Categories: Patient Care

Krogan Q&A: Collaboration and the new era of science

In the Quantitative Biosciences Institute (QBI) Coronavirus Research Group (QCRG), Nevan Krogan, PhD, built a transdisciplinary, multi-lab, multi-institutional, multi-national, multi-sector open-science consortium in which over a thousand trainees and senior investigators worked together—overcoming...

Phillips explores policy, ethics, and precision medicine

Department of Clinical Pharmacy faculty member Kathryn A. Phillips, PhD, is tackling the intersection of policy, ethics, and precision medicine in a series of collaborations with global impact.

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).

A new vision for the Small Molecule Discovery Center

Charles Hart, PhD, director of the Catalyst Program, joins Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Chair Michelle Arkin in the center’s ongoing collaboration with academics, government labs, and pharmaceutical companies to develop drug leads that address unmet medical needs.

New pathway programs funded by the California Health Care Foundation

The programs are aimed at reducing the health care disparities of pharmacy deserts by cultivating interest in pharmacy careers among underserved communities.

First-year students go to state capital for Advocacy Day 2024

The California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) and the United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) hosted a grassroots event to offer insight to legislation affecting the profession of pharmacy.

PharmD students place 1st in 2023-2024 Value of Industry Pharmacists (VIP) Case Competition

For the second year in a row, the UCSF School of Pharmacy team achieved the top spot in the professional development competition, which gives pharmacy students deeper knowledge––from the perspective of an industry pharmacist––of the skills required to bring a novel molecule to market. 

Savic receives NIH funding to establish tuberculosis consortium

The Preclinical Design and Clinical Translation of TB Regimens (PReDicTR) Consortium has been awarded a $30.8M grant over five years to research the most effective treatment options for future clinical testing.

One woman’s perspective: From Navy helicopter pilot to clinical pharmacy care for veterans

Diana Cowell, PharmD, MBA, leveraged her military and pharmacy experience from around the world to provide comprehensive medication management and become a specialist in pain management for veterans.