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Dean's Blog

I was asked to write a blog for the Dean’s newsletter about our Mobile Medicare Clinics and was thankful for the opportunity. However, shortly after accepting the offer, I realized that there were several different directions in which I could go and so I decided to share a little about our program but spend more […]

Dean's Blog

It is a season of change here at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and, as it is in most times of change, it is bittersweet. Over the summer and fall four of the School’s faculty are retiring; Dr. Richard Abood, Dr. Donald Floriddia ’71, Dr. Paul Williams ’74, and Dr. […]

Letter from the Dean – Summer 2014


Dean's Blog

The Department of Pharmacy Practice at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is pleased to welcome Dr. Ashok Daftary as the new Patient Care Clinic Medical Director. Dr. Daftary has 37 years of practice in internal medicine and geriatrics. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and is a Fellow of […]

Prominent Stockton Physician Joins Pacific


  1. April 25,2014 at 3:14 pm: G.Griffin,MD
    HOOAH!!!

Dean's Blog

I am delighted to announce our new professional doctorate degree program, Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Pacific’s Au.D. program will be the first in Northern California. It will be one of four accelerated programs in the country, and the only one in California. This program […]

Guest Blog: School Announces New Doctor of Audiology Program


  1. February 21,2014 at 2:13 pm: Dee Anne B.
    What a wonderful and natural next step in the program. Hats off to you Bob and the many others that I am sure made this happen. Can't wait to hear more as everything unfolds.
  2. January 21,2014 at 6:37 pm: Lisa Chattler
    Congratulations University of the Pacific on seeing your your vision become reality. You are ably led by Dr. Hanyak, who, as you already know, is both highly respected and beloved in our profession.

Dean's Blog

Happy Holidays! To our Pacific Pharmacy and Health Sciences Family, We hope this holiday greeting brightens your spirit this season. Sincerely, Phillip Oppenheimer, Pharm. D. Dean and Professor      

Happy Holidays

  • Posted:December 09, 2013
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  1. December 13,2013 at 9:26 am: Jenny Partridge
    This greeting made me smile this morning!
  2. December 12,2013 at 1:33 pm: Jerry and Carolyn Griffin
    And the SAME back to you!!!.....Cheers......Jerry and Carolyn

Dean's Blog

Fostering leadership in our students is a core value at Pacific; at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences we embrace our responsibility to instill and model effective leadership skills in all our students. Teaching students to be of service to others, while nurturing and demonstrating skills such as effectively influencing and […]

Letter from the Dean – Fall 2013

  • Posted:October 07, 2013
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Dean's Blog

Scholarships make an impact benefitting many of our students in various ways. View a few of their stories here. To attract and retain a growing body of diverse, qualified, accomplished, and ambitious students, we must work to make the Pacific experience as financially accessible as possible. Given our rigorous and highly selective admission process, students […]

Dean’s Letter – Summer 2013

  • Posted:July 19, 2013
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Dean's Blog

If you look back on what the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences stands for, it becomes clear that we strive to develop leadership, a concern for community, and passion for innovation in our students. In so many ways, our graduates provide leadership within their professions; we see alumni as presidents of […]

Letter from the Dean

  • Posted:April 18, 2013
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  1. April 21,2013 at 8:27 pm: David Mitchell
    Dean Oppenheimer, Thank you for so eloquently capturing in this Letter from the Dean some of the motivating factors which keep me involved in the Pacific Alumni Association, involved with student activities and a preceptor of Pacific students.
  2. April 19,2013 at 9:52 am: Raymond Young
    Thank you Dean Oppenheimer, I strongly agree with your assesment of elevating our professions by recruiting the very best given the Health Care Environment. Pacific's academics and training provides outstanding tools to meet the challenges!

Dean's Blog

I am delighted to share the election of pharmacy alumnus Clark Gustafson ’66 to the University of the Pacific Board of Regent’s. He exhibits strengths of good character which distinguish him in all he does and the University is fortunate to have Clark joining the Board. I have known Clark for many years. We have […]

Clark Gustafson ’66 Elected to Pacific’s Board of Regent’s

  • Posted:February 11, 2013
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Dean's Blog

Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others? ~Voltaire A core value of the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is preparing students to be exceptional health care providers. All of our faculty and staff are committed to providing an education that includes didactic course work, hands-on […]

Letter from the Dean

  • Posted:January 22, 2013
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  1. January 24,2013 at 5:18 pm: Tina Kurtz
    Dear Dr. Oppenheimer, Greg and I are so positively impressed by the education that Abigail is receiving at Pacific. She is indeed being prepared to provide excellent care for the public. Thank you so very much.