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Self care group supports researching non-prescription access by patients to urgent and chronic care drugs

On March 22 and 23, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public hearing to explore the idea of switching some medications to treat chronic conditions and health emergencies from prescription to over- and behind-the-counter status. Representing a group of academic health professionals, called The Self Care Collaborative, R.

Soller and Stebbins discuss drug savings and safety in LA Times

William Soller, PhD, and Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD, faculty members in the UCSF School of Pharmacy’s Department of Clinical Pharmacy, were sources for a July 25, 2011 Los Angeles Times feature about the safety and effectiveness of saving money by splitting pills or taking medications after their expiration date.

UCSF School of Pharmacy provides research expertise for new diabetes management program

The launch of a new community pharmacy-based diabetes medication management pilot program for select members of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) was announced by CalPERS on July 15, 2010.

Soller Receives Golden Thinker Award

R. William Soller, PhD, executive director, UCSF School of Pharmacy Center for Consumer Self Care, is the co-recipient of the Golden Thinker Award from the North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS). The award marks record-level radio and newspaper coverage of the It's Your Life breast and prostate cancer communications campaigns.

Question Your Prescription

Consumers should ask their doctor or pharmacist details about any new prescription before taking it, according to Bill Soller, PhD, director of the UCSF Center for Consumer Self Care in a recent interview with CBS MarketWatch.

R. William Soller Appointed as Executive Director for Consumer Self Care Center

R. William Soller, PhD is the new director of the Center for Consumer Self Care, UCSF School of Pharmacy. The Center supports research on consumer behavior and health policy issues related to prescription and non-prescription medicines and dietary supplements.