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Update from the Dean – November 2019

Dear UCSF School of Pharmacy Family and Friends:

Pharmacy alumna provides lifeline to displaced residents in aftermath of fire

When the Camp Fire roared through Paradise, CA, last November, the staff of Paradise Drug, a community pharmacy owned and operated by UCSF School of Pharmacy alumna Janet Balbutin, PharmD ’68, didn’t hesitate: they heroically saved a server containing patient data, and went on to provide pharmacy...

Two School members earn UCSF Chancellor’s Awards for Diversity

Jacqueline Fabius was given the Chancellor’s Award for Advancement of Women, and Kwadwo (Kojo) Opoku-Nsiah was given the Chancellor’s Award for Martin Luther King, Jr., Leadership.

VR drug discovery makes precision therapy a reality

ChimeraX, virtual reality software developed at the UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization and Informatics, is now the tool of choice for computational structural biologists in the School of Pharmacy. The Jacobson Lab recently used ChimeraX to find a promising new cure for a drug-resistant...

Desai inducted into International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering

Desai was recognized for being a “pioneer in the use of micro and nanoscale materials to deliver protein and cell-based therapeutics.”

Pathogenic Landscape of HIV

Edgar Micua

Admissions Coordinator

As a member of the Office of Student and Curricular Affairs, I coordinate and monitor the admissions process for prospective students including communications with applicants, interview days, and admissions committee reviews. I create and maintain the files that are used as a key component in all...

Jess de Jesus, PharmD, MBA

Assistant Dean

As assistant dean, I work with area directors of advanced pharmacy practice programs in providing administrative support, mentoring, and instruction to pharmacy students and faculty members. I am also the chief pharmacy officer at UCLA Health.

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