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Class of ’21 joins ranks of pharmacy at White Coat Ceremony

For the UCSF doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) Class of 2021, October 13 was the day they officially entered the profession. In a ceremony on the Parnassus campus, each student donned a white coat, a symbol of health care professionals for more than 100 years.

Kroon, Stebbins, and Clark offer guidance on hospital care

Three experienced pharmacists in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the UCSF School of Pharmacy were interviewed for The Hospitalist, a publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Lisa Kroon, PharmD; Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD; and MacKenzie Clark, PharmD, are quoted in the story.

Meet Clinical Pharmacy’s newest faculty members

The Department of Clinical Pharmacy welcomed four new faculty members at a reception on September 18, 2017, on the Parnassus campus.

Update from the Dean - September 2017

Strategic plan progress report. Research: Driving the development of innovative and precise drugs, medical devices, and diagnostic tests. Flu treatments; Tackling antimalarial resistance; Attacking hard targets; Plotting cell maps; Safer opioid pain killer; Cellular construction; New products through bioengineering; Regulatory science leadership; Tobacco burden in vulnerable populations; Economics of disease; Precision medicine. Education: Preparing leaders who think critically, work across fields, and lead in rapidly changing marketplaces. PharmD curriculum for 2018 and beyond; Transforming teaching; Coursework in regulatory science and translational medicine; Interdisciplinary exposure. Patient Care: Reframing how medication needs of patients are met. Importance of health information exchange; Outcomes research; Treating patients with more precise medications. People: Supporting our agents of change—our faculty, staff, and alumni. New faculty leaders; Housing and child care; Staff support and engagement; PharmD admissions; Unconscious bias. Framework for Success: Ensuring the School has the framework needed to excel. Support for enabling technology centers; Philanthropic support; Online presence.

Stephanie Hsia, PharmD

Hsia
Assistant Professor

I am an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy with a strong interest in psychiatric pharmacotherapy, and integration and assessment of active learning strategies in education. As a clinician, I specialize in ambulatory care, mental health, and tobacco cessation. I am passionate about serving underserved populations, reducing mental health stigma, and furthering the psychiatric pharmacy profession.

Trang Trinh, PharmD, MPH

Trinh
Assistant Professor

My research focuses on the epidemiology and patient outcomes of drug-resistant bacterial infections. I conduct comparative effectiveness research and am largely interested in healthcare databases. The overarching goal of my research is to promote population health through informed and meaningful healthcare decision-making.

Katherine Gruenberg, PharmD

Gruenberg
Assistant Professor

I’m a clinician-educator working in the specialty area of infectious diseases. My research interests broadly include teaching and learning in pharmacy education, infectious diseases, and environmental sustainability.

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