Nancy Nkansah, PharmD, MBA

Title(s)Associate Clinical Professor, Clinical Pharmacy
SchoolSchool of Pharmacy
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    Dr. Nkansah, a clinical pharmacist, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). As a faculty member, she is responsible for teaching student pharmacists, research, and providing patient medication reviews and consults in the community. With an underlying passion for serving underserved populations, she has developed her current areas of clinical expertise in primary care medicine, diabetes, obesity, and innovative fiscally-sustainable medication management/ medication therapy management services. Dr. Nkansah is currently the Director of the UCSF Medication Management Service (www.mms.ucsf.edu), a service that provides medication and herbal consults, pillbox filling, and registration for free medications. She has been quoted in St. Louis Today, Practice Options, CMIO, and Sister to Sister. In addition, she has made appearances on The Dr. Oz Show to provide medication advice. She also responds to consumer questions as a volunteer medical expert with a consumer health care website. In addition, as past president of the Fresno-Madera Pharmacists Association she is active in the community.

    Dr. Nkansah received her Doctorate in Pharmacy from Florida A & M University and MBA from California State University, Fresno. She completed a pharmacy practice and then primary care residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. She has practiced as a licensed pharmacist in California, Florida, and Maryland.

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    1. de Barra M, Scott CL, Scott NW, Johnston M, de Bruin M, Nkansah N, Bond CM, Matheson CI, Rackow P, Williams AJ, Watson MC. Pharmacist services for non-hospitalised patients. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 09 04; 9:CD013102. PMID: 30178872.
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    2. Pyles MN, Nkansah N, Sun BK. Patient satisfaction in dermatologic care delivered by a medical-student-run free clinic. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Jun; 74(6):1265-7. PMID: 27185434.
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    3. Pande S, Hiller JE, Nkansah N, Bero L. The effect of pharmacist-provided non-dispensing services on patient outcomes, health service utilisation and costs in low- and middle-income countries. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Feb 28; (2):CD010398. PMID: 23450614.
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    4. Vongvanith VV, Huntington SA, Nkansah NT. Diversity characteristics of the 2008-2009 pharmacy college application service applicant pool. Am J Pharm Educ. 2012 Oct 12; 76(8):151. PMID: 23129850; PMCID: PMC3475780.
    5. Govea L and Nkansah NT.Diversity in Pharmacy: Evaluating the Demographics of California Underrepresented Minority Applicants to Schools of Pharmacy from 2006-07 to 2008-09. California Journal of Health Systems Pharmacists. 2012.
    6. Nkansah N, Mostovetsky O, Yu C, Chheng T, Beney J, Bond CM, Bero L. Effect of outpatient pharmacists' non-dispensing roles on patient outcomes and prescribing patterns. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 Jul 07; (7):CD000336. PMID: 20614422.
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    7. Nkansah NT, Youmans SL, Agness CF, Assemi M. Fostering and managing diversity in schools of pharmacy. Am J Pharm Educ. 2009 Dec 17; 73(8):152. PMID: 20221345; PMCID: PMC2828313.
    8. Molokwu OC, Nkansah NT. Medication therapy management: why it no longer should be considered optional. Consult Pharm. 2009 Aug; 24(8):626-30. PMID: 19689177.
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    9. Nkansah N, Nguyen T, Iraninezhad H, Bero L. Randomized trials assessing calcium supplementation in healthy children: relationship between industry sponsorship and study outcomes. Public Health Nutr. 2009 Oct; 12(10):1931-7. PMID: 19254426.
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    10. Dowling TC, Murphy JE, Kalus JS, Nkansah NT, Chappell JS, Wiederhold NP, Beringer P, Crews KR, Grabinski JL, Evens RP, Leff R. Recommended education for pharmacists as competitive clinical scientists. Pharmacotherapy. 2009 Feb; 29(2):236-44. PMID: 19170592.
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    11. Sikazwe DM, Nkansah NT, Altundas R, Zhu XY, Roth BL, Setola V, Ablordeppey SY. Synthesis and evaluation of ligands for D2-like receptors: the role of common pharmacophoric groups. Bioorg Med Chem. 2009 Feb 15; 17(4):1716-23. PMID: 19155177; PMCID: PMC2719767.
    12. Agness C, Murrell E, Nkansah N, Martin CM. Poor health literacy as a barrier to patient care. Consult Pharm. 2008 May; 23(5):378-82, 385-6. PMID: 18540791.
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    13. Nkansah NT, Brewer JM, Connors R, Shermock KM. Clinical outcomes of patients with diabetes mellitus receiving medication management by pharmacists in an urban private physician practice. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008 Jan 15; 65(2):145-9. PMID: 18192260.
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    14. Wei L, Hsung R, Xiong H, Mulder J, Nkansah NT.“First Stereoselective Inverse Demand [4+2] Cycloaddition Reactions of Novel Chiral Allenamides with Heterodienes. Preparation of Highly Functionalized 2-Arylpyranyl Heterocycles. Preparation of Highly Functionalized 2-Arylpyranyl Heterocycles. Organic Letters. 1999; 13(1):2145-48.