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Three UCSF Faculty Elected to Institute of Medicine

By Jennifer O'Brien, UCSF Today | October 9, 2006

hree UCSF faculty scientists are among the 65 new members elected to the Institute of Medicine, part of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute announced today.

The new UCSF members are:



  • Kathleen Giacomini, PhD, professor and chair of biopharmaceutical sciences.

  • James Marks, MD, PhD, professor of anesthesia and pharmaceutical chemistry at UCSF and chief of anesthesia at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center.

  • John L.R. Rubenstein, MD, PhD, the Nina Ireland Distinguished Professor in Child Psychiatry and a basic science researcher in the Department of Psychiatry.


The election brings to 72 the number of UCSF faculty who are members of the prestigious Institute. Election to the Institute recognizes those who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health. It is considered one of the highest honors in these fields.


Read more at Jennifer O'Brien, UCSF Today