Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Myra Gloria
Phone: +1 415 502-7551
Fax: +1 415 476-1356
513 Parnassus Avenue, Rm 966B
UCSF Box 0794
San Francisco, CA 94143
United States

What I do

My lab conducts computational research investigating therapies for cardiovascular disease using observational data from electronic health records. I also teach pharmacy students in the Discovery Projects research program including leading the Health Disparities Discovery Group and serving as a primary mentor for students in the Pharmacogenomics Discovery Group.

Departmental research area

My research expertise

pharmacogenomics, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacometrics, electronic health records

Clinical expertise

cardiovascular disease risk reduction, lipid management


PhD, Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics, University of North Carolina
PharmD, University of Michigan
BS, Biology, University of Michigan

Research keywords

  • pharmacogenomics
  • health disparities
  • Cardiovascular drugs
  • Amino Acid Substitution
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Eicosanoids
  • Epoxide Hydrolases
  • Health Status Disparities
  • Arachidonic Acids
  • Prostaglandin-Endoperoxide Synthases
  • African Continental Ancestry Group
  • Cholesterol, LDL
  • Arachidonic Acid
  • pharmacogenetics
  • Patient Acuity
  • Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme System
  • Lovastatin
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome