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Teaching Activities

Victor Nizet, M.D.

Dr. Nizet is Track Leader for Microbiology and Immunology in the UCSD Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, Section Leader for the Biomedical Sciences 200 Course (Fall Quarter) and Course Director for the Biomedical Sciences course Microbial Pathogenesis & Host Response (Spring Quarter). He delivers multiple lectures in the UCSD SOM Microbiology Course, Graduate Genetics, Integrative Microbiology, Marine Biotechnology, and NIGMS/NIMH Summer Courses. Dr. Nizet is Chair of the Medical Scientist Training Program (MD/PhD) Selection Committee, Co-Director of the UCSD PharmD/PhD program, and serves as an Ad-Hoc member of the UCSD SOM Committee on Educational Policy.

Brookie Best, Pharm.D., M.A.S .

Dr. Best teaches a year-long comprehensive Introduction to Pharmacy Practice and Non-prescription Medication Therapeutics course to first-year pharmacy students in the UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Best also performed the following teaching activities during the past year: (1) Research project advisor to UCSD pharmacy students, and UCSD Pharmacy Practice and Ambulatory Care residents; (2) Faculty preceptor for an advanced pharmacokinetics rotation for a doctoral degree candidate from the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy; (3) Chair and Co-chair of four independent study electives in research and teaching, and Workshop Leader for Pharmaceutics III for first year pharmacy students.

Edmund Capparelli, Pharm.D.

Dr. Capparelli teaches pharmacology topics to both pharmacy and medical students in the School of Medicine and the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. During the past year, Dr. Capparelli attended eight pharmaceutic workshops, taught Clinical Pharmacology, delivered a lecture on medical therapeutics, and attended two pharmacokinetics conferences.

Adriana H. Tremoulet, M.D.

Dr. Tremoulet lectures about Kawasaki Disease to pediatric pharmacologists and nursing staff at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. She also lectures about pediatric infectious diseases and gives nurse ­orientation at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. Dr. Tremoulet gives inpatient rounds and weekly case conferences on pediatric infectious diseases.