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Tagged: drug interactions

Finding better ways to reduce serious drug side effects

Many of the medicines we depend on to treat disease—and even to save our lives—pose potentially serious risks along with their benefits. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that about 40,000 deaths yearly in the United States may be attributable to the side...

Valerie Clinard, PharmD

Associate Dean and Professor

As associate dean of experiential education and professional development, I oversee the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) programs. I work with preceptors, students, faculty, and staff to develop and implement new experiential...

Bani Tamraz, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor

My primary interest is identification of genetic determinants of drug response through modern methods aimed at addressing pharmacogenomics research and translating that information into new diagnostics and treatment strategies at point-of-care.

Donna Dare, PharmD

Assistant Dean

As assistant dean, I work with area directors of advanced pharmacy practice programs in providing administrative support, mentoring, and instruction to students and faculty members. I am also the director of pharmacy service for the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

A MedList clinic: perspectives of a pharmacist and a student pharmacist

C. Anthony Hunt, PhD

Professor

I am a theoretical systems pharmacologist who develops advanced simulation methods to improve multiscale mechanistic explanations of complex phenomena in the presence and absence of therapeutic interventions.

Lisa Kroon, PharmD

Department Chair and Professor

I am the Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and am responsible for setting the strategic direction, priorities, and goals for the department. Since 2020, I am the Assistant Chief Pharmacy Officer for Research, Education, and Clinical Services for the UCSF Health Pharmacy Enterprise. I...

Patrick Finley, PharmD

Professor

I am a professor with the department of clinical Pharmacy and a Board Certified in Psychiatric Pharmacy (BCPP) with a strong interest in the pharmacological management of mood disorders, particularly in perinatal populations. I have additional expertise in the field of pharmacokinetics,...

Kathy Giacomini, PhD

CERSI Co-Director & Professor

My research focuses on membrane transporters, which are of great importance to drug disposition and response. I am particularly interested in genetic variants in membrane transporters that are determinants of drug response and in harnessing transporters to enhance drug targeting. 

Leslie Benet, PhD

Professor

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