reductions in spending. 2002 PharmD applications up 40% over 2001.

Update from the Dean - January 2002

Reactions after September 11. The State of the School Address provides a concise summary of our recent history and our future plans. Nilofar Shah completes a relief project for Afghani refugees.

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