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.