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Oncology

Chakalian, Lenna, Pharm.D.


Current Title(s):

  • Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 2005
Education:

  • Trojan Admission Pre-Pharmacy Program, University of Southern California, 2000
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, 2004
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 2004 – 2005

Licensure:

  • Licentiate in Pharmacy. California, 2004

Specialty:

  • Neurological Surgery (Tumor Service)

University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy  C-152, Box 0622, 521 Parnassus Avenue, UC Hall 367, San Francisco, CA 94143-0622
Phone: (415) 353-9521,  Alt Office Phone: (415) 502-6774,  Fax: (415) 514-2680,  Email: lenna.chakalian@ucsfmedctr.org

 

Dea, Tiffany O., Pharm.D.


Current Title(s):

  • Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 2009

Specialty:

  • Oncology

Special Appointments/Fellowships/Awards:

  • University of the Pacific Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Practice

San Francisco VA Medical Center  CA
Phone: (415) 750-6908,  Email: tiffany.dea@va.gov

 

Graff, Larissa R., Pharm.D.


Current Title(s):

  • Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Pharmaceutical Services
  • Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 1999
Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1990
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, 1997
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 1998
  • Infectious Diseases Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 1999

Licensure:

  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 1997
  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, Nevada, 1998

Specialty:

  • Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Infectious Diseases

University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy  C-152, Box 0622, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143-0622
Phone: (415) 514-1785,  Fax: (415) 476-6632,  Email: larissa.graff@ucsfmedctr.org

 

Ignoffo, Robert J., Pharm.D.


Current Title(s):

  • Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pharmacy

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 1972
Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, 1967
  • Pharm.D., University of California, San Francisco, 1971
  • Resident in Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, 1971-72

Licensure:

  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 1971

Specialty:

  • Hematology/Oncology

University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy  C-152, Box 0622, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143-0622
Phone: (415) 476-1230,  Fax: (415) 476-6632,  Email: ignoffob@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

 

Ikediobi, Ogechi N., Pharm.D., Ph.D.


Current Title(s):

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharamcy

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 2007
Education:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Florida A&M University, 2003
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge, 2007

Licensure:

  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, Florida, 2003
  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 2009

Specialty:

  • Clinical Pharmacogenomics (Oncology)

Special Appointments/Fellowships/Awards:

  • American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pharmacy Faculty New Investigator 2008-2009
  • Federal Technology Transfer Award, 2006
  • National Institutes of Health / University of Cambridge International Biomedical Research & Health Sciences Scholar 2003-2007

Laurel Heights  Box 0613, 3333 California Street, Suite 420, San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: (415) 476-1230,  Fax: 415-502-0792,  Email: IkediobiO@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

 

Lee, Monica, Pharm.D.


Current Title(s):

  • Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 2000
Education:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, 1991
  • Residency in Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, 1992

Licensure:

  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, California

Specialty:

  • Adult oncology
  • Investigational drug study management

University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy  C-152, Box 0622, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143-0622
Phone: (415) 353-7052,  Fax: (415) 353-7089,  Email: monica.lee@ucsfmedctr.org

 

Ngo, Zoe, Pharm.D.


Current Title(s):

  • Clinical Pharmacist
  • Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 2002
Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1996
  • Doctorate of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, 2001
  • Drug Information Residency, UCSF, 2002

Licensure:

  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 2001

Specialty:

  • Adult Oncology
  • Drug Information

UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center  Box 1712, 1600 Divisadero St., 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 885-7602,  Fax: (415) 353-7089,  Email: zoe.ngo@ucsfmedctr.org

 

Phillips, Kathryn A., Ph.D.


Current Title(s):

  • Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy (primary appointment)
  • Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine (affiliated faculty)
  • Institute for Health Policy Studies (Core faculty member)
  • Institute for Human Genetics (affiliated faculty)
  • Professor of Health Economics & Health Services Research & Director/Founder UCSF Center on TRANSPERS
  • UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center (affiliated faculty)

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 1993
Education:

  • BA (With High Honors), Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 1976-78
  • Masters in Public Administration, Specialty field: Policy Analysis, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1985 – 86
  • PhD, Health Services Research and Policy Analysis, University of California, BerkeleySpecialty field: Policy Analysis and Health Economics, 1987 – 91
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health), University of California, San Francisco, 1991- 93

Specialty:

  • Cancer Screening
  • Health Economics
  • Health Services Research
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Pharmacogenomics and Genetic Testing
  • Policy Analysis
  • Targeted Therapies
  • Translational Research

Special Appointments/Fellowships/Awards:

  • Advisor to the Food and Drug Administration on regulation of pharmacogenomics
  • Advisory Committee, Evaluation of Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention (EGAPP)
  • Associate Member, NIH Pharmacogenetics Research Network
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of Preventive Medicine
  • Editorial Board, Medical Care Research and Review
  • Grollman honorary lectureship at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
  • Invited participant, HHS Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Genomics, Health, and Society (SACGHS)
  • Invited participant, Institute of Medicine meetings
  • Invited participant, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)
  • Named as one of “50 Most Cited HIV Behavioral Researchers in the Past Decade” (2006)
  • Study Section, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Study Section, National Institutes of Health
  • Visiting Scholar, Harvard Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics, and New England Health Care Institute

University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy  Box 0613, 3333 California St.., Suite 420, San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 502-8271,  Fax: (415) 502-0792,  Email: phillipsk@pharmacy.ucsf.edu

 

Schwenka, Julie, Pharm.D.


Current Title(s):

  • Clinical Hematology/Oncology Pharmacist
  • Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 2003
Education:

  • Doctorate in Pharmacy, University of California San Francisco, 2001
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, UCSF, 2002

Licensure:

  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 2001

Specialty:

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy  C-152, Box 0622, 521 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143-0622
Phone: (415) 353-2920,  Fax: (415) 476-0688,  Email: julie.schwenka@ucsfmedctr.org

 

Wong, Patrick, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCOP


Current Title(s):

  • Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 2005
Education:

  • Bachelor of Science, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Pharmacy, 2003
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 2003
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of California, San Francisco, 2003 – 2004
  • Oncology Specialty Resident, University of California, San Francisco, 2004 – 2005

Licensure:

  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, New Jersey, 2002
  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 2004
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2004
  • Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist, 2006

Specialty:

  • Medical/Surgery
  • Oncology

University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy  Box 0622, San Francisco, CA 94143 – 0622
Phone: 415-353-9868,  Alt Office Phone: (415) 443-3159,  Email: patrick.wong@ucsfmedctr.org

 

Wu, Helen T., Pharm.D., BCOP


Current Title(s):

  • Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 1997
Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of California, Irvine , 1988
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco , 1992
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, 1992-3

Licensure:

  • Registered Pharmacist, California, 1992
  • Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2000

Specialty:

  • Adult hematology
  • bone marrow transplant

University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy  Box 0622, San Francisco, CA 94143-0622
Phone: (415) 353-1315,  Fax: (415) 353-1217,  Email: helen.wu@ucsfmedctr.org

 

Yuen, Courtney, Pharm.D., BCOP


Current Title(s):

  • Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Pharmaceutical Services
  • Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy

First Year on UCSF Faculty: 1992
Education:

  • Pharm.D., University of the Pacific, 1991
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, UCSF , 1991-1992
  • Board Certified Oncology Pharmacist, 1998

Licensure:

  • Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 1991

Specialty:

  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Oncology

University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy  C-152, Box 0622, 521 Parnassus Street, San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1836,  Fax: (415) 353-1305,  Email: courtney.yuen@ucsfmedctr.org