Kathy Giacomini, PhD, BSPharm | Dean, School of Pharmacy

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Kathy Giacomini, PhD, BSPharm, is Dean of the School of Pharmacy and Associate Vice Chancellor, Pharmacy Affairs.


Kathy Giacomini

As dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, Dr. Giacomini sets the School’s strategic agenda and ensures the School has the resources and organizational structure required to succeed in its mission. She brings her scientific expertise and background in pharmacy to the table in support of the School’s groundbreaking re­search, in­di­vid­ua­lized pa­tient care, and un­par­al­leled ed­u­ca­tion pro­grams.

Dr. Giacomini’s leadership is an ongoing collaboration with the School of Pharmacy’s department chairs, administrators, and faculty. At the campus level, she works with Chancellor Sam Hawgood and other UCSF leaders to uphold the University’s excellence in the health sciences.