Candy Tsourounis, PharmD

Professor
Clinical Pharmacy
+1 415 502-5091

Dr. Candy Tsourounis is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy in the School of Pharmacy at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Tsourounis is involved in providing evidence-based reviews of recently approved prescription medications and performing medication utilization analyses in the Department's Medication Outcomes Center. Dr. Tsourounis has various areas of research interest including Drug Information, Consumer Self-Care and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). Specifically, Dr. Tsourounis’ research focuses on dietary supplements and drug-supplement interactions. Dr. Tsourounis is very involved in educating consumers and health professionals on the rational use of CAM therapies as well as prescription and non-prescription drug products. Dr. Tsourounis co-coordinates an evidence-based course in herbal remedies and dietary supplements. She has co-authored various book chapters on Herbs and Dietary Supplements for health care professionals. Dr. Tsourounis serves as a clinical consultant and editor for various drug information publications and computer software programs particularly in the area of herbal remedies and dietary supplements. She has coordinated various continuing education programs for national pharmacy societies on herbs and dietary supplements and has been asked to speak on this topic at both statewide and national educational programs.

Publications: 

Chinese Herb Use by Patients at a San Francisco Chinatown Public Health Center.

Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.)

Hsu O, Tsourounis C, Chan LL, Dennehy C

Perceptions and Cost-Analysis of a Multiple Mini-Interview in a Pharmacy School Admissions Process.

American journal of pharmaceutical education

Corelli RL, Muchnik MA, Beechinor RJ, Fong G, Vogt EM, Cocohoba JM, Tsourounis C, Hudmon KS

Pediatric medication administration errors and workflow following implementation of a bar code medication administration system.

Journal for healthcare quality : official publication of the National Association for Healthcare Quality

Hardmeier A, Tsourounis C, Moore M, Abbott WE, Guglielmo BJ

An interprofessional approach to reducing the overutilization of stress ulcer prophylaxis in adult medical and surgical intensive care units.

The Annals of pharmacotherapy

Tasaka CL, Burg C, VanOsdol SJ, Bekeart L, Anglemyer A, Tsourounis C, Rennke S

Characteristics and trends of drug and dietary supplement inquiries by college athletes.

Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA

Ambrose PJ, Tsourounis C, Uryasz FD, Patterson E

The use of herbs by california midwives.

Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG

Dennehy C, Tsourounis C, Bui L, King TL

Improving the reporting of adverse drug reactions in the hospital setting.

Postgraduate medicine

Pushkin R, Frassetto L, Tsourounis C, Segal ES, Kim S

Why change is needed in research examining dietary supplements.

Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics

Tsourounis C, Bent S

Characteristics of drug and dietary supplement inquiries by college athletes.

Sports health

Ambrose PJ, Tsourounis C, Olander R, Uryasz F

Effects of uptake and efflux transporter inhibition on erythromycin breath test results.

Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics

Frassetto LA, Poon S, Tsourounis C, Valera C, Benet LZ

In vivo effect of I'm-Yunity on hepatic cytochrome P450 3A4.

Journal of herbal pharmacotherapy

Nicandro JP, Tsourounis C, Frassetto L, Guglielmo BJ

Analysis of ephedra-free labeled dietary supplements sold in the San Francisco Bay area in 2003.

Journal of herbal pharmacotherapy

Tam JW, Dennehy CE, Ko R, Tsourounis C

Evaluation of herbal dietary supplements marketed on the internet for recreational use.

The Annals of pharmacotherapy

Dennehy CE, Tsourounis C, Miller AE

Dietary supplement-related adverse events reported to the California Poison Control System.

American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Dennehy CE, Tsourounis C, Horn AJ

Safety review of kava (Piper methysticum) by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration.

Expert opinion on drug safety

Ulbricht C, Basch E, Boon H, Ernst E, Hammerness P, Sollars D, Tsourounis C, Woods J, Bent S

Use of Chinese herbal products in Oakland and San Francisco Chinatowns.

American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Cheng J, Lee P, Li J, Dennehy CE, Tsourounis C

Effects of creatine supplementation on renal function.

Journal of herbal pharmacotherapy

Yoshizumi WM, Tsourounis C

Assessment of an online consumer "Ask Your Pharmacist" service.

The Annals of pharmacotherapy

Assemi M, Torres NM, Tsourounis C, Kroon LA, McCart GM

Red clover (Trifolium pratense) monograph: a clinical decision support tool.

Journal of herbal pharmacotherapy

Nelsen J, Ulbricht C, Barrette EP, Sollars D, Tsourounis C, Rogers A, Basch S, Hashmi S, Bent S, Basch E

Dietary supplement use among menopausal women attending a San Francisco health conference.

Menopause (New York, N.Y.)

Kam IW, Dennehy CE, Tsourounis C

Shark cartilage monograph: a clinical decision support tool.

Journal of herbal pharmacotherapy

Hammerness P, Ulbricht C, Barrette EP, Boon H, Szapary P, Sollars D, Smith M, Tsourounis C, Bent S, Basch E

Dietary supplement survey of pharmacists: personal and professional practices.

Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.)

Howard N, Tsourounis C, Kapusnik-Uner J

Clinical effects of phytoestrogens.

Clinical obstetrics and gynecology

Tsourounis C

A survey of dietary supplement use during pregnancy at an academic medical center.

American journal of obstetrics and gynecology

Tsui B, Dennehy CE, Tsourounis C

Implanon: a critical review.

The Annals of pharmacotherapy

Le J, Tsourounis C

Comment: glucosamine: selecting appropriate study exclusion criteria.

The Annals of pharmacotherapy

Barclay TS, Tsourounis C, McCart GM

The JAMA patient page.

JAMA

Tsourounis C

Glucosamine.

The Annals of pharmacotherapy

Barclay TS, Tsourounis C, McCart GM

Implementation of a computerized drug information database.

American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Tsourounis C, Schroeder DJ

Aerosolized amphotericin B in prophylaxis of pulmonary aspergillosis.

The Annals of pharmacotherapy

Tsourounis C, Guglielmo BJ