Cathi Dennehy, PharmD

Dinno Kovic
Phone: +1 415 476-2862
Fax: +1 415 476-6632
533 Parnassus Avenue, Rm 585D
San Francisco, CA 94143
United States

Educational programs

UCSF centers, institutes, and research programs

What I do

My primary job responsibilities involve course coordination and teaching in the School of Pharmacy as well as health education to non-pharmacist health care professionals and the public. I provide direct patient care in the anticoagulation clinic and in the Transitions of Care program. My area of research and clinical expertise is in the area of herbal medicine and dietary supplements. I also have a strong interest in women's health and have conducted research in this area.

Departmental research area

My research expertise

alternative medicine, herbal treatments, dietary supplements, women’s health

Clinical expertise

alternative medicine, anticoagulation, women's health


PharmD, University of California, San Francisco, 1993
BS, Pharmacology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1989


Dr. Dennehy is a Clinical Professor in the School of Pharmacy. She served as the residency program director to the first year Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) Residency Training Program for 16 years, from 2001-2017. She currently serves as an educational director in the new three year Pharm. D. curriculum while also coordinating a therapeutics course and teaching in the four year Pharm. D. curriculum. She provides direct patient care in the Anticoagulation clinic and in Transitions of Care. Her area of clinical research and expertise is herbal medicine and dietary supplements. She also has a strong interest in women's health and has conducted research in this area.

Licensure and certifications

Licentiate in Pharmacy, 1993