Tagged: Dean's Office

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.

Update from the Dean - Fall/Winter 2014

Strategic planning, research funding: Savic, Fischbach, Huang; recent publications: Wells, Giacomini, Savic, Desai; patient care: OneUCSF Pharmacy: Wandres, formulary review: Brodowy, Tsourounis, VanOsdol; MedList Clinic: Stebbins, Cocohoba, Kroon, Lee, Rodondi, Youmans; automated system: Stebbins, Lee; SB 493: Kroon, Corelli, Stebbins, Rodondi, Cocohoba; education: Youmans; programs: The Kidney Project (Roy), CERSI (Giacomini, Altman); honors: Cocohoba, Kroetz, Fong, Barcelon, Shahrooz-Foo, Wong, Yokokura, Komoto, Hristeva, Benet, Schweitzer, Ignoffo); new faculty members: Tamraz, Grabe, Keiser, Wu, Altschuler; new BTS chair: Desai; history: Ilieva, Day, Benet, Way, Schmidt; new chancellor: Hawgood.

Department of Clinical Pharmacy 17th Annual Spring Research Seminar

Mon Apr 27, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Poster presentations of current research of School of Pharmacy Department of Clinical Pharmacy students, fellows, residents, and faculty. Faculty and students from other departments and schools are invited to attend. During the seminar, three posters will be selected for Gary Rifkind Award.

Michelle King

Administrative Analyst

As Financial and Administrative Analyst, I conduct detailed general ledger reconciliation of department core funds, including analysis of expenditures that may need further action such as communicating with vendors, faculty, and staff. In addition, I provide administrative support to the associate dean of finance and administration and ensure that the continuity and emergency action plans for the School are current.

Denetra Anderson

Purchasing Analyst

As Purchasing Analyst, I am responsible for providing centralized materiel management and procurement services for the Dean’s Office, Office of Student and Curricular Affairs, Office of Education and Instructional Support, and Informatics Resource Laboratory. I interpret and implement policy using purchasing guidelines and work to resolve purchasing issues. I also provide analytical support to the School’s Controller by implementing and maintaining internal controls such as statistical data for audit and compliance review, space management, and equipment inventory management.

La'Trece Cain

Finance and Budget Analyst

As Finance and Budget Analyst, I provide financial, budget, and business analysis support to the Dean’s Office, which includes the offices of Student and Curricular Affairs, Education and Instructional Support, and Planning and Communications. I assist in fiscal oversight of funding for the Dean’s Office for Administration and Finance, including preparation and analysis of monthly budget status reports, ledger verification of transactions, and analysis and projections of revenue and expenditures.

Valerie Starling-Head


As Controller for the School of Pharmacy, I collaborate with other University departments and with the School’s senior managers, faculty, staff, and students to assure compliance with governing laws and policies, promote the School’s fiduciary responsibilities, and ensure effective risk management practices. I serve as the contact point for internal and external audits and other reviews, including coordination and review of the School’s responses to audit findings. In addition, I direct equipment and space management processes.