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Notes from the Dean

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An important factor in fostering student leadership is offering students meaningful ways to become involved. If meaningful, these leadership opportunities lead to increased satisfaction and fulfillment, encouraging increased involvement throughout their careers. To this end, our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing and supporting a diverse range of leadership opportunities for students. In addition to professional organizations and fraternities there are community based activities, volunteering in local schools, organizing social events, and coordinating health care and educational events for the underserved.

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Phillip Oppenheimer Phillip R. Oppenheimer, Pharm. D. Professor and Dean

Thomas J. Long
School of Pharmacy
and Health Sciences

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October 17-19, 2014

Pacific Homecoming 2014

Join fellow alumni, students, parents and families October 17-19 for Pacific Homecoming! From a parade down the Miracle Mile to alumni reunions and a new pep rally combining two popular events, Homecoming promises to be an exciting weekend that unites the people, places and traditions that make Pacific so special to all of us. Don’t […]

October 18, 2014

5K Tiger Dash & 1/2 Mile Cub Run

On Saturday, October 18th, the Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2015 will be hosting a fundraiser, the 5K Tiger Dash & ½ Mile Cub Run, at the University of the Pacific at Stockton’s beautiful campus. In addition to the run, this event will feature a health fair that includes complimentary health screening for runners, […]

October 20, 2014

Pacific Pharmacy Alumni, Preceptors, and Friends Bakersfield Dinner

You are cordially invited to the Pacific Pharmacy Alumni, Preceptors, and Friends Bakersfield Dinner with Dean Phil Oppenheimer and Nancy DeGuire Date October 20, 2014 6:00 pm – Appetizers & Drinks 7:00 pm – Dinner Location Bakersfield Country Club 4200 Country Club Drive Bakersfield, CA 93306 Hosted by Kimberly Hoffmann ‘89 R.S.V.P. Please let us […]


The Future of Health Care

A tax-deductible gift to your Alumni Association is an investment in the future of your profession. It is an opportunity for the PaHS Alumni Family to make a substantial difference in the life of a student and the many patients' lives they will enhance through their care.


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Exposure to research can provide students opportunities to follow their interests, gain diverse laboratory skills and make contributions to their field of study. While deciding on the next step in her career, Beverly Pappas ‘17 carefully considered programs where she could make an impact on patients and the community. Pappas earned a bachelor of science […]

In 1997, Dr. Jim Mansoor, Professor – Department of Physical Therapy, and his colleagues from UC Davis launched a research project to study the effects of pirfenidone on a deadly lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), in animal models. The research was funded by Marnac, Inc., which has since sold the rights to sell pirfenidone […]

Continuing Education

Postgraduate Professional Education: Assisting PaHS Alumni in Advancing their Practice

The Office of Postgraduate Professional Education sponsors and co-sponsors regional, statewide, and distance learning programs dedicated to providing a range of educational programs that promote pharmaceutical, physical therapy and speech-language care that maximizes patient health outcomes and encourages collaborative practices.