Tagged: Honors and Awards

Prien and MacWilliam bequests establish new endowed professorships

The UCSF School of Pharmacy has established new endowed faculty positions to be held by the chairs of two School departments.

Five UCSF faculty formally inducted into National Academy of Medicine

The recently concluded National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Annual Meeting saw the formal induction ceremony and welcome dinner for Academy members elected in 2015. Five individuals from UCSF were honored: Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD, MAS; Andrew Bindman, MD; Atul Butte MD, PhD; Tejal Desai, PhD; and Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD.

Giacomini honored with ASCPT distinguished service award

Kathy Giacomini, PhD, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Henry W. Elliott Distinguished Service Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT).

Founded in 1900, ASCPT comprises more than 2,200 members whose primary interest is to advance the science and practice of clinical pharmacology and translational medicine.

Department reception honors newly promoted faculty

The Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences recently held a reception to honor its newly promoted faculty members.

A collegial group of faculty, lab members, and staff lauded Nadav Ahituv, Ryan Hernandez, James Fraser, Michael Fischbach, and Adam Abate for their many achievements and contributions to the department and to the University.

2016 Mentor of the Year: Francis Szoka

The American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education(AFPE) announced Francis C. Szoka, PhD as the 2016 recipient of The Mentor of the Year Award. Szoka, Professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, is the founder of Sequus Pharmaceuticals. His research group utilizes chemical, biophysical, and physiological principles to develop new vaccine, drug, and nucleic acid delivery systems.

Fulton receives Innovation in Education Award

The 2016 Dean’s Innovation in Education Award was presented to Tracy Fulton, PhD, on Thursday during the School of Pharmacy faculty meeting on the Parnassus campus.

A faculty member of the UCSF School of Medicine, Fulton was recognized for her excellence in bringing new educational approaches to the PharmD program’s first-year biochemistry course, which she teaches. The class focuses on human metabolism, its regulation, and how it goes awry in common metabolic diseases.

UCSF researcher receives prestigious gold medal

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Sharmila Majumdar receives ISMRM Gold Medal

Sharmila Majumdar, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco, has been awarded the 2016 Gold Medal of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM).

Burchard receives Health Equality Award from Thoracic Society

Esteban G. Burchard, MD, MPH, has received the Innovations in Health Equality Lifetime Achievement Award, bestowed by the American Thoracic Society's Clinicians Advisory Committee and Health Equality Subcommittee.

A peer group of ATS Committee members chose Burchard based on his body of work in supporting health equality over the entire course of his professional career.

Sali and Yee Earn Teaching Awards

The 2016 winter term Teaching Awards are out, and we are pleased to announce that Andrej Sali, PhD and Sook Wah Yee, PhD have each earned The Apple!

The awards are bestowed based on student evaluations. Both Sali and Yee are multiple-time recipients of this honor, having met or exceeded a score of 4.5 on a scale of 1 to 5, considered outstanding.

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