Our faculty include world-renowned pharmacists and scientists encompassing a variety of backgrounds with wide-ranging experience that cover every facet of pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical research.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty

 NameTitleDepartment(s)EmailPhone #
Amal AlachkarProfessor of Teaching (LSOE)Pharmaceutical Sciences aalachka@uci.edu

949.824.2591
Lauren AlbrechtAssistant ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciencesl.albrecht@uci.edu949.824.9305
Claudia BenaventeAssistant ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Developmental & Cell Biology
claudia.benavente@uci.edu949.824.7845
Richard ChamberlinChair, Professor
Emeritus
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chemistry
Richard.chamberlin@uci.edu949.824.7089
John ChaputProfessorPharmaceutical Sciencesjchaput@uci.edu949.824.8149
Olivier CivelliProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Developmental & Cellular Biology
ocivelli@uci.edu949.824.2522
Frederick EhlertProfessor
Emeritus
Pharmaceutical Sciences fjehlert@uci.edu949.824.6208
Kelvin GeeProfessor Pharmaceutical Scienceskwgee@uci.edu949.824.8009
Celia GouldingProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
celia.goulding@uci.edu949.824.0337
Stephen HanessianProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Chemistry
Director of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacology Graduate Program
shanessi@uci.edu 949.824.5449
Naoto HoshiAssociate ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Physiology
Biophysics
nhoshi@uci.edu 949.824.0969
Mahtab JafariProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy Planning
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
mjafari@uci.edu 949.824.0145
Diana KrauseProfessorPharmaceutical Sciencesdnkrause@uci.edu 949.824.7314
Young Jik KwonProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Chemical & Materials Science
Biomedical Engineering
kwonyj@uci.edu 949.824.8714
Frances LeslieProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Anatomy
Neurobiology
fmleslie@uci.edu 949.824.6351
Andrej LuptakProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Vice Chair, Graduate Programs
Chemistry
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
aluptak@uci.edu 949.824.9132
Thomas MartinezAssistant ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences t.martinez@uci.edu 949.824.0943
David MobleyProfessor
Vice Chair
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chemistry
dmobley@uci.edu 949.824.6383
Brian PaegelProfessorPharmaceutical Sciencesbpaegel@uci.edu 949.824.9368
Larry PlonAssistant Adjunct Professor Pharmaceutical Scienceslplon@uci.edu -
Thomas PoulosProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Chemistry
poulos@uci.edu 949.824.7020
Sam SchrinerProfessor of Teaching (LPSOE)
Vice Chair
Pharmaceutical Sciencesschriner@uci.edu 949.824.1653
Robert SpitaleFounding Associate Dean of Research and ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Chemistry
rspitale@uci.edu 949.824.7655
Qun-Yong ZhouProfessorPharmaceutical Sciencesqzhou@uci.edu 949.824.2232
Weian ZhaoProfessorPharmaceutical Sciencesweianz@uci.edu 949.824.9744

Clinical Pharmacy Practice Faculty

 NameTitleDepartment(s)EmailPhone #
Christine CadizHealth Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor Clinical Pharmacy Practice christine.cadiz@uci.edu 949.824.5969
Alexandre ChanProfessor and Founding Chair Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Pharmaceutical Sciences
a.chan@uci.edu949.824.8896
Nana EntsuahHealth Sciences Assistant Clinical ProfessorClinical Pharmacy Practice nentsuah@uci.edu949.824.3543
Shawn GriffinHealth Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor Clinical Pharmacy Practice shawn.griffin@uci.edu949.824.8009
Jan HirschFounding Dean and ProfessorClinical Pharmacy Practice jdhirsch@uci.edu 949.824.1239
Keri HurleyHealth Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor Clinical Pharmacy Practice khurleyk@uci.edu 949.824.5952
Melanie JoeFounding Associate Dean for Pharmacy Professional AffairsClinical Pharmacy Practice mdjoe@uci.edu714.456.5514
John JonesPart-Time Health Sciences Clinical ProfessorClinical Pharmacy Practice johndj@uci.edu-
Joyce LeeHealth Sciences Clinical ProfessorClinical Pharmacy Practice j.lee@uci.edu949.8246546
Sarah McBane Founding Associate Dean for Pharmacy EducationClinical Pharmacy Practice smcbane@uci.edu949.824.8948
Lee NguyenHealth Sciences Associate Clinical Professor Clinical Pharmacy Practice l.nguyen@uci.edu949.824.5953
Megan NguyenFounding Associate Dean of Pharmacy Student AffairsClinical Pharmacy Practice megan.nguyen@uci.edu949.824.4286
Aya OzakiAssistant Professor of Clinical PharmacyClinical Pharmacy Practice afozaki@uci.edu949.824.3942
Aryana SepassiAssistant Professor of Clinical PharmacyClinical Pharmacy Practice asepassi@uci.edu949.824.3792
Jonathan Watanabe
Founding Associate Dean of Pharmacy Assessment and QualityClinical Pharmacy Practice jonathan.watanabe@uci.edu949.824.0498
Cheryl Wisseh
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor Clinical Pharmacy Practice cwisseh@uci.edu949.824.6123

Affiliated Faculty

 NameTitleDepartment(s)EmailPhone #
Kevin Beier Assistant Professor Physiology & Biophysics
Pharmaceutical Sciences
kbeier@uci.edu 949.824.1083
Bruce BlumbergProfessorDevelopmental & Cell Biology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
blumberg@uci.edu 949.824.8573
Emiliana Borrelli ProfessorMicrobiology & Molecular Genetics
Pharmaceutical Sciences
borrelli@uci.edu 949.824.3875
Rémi Buisson Assistant ProfessorBiological Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
rbuisson@uci.edu 857.294.5970
Melanie CoccoAssociate ProfessorMolecular Biology & Biochemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
mcocco@uci.edu 949.824.4487
Dan Cooper ProfessorPediatric Pulmonology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
dcooper@uci.edu 949.824.3350
John FruehaufProfessor
Emeritus
Clinical Medicine
Hermatology/Oncology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
jfruehau@uci.edu 714.456.5153
Lan HuangProfessorPhysiology & Biophysics
Pharmaceutical Sciences
lanhuang@uci.edu 949.824.8548

Steve GoldsteinVice Chancellor for Health Affairs and
Distinguished Professor
Pediatrics,
Physiology & Biophysics
sgoldst2@uci.edu 949.824.5926

Haoping LiuProfessorBiological Chemistryh4liu@uci.edu 949.824.1137
Shahrdad LotfipourAssistant ProfessorEmergency Medicine
Pharmaceutical Sciences
shahrdad@uci.edu 949.824.8802
Seyed Ali MortazaviProfessor Developmental and Cell Biology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
ali.mortazavi@uci.edu 949.824.4709
Trina Norden-KrichmarAssistant ProfessorEpidemiology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
tnordenk@uci.edu 949.824.8802
James Nowick ProfessorChemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
jsnowick@uci.edu 949.824.6091
Michael PirrungProfessorChemistry, UC Riverside
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Michael.pirrung@ucr.edu 951.827.3076
Jennifer PrescherProfessorChemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
jpresche@uci.edu 949.824.1706
Daniele PiomelliProfessorAnatomy & Neurobiology
Biological Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
piomelli@uci.edu 949.824.7080
Shiou-Chuan (Sheryl) Tsai ProfessorMolecular Biology & Biochemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
sctsai@uci.edu 949.824.4486
Chris Vanderwal ProfessorChemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
cdv@uci.edu 949.824.6702
Gregory Weiss ProfessorChemistry
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
gweiss@uci.edu 949.824.5566
Xiaolin Zi ProfessorUrology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
xzi@uci.edu 714.456.8316