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Koda-Kimble, Day, Yokoyama, Academy of Student Pharmacists, and Former Pharmacy Students Recognized at 2008 Annual APhA Meeting

UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty members and students were recognized with three honors at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) held March 14-17, 2008 in San Diego, California. Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD (image right), dean of the School received the 2008 Outstanding Dean Award.

Inaugural Legislative Day

An inaugural Legislative Day will be held in San Francisco on Friday, April 20, 2007 to fuel interest among UCSF School of Pharmacy students to become politically involved in pharmacy-related issues.

Medicare Part D Outreach Funded by Amgen Foundation

The UCSF School of Pharmacy has received a US$3.7 million grant from the Amgen Foundation to train student pharmacists in all 7 California schools of pharmacy with the skills they need to help the underserved elderly make the best Medicare Part D choices.

UCSF School of Pharmacy #1 Among Peers

The UCSF School of Pharmacy maintains its ranking as the best doctor of pharmacy degree program in the United States, according to a 2005 survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report. Results were published in America's Best Graduate Schools, 2007 Edition.

Li Foundation Funds Chinese Scholars to Study Systems Biology at UCSF

The New York-based Li Foundation, which for more than 15 years has been supporting Chinese scientists to study at UCSF, is now targeting its support to scholars from Peking University's Center for Theoretical Biology to study at the University of California's (UC's) California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research (QB3), which is headquartered at UCSF.

Medication Safety Could Improve with Changes to Pharmacy Education

Small changes in pharmacy school curricula could ultimately lead to safer health care environments for patients. These changes were proposed by Brian Alldredge, PharmD, professor of clinical pharmacy, and Mary-Anne Koda Kimble, PharmD, dean, UCSF School of Pharmacy.

Pharmacy Students Win National Award for Medicare Part D Outreach

Doctor of pharmacy students at the UCSF School of Pharmacy were recognized March 17, 2006 with a national Medicare Student Outreach Competition award for their success in educating the public about the new federal Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage program, known as Medicare Part D.

Day and Gibson Receive APhA Honors at 2006 Annual Meeting

Robert L. Day, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy associate dean and Robert D. Gibson, PharmD, alumnus and former associate dean, were honored by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) at its 2006 annual meeting held in San Francisco, March 17 to 21, 2006.

Systems Biology Doctoral Program Funded

UCSF is the recipient of a US$1 million, 3-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to create a new and radical PhD program to train systems biologists.

Vietnamese and US Partners Sign Pharmacy Agreement

Leaders from 6 Vietnamese pharmacy schools joined with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Pharmacy and UCSF Global Health Sciences, and the United States Pharmacopeia to sign a partnership agreement on November 12, 2005 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to expand the role of pharmacists and pharmacies in Vietnam.

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