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UCSF School of Pharmacy celebrates commencement 2019

On May 3, in front of a crowd of more than one thousand gathered at Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, the 122 members of the UCSF School of Pharmacy graduating class of 2019 received their doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degrees.

Studies on adolescent drug abuse, anti­de­pres­sants in the ER, and complications from heart pumps take top honors at annual seminar

Research on topics ranging from drug abuse to heart pump complications took top honors at the Department of Clinical Pharmacy’s 21st annual Spring Research Seminar.

Conan MacDougall named Divine Family Endowed Chair in Clinical Pharmacy

Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS, has been selected as the new holder of the Divine Family Endowed Chair in Clinical Pharmacy. The chair was created in 2003 by Philmore G. Divine, a 1945 UCSF pharmacy school graduate, to “support the research, teaching and service activities of the holder of the Chair related to his or her work in the area of clinical pharmacy.”

2019 Koda-Kimble Seed Award supports School of Pharmacy’s boldest ideas

The 2019 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation will fund nine bold research projects, ranging from studies of the molecular underpinnings of cancer to focus groups designed to prepare PharmD students for experiential learning.

Medical and pharmacy students jointly tackle health care’s most pressing dilemmas

A two-week course brought first-year UCSF medical and pharmacy students together, for the first time, to grapple with controversies and challenges in health care using scientific evidence and faculty-led discussion.

Tamraz is featured PGRN Investigator

Bani Tamraz, PharmD, PhD, is the featured Pharmacogenomics Research Network Investigator (PGRN) for February 2019. An article on the group’s website describes his overall goal to build a patient-oriented program of pharmacogenetics research, teaching, and clinical practice that utilizes genetics for therapy optimization at UCSF and beyond. Read the full article here: Featured PGRN Investigators

Clinard, Tran, and Thompson-Quan discuss beneficial collaboration between School of Pharmacy and Medical Center

Valerie Clinard, PharmD, Judie Tran, PharmD, and Ashley Thompson-Quan, PharmD, recently collaborated in writing an article for the Journal of Pharmacy Practice about the implementation of a large-scale coordinated introductory pharmacy practice experience (IPPE) program at UCSF.

Update from the Dean – November 2018

Curriculum transformation, An expanded role, Gaining recognition, Graduate match rate; School of Pharmacy scientists receive UCSF Medal: Founding fathers of drug discovery honored; Beyond drugs, Two artificial pancreas projects, Bringing prosthetics to patients; Beyond drugs, Two artificial pancreas projects, Bringing prosthetics to patients; Advancing the fight against cancer, Combining drug therapies, Mapping cells; In memoriam: Robert D. Gibson A lifetime of pharmacy and advocacy

Youmans inducted into Academy of Medical Educators

School of Pharmacy Vice Dean Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH, was inducted into the UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators in September, in recognition of her leadership during the School's revamping of its PharmD curriculum.

Future pharmacists dedicate themselves to serving patients

The School of Pharmacy's newest cohort of PharmD students donned white coats and took the Oath of a Pharmacist at the 2018 White Coat Ceremony, committing themselves to a lifetime of learning and patient care.

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