UCSF

Honors and Awards

Celebrate the achievements of the UCSF School of Pharmacy's faculty, staff, and students during their time with UC San Francisco.

International honors and awards

Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

2019: Michael Keiser, PhD
Collaborative Science Award: Steven Altschuler, PhD; Lani Wu, PhD

Breakthrough Science Initiative Award, Ono Pharma Foundation

2018: Michelle Arkin, PhD

Emil Thomas Kaiser Award, Protein Society

2021: Lei Wang, PhD

2016: Charles S. Craik, PhD

Hans Neurath Award, Protein Society

2003: James Wells, PhD

North American Scientific Achievement Award
International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics (ISSX)

2017: Kathy Giacomini, PhD

2015: Leslie Benet, PhD

Paul Ehrlich Magic Bullet Lifetime Achievement Award
International Society of Anti-Infective Pharmacology and the German Pharmaceutical Society

2008: Leslie Benet, PhD

Stein and Moore Award, Protein Society

2015: William DeGrado, PhD

National honors and awards

Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award
Pharmacy Leadership & Education Institute

2013: Robert Schoenhaus, PharmD

2012: Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS

2011: Timothy Cutler, PharmD

2000: Tina Penick Brock, MS, EdD

Amgen Foundation Scholars Program

2021: Ian Seiple

Award of Excellence in Experiential Education
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

2020: Mitra Assemi, PharmD

Beckman Young Investigator Program, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

2021: Balyn Zaro, PhD

2018: Ian Seiple, PhD

Bernard B. Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism and Disposition
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

2020: Kathy Giacomini, PhD

Career Award, National Science Foundation (NSF)

2016: Sophie Dumont, PhD

2013: Adam Abate, PhD

2008: Tanja Kortemme, PhD

Camille Dryfus Teacher Scholar Award

2021: Ian Seiple, PhD

Clinical Practice Award, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

2005: Betty Dong, PharmD

1991: Glen L. Stimmel, PharmD

Darrell Abernethy Early Stage Investigator Award
American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

2020: Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, PharmD, PhD

Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award
American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

2019: Betty Dong, PharmD

2002: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

1972: Paul Lofholm, PharmD

Distinguished Pharmaceutical Scientist Award
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

2021: Kathy Giacomini, PhD

Early Career Life Scientist Award, American Society for Cell Biology

2016: Bo Huang, PhD

Ebert Prize
American Pharmacists Association–Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA–APRS)

2013: Leslie Benet, PhD

1959: Sidney Riegelman, PhD

1948: Harry W. Hind with Frank M. Goyan, PhD

1921: Albert Schneider, MS, MD, PhD

1890: William T. Wenzell, MD, PhG

1886: Emlen Painter (first dean of the California College of Pharmacy)

Education Award, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

1993: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

Emerging Teaching Scholar Award, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

2018: Conan MacDougall

Harvey A. K. Whitney Lecture Award
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)

2012: Rita Shane, PharmD

Hugo H. Schaefer Award, American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

2013: Robert L. Day, PharmD

1980: Jere Goyan, PhD

Innovation in Teaching Award, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

2021
Stephanie Hsia, PharmD
Rupa Tuan, PhD

KidneyX
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the American Society of Nephrology

2021: The Kidney Project, Shuvo Roy, PhD

2020: The Kidney Project, Shuvo Roy, PhD

Leon Goldberg Early Investigator Award
American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT)

2021: Rada Savic, PhD

2014: Nadav Ahituv, PhD

2002: Deanna Kroetz, PhD

1990: Kathy Giacomini, PhD

Linwood F. Tice Friend of the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacist Award
American Pharmacists Association

2006: Robert L. Day, PharmD

NIH Director's New Innovator Award, National Institutes of Health

2020: Seth Shipman, PhD

2014: Adam Abate, PhD

2013: Zev Gartner, PhD

2012: Xiaokun Shu, PhD

2011: Bo Huang, PhD

2010: Michael Fischbach, PhD

Oscar B. Hunter Memorial Award in Therapeutics
American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT)

2010: Leslie Benet, PhD

Paul Dawson Biotechnology Award
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

2012: Tejal Desai, PhD

2005: Kathy Giacomini, PhD

2000: Frank Szoka, PhD

Paul F. Parker Medal, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

2007: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

Pew Biomedical Scholar
Pew Charitable Trusts

2020: Seth Shipman

2018
Aashish Manglik, MD, PhD
Brian Shoichet, PhD

Pharmacy Vision Award, Excellence in Clinical Practice
Vizient

2021: Stephanie Hsia, PharmD; Rose Pavlakos, PharmD; Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD; Shirley Wong, PharmD

Pinnacle Award for Career Achievement
American Pharmacists Association Foundation (APhA)

2003: Eleanor Vogt, RPh, PhD

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

2016: Adam Abate, PhD

The R. Bruce Merrifield Award, American Peptide Society

2003: William DeGrado, PhD

Ralph F. Hirschmann Award in Peptide Chemistry
American Chemical Society

2008: William DeGrado, PhD

Rawls Palmer Progress in Medicine Award
American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT)

2022: Deanna Kroetz, PhD

2009: Kathy Giacomini, PhD

1995: Leslie Benet, PhD

Remington Honor Medal
American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

The Remington Honor Medal recognizes distinguished service on behalf of American pharmacy.

2016: Leslie Benet, PhD

2011: Paul Lofholm, PharmD

2010: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

2006: Robert Gibson, PharmD

2002: Richard P. Penna, PharmD

1992: Jere Goyan, PhD

Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

2010: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

Searle Scholar, Kinship Foundation

2019: Aashish Manglik, MD, PhD

2014: James Fraser, PhD

2013: Sophie Dumont, PhD

2011: Danica Galonić Fujimori, PhD

2010: Bo Huang, PhD

2006: Lei Wang, PhD

Smissman Award in Medicinal Chemistry, American Cancer Society

2011: James Wells, PhD

Volwiler Research Achievement Award
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

2018: Kathy Giacomini, PhD

2006: Paul Ortiz de Montellano, PhD

2003: Tack Kuntz, PhD

1991: Leslie Benet, PhD

1981: Eugene C. Jorgensen, PhD

State and regional honors and awards

Biohub Investigator Program, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

The CZ Biohub Investigator Program funds research by world-renowned scientists, engineers, and technologists from UC San Francisco, UC Berkeley, and Stanford University.

2017-2021

Adam Abate, PhD

Sophie Dumont, PhD

Zev Gartner, PhD

Bo Huang, PhD

Tanja Kortemme, PhD

Jason Sello, PhD

Jim Wells, PhD

Distinguished Service Award
California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP)

2001: Donald Kishi, PharmD

1999: Sharon Kotabe, PharmD

Distinguished Service Citation, California State Board of Pharmacy

1986: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year
California Pharmacist Association (CPhA)

1993: Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD

Hall of Fame, California Pharmacists Association (CPhA)

2017: Brian Komoto, PharmD

2017: Phillip Oppenheimer, PharmD

2017: Wilma Wong, PharmD

2009: Robert L. Day, PharmD

2008: Glenn Yokoyama, PharmD

2006: Paul Lofholm, PharmD

2000: Robert Gibson, PharmD

1997: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

1994: Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD

1993: Brian Alldredge, PharmD

1993: Bret Brodowy, PharmD

1993: William Dager, PharmD

1993: Betty Dong, PharmD

1993: John Flaherty, PharmD

1993: B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

1993: Steven Kayser, PharmD

1993: Donald Kishi, PharmD

1993: Michael Winter, PharmD

Innovative Pharmacist of the Year, California Pharmacist Association (CPhA)

2015: Marcus Ferrone, PharmD, JD

2010: Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD

Medical Research Grant, W. M. Keck Foundation

2020
Danica Galonić Fujimori, PhD
James Fraser, PhD

Pharmacist of the Year, California Pharmacist Association (CPhA)

2019: Lisa Kroon, PharmD

2013: Brian Komoto, PharmD

2007: Paul Lofholm, PharmD

1987: Glenn Yokoyama, PharmD

Pharmacist of the Year, California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP)

2019: Lisa Kroon, PharmD

2012: Peter Ambrose, PharmD

2004: Michael Winter, PharmD

2002: Kenneth Schell, PharmD

2001: Betty Dong, PharmD

1991: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

1989: Donald Kishi, PharmD

Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health

2021: Kathryn Phillips, PhD

 


UC San Francisco awards

Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Clinical Science
UCSF Academic Senate

2021: Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH

Bowes Biomedical Investigator Program

2020: Danica Galonić Fujimori, PhD

2019: James Fraser, PhD

Boyden Award

The Jaclyne Witte Boyden Award honors and recognizes exemplary service by staff in support of health professions education.

2020: Office of Education and Instructional Services (OEIS) Team, School of Pharmacy

Rickey Bauman

Elbert Brooks

Stephen Bruer

Tia-Jane Desplancke

James Ferguson

Evelyn Garcia

Erin Harrison

Sara Hoover

Kylie Leung

Neha Narayankar

Cali Nguyen

Tuan Nguyen

Shezar Saifee

Alexa Tan

Rodney Yun

Cynthia Zarate

Byers Award Lecture in Basic Science

2021: Sophie Dumont, PhD

2020
James Fraser, PhD
Ian Seiple, PhD

2018: Bo Huang, PhD

2017
Danica Galonić Fujimori, PhD
2016: Michael Fischbach, PhD

Campaign Alumni Award

2020: Stuart Heard, PharmD

2018: Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD

Distinction in Teaching Award, UCSF Academic Senate

2009: Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS

1992: B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

Distinguished Alum Award
UCSF School of Pharmacy Alumni Association (PAA)

2020: James E. Knoben, PharmD

2019: Glen L. Stimmel, PharmD

2018: Kathleen B. Kennedy, PharmD

2017: Donald Kishi, PharmD

2016: David Adler, PharmD

2015: Pamela Schweitzer, PharmD

2014: Michael Maddux, PharmD

2013: Lloyd Young, PharmD

2010: Betty Dong, PharmD

2009: Michael Winter, PharmD

2006: Eric T. Herfindal, PharmD

1999: Joseph Hirschmann, PharmD

1993: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

1992: Robert Day, PharmD

1988: Richard P. Penna, PharmD

1987: Jere Goyan, PhD

1983: Robert Gibson, PharmD

1980: William Smith, PharmD, MPH, PhD

1975: William R. Bacon, BS

1976: Paul Lofholm, PharmD

1974: Marcel Laventurier, BS

1972: Jere Goyan, PhD

1971-1960

Excellence in Interprofessional Teaching Award,
Academy of Medical Educators/Program for Interprofessional Practice and Education (PIPE)

2021: Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD

2020: Zlatan Coralic, PharmD; Cathi Dennehy, PharmD; Katherine Gruenberg, PharmD

Faculty Mentoring Program Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award, UCSF

2010: B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

Founders’ Champion, Office of Diversity and Outreach

2016: Sharon L. Youmans, PharmD, MPH

Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators

2021: Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD, MAS; Stephanie Hsia, PharmD; Crystal Zhou, PharmD

2020: Valerie Clinard, PharmD; Jaekyu Shin, PharmD

2018: Sharon L. Youmans, PharmD, MPH

2016: Sharya Bourdet, PharmD

2015: Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS

John B. Harris Award

Awardee

1979: Dena Barker, PharmD ’78

Honorable Mention

1978: Dena Barker

LivingGreen certifications, Office of Sustainability
and other sustainability efforts

UCSF School of Pharmacy Departments, Labs, and Employees

2020, 2019, 2018

Sandler Program for Breakthrough Biomedical Research

2020

Charles S. Craik, PhD

William DeGrado, PhD

Zev Gartner, PhD

John Gross, PhD

Michael Keiser, PhD

Tanja Kortemme, PhD

Aashish Manglik, MD, PhD

Xiaokun Shu, PhD

Jim Wells, PhD

UCSF Medal

2018: Peter Andrew Kollman, PhD; Irwin “Tack” Kuntz, PhD; Robert Langridge, PhD

2013: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

1976: Troy C. Daniels, PhD

UCSF chancellor awards

Chancellor Award for the Advancement of Women

2021: Tejal Desai, PhD (Faculty)

2019: Jacqueline Fabius (Staff)

2006: Ruth Greenblatt (Faculty)

2004: Rebecca Howard (Student)

1997: Lisa Kim-Shapiro (Student)

1996: Donna Hendrix (Student)

Chancellor Award for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership

2019: Kwadwo (Kojo) Opoku-Nsiah (Student)

2016: Peace Chukwudi (PharmD student)

2003: Jorge Garcia-Sarzosa (Staff)

2003: Leticia Melgoza-Webb (Student)

1994: Kathy Giacomini (Faculty)

1993: Elma Belenson (Staff)

1990: Barbara Wilson (Staff)

Chancellor Award for Exceptional University Management

2019: Alesia Woods

2019: Cynthia B. Watchmaker, MBA, MEd

2017: Michael Nordberg, MPA/HSA

Chancellor Award for Exceptional University Service

2011: Claire Lee

2009: Diane Wong

2007: Frank Farm

2000: Georgia Hansen

1999: Debra Harris

Chancellor Award for LGBTQIA Leadership

2016: Marcus Ferrone, PharmD, JD

2009: Thomas Yi (Student)

Chancellor Award for Public Service

2009: Heather Hertema

2007: Jason Miller

2005: Clifton Louie

2000: Ruth Malone

1999: Trinity Ordona

1999: Richard Wagner

1974: David Smith

1973: Joseph Spinelli

UCSF School of Pharmacy awards

Annual and Apple Teaching Awards

 

Dean's Innovation in Education Award

2015

  • Jaekyu Shin, PharmD
  • Marcus Ferrone, PharmD, JD
  • Matt Jacobson, PhD

Jere E. Goyan Presidential Chair for the Advancement of Pharmacy

In honor of Jere E. Goyan, PhD, faculty 1963, dean 1967-1992, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner 1979-1981

2020: Deanna Kroetz, PhD

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation

2021

Harini Bhat (PharmD student)

Kai-Chun Chang, PhD (postdoctoral scholar)

Stephanie Hsia, PharmD (faculty)

Markella Konstantinidou, PhD (postdoctoral scholar)

Matthew McCarroll, PhD (postdoctoral scholar)

Zhao Xiang, PhD (postdoctoral scholar)

Linfeng Xu, PhD (postdoctoral scholar)

Sook Wah Yee, PhD (postdoctoral scholar)

2020

Leslie Carstensen Floren, PharmD

Jason Gestwicki, PhD

Lei Wang, PhD

Trang Trinh, PharmD, MPH

Sook Wah Yee, PhD

Balyn Zaro, PhD

Crystal Zhou, PharmD

2019

Leena Dolle (PharmD student)

Danica Galonić Fujimori, PhD (faculty)

Zev Gartner, PhD (faculty)

Katherine Gruenberg, PharmD (faculty)

Karl Kochanowski, PhD (postdoctoral researcher)

Deanna Kroetz, PhD (faculty)

Tessa Rife, PharmD (volunteer faculty)

James A. Wilkins, PhD, MD (professional research chemist)

Xiang Zhao, PhD (postdoctoral fellow)

2018

Clifford Bryant, MS (research specialist)

Cyrille L. Delley, PhD (postdoctoral researcher)

Thomas Goddard (research specialist)

Adam Melgoza (PhD student)

Xiaoyu Shi, PhD (postdoctoral researcher)

Arielle Shkedi (PhD student)

Richard Ta (PharmD student)

Katherine Yang, PharmD, MPH (faculty)

2017

Leslie Benet, PhD; Hideaki Okochi, PhD; Jasleen Sodhi (PhD student)

Leqian Liu, PhD (postdoctoral researcher); Adam Abate, PhD

Gha-hyun Jeffrey Kim, PharmD (PhD student in PharmD/PhD combined degree program); Xiang Zhao, PhD (postdoctoral scholar)

Navneet Matharu, PhD; Nadav Ahituv, PhD; Christian Vaisse, MD, PhD

Scott Myers, MS (PharmD student); Patricia Babbitt, PhD; Marcus Ferrone, PharmD, JD; Rebecca Miller, MS (staff); Rodney Yun (staff)

2016

John Haliburton (PhD student); Graham Heimberg (PhD student); Matthew Thomson, PhD

Amorette Jeng (PharmD student); Agnes Lau, (PharmD student); Tamara Lenhoff, PharmD; Rita Nguyen, MD

Gha-hyun Jeffrey Kim (PharmD/PhD combined degree program student)

Jean Kim (PhD student)

Rebecca Miller, MS (staff)

2015

Pamela England, PhD; James Fraser, PhD; Matt Jacobson, PhD

Graham Johnson, PhD, and Megan Riel-Mehan, PhD

Impact of Curriculum Transformation Award
Troy C. Daniels Distinguished Professorship in Pharmaceutical Sciences

2019

Katherine Gruenberg, PharmD

Valerie Clinard, PharmD

Stephanie Hsia, PharmD

Jaekyu Shin, PharmD

Kevin Rodondi, PharmD

Troy C. Daniels Curricular Innovation Award

2016

Tina Brock, EdD

Conan MacDougall, PharmD

Kirby Lee, PharmD; Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD

Jaekyu Shin, PharmD

Valerie Clinard, PharmD

Celeste Nguyen, EdD

Tina Brock, EdD; Amin Azzam, MD

Kevin Rodondi, PharmD

 


International fellows and members

International Society for Computational Biology

2018: Patricia C. Babbitt, PhD

Royal Society of Chemistry, Fellow

2018: Paul Ortiz de Montellano, PhD

National fellows and members

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Member

2017: Charles S. Craik, PhD

2015: James Wells, PhD

1998: William DeGrado, PhD

American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow

2020: Patricia Babbitt, PhD; Walter Moos, PhD

2012: Jason Gestwicki, PhD

2011: Charles S. Craik, PhD

1995: William DeGrado, PhD

1995: Irwin “Tack” Kuntz, PhD

1990: Al Burlingame, PhD

1989: Ching Chung "C. C." Wang, PhD

1988: Paul Ortiz de Montellano, PhD

American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Fellow

2011: B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

2008: William Dager, PharmD

2004: Betty Dong, PharmD

1996: John Flaherty, PharmD

American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), Fellow

2019: Tanja Kortemme, PhD

2017: Shuvo Roy, PhD

2011: Tejal Desai, PhD

American Pharmacists Association (APhA), Fellow

2016: Lisa Kroon, PharmD

2015: Robin Corelli, PharmD

2015: Betty Dong, PharmD

2014: Tina Penick Brock, MS, EdD

2013: Sharon L. Youmans, PharmD, MPH

2008: Glenn Yokoyama, PharmD

Leslie Benet, PhD

John C. Craig, PhD

Robert L. Day, PharmD

Robert Gibson, PharmD

Jere Goyan, PhD

Betty-ann Hoener, PhD

Manfred E. Wolff, PhD

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Fellow

2010: William Dager, PharmD

2007: Betty Dong, PharmD

2007: Clifton Louie, PharmD

2000: Kenneth Schell, PharmD

1996: Peter Ambrose, PharmD

1995: Rita Shane, PharmD

1994: Robert H. Levin, PharmD

1994: Michael Winter, PharmD

National Academy of Medicine (formerly Institute of Medicine)

2015: Tejal Desai, PhD

2006: Kathy Giacomini, PhD

2000: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

1992: Jere Goyan, PhD

1987: Leslie Benet, PhD

International Academy of Inventors, Fellow

2019
Tejal Desai, PhD
Francis Szoka, PhD

2015: James Wells, PhD

2014: Charles S. Craik, PhD

International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering

2019: Tejal Desai, PhD

National Academy of Sciences, Member

2018: Andrej Sali, PhD

1999: William DeGrado, PhD

1999: James Wells, PhD

Statewide fellows and members

California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP), Fellow

2016: Allison Pollock, PharmD

2015: Shalini Lynch, PharmD

2014: Heidemarie Windham MacMaster, PharmD

2012: Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD

2011: Peter Ambrose, PharmD

2006: Katherine Yang, PharmD

2005: Patrick Finley, PharmD

2003: Victoria Serrano, PharmD

2002: Lisa Kroon, PharmD

2002: Kethen So, PharmD

2001: Cathi Dennehy, PharmD

2001: Candy Tsourounis, PharmD

2001: Glenn Yokoyama, PharmD

1997: Stuart Heard, PharmD

1997: Robin Corelli, PharmD

1995: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD

1995: Rita Shane, PharmD

1994: Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD

1993: Brian Alldredge, PharmD

1993: Bret Brodowy, PharmD

1993: William Dager, PharmD

1993: Betty Dong, PharmD

1993: John Flaherty, PharmD

1993: B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

1993: Steven Kayser, PharmD

1993: Donald Kishi, PharmD

1993: Robert H. Levin, PharmD

1993: Kenneth Schell, PharmD

1993: Michael Winter, PharmD

Prestigious recognition

On this page the School lists honors and awards received by its faculty members, staff members, and students, when they were in that role and for a few exceptions such as posthumous awards.

Please contact us about new achievements for current faculty, staff, and students, or to report errors or omissions.