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UCSF School of Pharmacy celebrates commencement 2015

The UCSF School of Pharmacy held its 2015 commencement ceremony on May 8 at Louise Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, conferring doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degrees on a 125-member graduating class.

Stephen Bruer

Bruer
Business Systems Analyst

As a member of the Office of Education and Instructional Services (OEIS), I coordinate the logistics for the Department of Clinical Pharmacy didactic courses in the PharmD curriculum, including exams, educational technology, and active learning activities. I work closely with students and faculty to make sure all administrative aspects of the course run smoothly, and I am a resource on education-related questions for student and faculty.

Honoring student achievements

The annual UCSF School of Pharmacy Student Awards and Recognition Dinner, hosted by Dean B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, and sponsored by Ralph’s Inc., was held on Friday, May 1, 2015, at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus.

The event honored dozens of students whose excellence and leadership were recognized at the campus, state, and national levels with scholarships and awards. The following is a brief selection from the evening’s presentations.

Wells elected member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

James Wells, PhD, chair of the School’s Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, has been elected as a member of the 2015 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Making History: UCSF School of Pharmacy

Sat May 30, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

In celebration of UCSF’s 150th anniversary and Alumni Weekend 2015, don’t miss this unique program that opens a window to the School of Pharmacy’s colorful, pioneering past and how that past is shaping the School’s future.

The Making History program and reception are open to the UCSF community at no cost.

Discounted parking vouchers will be available at the event: $7.50 for half day, $15 for all day.

Update from the Dean - Spring/Summer 2015

Strategic planning; Top NIH funding; Recently received research funding (Craik, Gartner, Abate, Cole, Aweeka); Recent faculty publications (DeGrado, Ahituv, Cutler, Pon, Branch, Chuang, Huynh); Education (Youmans): UCSF Bridges Pharmacy Curriculum Project, DRIVE Team; new staff (Nguyen, Miller); Honors (Corelli, Dong, Craik, DeGrado, Ferrone, Shin, Jacobson, Yokoyama); New faculty member (Wang); Web launch; Alumni Weekend: Making History event, Distinguished Alumnus of the Year (Schweitzer); Recent gifts: Prien estate, MacWilliam estate, Rogers Family Foundation; Koda-Kimble Seed Awards (England, Fraser, Johnson, Riel-Mehan); Campus news: hospitals at Mission Bay, Feeny gift; New executive vice chancellor (Lowenstein); New senior advisor on innovation and entrepreneurship (Kelly).

UCSF School of Pharmacy leads in NIH funding for 35th year in a row

For the 35th consecutive year, the UCSF School of Pharmacy has received more funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) than any other pharmacy school in the United States.

School researchers were awarded $31.8 million during the 2014 fiscal year, from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014.

Robert Gibson: alumnus, educator, advocate

School of Pharmacy alumnus Robert Gibson, PharmD '58, has been a tireless advocate for equality in education and in the profession of pharmacy, and is still active as a board member of the California Pharmacists Association Education Foundation.

Rebecca Miller, MS

Miller
Director

As the Director of the Office of Education and Instructional Services (OEIS), I oversee the implementation of curriculum and educational activities, which includes didactic and experiential courses, educational technology, Continuing Pharmacy Education, and residency programs. I work collaboratively with colleagues across the campus to ensure PharmD students and faculty benefit fully from the resources available at UC San Francisco and to optimize the use of the education technology and systems in the PharmD program.

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