UCSF

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Thomas Kearney, PharmD

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...

Stuart Heard, PharmD

Executive Director

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

California Poison Control System reaches the public via social media and mobile devices

The California Poison Control System (CPCS) is now connecting with state residents through text messaging, Twitter updates, Facebook quizzes, online games, and even a mobile application (app), which was launched today as part of National Poison Prevention Week — March 20-29, 2011.

New services launched by California Poison Control System

PRODUCED BY THE CALIFORNIA POISON CONTROL SYSTEM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fate of California Poison Control System watched nationwide

Poison experts nationally are tracking the fate of the California Poison Control System, as California state legislators work to pass an already overdue budget. Operation of the System is dependent upon sufficient state funding, the prospects for which remain bleak.

California Poison Control System layoff notices predicted

Layoff notices are predicted by mid-July 2009 for California Poison Control System employees unless adequate funding for the System is both included in a new California state budget and a new budget is soon passed by the state legislature.

Impending close of California’s Poison Control System highlighted on public radio

As California legislators continued to wrangle over the details of a state budget bill, National Public Radio's Kelley Weiss covered the impact of potential cuts on the California Poison Control System.

Governor eliminates California’s Poison Control Service

San Francisco, CA (May 20, 2009)—Funding for poison control services has been completely eliminated from the California state budget. Beginning in September of 2009, California will become the only state in the nation without any emergency poison control services for residents or medical...