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Candy Tsourounis, PharmD

Professor

I evaluate how medicines are used at UCSF Health. I work with other healthcare providers to measure and assess the value of the medicines that we use to treat patients. I also help manage the UCSF medicine formulary by working with other healthcare providers to select the most effective medicines,...

Cathi Dennehy, PharmD

Professor

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...

Tsourounis selected to participate in international dietary supplement course

Candy Tsourounis, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy clinical faculty member and expert on integrative and complementary therapies, was chosen to participate in an international practicum on dietary supplement research.

Know your cholesterol numbers when considering a drug

Candy Tsourounis, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy clinical faculty member and expert on herbals and dietary supplements, warns that depending upon your blood cholesterol levels, a cholesterol-lowering dietary supplement might not be enough for you.

Herbals and dietary supplements: what consumers need to know

The growing use of herbals and dietary supplements calls for increasing consumer education of products, their ingredients and effects, possible interactions with other medications, and much more.

Soller appointed 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.