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Kroon, Stebbins, and Clark offer guidance on hospital care

Three experienced pharmacists in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the UCSF School of Pharmacy were interviewed for The Hospitalist, a publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Lisa Kroon, PharmD; Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD; and MacKenzie Clark, PharmD, are quoted in the story.

Betty Dong, PharmD

Dong
Professor

My primary area is the clinical care of patients with hepatitis C infection, HIV, and chronic illnesses, including high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid issues, patients on blood thinners and those who have difficulty with medication side effects or medication adherence (taking their medications). At the National HIV/AIDS Consultation Center, I provide clinical consultations via telephone for the Federal Board of Prisons and for healthcare providers caring for HIV and HCV infected patients, including pregnant women and their newborns. My practice sites include the Family Health Center located at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and the UCSF Liver Transplant Clinic. I also teach in the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum and the Family Medicine program and conduct research in the aforementioned areas.

Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH

Youmans
Vice Dean and Professor

I serve as Vice Dean of the School of Pharmacy and lead all aspects of School administration in the absence of the dean. My specific responsibilities are to oversee the education and diversity initiatives of the School.

Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD

Cocohoba
Professor

My research interests focus on developing and testing interventions to improve medication adherence, patient-provider communication, antiretroviral use and the use of other medications for chronic diseases in persons living with HIV, opioid stewardship, and treatment disparities.

Brian Alldredge, PharmD

Alldredge
Vice Provost-Academic Affairs

My clinical practice and research focus on the drug treatment of epilepsy and the genetic, behavioral, and environmental factors that influence drug response.

School to train Safeway pharmacists in smoking cessation counseling

Faculty of the UCSF School of Pharmacy will train Safeway supermarket pharmacists to help their customers quit smoking, using a curriculum originally developed at the School.

The new partnership with Safeway Inc. marks the first time a smoking cessation intervention has been applied systematically across a network of pharmacies.

Radio show leads to campus invite for aspiring chef-pharmacist, age 10

A community storytelling initiative by a public radio station has yielded a surprising connection between an East Oakland fifth grader and Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH, the UCSF School of Pharmacy’s associate dean for diversity.

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.

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble is honored by UCSF Medical Center

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, was honored by the UCSF Medical Center on May 4, 2012 for her “exceptional vision as a leader, commitment to patients, compassion as a human being, and dedication to UCSF Medical Center and

Remembering Harry W. Hind - pharmacist, inventor, leader, benefactor

Harry W. Hind, a 1939 graduate of the UCSF School of Pharmacy who invented solutions that revolutionized contact lens use, as well as a topical patch to treat pain from shingles, died on April 12 at age 96.

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