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The dean advocates for medication lists and pharmacist engagement in patient care

Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., trailing cancer and heart disease. Many of those errors can be traced back to issues with medications.

A celebration of Robert D. Gibson’s life

Fri Oct 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Robert D. Gibson, PharmD ’58, had an illustrious career over five decades at the UCSF School of Pharmacy and was a strong, national leader for diversity in the pharmacy profession. Join the School in a celebration of his life.

Update from the Dean – July 2018

Health at the molecular level: Decoding cellular signals, A trigger for tissue repair, Seeding tomorrow’s science; The future of custom care: Tracking cancer drug resistance, Treating malaria and tuberculosis, Quantitative Biosciences Institute’s culture of inclusivity, The genetics of asthma; Ensuring the best possible care: Using the right drugs, Keeping up with the testing boom; Update on the new PharmD curriculum: Welcoming our new students at the end of July; Education accolades: Competition wins, The Grad Slam, Emerging Teaching Scholar Award; Honors and awards: Faculty members recognized for their contributions; Celebrating our alumni: Remembering Alumni Weekend, Alumni award winners; In memoriam: Chin-Tzu Peng: A legacy of discovery and leadership

Julie Reed

Reed
PharmD Advisor

As a member of the Office of Student and Curricular Affairs (OSACA), I am one of the PharmD advisors who support the students’ personal and professional development throughout their time at UCSF. I provide academic and learning support, career exploration, personal coaching, and appropriate referrals. I also help students to build connections between the curriculum, co-curriculum and professional preparation, and collaborate with OSACA staff and others on activities that enhance students’ development as scholars, pharmacists, and community members.

Darlene Mergillano

Mergillano
PharmD Advisor

As a member of the Office of Student and Curricular Affairs (OSACA), I am one of the PharmD advisors who support the students’ personal and professional development throughout their time at UCSF. I provide academic and learning support, career exploration, personal coaching, and appropriate referrals. I also help students to build connections between the curriculum, co-curriculum and professional preparation, and collaborate with OSACA staff and others on activities that enhance students’ development as scholars, pharmacists, and community members.

Update from the Dean – March 2018

A new PharmD curriculum; Implementing new practice opportunities for pharmacists; PharmD students shine in state and national clinical pharmacy competitions; A pioneer in pharmacogenomics; The NIH streak lives on; Improving adverse event reporting and medication therapy protocols; Big-data to cut drug discovery time; Computational approaches target dopamine receptors; Researchers expose industry manipulation of science by sugar industry; Women in science; Bioengineering devices to treat glaucoma, diabetes, kidney disease; Campus activism on DACA; A helping hand to Puerto Rico, Basic science scholarship for women in developing nations; A decade of science camp; Honors and awards; 2017 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year; 2018 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation; 2018 Byers Award in Basic Science; Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators; New faculty; Remembering C.C. Wang; UCSF fundraising campaign; Alumni Weekend 2018.

Cynthia V Zarate

Zarate
Didactic Edu Administrator

Dayna Moore

Moore
Experiential Education Admin

Experiential Education (EE) is a team in the Office of Education and Instructional Services. As EE Administrator, I manage day-to-day operations of EE, overseeing staff and services provided to ensure the overall smooth operations of the EE program. Working with students, faculty, and staff, my primary focus is to review, plan, and implement educational systems that support and facilitate objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), applied patient care skills, introductory pharmacy practice experiences (IPPEs), and advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs) in the PharmD curriculum.

Kim Koenigsberger

Koenigsberger
Outreach & Recruitment Coord

As a member of the Office of Student and Curricular Affairs (OSACA), I coordinate outreach and recruitment programs for prospective student pharmacists by arranging campus visits and Information Sessions. I serve as program director for the pharmacy cohort of the UCSF Interprofessional Health Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program, by working closely with the Schools of Dentistry and Medicine. As part of the admissions team, I am involved in all aspects of admissions.

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