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Guglielmo notes steps needed for community pharmacists to expand access to health care

In an invited commentary in the October 11, 2010, issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine, entitled A Prescription for Improved Chronic Disease Management, B.

A call for pharmacists to step up

Pharmacists have a unique opportunity to define their roles under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which became US law in March 2010, according to Helene Levens Lipton, PhD, a faculty member in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, Depa

UCSF School of Pharmacy testing new ways to better manage patients’ medications

An article in the August 13, 2010, issue of The New York Times, entitled “Pharmacists Take a Larger Role on Health Team,” points to the emerging role of pharmacists in the direct management of patients’ medications—a function that has been shown to improve health outcomes and decrease health care...

Koda-Kimble honored by California State Board of Pharmacy

For her decades of service to the pharmacy profession, Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, received the highest recognition from the California State Board of Pharmacy on July 28, 2010, during a board meeting in Sacramento, California.

Pharmacy school program aims to increase pharmacists in California’s Central Valley

With the next school year only 2 months away, a UCSF School of Pharmacy program to encourage eligible high school students from the California Central Valley to pursue pharmacy careers enters its 4th year.

UCSF School of Pharmacy provides research expertise for new diabetes management program

The launch of a new community pharmacy-based diabetes medication management pilot program for select members of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) was announced by CalPERS on July 15, 2010.

Guglielmo to receive Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award

B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, has been named the 2010 recipient of the UCSF Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award for his outstanding mentorship of residents and faculty. Guglielmo is a clinical pharmacist and well-known specialist in the management of antimicrobial medications.

Tsourounis comments on downer drinks

Candy Tsourounis, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member and expert on herbal and dietary supplements, comments on consumer products called ”downer drinks” that are purportedly formulated to help people unwind and relax.

Koda-Kimble named 2010 recipient of Chalmers Educator Award

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, has been named by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) as the 2010 recipient of the Robert K.

New model of student-pharmacist-led interdisciplinary teaching succeeds

A student-pharmacist-led, California statewide teaching program for physicians, medical students, and other health care providers is successfully demonstrating the importance of health policy literacy and interprofessional education at a time in the U.S. that begs for systemic reforms.

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