Tagged: Honors and Awards

2016 Mentor of the Year: Francis Szoka

The American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education(AFPE) announced Francis C. Szoka, PhD as the 2016 recipient of The Mentor of the Year Award. Szoka, Professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, is the founder of Sequus Pharmaceuticals.

Celebrating the 100th birthday of Edward Leong Way

Edward (Eddie) Leong Way, BS, MS, PhD, celebrated his 100th birthday on July 1, 2016, with more than 70 colleagues, friends, and family at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center.

Fulton receives Innovation in Education Award

The 2016 Dean’s Innovation in Education Award was presented to Tracy Fulton, PhD, on Thursday during the School of Pharmacy faculty meeting on the Parnassus campus.

UCSF researcher receives prestigious gold medal

Alameda resident receives prestigious gold medal
Wed May 18, 2016

Classroom pharmacogenetics, post-hospital medications, and post-brain-surgery drugs take top honors

Studies of pharmacogenetics testing of pharmacy students as a teaching tool, an improved system to resolve medication issues after patients go home from the hospital, and the prophylactic use of an antiseizure drug for brain surgery patients took top honors at the Department of Clinical Pharmacy 18th Annual Spring Research Seminar.

Sharmila Majumdar receives ISMRM Gold Medal

Sharmila Majumdar, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco, has been awarded the 2016 Gold Medal of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM).

Dong honored as 2016 PPSI/Stan Hartman Distinguished Person of the Year

Betty J. Dong, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, AAHIVP, FAPhA, professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the UCSF School of Pharmacy, has been honored with the 2016 PPSI/Stan Hartman Distinguished Person of the Year Award by Pharmacists Planning Service, Inc.

Burchard receives Health Equality Award from Thoracic Society

Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH, has received the Innovations in Health Equality Lifetime Achievement Award, bestowed by the American Thoracic Society's Clinicians Advisory Committee and Health Equality Subcommittee.

A peer group of ATS Committee members chose Burchard based on his body of work in supporting health equality over the entire course of his professional career.

Sali and Yee Earn Teaching Awards

The 2016 winter term Teaching Awards are out, and we are pleased to announce that Andrej Sali, PhD and Sook Wah Yee, PhD have each earned The Apple!

The awards are bestowed based on student evaluations. Both Sali and Yee are multiple-time recipients of this honor, having met or exceeded a score of 4.5 on a scale of 1 to 5, considered outstanding.

UCSF School of Pharmacy celebrates Commencement 2016

The UCSF School of Pharmacy held its 2016 commencement ceremony on May 5 at Louise Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, conferring the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree on each of the 115 members of the graduating class.

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