Categories: Honors and Awards

Benet honored in symposium with endowed professorship

The pioneering career of one of the School’s most influential faculty members was honored on his 87th birthday.

Pomp, circumstance, and pride at Class of 2024 commencement

Overcoming a neighborhood power outage to receive their PharmD degrees, 120 graduates representing a global village celebrated their official entry into the profession of pharmacy.

Meet the School of Pharmacy 2024 Alum of the Year: Ruth Arnold Smarinsky, PharmD ’83

Whether she’s adding pharmacy services to safety-net clinics or giving the field a bigger foothold in disaster relief, Smarinsky has consistently found new ways to put pharmacy skills into practice. “I always like going into programs that haven’t existed before. UCSF gave me the confidence to do...

So named ASHP fellow: “Pharmacy is a lifetime-learning career”

Department of Clinical Pharmacy volunteer faculty member Kethen So, PharmD, MBA, challenges students to continuously expand their practice and will be honored on June 11, 2024, as a fellow by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Dean Giacomini elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

As one of the few pharmacist-scientists to be elected to the historic society, Giacomini represents excellence in the field as well as dedication to the Academy’s mission of engaging across disciplines and divides.

Kharbikar receives JDRF Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship

Bhushan Kharbikar, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratories of Professors Qizhi Tang, PhD, and Tejal Desai, PhD, has been awarded a prestigious JDRF Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship. JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.

School of Pharmacy shows out in Grad Slam storytelling competition

Three students with ties to the School were finalists in the event, which challenges graduate students to explain their research to an audience of non-experts in just three minutes.

UCSF School of Pharmacy ranked 1st in California, 2nd in nation

Leadership in research and innovation paired with an ever-evolving course of study keeps pace with diverse and dynamic careers in pharmacy and beyond.

Sali to deliver UCSF Academic Senate’s 66th Annual Faculty Research Lecture in Basic Science

Attend in person at Mission Bay or on Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Pacific on Tuesday, April 16. Reception to follow.

Manglik awarded 2024 Bowes Biomedical Investigator

The GPCR and neuropsychiatric diseases researcher will receive $1.25 million over five years to explore new territory.