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Celeste Nguyen selected to lead new Bridges Pharmacy Curriculum

Celeste Nguyen, EdD, will be the Curriculum Design and Implementation Manager for the Bridges Pharmacy Curriculum.

Rebecca Miller hired as director of the Office of Education and Instructional Support

Rebecca Miller, MS, has been hired as director of the Office of Education and Instructional Support in the UCSF School of Pharmacy.

Miller joins the School after nine years at University of California, Berkeley where she held a variety of positions, most recently managing the development of a new academic advising structure on the Berkeley campus and serving as a project manager and change consultant for a campuswide Student Information Systems replacement project.

Most recent School of Pharmacy primary faculty hires, by department

The most recently hired faculty members to join the UCSF School of Pharmacy have research interests that range from the treatment of blood clots to mapping biological networks in cancer cells to understanding the molecular workings of ion channels in cell membranes. But they all share the common purpose of ultimately discovering new ways to better address disease through therapeutics. These eight are now at work in the School’s three departments.

Tejal Desai named chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences

Tejal Desai, PhD, has been named the new chair of the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS), a joint department of the UCSF Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine. Her appointment is effective August 1, 2014.

Napolitano selects Hawgood as next UCSF Chancellor

University of California President Janet Napolitano has announced that her choice for the 10th chancellor of UC San Francisco is Sam Hawgood, MBBS, the UCSF School of Medicine dean who has served as interim UCSF chancellor since April 1. The UC Board of Regents will vote on Napolitano’s selection and the terms of the appointment on July 17.

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President Napolitano Selects Sam Hawgood as Next Chancellor of UC San Francisco – UCSF

FDA launches UCSF-Stanford center for innovation in drug development, regulation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is tapping the UCSF School of Pharmacy and Stanford University to launch its first West Coast regulatory science center, focused on spurring innovation in the development and evaluation of safer and more effective medications.

The UCSF-Stanford Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI) has been formally launched with an initial FDA grant of $3.3 million.

Brodowy named director of UCSF Medication Outcomes Center

Bret Brodowy, PharmD, a leader in hospital pharmacy practice and management, has been named the new director of the Medication Outcomes Center in the School of Pharmacy’s Department of Clinical Pharmacy. The appointment was effective August 12, 2013.

Established in 2007, the Medication Outcomes Center conducts medication-related research and evidence-based analyses to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of medications and models of hospital pharmacy services.

Sharon Youmans appointed vice dean of UCSF School of Pharmacy

Sharon Youmans, PharmD, MPH, a pharmacist and educator with a deep commitment to pharmacy education and public health, has been appointed vice dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy. Her appointment was effective July 1, 2013.

Lisa Kroon named chair of the UCSF Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Lisa Kroon, PharmD, a pharmacist and educator as well as a clinical researcher in the fields of diabetes and tobacco cessation, has been named the new chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy within the UCSF School of Pharmacy. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2013.

Joseph Guglielmo named dean of UCSF School of Pharmacy

Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, an honored UCSF professor and mentor as well as a leading pharmacist and clinical scientist specializing in antimicrobial therapies, will be the new dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy.

His appointment, officially announced today by UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, after being approved by UC President Mark Yudof, will take effect April 1.

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