Tagged: Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Kendall Gross


Clinically, I work as a Critical Care Pharmacist practicing in the Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Units at UCSF Medical Center. My interests in improvement work and high value care led me to a role in the Medication Outcomes Center where I conduct research and quality improvement work. My specific research interests are in pain, agitation, and delirium management and the role of technology in promoting safe and appropriate medication use. I am particularly interested in how we can use the electronic health record (EHR) to increase the adoption of best practices and collaborate with others in the medical center to operationalize new medication therapies and decision support within our EHR.

CP159: Certificate in Resiliency Medicine Training: Immunizing for Stress

Sat Mar 9, 2019 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

About the course

We will explore the current research and demonstrate and practice resiliency building tools including a cross-section of mind-body interactions and internal narratives (story telling). Course completion requires teaching and modeling resiliency skills. Those who successfully complete the training will be awarded a certificate in resiliency training.

Gift of $500,000 honors Jere E. Goyan, late UCSF School of Pharmacy dean

The endowment will provide funds for a recipient to focus on delivering breakthroughs in therapeutics-related research, education, and patient care.

Tamraz is featured PGRN Investigator

Bani Tamraz, PharmD, PhD, is the featured Pharmacogenomics Research Network Investigator (PGRN) for February 2019. An article on the group’s website describes his overall goal to build a patient-oriented program of pharmacogenetics research, teaching, and clinical practice that utilizes genetics for therapy optimization at UCSF and beyond. Read the full article here: Featured PGRN Investigators

COSA Winter Auction

Wed Feb 20, 2019 - 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Stacy Polos, MPH

Clinical Research Coordinator

As a Clinical Research Coordinator for the Women’s Interagency HIV Study, I interview participants and collect data for the WIHS Core study. I also coordinate associated sub-studies including: FibroScan, Lung Function studies, Tissue collection to explore HIV viral reservoir, and an HCV treatment study.

Shanthi Noriega Minichiello, MPH, MBA

Noriega Minichiello
Program Manager

My role as Program Manager is to assure the effective administration of the Medication Outcomes Center (MOC). This includes strategic planning and implementation, identifying viable options for financial sustainability and monitoring these, as well as overall management and coordination of the Center’s portfolio of projects and initiatives to support the Center’s strategic goals, mission, and vision.

Clinard, Tran, and Thompson-Quan discuss beneficial collaboration between School of Pharmacy and Medical Center

Valerie Clinard, PharmD, Judie Tran, PharmD, and Ashley Thompson-Quan, PharmD, recently collaborated in writing an article for the Journal of Pharmacy Practice about the implementation of a large-scale coordinated introductory pharmacy practice experience (IPPE) program at UCSF.

Vogt discusses patient safety efforts

Eleanor Vogt, PhD, RPh, is interviewed in the Journal of Health Affairs about the role of the pharmacist in patient safety efforts.

School of Pharmacy emeriti Kollman, Kuntz, and Langridge honored with UCSF Medal

Drug discovery today begins with computation rather than test tube experimentation. Three School of Pharmacy faculty emeriti, Robert Langridge, Irwin “Tack” Kuntz, and the late Peter Kollman, were awarded the UCSF Medal for creating computational tools for drug discovery that are now used worldwide.