Tagged: School of Pharmacy

Pong Dahl tackles medication and affordability challenges

After earning her PharmD, Pong Dahl completed a year-long residency at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, focusing her elective rotations in ambulatory care. She is now the supervisor for ambulatory care pharmacy services for the John Muir Physician Network (part of John Muir Health), which includes more than 1,000 primary and specialty care physicians in the East Bay.

Update from the Dean - March 2017

Nation debates possibility of dramatically new directions for health care coverage, science funding, immigration, education; Revealing malaria/HIV drug interactions in children; Decreasing cancer drug toxicity while increasing dose; Engineering safer opioids; Evidence for comprehensive medication management; Medicare Part D as a learning model for pharmacy education—impact 10 years out; New genetic insights into diabetes drug response; Annotating the ‘dark genome’; Epigenetics of ethnicity; New endowed professorships made possible by private support; New Center for Cellular Construction; Major funding for UCSF-Stanford CERSI; 2017 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation; Welcoming the class of 2020; Three generations at the School of Pharmacy; Developing a curriculum for 2018 and beyond; AFPE honors Frank Szoka as Mentor of the Year; 2016 Chancellor Diversity Awards honor Marcus Ferrone and Peace Chukudi; Eddie Way celebrates 100 years; CPhA Hall of Fame honors Brian Komoto, Phillip Oppenheimer, Wilma Wong; $500M gift to campus from Helen Diller Foundation; UC statement on federal executive order restricting travel and entry.

Drysdale sees team-based patient care as essential

“What really got me into pharmacy,” says Troy Drysdale, “was when I realized the role of the pharmacist was bigger and more expansive than anything I’d ever experienced personally.”

Thinking it through in pharmacy school, the UCSF way

Gina Ko, in a crisp white lab coat, sits in a San Francisco clinic office across the desk from Rose, a low-income senior on Medicare, talking with Rose about how she can get the medications she needs at a price tag she can afford.

Koda-Kimble Seed Award recipients explore 'blue-sky' projects

Recipients of the UCSF School of Pharmacy 2017 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation will explore ideas ranging from possible new ways to treat obesity to new ways of accessing antibiotic-producing microbes found in soil. Five projects are being funded in this, the third round of awards since the fund was established in 2012.

Fujimori delivers 2017 Byers Award Lecture on tackling antibiotic resistance

Since Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1940, countless lives have been saved by antibiotics. But their effectiveness is severely compromised by the emergence of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria, accelerated by the over-prescription of antibiotics and their widespread use as growth promoters in livestock farming.

Five School of Pharmacy researchers in first cohort of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators

Fifteen UC San Francisco faculty members have been named to the first cohort of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators, including five from the School of Pharmacy.

Blanket & Coat Drive

Wed Jan 18, 2017 (all day) to Wed Feb 1, 2017 (all day)

Donate coats and blankets!

Our winter Blanket & Coat Drive is in full swing! Please donate new and gently used items at locations listed below.

All donations will go to Mabuhay Health Center and Standing Rock. Donate NOW through next week, Wed, February 1st.

Contact: SOPStaffWellness@ucsf.edu or 415-514-0891 

Department of Clinical Pharmacy, 19th Annual Spring Research Seminar

Wed May 3, 2017 - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Poster presentations of current research of School of Pharmacy Department of Clinical Pharmacy students, fellows, residents, and faculty. Faculty and students from other departments and schools are invited to attend. During the seminar, three posters will be selected for Gary Rifkind Award.

2017 Byers Award Lecture in Basic Science

Tue Jan 31, 2017 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Danica Galonic Fujimori receives 2017 Byers Award

Byers Award recipient Danica Galonić Fujimori, PhD will discuss her research in a seminar titled “Unlocking the Mystery of Antibiotic Resistance.” The talk will be followed by a community reception featuring interactive research exhibits on antibiotic resistance.

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