Robin Corelli, PharmD

Vice Chair of Professional Affairs
Thomas J. Long Professor of Community Pharmacy Practice
Marco Sanchez, UCSF
Phone: +1 714 731-0604
Fax: +1 415 476-6632
521 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117
United States

Educational programs

Regional Program Director, LA/OC, PharmD Degree Program

UCSF centers, institutes, and research programs

External affiliations

What I do

I am a professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and a licensed practicing pharmacist. My research and practice efforts have been focused on the community pharmacist’s role as an advocate for positive health outcomes through disease prevention and treatment. This includes work in the areas of asthma, COPD, tobacco cessation, immunization delivery, and medication therapy management.

Departmental research area

My research expertise

pharmacy practice

Clinical expertise

community practice, tobacco cessation


PGY2, Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, 1991
PGY1, Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 1990
PharmD, University of California, San Francisco, 1989
BS, Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside, 1985


Dr. Robin Corelli is a Professor and Vice-Chair in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Corelli received her PharmD from UCSF and then completed additional training at UCSF as a clinical pharmacy resident and Infectious Disease Fellow. Dr. Corelli has been a member of the UCSF faculty since 1991. She is currently the Director for the Los Angeles/Orange County Experiential Education program in Southern California. Her current research and creative efforts have largely focused on tobacco and community pharmacy initiatives including: (1) the development, evaluation and dissemination of effective training programs for healthcare providers, (2) the development, implementation and evaluation of community pharmacy-based models of care for smoking cessation, (3) policy work supporting regulations to ban sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and (4) education and academia related topics (e.g., admissions, faculty development, student research projects, faculty workforce composition).

Research keywords

  • curriculum
  • Smoking Prevention
  • Students, Pharmacy
  • smoking cessation
  • Faculty, Pharmacy
  • Preceptorship
  • Commerce
  • tobacco cessation
  • Community Pharmacy Services
  • Education, Pharmacy
  • Faculty
  • Schools, Pharmacy
  • tobacco
  • pharmacies
  • pharmacists

Licensure and certifications

Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 1989
Immunization Certification, American Pharmacists Association, 8/2000
Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services Certificate, American Pharmacists Association, 3/2016
Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS), Mayo Clinic, 7/2020