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Koda-Kimble to receive pharmacy’s highest honor

UCSF School of Pharmacy Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, will receive the 2010 Remington Honor Medal from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) on March 13, 2010, at APhA’s annual meeting in Washington, DC

Update from the Dean - Fall/Winter 2010

Research: 30th anniversary as the nation's top National Institutes of Health-funded pharmacy school, Lightwood, Mandell, Kortemme, Coutsias, Keiser, Shoichet, Irwin, Laggner, Hert, Thomas, Edwards, Voigt, Levskaya, Lim, Weiner, Craik, Darragh, Schneider, Farady, Lou, Marks, Phojanakong, Hann. Faculty honors and awards: Stebbins, Levens Lipton, Benet, Giacomini, Gazzaley, Yee, Hessol, Roy. Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences inaugural forum. Leadership transitions: Cullander, Kishi, Sauer, Assemi. Industry partnerships: Santi, Takeda, Craik, Chemical Biology Consortium, Wells, Small Molecule Discovery Center, Arkin, Renslo, Genentech. Working globally: Kayser, Ramay, Unviersidad del Valle de Guatemala, University of Santo Tomas, Global Health Frameworks Program. Renewing our faculty: Long Boyle, Heintz, Hernandez, Fischbach, Huang. Academic programs: clinical pharmacology and therapeutics training grant renewed for 3 slots, Burchard, Floren, Benowitz. PharmD students: Pong. California Poison Control System funded through June 2010. In the news: Burchard, Levens Lipton, Kroetz, Cocohoba. Campus: we must cut costs and increase efficiencies, Washington, Spaulding, Barclay, Plotts. Nobel prize co-recipients Blackburn, Greider, Szostak. Japanese-American alumni awarded honorary degrees.

Assemi Named Assistant Dean of Accreditation and Quality Improvement

Mitra Assemi, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy associate professor of clinical pharmacy, has been named the School's assistant dean for accreditation and quality, effective September 1, 2009.

Kishi Named Associate Dean of Student and Curricular Affairs

Donald Kishi, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy health sciences clinical professor of pharmacy, has been named the School's associate dean of student and curricular affairs by Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD. The appointment was effective September 1, 2009.

Update from the Dean - Spring/Summer 2009

New chancellor: Desmond-Hellman; budget update: 4% to 10% salary cuts via furloughs, possibly to be renewed; risk of poison control system closure; new Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences; faculty honors and awards: Burchard, Peck, Desai, Roy, Bero, MacDougall, Hessol, Phillips, Tsourounis, Apollonio, Wells, Fujimori. Appointments: Babbitt, Sali, Wells, Benowitz. PharmD and PhD students: Yi, Hertema, grad students publish 100+ papers in the past year, Science Day, CCB training grant renewal and praise, welcome to UCSF/UCB Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering. Research: Brodsky, Voigt, Burlingame, Hunt, Shoichet, Irwin, Apollonio, Malone, Wells, Shahian, Craik, Lee, Lazic. In the news: Speedie and Koda-Kimble, Voigt, Soller. Campus: Hawgood, Bluestone, McCormick, Medical Center, Laret.

Koda-Kimble Shares Her Story

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, shares her life story, passion for clinical pharmacy, and leadership philosophy in this July 29, 2009 video.

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Fate of California Poison Control System Watched Nationwide

Poison experts nationally are tracking the fate of the California Poison Control System, as California state legislators work to pass an already overdue budget. Operation of the System is dependent upon sufficient state funding, the prospects for which remain bleak.

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Poison Control Centers May Be Budget Victims

California Poison Control System Layoff Notices Predicted

Layoff notices are predicted by mid-July 2009 for California Poison Control System employees unless adequate funding for the System is both included in a new California state budget and a new budget is soon passed by the state legislature.

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California Poison Control System Faces Layoffs, Closure

Deans Call for Changes in PharmD Accreditation

UCSF School of Pharmacy Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD (image left), and Marilyn Speedie, PhD (image right), dean of the College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, are advocating for immediate changes in how doctor of pharmacy programs are accredited in the United States.

UCSF Welcomes New Chancellor

Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, pioneering cancer researcher and biotechnology industry executive who most recently served as president of product development for the biotechnology company, Genentech, Inc., was named chancellor of UCSF on May 7, 2009 by the University of California Board of Regents and on the recommendation of

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