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 Touro University California College of Pharmacy

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

News & Events


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Touro University California College of Pharmacy

November 18, 2014

Congratulations to Drs. Baumgartner, Bidwal and Palisoc

Colleagues,

Please join me in congratulating the following Track 4 faculty for their recent accomplishments -

  • Dr. Laura Baumgartner for passing the BCPS (Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist) Certification!
  • Dr. Monica Bidwal for passing the BCACP(Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist) Certification!
  • Dr. Adrian Palisoc for passing the BCPS (Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist) Certification!

Eric Ip, Pharm.D., BCPS, CSCS, CDE
Associate Professor and Chair, Pharmacy Practice Department

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

November 17, 2014

Dean Matsumoto's introduction video

A special thanks to Dr. Adrian Wong who recorded the audio, and Benjamin Yu who recorded and edited the video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CO7tUsL-bM 

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

November 12, 2014

Residencies & Fellowship Virtual Open House

Virtual Open House (via WebEx) - from 4:30pm-6:00pm (PST).  Contact Dr. Linda Banares for  more information.

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

November 7, 2014

College of Pharmacy Annual Open House 

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

November 6, 2014

Touro College of Pharmacy students win the CSHP video contest! 

Link - Who's Gonna Escape to Seminar?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBlK-Uoz2VM

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

November 1, 2014

CSHP Residency Showcase

8:00am-11:00am in San Francisco

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

October 19, 2014

Congratulations Dr. William Dager!

Colleagues, please join me in congratulating Dr. William Dager for being selected as Master of Critical Care Medicine (MCCM) for the Council of the Society of Critical Care Medicine! 

He is one of only three pharmacists to have received this honor.  The MCCM designation will be conferred to him at the American College of Critical Care Medicine Convocation/Society of Critical Care Medicine Awards Presentation at the SCCM 44th Critical Care Congress on January 19, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Once again, congratulations!

Eric Ip, Pharm.D., BCPS, CSCS, CDE
Associate Professor and Chair, Pharmacy Practice Department

 

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

July 31, 2014

Retirement of Dr. Katherine Knapp

Retirement of Dean Katherine Knapp

Retirement of Dr. Katherine Knapp

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 3-6pm

Farragut Inn, Touro University California, Vallejo, California

The Honorable Shelley Berkley, CEO & Senior Provost ofTouro University Western Division & Dr. Marilyn Hopkins,Provost & Chief Operating Officer of Touro University California invite you to join us as we celebrate the retirement of Dr. Katherine Knapp, Dean, College of Pharmacy on Thursday, July 31st, 3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Farragut Inn.  Food, Beverage & Music will be provided.


Touro University California College of Pharmacy

July 18, 2014

Introduction to Touro University California. Shelley Berkley, CEO and Senior Provost of Touro's Western Division  

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

July 10, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS to these College of Pharmacy faculty!   

T1 Professor of the Year – Classes of 2016 & 2017 - Dr. Susan Heimer
T2 Professor of the Year – Class of 2016 - Dr. David Madden
T2 Professor of the Year – Class of 2017 - Dr. Michael Ellerby
T3 Professor of the Year – Classes of 2016 & 2017 - Dr. Keith Yoshizuka
T4 Professor of the Year – Classes of 2016 & 2017 - Dr. Adrian Palisoc

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

June 26, 2014

Brendan Kelley Appointed ISPOR Student Network Chair

As ISPOR Student Network Chair, Brendan will be representing Touro University California in an international capacity. The responsibilities of the ISPOR Student Network Chair include working with Regional Vice Chairs (RVCs) in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. He will review submitted activity grant applications; follow up with chapters’ awarded funds for various activities; ensure timely reports are submitted; and follow up with article submission for the ISPOR Student Newsletter.

The Student Network Chair will write and/or review student corner articles to be featured in issues of ISPOR CONNECTIONS throughout the year. The Student Network Chair is also responsible for coordinating and collaborating with Student Council presidents who are members of Student Network Committees to plan and execute established Student Network activities, and to revise historic activities or initiate new activities when opportunities and/or the need arises. 

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

June 26, 2014

CSHP Pharmacist of the Year - Robert Ignoffo, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP

The California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) has named Robert Ignoffo, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP as the recipient of the 2014 Pharmacist of the Year Award. This award is CSHP's highest honor and will be presented at CSHP's annual meeting, Seminar, being held October 30 - November 2 in San Francisco, CA.

Dr. Ignoffo received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree and completed a clinical pharmacy residency at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy. He has served CSHP in a number of roles including Chair of the House of Delegates, Director on the Board of Directors, and President of the society in 2005. He has also served his local chapter, CSHP - Golden Gate, as their president and a delegate, and recently served as a member of the CSHP Research and Education Foundation Board of Directors.  

Dr. Ignoffo has authored or co-authored 38 peer-reviewed publications in journals, was an editor and/or co-author for 5 books, and written 30+ pharmacy and hematology/oncology book chapters. He also presented and/or co-authored numerous research presentations and posters in hematology/oncology, and given 100+ local lectures, 50 state-wide lectures, 55 national lectures, and 15 international lectures. 

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

May 20, 2014

Dr. Matsumoto Announcement

I am pleased to announce, that effective July 1, 2014, Dr. Rae Matsumoto will succeed our founding Dean for the College of Pharmacy, Dr. Katherine Knapp. As you know, Dr. Knapp expressed her plans to retire from her current position and we have been engaged in a national search to find the right leader to continue Dr. Knapp’s campus legacy.

Dr. Matsumoto has a Ph.D. and Sc. M. in Psychology from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.  She graduated magna cum laude from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska with a B.S. in Biology and Psychology and support studies in Chemistry.

For the past seven years, she served as the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs and Professor at West Virginia University School of Pharmacy.  Her prior academic appointments included Directing the Center of Research Excellence in Natural Products Neuroscience and teaching in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Mississippi. She also was a faculty member in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Dr. Matsumoto has had a productive career as a neuropharmacologist securing more than $15 million in competitive, external funding to support pre-clinical testing of compounds that affect the central nervous system. She has published more than 100 peer reviewed manuscripts and has secured six patents since 2009.

Dr. Knapp, as Dean Emeritus, will work with Dr. Matsumoto during the month of July to support the leadership transition within the College of Pharmacy. Please join me in congratulating Dr. Matsumoto on her new position and thanking Dr. Knapp for her strong and positive leadership as a member of our Touro University California campus.

Marilyn Hopkins, Ph.D.
Provost and Chief Operating Officer
Touro University California
1310 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 94592
(707) 638-5276

marilyn.hopkins@tu.edu

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

March 20, 2014

Congratulations to Drs. McCormick and Gochin!

Dear Campus Community,

In representation of the Biomedical and Health Sciences Research Council or Touro College and Univeristy System I am pleased to inform you that two collaborative projects of Touro California with NYMC have been awarded seed funding.

Two grants were submitted from our campus and both got funded. There were ten grants in the competition, all of very good quality.

Chandra Shekhar Bakshi, from New York Medical College with Dr. Alison McCormick of Touro University California College of Pharmacy were selected for funding at the level of $100,000 through our selective peer review process.  Multivalent tularemia vaccine based on tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) displaying protective antigens

Dr. Joseph M Wu, from New York Medical College in collaboration with Dr. Miriam Gochin of Touro University California were selected for funding at the level of $50,000 through the peer review process.  Prostate cancer prevention mechanisms and targets by resveratrol analogs

Congratulations to all!

Alejandro Gugliucci, MD, PhD

Member of the Biomedical and Health Sciences Research Council of Touro College and Univeristy System Director of Research Development and Sponsored Programs Professor and Associate Dean for Research, COM Touro University-California

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Shadi Doroudgar, Pharm.D, BCPS, CGP for recently passing the Certified Geriatric Pharmacist examination!  She is the first CGP on our faculty, way to go!

Eric Ip, Pharm.D., BCPS, CSCS, CDE
Chair and Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice Department

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

Congratulations to Kevin Carrasco, Steve Kim, and Ben Malcolm for winning the 2013 CPhA Quiz Bowl in competition with 7 other CA schools of pharmacy

With exams starting the following Monday, Touro's P1 and P2 students had to leave the meeting before the Quiz Bowl.  Touro's P3 Ben Malcolm and P4s Kevin Carrasco and Steve Kim were the only PharmD students left.  Even though they were outnumbered by the students representing the other schools, the Touro team won first place.  Faculty members Dr. Keith Yoshizuka, Dr. Tony Chou, and Dr. Layla Yousify cheered the team on and sent this message and photo. 

We are very proud of our 3 students for representing our school and exemplifying the high caliber or work, effort, and dedication that Touro University stands for.

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

Design submitted by Touro University California’s Chapter of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) is selected as the official T-shirt design for this year's ISPOR International Meeting in New Orleans

The design, chosen from among several submissions, was inspired by the Jazz culture of New Orleans.  The motif pays homage to the vintage Blue Note Jazz album covers of the 1940s and '50s.

Ideas came from contributors Dylan Mezzio, Eric Wager, Brendan Kelly, Tran Nguyen, Jessica Ly, and Bryan Nakamura.  Much of the credit must go to Chris Johnson, Eric Wager’s friend, who helped transform the ideas into the winning graphic for the back of the T-shirt. 

In addition to the $100 award, the design gives credit to the Chapter, and will serve as a great way to make a name for Touro University California at the International Conference.

Touro University California College of Pharmacy

Touro University California's Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS) chapter, Gamma Omicron, has received national recognition and been awarded chapter of the year.

It is a great honor to receive this award and will ultimately inspire our chapter to continue hard work in further leadership development among the profession of pharmacy. The award was presented during the American Pharmacists Association Annual meeting March 1-4, 2013, in Los Angeles. 

Phi Lambda Sigma is a pharmacy honor society with a mission of fostering and recognizing leadership in the profession of pharmacy. The Gamma Omicron chapter was established at TUC in 2009.

Special thanks and recognition goes to the 2011-2012 PLS Executive Cabinet (Kevin Carrasco, Keri Hurley, Raymond Chow, and Kristin Wong), PLS Faculty Advisors (Dr. Terrill Tang and Dr. Linda Banares), 2012-2013 Executive Cabinet (David Lash, Sukhpal Cheema, Trinh Nguyen, and Ben Malcolm), all chapter members, and to Dean Katherine Knapp. 

For more information about PLS visit http://www.philambdasigma.org/ or to view information regarding our chapter visit our page on TUstudentlife.com. If you'd like to reach out to PLS we can be contacted at PLSexecutivecabinet@googlegroups.com 

Provided by Ben Malcolm

PLS Gamma Omicron Chapter President 


 

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The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies.  Please note that contact information listed here is for discrimination inquiries only.  Please contact the Office of Admissions for admissions related inquiries.

Kathy Lowe
Director of Human Resources and Title IX Coordinator
Touro University California
1310 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 94592
(707) 638-5806

Dr. Lisa Waits
Dean of Student Affairs
Touro University California
1310 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 94592
(707) 638-5226

Dr. James Binkerd
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Touro University California
1310 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 94592
(707) 638-5883
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