UCSF

Tagged: health policy

Dorie Apollonio, PhD

Apollonio
Professor

My research considers the role of scientific evidence and interest group lobbying in decision making on public health. This work uses multiple data sources including internal industry documents, campaign finance reports, administrative datasets, and interviews.

The Lancet profiles Lisa Bero’s “path of most resistance”

Health policy expert Lisa Bero, PhD, is hailed in the latest issue of The Lancet for tackling hot-button subjects such as financial biases in drug research.

Study finds including unpublished FDA data alters drug effectiveness outcomes

Every year U.S. drug regulators approve dozens of new medicines as “safe and effective,” but just how effective are they? How well do they alleviate specific aspects of illness, whether light sensitivity from migraine headaches or itching from eczema?

Partners in D program wins AACP Award for Student Community Service

Partners in D, the innovative program in which UCSF student pharmacists help both underserved seniors and fellow health professionals maximize the complex Medicare Part D drug benefit, has won a national award for community service.

Clinical pharmacy spring seminar celebrates wide-ranging research

The 13th annual Spring Research Seminar highlighting work by students, residents, and faculty members in the UCSF School of Pharmacy Department of Clinical Pharmacy—and featuring 48 project posters—was held May 3, 2011 on UCSF’s Parnassus campus.

New model of student-pharmacist-led interdisciplinary teaching succeeds

A student-pharmacist-led, California statewide teaching program for physicians, medical students, and other health care providers is successfully demonstrating the importance of health policy literacy and interprofessional education at a time in the U.S. that begs for systemic reforms.

Phillips Awarded US$5 Million NCI Grant to Study Personalized Medicine

The wider world use of medical tests and treatments based on individual genetic differences is the focus of a new, US$5 million research program funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and led by UCSF School of Pharmacy health economist Kathryn Phillips, PhD.

UCSF Pharmacy Faculty Advocate for Legislation Banning Tobacco Sales in Pharmacies

UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty members support a proposed City and County of San Francisco ordinance that would prohibit San Francisco pharmacies from selling tobacco products.

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.