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Phillips discusses insurance coverage for genomic testing

Kathryn Phillips, PhD, discusses insurance coverage for genomic testing in her recent articles published in JAMA and Science.

In a JAMA Viewpoint, April 16, Phillips examines the new CMS coverage policy for genomic tests in cancer patients: “Evolving Payer Coverage Policies on Genomic Sequencing Tests: Beginning of the End or End of the Beginning?

Stebbins empowers patients to heal themselves

Moving back home after a stay in the hospital or other acute-care setting is a precarious time, especially for an elderly patient or one who is living alone. With so many people underinsured and underserved by transportation, medical care, and other social services, it’s no surprise that nearly 20 percent of Medicare patients discharged from the hospital are readmitted within 30 days.

A passion for health equity: 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Kathleen B. Kennedy

Kathleen B. Kennedy, PharmD ’78, has been named our Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.

Karen Hamblett

Hamblett
Department Manager

In my role as Department Manager, I am responsible for efficient administration and fiscal health of the department, including staff management, development and engagement, faculty and staff HR issues, strategic planning and implementation, and business initiatives to ensure the attainment of departmental strategic goals.

Judie Tran, PharmD

Tran
Asst Dir of Experiential Edu

As the Assistant Director of Experiential Education, I work with the Department of Clinical Pharmacy Program Directors and educational leaders to ensure quality assurance and consistency of the SF Bay Area program with the UCSF SOP Experiential Education programs in other locations. I conduct continuous process improvement and identify areas for growth of experiential sites and develop relationships with institutional and community pharmacy professionals and staff to cultivate the SF Bay Area experiential program. In addition, I partner with the coordinator staff in the Office of Education and Instructional Services to ensure that Experiential Education related activities are efficient, effective, and appropriately documented.

UCSF School of Pharmacy leads in NIH funding for 38th year

A culture of discovery and collaboration among faculty carries potential to “completely shake up their fields of study.”

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.

Koda-Kimble Seed Award fuels eight original research projects

The 2018 Mary Anne Koda-Kimble Seed Award for Innovation marked its fourth year of funding with the announcement of the research award recipients.

Update on PharmD curriculum transformation

Vice Dean Sharon Youmans shares her perspective on the School’s new PharmD curriculum.

Meet Clinical Pharmacy’s newest faculty members

Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio, PhD, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF School of Pharmacy, has been appointed director of the Medication Outcomes Center, effective February 1, 2018.

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