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Tagged: pharmacoepidemiology

Diversity in medical research is a long way off, study shows

Despite Congressional mandates aimed at diversifying clinical research, little has changed in the last 30 years in both the numbers of studies that include minorities and the diversity of scientists being funded, according to a new analysis by researchers at UC San Francisco.

Thomas Kearney, PharmD

Kearney
Associate Dean

As Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, I represent the Dean’s Office and provide guidance, assessment, and action on all issues related to policies and procedures for academic affairs. The primary duties cover the following that concern faculty at the SOP: Appointment and advancement; Compensation and benefits; Problem resolution; Adherence to UC system-wide and campus policy and procedures; and Liaison to the UCSF Vice-provost office of Academic Affairs. As the Managing Director of the SF Division of the California Poison Control System, I have administrative responsibilities for professional services provided by the poison center hotline (hiring, training, evaluation, and QA for pharmacy staff) and implementation (at the SF site). I also serve as the attending for hospital consultations one day per week with oversight of clerkship students and medical toxicology fellows.