Lisa Kroon, PharmD

Department Chair and Professor
Susan Merrell
Phone: +1 415 476-1687
Fax: +1 415 476-6632
533 Parnassus Avenue, Rm 501
San Francisco, CA 94143
United States

Educational programs

UCSF centers, institutes, and research programs

Executive Director, Medication Outcomes Center
Pharmacist, Diabetes Clinic

What I do

I am the chair of the department of Clinical Pharmacy and am responsible for setting the strategic direction, priorities, and goals for the department. I continue to be involved in teaching in the doctor of pharmacy curriculum and in interprofessional education at UCSF, and I also provide clinical service.

Departmental research area

My research expertise

pharmacy-based smoking cessation services and interventions, testing innovative pharmacy programs in the community pharmacy setting, diabetes therapeutics

Clinical expertise

adult diabetes, tobacco and smoking cessation


PGY2, Hospital Pharmacy Administration Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 1996
PGY1, Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 1995
PharmD, University of Michigan, 1994


Dr. Lisa Kroon is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy at the University of California in San Francisco. Dr. Kroon received her Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Michigan and then completed two years of residency at UCSF in pharmacy practice and hospital pharmacy administration. She has been a member of the UCSF faculty since 1996. She practices in the UCSF Medical Center’s Adult Diabetes Clinic and Diabetes Teaching Center, where she cares for people with diabetes and chronic illnesses. She co-directs the Fontana Tobacco Treatment Center (www.ucsfhealth.org/tobaccotreatment). Her current research interests include interprofessional health education, tobacco cessation, and innovative practice models in the community pharmacy setting.

Licensure and certifications

Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 1995
Certified Diabetes Educator, 1999