Jaekyu Shin, PharmD

Eric Davila
Phone: +1 415 514-2747
Fax: +1 415 476-6632
533 Parnassus Avenue, Rm 585F
San Francisco, CA 94143
United States

Educational programs

What I do

I teach and precept pharmacy students and work with underserved populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. My research focuses on the clinical application of cardiovascular pharmacogenetic tests and pharmacoepidemiology.

Departmental research area

My research expertise

personalized medicine, cardiovascular pharmacogenomics, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics

Clinical expertise



PharmD, University of Florida, 2003
MS, Pharmacology, Seoul National University, Korea, 1996
BS, Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Korea, 1994


Clinical activities:

I provide clinical services at Comprehensive Pharmacy Care Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital, a referral-based clinic to help resolve various pharmacy issues (e.g., medication reconciliation, adherence, education, access, and dose titration).

Research interests:

My research interests are clinical application of pharmacogenomics and cardiovascular pharmacoepidemiology. In addition, I have used my SAS programming skills to analyze the Medi-Cal database.

Educational pursuits:

I am a Director of a 2nd year pharmacy student course, Therapeutics II, which covers cardiovascular therapeutics. I also serve as a co-preceptor of Cardiology Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) and Ambulatory Care APPE. I am a member of UCSF School of Pharmacy Education Policy Committee and Core Science & Practice of Therapeutics Committee for developing Bridges Pharmacy Curriculum. I am participating in the 2014-2015 Teaching Scholars Program in order to build upon my teaching and education research skills.

Licensure and certifications

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), 2005
Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 2008