Tagged: Dean's Office

Joseph Guglielmo named dean of UCSF School of Pharmacy

Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, an honored UCSF professor and mentor as well as a leading pharmacist and clinical scientist specializing in antimicrobial therapies, will be the new dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy.

B Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD

Dean-School of Pharmacy

As dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, I lead the creation of the School’s strategic agenda and ensure the School has the operational framework and resources required to succeed in its mission. My work is in collaboration with the School’s department chairs, administrative leaders, and faculty. On the campus level, I join UCSF’s chancellor and other campus leaders to ensure UCSF continues its leadership in innovative health sciences research, patient care, and the graduate education of tomorrow’s scientists and clinicians. I am also a pharmacist who cares for patients, a clinical scientist, teacher, and mentor. My professional focus is on the evidence–based use of antimicrobials to treat infections.

Gregory Hall

Programmer Analyst

As a programmer analyst, I develop and maintain decision support systems for the School. Over the years I have developed financial reporting systems that have resulted in cost savings, and have created dashboard and tracking reports for fund management. I am currently working on developing a student progression system and a gift and endowment reporting tool.

Frank Farm

Senior Front-end Developer

In my role in the Office of Planning and Communications I have a wide array of responsibilities related to communications for the Dean’s Office with a primary focus on the web. I manage website production for lab sites and microsites on Pharmacy Microsites. I implement branding and identity initiatives for the School. I help build, maintain, and support the theme layer of our School’s Drupal websites. I create a variety of print materials for the School as directed by the Associate Dean of Planning and Communications.

Lucia Piriano

Curricular Affairs Assistant

As a member of the Office of Student and Curricular Affairs, I coordinate class schedules and classroom space; assist with exam scheduling; work with associate deans and faculty to track academic progress and grades; and process reimbursements for student events, professional conferences, health services, etc. I provide daily assistance to students with School-related questions, issues, and concerns. I work with departments across campus to gather and provide students with information about various policies, procedures, and services.

Update from the Dean - Winter 2013

Top NIH funding: Shu, Aweeka, Brodsky. Recent gifts to The Kidney Project. Honors and awards: Day, Youmans, Benet, Schoenhaus. New pharmacy care model, Safeway. John Craig remembered. Mary Anne Koda-Kimble celebrated. Achieving our vision: 2007-2012.

Cynthia Watchmaker, MBA, MEd

Associate Dean

I lead the development and implementation of comprehensive student affairs programs and services for School of Pharmacy doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) students aimed at creating an environment that promotes student success. Through the Office of Student and Curricular Affairs, I provide leadership and management of student affairs and PharmD program administrative operations in the areas of outreach and recruitment, admissions, academic advising, student services, career and professional development, student wellbeing, and co-curricular activities. I serve as a resource on PharmD student issues for the faculty, and for campus and external partners. I lead the integration of professional success content into the PharmD curriculum, and I collaborate with students, faculty, and staff members to foster a positive learning environment for PharmD students.

Joel W. Gonzales

Admissions Director

As a member of the Office of Student and Curricular Affairs (OSACA), I oversee PharmD admissions, coordinate the activities of the Admissions Committee, and manage the annual selection of entering pharmacy students. I am involved in all aspects of recruitment and outreach for the UCSF School of Pharmacy and speak with prospective students regularly. Through my blog Reports from the Pharm, I share information about admissions and stories of interest to prospective students.

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble cites ongoing need for work-life balance policies

Writing in the current issue of the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA), Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, looks back on the seismic shift in the treatment and expectations of women in clinical and academic pharmacy over the last four decades.

Update from the Dean - Fall 2012

Faculty retreat, Recent faculty publications: Burlingame, Arkin, Chen, Cocohoba, Bero. Recently received research funding: Yang, Ahituv, Wells, Burlingame. Gifts: John and Marcia Goldman Foundation: The Kidney Project, Harry W. Hind Request: Troy C. Daniels Distinguished Professorship, The Joseph and Vera Long Foundation: Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation. PharmD students: Class of 2012 stats, SNPhA: Chang and Alvarez. PhD students: CCB: Miller and Serafimova. Faculty honors and awards: Ambrose, Shu, Nelson, Roy, Benet. Campus: Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology to Yamanaka and Gurdon, Chuck Feeney gift of $20 million, chancellor's third State of the University Address. Sharon Youmans' Malawi blogs.