Rebecca Leon, PharmD

Title(s)Program Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacy
SchoolSchool of Pharmacy
Address521 Parnassus Avenue, #3rd flr
San Francisco CA 94117
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-0134-2259 Additional info
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    University of California, San Francisco06/2023Kern Fellowship in Healthcare Leadership
    University of California, San Francisco05/2022Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Francisco, CA06/2006ASHP Accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with Emphasis in Ambulatory Care
    University of the Pacific, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy, Stockton, CAPharmD05/2005Pharmacy
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    UCSF School of Pharmacy2022Dean's Apple Award for Teaching - Fall 2021
    Walgreens2005Walgreens Ambassador to Retail and Community Pharmacy Award

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    Rebecca Leon, PharmD, APh, is an Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist in the Office of Population Health Clinical Programs and Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She provides direct patient care, comprehensive medication management and consult services for four distinct programs at UCSF: asthma, complex care, transitions of care, and hypertension/diabetes. She graduated from University of the Pacific’s Thomas J Long School of Pharmacy and completed an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with an emphasis in Ambulatory Care at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center. Her primary areas of interest include social justice, developing innovative pharmacy services to achieve health equity, expanding ambulatory pharmacy services, interprofessional collaborations, developing comprehensive opioid overdose prevention programs to mitigate the opioid epidemic, and geriatric deprescribing.

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    Evaluation of an Interprofessional Journal Club Collaborative for Healthcare Professional Students, Faculty and Practitioners from Two Separate Universities.
    California Health Sciences University Research and Scholarship Grant $14,500 Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. Strategies for Culturally Effective Care: Diverse and Tailored Health Communication and Patient Education. 2022; 79(20):1737-1880. Rebecca Leon, Shirley Wong, C. Samantha Valle-Oseguera. View Publication.
    2. Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (JACCP). Addressing the opioid crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic with a virtual, interactive and interprofessional opioid overdose workshop for healthcare professionals. 2021; 9(4):1190-1256. Rebecca Leon, Marie Gilbert, Stephanie Moore, Nancy Nisbett, Scott Sailor, Maya Leiva . View Publication.
    3. Hironaka-Juteau JH, eds. Interprofessional Collaboration in Parks, Recreation, and Human Services: Theory and Cases. Sagamore-Venture L.L.C.; 2022. Using Students and Practitioners for Interprofessional Collaboration and Education (SPICE) to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic in California’s Fresno County. 2021. Marie Gilbert, Rebecca Leon, Nancy Nisbett, Stephanie Moore, Scott Sailor, Maya Leiva. View Publication.
    4. Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (JACCP). Starting a new pharmacist-led teleophthalmology service to provide diabetic retinal exams for patients with diabetes in an ambulatory care practice setting. 2020; 3(6):1240. Rebecca Leon. . View Publication.