Robin Corelli, PharmD

Phone: +1 714 731-0604
Fax: +1 415 476-6632
533 Parnassus Ave, UC Hall, Rm U585
UCSF Box 0622
San Francisco, CA 94143
United States

Educational programs

UCSF centers, institutes, and research programs

Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education; UCSF Fontana Tobacco Treatment Center

External affiliations

Community Pharmacy Practice, UCSF-Los Angeles/Orange County Clerkship Program

What I do

I am a Professor 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

Consumer education, Pharmacy practice

Clinical expertise

Asthma, Tobacco cessation, Development, Evaluation and dissemination of effective tobacco cessation training programs for health care providers


Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, 1991
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).

Licensure and certifications

Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 1989
Immunization Certification, American Pharmacists Association, 8/2000