Jere Goyan, Former UCSF Dean, Dies
Jere Goyan, PhD, former dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy and former commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration died on January 17, 2007 in his home in Kingwood, Texas. "Jere was a beloved colleague who had tremendous influence on pharmacy education and science. He led the transformation of pharmacy into a clinically focused profession, and ... led the FDA as commissioner. Leaders like Jere are precious indeed. We in the pharmacy school are fortunate that Jere was here at a pivotal time to shepherd us forward," stated Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, current dean of the pharmacy school.
The School of Pharmacy at UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a prominent academic institution, founded in 1872, that today pioneers the health sciences graduate-level education, biomedical research, and patient care needed to further the development and best use of precise therapeutics—medications, medical devices, and diagnostic tests—to improve the health of people everywhere. The School is an integral part of UCSF, the nation’s leading university exclusively focused on health.