UCSF

2002 News

Mon Oct 7, 2002
When evaluated by perception, funding for science, and scientific publication rates, the UCSF School of Pharmacy ranked number one in all criteria according to a September 2002 survey reported in The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. For more information, see Ranking of US pharmacy schools based on...
Wed Oct 2, 2002
Cipro and related broad spectrum antibiotics are being over-prescribed, accelerating bacterial resistance to the drugs and reducing their ability to treat infections, according to recently presented research findings by UCSF School of Pharmacy clinical scientist Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD. For more...
Wed Oct 2, 2002
Three UCSF School of Pharmacy women -- Kathy M. Giacomini, PhD; Pamela England, PhD; and Patricia Babbitt, PhD -- will be among the first wave of scientists to occupy Genentech Hall, the first of 20 buildings planned for UCSF's new campus located in San Francisco's Mission Bay District. For more...
Thu Aug 29, 2002
Pharmacy school faculties across the United States will be trained to teach a tobacco cessation curriculum to Doctor of Pharmacy students, and community pharmacists and physicians will be trained to work as a close-knit team when it comes to helping their patients quit smoking because of two...
Thu Aug 29, 2002
Tobacco companies have used their financial ties with nicotine gum and nicotine patch manufacturers to pressure these firms into weakening their marketing of nicotine replacement products according to research by UCSF School of Pharmacy scientist Lisa Bero, PhD presented in an August 14, 2002...
Tue Jul 2, 2002
As the number of new medications coming to the market soars and as an aging population requires more medications, the demand for pharmacists is outpacing the supply. But the demand is not equally high in all geographic regions. Some populations are severely underserved by pharmacists who are the...
Mon Jul 1, 2002
Dear UCSF School of Pharmacy Family and Friends: Greetings to you all. I have promised to keep this letter (print version) to one page, so I begin in haste. Accreditation Much of our efforts since I last wrote to you have been focused toward the February visit of the team from the American...
Mon Mar 25, 2002
Drug interactions and symptom management are already difficult for many patients to fully understand. But when patients are deaf or hard of hearing, important details can be even more difficult to communicate. Thanks to Dana Testa, PharmD, a 2001 doctor of pharmacy graduate of the UCSF School of...
Fri Mar 15, 2002
School of Pharmacy Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD is being by honored by the American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA) with the Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award in recognition of her history of contribution and service to pharmacy education, practice, and leadership. The award...
Wed Jan 2, 2002
Dear UCSF School of Pharmacy Family and Friends: Greetings to you all. Little did I expect when I wrote to you last that our world would now be so changed. In response to September 11, the School has chosen to move forward with increased zeal. In fact, a Schoolwide retreat scheduled for September...