Joseph Guglielmo named interim dean of UCSF School of Pharmacy

Joseph Guglielmo named interim dean of UCSF School of Pharmacy

Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, has been named interim dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, and will take the reins of the school from outgoing Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, as of July 1.

Guglielmo is an internationally recognized expert in the clinical use of antimicrobials and has served as chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy since 2006.

In her email to the UCSF community announcing his appointment, Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, highlighted Guglielmo’s many contributions as an educator, clinician, clinical scientist and leader to the field of pharmacy and the School’s pre-eminent stature.


About the School: The UCSF School of Pharmacy is a premier graduate-level academic organization dedicated to improving health through precise therapeutics. It succeeds through innovative research, by educating PharmD health professional and PhD science students, and by caring for the therapeutics needs of patients while exploring innovative new models of patient care. The School was founded in 1872 as the first pharmacy school in the American West. It is an integral part of UC San Francisco, a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide.