UCSF

Topics and Expertise: cardiology

Wearable device monitors heart failure

A new study published in Circulation: Heart Failure shows how bioengineers are teaming up with clinicians to improve patient outcomes.

Tiffany Pon, PharmD

Associate Professor

I completed specialty training in cardiology and currently practice inpatient internal medicine. My primary clinical research focus is in anticoagulation. I also have educational research interests in experiential education.

Jaekyu Shin, PharmD, MS

Professor

I teach and precept pharmacy students and work with underserved populations at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. My research focuses on the clinical application of cardiovascular pharmacogenetic tests and pharmacoepidemiology.

UCSF experts warn against cholesterol quick fix with statins

Steve Kayser, PharmD, clinical pharmacist and cardiology drug expert warns that the risks could outweigh the benefits of making cholesterol-lowering drugs, called statins, available in the United States without a prescription.