Faculty Honors and Awards

Recipient Honor or award

2023-2024

Jason Gestwicki Emil Thomas Kaiser Award, The Protein Society
Atul Butte William W. Stead Award for Thought Leadership in Informatics
Kyle Cromer American Society of Hematology Junior Faculty Scholar Award
Peter Turnbaugh Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology 2023
Lani Wu Dean’s Apple Teaching Award, UCSF School of Pharmacy
Steven Altschuler Dean’s Apple Teaching Award, UCSF School of Pharmacy
Michael Evans 2023 Roger Tsien Award for Excellence in Chemical Biology from the World Molecular Imaging Society
Les Benet Lifetime Achievement Award, Frankfurt Foundation Quality of Medicines, Frankfurt, Germany
Les Benet Dean’s Apple Teaching Award, UCSF School of Pharmacy
Michelle Arkin Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society, 2024
Akinyemi Oni-Orisan Dean’s Apple Teaching Award, UCSF School of Pharmacy
Rada Savic Dean’s Apple Teaching Award, UCSF School of Pharmacy
Amelia Deitchman Dean’s Apple Teaching Award, UCSF School of Pharmacy
Bani Tamraz Dean’s Apple Teaching Award, UCSF School of Pharmacy

2021-2022

Shuvo Roy

Medal of Excellence - Breakthrough Innovations by American Association of Kidney Patients, 2022

Shuvo Roy

KidneyX Artificial Kidney Phase I Prize Winner by KidneyX (public-private partnership between ASN-HHS), 2021

Shuvo Roy

Commendation for Exceptional Volunteerism and University Service - by Organized, Rapid, Intelligent Fabrication (ORIF) Team for UCSF's COVID-19 Pandemic Response, 2021

Deanna Kroetz Rawls Palmer Progress in Medicine Award, ASCPT
Les Benet Keynote Speaker International ISSX/MDO Meeting, Seattle, 2022
Katie Pollard National Academy of Medicine, 2022
Michelle Arkin Fellow, Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening
Aparna Lakkaraju Edward and Estelle Alexander Chair for Vision Research
Rada Savic Co-Vice Dean for Graduate Pharmacy Education Programs, 2022 
Rada Savic Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator
Jennifer Rosenbluth Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator
Alan Wu ZSFG Department of Medicine Robert Lull, MD Award, 2022
Dean Sheppard UCSF Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring, 2021
Dean Sheppard Elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2022
Les Benet Graduation Speaker at the UCSD School of Pharmacy Ceremony 2022
Katie Pollard Chan Zuckerberg Senior Investigator
Deanna Kroetz Rawls Palmer Progress in Medicine Award, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Trever Bivona Chan Zuckerberg Senior Investigator
Katie Pollard Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
Jennifer Yokoyama Mary Oakley Foundation Endowed Professor in Neurodegeneration
Dean Sheppard UCSF Council on Faculty Life Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award
Rada Savic ASCPT Leon I. Goldberg Early Investigator Award Lecture
Natalia Jura Byers Award in Basic Science, Sandler Foundation
Kathy Giacomini Distinguished Pharmaceutical Scientist award, AAPS
Carlo Condello John A. Watson Faculty Scholar Award, UCSF School of Medicine, Dean's Diversity Fund
Atul Butte American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow 2022
Pui-Yan Kwo Chen Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Human Genetic and Genomic Research, HUGO (Human Genome Organization)
Pui-Yan Kwo Elected Fellow of UNESCO’s The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for Advancement of Science in Developing Countries
Laura Vantveer Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences

2020

Sabrina Ronen Negendank Memorial lecture at the ISMRM MR
Akinyemi Oni-Orisan Darrell Abernethy Early Stage Investigator Award
Steven Altschuler Aspire Award - Mark Foundation
Tejal Desai Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)
Aimee Kao Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Award - American Neurological Association
Tejal Desai Judith Pool Award from Northern California Association for Women in Science
Michelle Arkin Dean's Apple Teaching Award, School of Pharmacy, University of California Can Francisco
Deanna Kroetz Dean's Apple Award for Teaching, School of Pharmacy, University of California Can Francisco
Deanna Kroetz Bristol-Myers Squibb Mentorship in Clinical Pharmacology Award, American College of Clinical Pharmacology
Michael Evans Dean's Apple Award for Teaching, School of Pharmacy, University of California Can Francisco
Michael Evans Challenge Award, Prostate Cancer Foundation
Michael Evans Distinguished Investigator Award, The Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research
Jennifer Yokoyama

Alzheimer's Association Excellence in Neuroscience Mentoring Award

Katie Pollard Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology 
Natalia Jura ASBMB Women in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Leadership Award
Pui-Yan Kwo Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Laura Vantveer Patient Advocate Hero of Cancer Award, Inspire2Live
Laura Vantveer Giants of Cancer Care, OncLive
Laura Vantveer Luminary Award, Precision Medicine World Conference

2019

Shuvo Roy Dean's Apple Award from School of Pharmacy
Atul Butte Elected into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
Tejal Desai Fellow of International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE)
Stephan Sanders Theodore Reich Young Investigator Award from the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics
Jeremy Willsey Young Investigator Award, Tourette Association of America
Michelle Arkin Briggs Lecture, University of Texas Health San Antonio
Deanna Kroetz Mentor Award, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Deanna Kroetz Dean's Apple Award for Teaching, School of Pharmacy, University of California Can Francisco
Michael Evans LAM Foundation pilot award
Su Guo Dean's Apple Award: Recognition of Excellence in Teaching
Katie Pollard Mentoring Award, Gladstone Institutes, San Francisco, CA

2018

Esteban Burchard Apple Teaching Award
Esteban Burchard San Francisco State University Alumni Hall of Fame
Esteban Burchard Lifetime Achievement Award National Medical Association Allergy and Immunology Section
Brian Shoichet Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher
Aimee Kao Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging” from the Glenn Foundation for Medical
Andrej Sali Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Michelle Arkin Ono Pharma Foundation Breakthrough Chemical Biology Award
Michelle Arkin Webster-Sibilsky Keynote Lecture, University of Illinois, Chicago
Michelle Arkin Dean's Apple Teaching Award, School of Pharmacy, University of California Can Francisco
Deanna Kroetz Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Deanna Kroetz University of Washington School of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumnus Award for Excellence in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research
Deanna Kroetz Dean's Apple Award for Teaching, School of Pharmacy, University of California Can Francisco
Pui-Yan Kwo Academician, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Laura Vantveer One of 32 Amazing Women Inventors, 24/7 Wall Street

2017

 
Charles S. Craik American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Jeremy Willsey Top 5 Research Articles, Neuron
Jeremy Willsey Trailblazer Award, Weill Institute of Neurosciences, UC San Francisco
Jeremy Willsey Bold and Basic Award, QBI, UC San Francisco
Michael Evans American Brain Tumor Association Discovery Award
Michael Evans TS Alliance research award
Michael Evans American Cancer Society Research Scholar
Dean Sheppard Translational Science 2017 American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Su Guo Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards (CEBRA) in Drug abuse (NIDA)
Katie Pollard 75 Most Influential Alumni, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Pui-Yan Kwo Distinguished Service Award, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago
Laura Vantveer ECCO Clinical Research Award 2017, European Cancer Organisation

2016

Les Benet UCSF Graduate Students' Association (GSA) Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Award - UCSF GSA
Charles S. Craik Protein Society Emil Thomas Kaiser Award
Les Benet Remington Honor Medal American Pharmacists Association
Bruce Conklin Distinguished Alumni Award, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Lauren Weiss Chancellor's Award for the Advancement of Women
Deanna Kroetz Dean's Apple Award for Teaching
Dean Sheppard UCSF Faculty Research Lecturer

2015

Tejal Desai National Academy of Medicine
William Weiss Ross K. MacNeill Foundation Award
Kathy Giacomini Distinguished Investigator Award American College of Clinical Pharmacology
Ophir Klein American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow
Ophir Klein E. Mead Johnson Award - Society for Pediatric Research
Esteban Gonzales Burchard Advisor to the NIH Director Presidential Precision Medicine Initiative
Allan Balmain Fellow of the Royal Society
Jim Wells American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Laura Vantveer European Inventor Award, Category Small-Medium Enterprises, European Patent Office

2014

Mark Von Zastrow Royer Award for Academic Excellence in Neurology and Psychiatry
Ophir Klein Larry L. Hillblom Distinguished Professor in Craniofacial Anomalies
James Fraser Packard Fellow
James Fraser Pew Scholar
James Fraser Searle Scholar
Nadav Ahituv ASCPT Leon I. Goldberg Young Investigator Award
Deanna Kroetz Northern California Association for Women in Science Judith Pool Award for Mentoring
Michael Fischbach Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Award
Matthew Jacobson Sloan Fellow in Computational Biology
Charles S. Craik National Academy of Inventors
James Fraser Pew Scholar
James Fraser Packard Fellow
Matthew Jacobson PharmD Dean's Innovation in Education
Laura Vantveer European Union Prize for Women Innovators, 2nd prize

2013

Ophir Klein CIRM Physician Scientist Award
Ophir Klein American Society for Clinical Investigation
Ophir Klein UCSF Graduate Students' Association (GSA) Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Award - UCSF GSA
Alan Wu Honorary Professor - TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital - Tianjin Medical University
Esteban Gonzales Burchard American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) Documentary
Michael Evans Poster Award, World Molecular Imaging Congress
Michael Evans David H. Koch Young Investigator Award, Prostate Cancer Foundation
Katie Pollard Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences
Katie Pollard Alumna of the Year, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA

2012

Kathy Giacomini DeWitt Stetten Lecturer National Institute of General Medical Sciences 50th Anniversary
Matthew Jacobson QB3 Briding the Gap Award
Shuvo Roy Innovation Pathway Award - FDA's End Stage Renal Disease Innovation Challenge
Shuvo Roy Rising Star Award - BayBio Pantheon
Alan Wu Simon Dack Award for Outstanding Scholarship - Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Alan Wu Simon Dack Award for Outstanding Scholarship - Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Michael Evans Pathway to Independence Award, NCI

2011

Mark Von Zastrow Institute of Medicine (National Academy of Medicine) U.S. National Academies
Melanie Ott Heinrich Pette Institute Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology Scientific Advisory Board Member
Kathy Giacomini Scheele Award Swedish Academy of Pharmaceutical Scientists
Brian Shoichet Society for Biological Screening Accomplishment Award
James Fraser Nicholas Cozzarelli Prize for the Best Dissertation MCB - UC Berkeley
James Fraser Early Independence Award NIH
Michael Fischbach Packard Fellow
Michael Fischbach Medical Research Award W.M Keck Foundation
Bruce Conklin California Academy of Sciences Fellow

2010

Ophir Klein NIH New Innovator Award
Lauren Weiss NIH New Innovator Award
Lauren Weiss NARSAD Young Investigator Award
James Fraser Warren DeLano Award for Structural Bioinformatics
Michael Fischbach Sandler Foundation Opportunity Award - Program for Breakthrough Biomedical Research
Michael Fischbach NIH New Innovator Award
Laura Vantveer Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Outstanding Science Award

2009

William Weiss UCSF Institute for Molecular Medicine Founding Member
Kathy Giacomini Outstanding Mentor Award Postdoctoral Scholars Association - University of California San Francisco
Kathy Giacomini Rawls-Palmer Progress in Medicine Award American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Ophir Klein March of Dimes Basil O'Connor Starter Award - March of Dimes Foundation
Ophir Klein Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award - American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)
Lauren Weiss AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
Esteban Gonzales Burchard American Society of Clinical Investigators

2008

Melanie Ott Thomas N. Burbridge Award
Melanie Ott UCSF Chancellors Award for Public Service
Ophir Klein Society for Pediatric Research - Elected member
Ophir Klein Society for Pediatric Research - Elected member
Lauren Weiss Staglin Family Assistant Professorship
Deanna Kroetz American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists - Elected Fellow
Bruce Conklin Scientific American 50 Award

2007

Kathy Giacomini Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology Japan International Woman Scientist Award
Kathy Giacomini Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress Research Achievement Award
Shuvo Roy Cleveland Clinic Innovator
Laura Vantveer Lifetime Achievement Award for Translational Research in Breast Cancer, European Society Medical Oncology

2006

William Weiss Burroughs Wellcome Translational Research Award
Melanie Ott Hellman Family Award
Kathy Giacomini Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences Elected Member
Kathy Giacomini American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Distinguished Scientist Award in Drug Metabolism
Matthew Jacobson UCSF School of Pharmacy Dean’s Recognition for Excellence in Teaching
Laura Vantveer European Breast Cancer Research Award

2005

William Weiss UCSF Sandler Program in Basic Sciences Research Award
Kathy Giacomini Award American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Paul Dawson Biotechnology
Ophir Klein Society for Pediatric Research Fellow Basic Research Award
Laura Vantveer Medal of Honor, Lyon, France, International Agency for Research on Cancer

2004

Mark Von Zastrow American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) Elected Member
Mark Von Zastrow NIH Merit Award
Ophir Klein American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
Ophir Klein Pediatric Scientist Development Program NICHD Fellow
Matthew Jacobson NSF CAREER Award

2003

Brian Shoichet NSF CAREER Award
Bruce Conklin American Society for Clinical Investigation
Jim Wells Hans Neurath Award

2002

Kathy Giacomini Distinguished Bill Abram's Lectureship U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Deanna Kroetz American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Leon I. Goldberg Young Investigator Award

2001

Mark Von Zastrow Friends of Langley Porter Endowed Chair for Psychiatric Research UCSF
Brian Shoichet Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence

1999

Mark Von Zastrow Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers United States Office for Science and Technology Policy
Kathy Giacomini Scientist of the Year International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)
Kathy Giacomini Recognition Award for Distinguished Achievement of a Filipino at UCSF University of California San Francisco

1997

Kathy Giacomini Chancellor's Award for the Advancement of Women University of California San Francisco

1996

Deanna Kroetz American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Young Investigator Award in Pharmacokinetics - Pharmacodynamics and Drug Metabolism

1995

Deanna Kroetz Josephine S. Failer Alumn Award - Ohio State University College of Pharmacy

1994

Mark Von Zastrow NARSAD Young Investigator Award
Mark Von Zastrow American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Diplomate
Kathy Giacomini Martin Luther King Jr. Award for the Advancement of Minorities University of California San Francisco

1990

Kathy Giacomini American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Leon Goldberg Young Investigator Award