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Kishi named associate dean of student and curricular affairs

Donald Kishi, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy health sciences clinical professor of pharmacy, has been named the School's associate dean of student and curricular affairs by Dean Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD.

Koda-Kimble shares her story

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, shares her life story, passion for clinical pharmacy, and leadership philosophy in this July 29, 2009 video.

Medication management needs of Fresno now met by new service

A new medication management service in Fresno, California is now scheduling patient appointments to begin September 1, 2009.

MacDougall selected for Distinction in Teaching Award

Conan MacDougall, PharmD, UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member, will be honored April 8, 2009 with a 2008 - 2009 UCSF Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award.

Winter named Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

Michael E. Winter, PharmD, professor emeritus of clinical pharmacy, UCSF School of Pharmacy, has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the UCSF Pharmacy Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award. In announcing the award, UCSF Alumni Association President Cooky Quandt, PharmD,...

Drug access in the home tied to drug use by teens

Parents need to be accountable for medications in the home and discard unused medications, according to UCSF School of Pharmacy volunteer faculty member and pain management specialist Peter Koo, PharmD.

Medication therapy management in and out of the doctor’s office

Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD, faculty member at the UCSF School of Pharmacy, was hired in 1996 by a 120-physician group practice to control the cost of prescribing.

Koda-Kimble, Day, Yokoyama, Academy of Student Pharmacists, and former pharmacy students recognized at 2008 Annual APhA Meeting

UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty members and students were recognized with three honors at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) held March 14-17, 2008 in San Diego, California. Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD (image right), dean of the School received the 2008...

Antimicrobial drug management program succeeds through teamwork

Increasing resistance to antimicrobial drugs and a shortage of new antimicrobial drugs call for new ways to use them wisely. This is especially true in hospitals and medical centers where bacteria are prominent and can be easily spread.

Tech-check-tech becomes law

A new California law, effective January 5, 2007, is designed to give pharmacists more time to work directly with patients to ensure greater medication safety by allowing specially trained technicians to assume time-consuming tasks of filling and checking prescriptions. Research led by the UCSF...

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