health policy

Michael Douglas

Program Manager

I serve as the program manager in the UCSF Department of Clinical Pharmacy in the laboratory of Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, PharmD, PhD. As program manager, I have a leadership role in several grants, research and research development, program management, and publication. I’ve led and co-authored many...

Kathryn Phillips, PhD


My work focuses on the translation of new technologies into improved patient outcomes, particularly the translation of personalized/precision medicine—targeting health care interventions to patients based on their genetics—into clinical care and health policy.

Stuart Heard, PharmD

CPCS Exec Director & Professor

I serve as the executive director of the California Poison Control System (CPCS) within the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy. My focus is system management and financial stability of the CPCS.

Dorie Apollonio, PhD, MPP

Professor In Residence

My work considers the activities of industries implicated in the spread of non-communicable diseases, including tobacco, pharmaceuticals, cannabis, alcohol, and food. Some recent work has identified tobacco cessation strategies for vulnerable populations, sought to understand the scope of tobacco...