Course Faculty

Course directors

Leslie Z. Benet and Robert A. Upton

2018 Course instructors

Leslie Z. Benet, BA, BS, MS, PhD, DPharm (hon), PhD (hon), DSc (hon)

  • Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, and of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF

Maureen Boro, PharmD

  • Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, UCSF; and Pharmacy Information and Pharmacokinetics Program Manager, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Kathleen M. Giacomini, BS, PhD, DPharm (hon)

  • Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, and of Cellular and Molecular Biology, UCSF; and Co-director of the UCSF-Stanford Center of Excellence in Regulatory Sciences and Innovation

Sara Kenkare-Mitra, BPharm, PhD

  • Senior Vice President, Development Sciences, Genentech, Inc.
  • Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF

Deanna L. Kroetz, BS, PhD

  • Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, and of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF

David Lau, BS, PhD

  • Senior Vice President, NCE Preclinical and Clinical Development, Foresee Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.

Svein Øie, Cand.Pharm, PhD

  • Dean, College of Pharmacy, University of Georgia
  • Professor Emeritus of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, and of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF

Miki S. Park, BS, PhD

  • Professor of Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry, University of the Pacific

Saileta Prabhu, PhD

  • Associate Director, Preclinical and Translational Pharmacokinetics, Genentech

Wendy S. Putnam, PhD

  • Senior Scientist, Clinical Pharmacology, Genentech, Inc.

Nancy Sambol, PharmD

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, and of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF

Rada Savic, BSc, MS, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF

James A. Uchizono, PharmD, PhD

  • Professor of Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry, Associate Provost of Research, and Interim Dean for Graduate Studies, University of the Pacific

Robert A. Upton, BPharm, MS, PhD

  • Professor Emeritus of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, and of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF

Michael E. Winter, PharmD

  • Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pharmacy, and Founding Director of the Clinical Pharmacokinetics Consulting Service, UCSF

Marc Yago, PhD

  • Scientist, Amgen