Glen L. Stimmel, PharmD, associate dean for academic affairs, was named the 2019 UCSF School of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. The award was presented on Saturday, April 13 in San Francisco.
Stimmel, a professor of clinical pharmacy, psychiatry, and behavioral sciences at the USC School of Pharmacy and Keck School of Medicine who served as interim dean of the USC School of Pharmacy from 2015 to 2016, has long been a national voice in expanding the scope of practice for pharmacists, including advocacy for pharmacist prescriptive authority. He is a founding member and past president of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists and of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, where he is also an elected fellow. He teaches clinical psychopharmacology, sexual medicine, and patient medication counseling.
The author of more than 230 academic articles and textbook chapters, he received the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Clinical Practice Award in 1991, the first Judith Saklad Memorial Lecture Award from the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) in 1998, and the Career Achievement Award from the CPNP in 2016, among other awards.