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Michael Williams named to lead UCSF School of Pharmacy IT

Michael Williams, MA, is the first executive director of academic, administrative, and research technology for the UCSF School of Pharmacy, effective August 1, 2011.

Update from the Dean - Spring/Summer 2011

Faculty awards: Cutler, Fujimori, Huang, Wells. New faculty members: Abate, VanOsdol, Rodondi. Retiring faculty members: Kahl, Shafer, Wang, Kayser, Koo. PharmD students: Campbell, Wheeler, Ho, Lam, Campbell, Loucks, Marotto, Huynh, Luu, Chua, Stephens. PhD students: Gray. New appointments: Penick Brock, Williams. Research update: Giacomini, Uskokovic, Long-Boyle, Cheng, Guglielmo, Phillips, Bero, Kayser, Dennehy, Finley, Burchard, Burlingame, Wells, Jacobson, Fujimori, Renslo, Prusiner. Retirements: Parfitt Pattie, Lee. Budget: $650 million cut from 2011-2012 fiscal year, student fees raised 9.6%. Leadership: Desmond-Hellmann, Hellmann, Rodondi. Operational Excellence continues. CTSI receives renewed funding. Vlahov is new dean of School of Nursing. Yamamoto is new vice chancellor for research. UCSF Medical Center named 7th best hospital.

School of Pharmacy biotech symposium features case histories of future pharmaceuticals

The 2nd Annual Bay Area Biotechnology Symposium, presented by the UCSF School of Pharmacy’s Industry Outreach Program in coordination with the UCSF Postdoctoral Scholars Association at Mission Bay in late May 2011, fully lived up to its billing: “Pharmaceuticals of the Future: Case Histories and Challenges.”

Tina Brock talks about her new role as the UCSF School of Pharmacy’s associate dean of teaching and learning

Education researcher Tina Penick Brock, BSPharm, MSPH, EdD, became the UCSF School of Pharmacy associate dean of teaching and learning, effective March 11, 2011. She joined the School’s Department of Clinical Pharmacy faculty in July 2010. Her credentials include:

California Poison Control System’s emergency response role triggered by tsunami in Japan

During the two weeks following Japan’s March 11, 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami, the California Poison Control System (CPCS) was as visible as ever, answering telephone calls on poisoning questions.

Tina Brock named UCSF School of Pharmacy’s associate dean of teaching and learning

Education researcher Tina Penick Brock, BSPharm, MSPH, EdD, has been appointed associate dean of teaching and learning in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, effective March 11, 2011. She serves as the point person for all matters in the School related to educational affairs.

Update from the Dean - Fall/Winter 2011

US$1 billion budget gap, student fee increases likely to continue, Levens Lipton keynote address to CPhA, Nkansah and the Dr. Oz television show, Bero and The Cochrane Collaboration and the World Health Assembly, Roy unveils model of bioartificial kidney; Faculty awards: Huang, Galonić Fujimori, Gartner, Fischbach, Craik, Shoichet, Wells, Giacomini, Kayser, Lofholm; Student awards: Murphy and Bermingham, Kusaka, Campbell, Lindsay; Class of 2014 statistics; A call for summer internship positions; Desai's Masters in Translational Medicine program doubles in size; Biological and Medical Informatics reviewed, Clinical and Translational Informatics track recommended for discontinuation and separation, Bioinformatics track praised; Teaching and Learning Center opens; Ortiz de Montellano is new associate dean for research; California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences celebrates 10 years; Desai completes sponsored research agreement with Zcube s.r.l.; 31st consecutive year of top research funding from National Institutes of Health; Recent publications; New faculty: Sakowski. California Poison Control System again in danger of closing, UCSF incorporates high-tech robots into dispensing process for hospitals at new Mission Bay pharmacy facility; Openings: Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research, Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building; Navarro named first vice chancellor of diversity and outreach; Castro promoted to chancellor for student academic affairs; Hawkins promoted to associate vice chancellor for campus life, facilities, and administrative services.

Reflection: 30 years of top NIH funding for UCSF School of Pharmacy

Paul Ortiz de Montellano named associate dean

Paul Ortiz de Montellano, PhD, is the newly appointed associate dean of research in the UCSF School of Pharmacy. The associate dean of research advises the UCSF School of Pharmacy dean and leaders on research trends, issues, and opportunities and represents the School's research agenda to the campus.

UCSF ranked among the top globally in clinical medicine and pharmacy

UCSF, Harvard University, and Stanford University have been ranked as the top three world universities in the broad subject fields of clinical medicine and pharmacy in the 2010 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), which was released on August 15, 2010, by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

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