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

Deanna Kroetz, PhD

Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Lisa Kroon, PharmD

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Michelle Arkin, PhD

Organized research unit

Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI)

Nevan Krogan, PhD, director

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

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 nearly $125 million.

Research funding from the National Institutes of Health

#1 for 41 consecutive years in 2020

People

June 2021

Faculty

 

salaried

89

without salary

504

Students

 

PharmD

380

Master’s* 50

PhD

297

 

Biophysics

48

 

BI

43

CCB

73

PSPG

49

BioE*

84

Postdoctoral

 

fellows

129

residents

24

Staff

235

Academic appointees

73

Alumni (living)

 

PharmD (or BS)

6,430

PhD*

1,459

MS*

185

*includes joint programs with UC Berkeley