UCSF

Facts and Figures

Founded

1872, first college of pharmacy in the western United States

Dean

Dean’s Office

B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

Chairs and departments

Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Tejal Desai, PhD

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Lisa Kroon, PharmD

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Matt Jacobson, PhD

Research areas

Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Research services and facilities

Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Organized research unit

Dean’s Office

Research programs and collaborations

Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry*

*The technologies within each of these core facilities are advanced and improved by department faculty members and used by faculty members at UCSF and beyond to conduct their science.

Education programs offered, administered, or closely aligned

Professional degree programs and combined degree programs

PhD degree programs

Master’s degree program

Postdoctoral programs

International

Career-development and leadership courses

Instructional facilities

Patient care settings

Clinical expertise

  • Adverse drug effects
  • Alternative medicine
  • Ambulatory care
  • Ambulatory care pharmacy practice
  • Anti-viral and antimalarial drugs
  • Antibiotic management
  • Anticoagulation
  • Asthma
  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Cancer
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical nutrition support
  • Clinical pharmacokinetics
  • Community pharmacy practice
  • Critical care
  • Diabetes
  • Dietary supplements
  • Disease prevention
  • Doping control in sports
  • Drug design
  • Drug information
  • Drug interactions
  • Drug safety
  • Drug testing
  • Economics
  • Endocrinology
  • Epidemiology
  • Epilepsy
  • Evidence-based pharmacotherapy
  • Family practice
  • Gastroenterology
  • Genetic testing
  • Geriatrics
  • Health policy
  • Health promotion
  • Hematology
  • HIV antiretroviral therapy adherence
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious diseases
  • Integrative and complementary therapies
  • Malaria and HIV co-infection
  • Managed care
  • Managed care pharmacy
  • Medicare outreach
  • Medicare Part D
  • Medication management
  • Neurology
  • Obesity
  • Oncology
  • Organic chemistry
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmaceutical compounding
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Poison control system management
  • Poison control
  • Primary care
  • Psychiatry
  • Targeted therapies
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Toxicology
  • Women’s health

Numbers

Funding

The UCSF School of Pharmacy has an operating budget of more than $108 million.

Research funding from the National Institutes of Health

#1 for 38 consecutive years

Research and development funding for chemistry

ranked #1 (most recent data 2016)

People

updated September 2018

Faculty

 

salaried

87

without salary

524

Students

 

PharmD

464

Master's* 35

PhD

359

 

Biophysics

43

 

BI

41

CCB

58

PSPG

44

BioE*

173

Postdoctoral

 

fellows

116

residents

25

Staff

238

Academic appointees

127

Alumni (living)

 

PharmD (or BS)

6,229

PhD*

1,345

MS*

155

*includes joint programs with UC Berkeley