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Topics and Expertise: Institute of Medicine (IOM)

Bero serves on IOM committee that reports on conflict of interest

UCSF School of Pharmacy researcher Lisa Bero, PhD, served with UCSF School of Medicine colleagues Bernard Lo, MD, and Deborah Grady,

Giacomini elected to IOM

Kathy M. Giacomini, PhD, chair of the UCSF School of Pharmacy department of biopharmaceutical sciences, has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine based upon her research achievements and commitment to service.

National Quality Coordination Board supported by Koda-Kimble and UC colleagues

A new public board is needed to standardize, measure, and ultimately improve the quality of health care in the United States, according to UCSF School of Pharmacy Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, and University of California colleagues Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MPH, and Steven A.

IOM calls for action on complementary and alternative medicines

More than 33% of adults in the US pursue non-conventional medical treatments, therapies, and techniques. These include acupuncture, herbal remedies, and homeopathy, respectively.