Lee, Kirby P., Pharm.D., MA
- Current Title(s):
- Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
- First Year on UCSF Faculty: 2005
- Bachelor of Science, Biopsychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1993
- Master of Arts, Pharmacology, Boston University School of Medicine, 1997
- Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, 2002
- Residency in Pharmacy Practice, University of California, San Francisco, 2002-2003
- Postdoctoral Fellowship, Health Policy, University of California, San Francisco, 2003-2005
- Licentiate in Pharmacy, California, 2002
- Evidence-Based Health Care
- Health Policy
- Pharmacoepidemiology of Chronic Disease
University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy
Box 0613, 3333 California St., Suite 420, San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: (415) 502-8182, Fax: (415) 502-0792, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kirby Lee is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy with primary interests in evidence-based health care, drug therapy in the elderly, and health policy. Topics of research include: evaluating the quality and accuracy of health information published in the scientific literature and other media (internet, lay press); efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness of medication use in older adults; translation of clinical research into clinical practice and health policy. His clinical activities focus on optimizing medication use in geriatric patients with chronic disease and developing interventions to improve the appropriateness of drug prescribing and drug taking. Dr. Lee co-coordinates a pharmacy practice course on non-prescription drugs, lectures on drug therapy in the elderly, geriatric issues, and research methodology, and precepts students in the Interdisciplinary Team Training Course in Geriatrics at UCSF.
Selected Peer-reviewed Publications
- Knapp CM, Lee K, Foye M, Ciraulo DA, Kornetsky C. Additive effects of intra-accumbens infusion of the cAMP-specific phosphodiesterase inhibitor, rolipram and cocaine on brain stimulation reward. Life Sciences, 2001;69:1673-82.
- Lee KP , Schotland M, Bacchetti P, Bero L. Association of journal quality indicators with methodological quality of clinical research articles. Journal of the American Medical Association, 2002;287:2805-2808.
- Lee KP, Boyd EA, Holroyd-Leduc JM, Bacchetti P, Bero LA. Predictors of publication: characteristics of submitted manuscripts associated with acceptance at major biomedical journals. Medical Journal of Australia. 2006;184:621-26.
- Varav H and Lee KP. Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTI''s): overview and role in HIV therapy. [ACPE Accredited Continuing Education 2.0 units] Clinical Trends in Pharmacy Practice, 1999;13:14-23.
- Moynihan R, Bero L, Ross-Degnan D, Henry D, Lee K, Watkins J, Mah C, Soumerai S. Coverage by the news media of the benefits and risks of medications. The New England Journal of Medicine, 2000;342:1645-50.
- Lee KP. Riding the Age Wave: The Impact of the Growth of the Older Adult Population on Pharmacy Practice. California Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. September/October 2006;18:6-14. [ACPE Accredited Continuing Education 0.1 units].
- Lee KP and Bero LA. Ethics: Increasing accountability. What authors, editors and reviewers should do to improve peer review. Nature. June 5, 2006. Available at www.nature.com.
- Lee K and Kornetsky C. Acute and chronic fluoxetine treatment decreases the sensitivity of rats to rewarding brain stimulation. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 1998;60:539-544.