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Tagged: Honors and Awards

Yang Named Clinical Research Scholar

Katherine Yang, PharmD, MPH, UCSF School of Pharmacy assistant clinical professor, is one of nine UCSF faculty members awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support early career development of researchers.

Wells Joins UCSF as First Hind Professor

James Wells, PhD, a leader in the development of new technologies to aid drug discovery and protein engineering, joins UCSF as the first holder of the Harry Wm. and Diana V. Hind Distinguished Professorship in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Wells will hold joint faculty appointments in the Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine. Wells is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and co-founder of Sunesis, the South San Francisco pharmaceutical company.

Kortemme Named Sloan Fellow

UCSF School of Pharmacy scientist Tanja Kortemme, PhD, is a 2005 recipient of the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Koda-Kimble Reelected to USP Board of Trustees

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, dean of the School of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco has been reelected to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Board of Trustees. Her second term begins March 2005 and ends March 2010.

Voigt Named Sloan Fellow

UCSF School of Pharmacy scientist Christopher A. Voigt, PhD is a 2005 recipient of the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Giacomini Named to National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council

Kathy M. Giacomini, PhD, chair of the UCSF School of Pharmacy Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences is one of five new members appointed to the National Advisory General Medical Sciences Council. The appointment came from Tommy Thompson, US Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. The council serves the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), which is one of the US National Institutes of Health.

Giacomini and Benet Honored by International Peers

Kathy M. Giacomini, PhD, chair, department of biopharmaceutical sciences and Leslie Z. Benet, PhD, professor in the same department, were both honored at the Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress, held May 29 to June 4, 2004 in Kyoto, Japan.

Pharmacy Students Receive National Awards

UCSF School of Pharmacy doctor of pharmacy students received the National Chapter Achievement Award, Division A from the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Students of Pharmacy (APhA-ASP) during the APhA annual meeting in Seattle, Washington, March 26 to 30, 2004. During the same meeting, 3rd-year UCSF pharmacy student Katherine Pang received the APhA Student Leadership Award.

Hoener Honored with Distinction in Teaching Award

Betty-ann Hoener, PhD, professor, UCSF School of Pharmacy, was honored April 27, 2004 by the UCSF Academic Senate as a recipient of the 2003-2004 Distinction in Teaching Award. The award was presented to Hoener by Chancellor J. Michael Bishop at the annual Founder's Day Banquet held this year at the St. Francis Hotel on Union Square in San Francisco. Hoener is the first UCSF faculty member to be honored by the award a second time.

Koda-Kimble Receives Rho Chi Award

Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, is the 2004 recipient of the Rho Chi Society Lecture Award. The award was presented March 28, 2004 in Seattle, Washington, USA, during the annual meeting of the American Pharmacists Association. The award recognizes scholars from the arts, letters, or sciences who have significantly advanced the health professions.

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