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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.

It’s About A Billion Lives Symposium

Fri Jan 30, 2015 - 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Celebrating Tobacco Research and Education at UCSF

Innovation in Education Awards go to Shin, Jacobson, Ferrone

The inaugural presentation of the Dean’s Innovation in Education Awards took place during the School of Pharmacy faculty meeting at Mission Hall on the Mission Bay campus on January 6, 2015.

Huang advances to tenured position as associate professor

Bo Huang, PhD, has received tenure and advanced to the position of associate professor. He is a faculty member in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Most recent School of Pharmacy primary faculty hires, by department

The most recently hired faculty members to join the UCSF School of Pharmacy have research interests that range from the treatment of blood clots to mapping biological networks in cancer cells to understanding the molecular workings of ion channels in cell membranes. But they all share the common purpose of ultimately discovering new ways to better address disease through therapeutics. These eight are now at work in the School’s three departments.

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