Mitra Assemi Bennett, PharmD

Assoc Dean, Professor
Clinical Pharmacy
+1 559 499-6515

Dr. Mitra Assemi is a Professor and Program Director (Fresno Pharmacy Education Program) in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and the Associate Dean for Assessment and Quality Improvement in the School of Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Assemi received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at UCSF in 1997. She then completed a one-year residency in general pharmacy practice at UCSF. As Associate Dean, she is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the School’s assessment plans related to its PharmD program. Recent related accomplishments include conducting assessment of outcomes related to the PharmD program’s innovative pathways curriculum, including required senior research projects, and leading re-accreditation for the PharmD program in 2013. Dr. Assemi also serves as Director for the Fresno Pharmacy Education Program, one of the School’s 6 sites in California for advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs). As such, she is responsible for developing and maintaining APPE sites and experiences; mentoring and advising students; and recruiting and developing volunteer faculty. Her current research interests include programmatic assessment and curriculum development and assessment (including experiential education program-related development and assessment). Her experiences with curriculum development and assessment include developing and assessing train-the-trainer programs focused on curriculum development for cultural and linguistic competence training within health professions education. Additional interest areas include care for the underserved and diversifying the health professions workforce.

Publications: 

Report of the 2010-2011 Academic Affairs Standing Committee.

American journal of pharmaceutical education

Mason HL, Assemi M, Brown B, Cain JJ, Cox WC, Cutler SJ, Duba VK, Robinson ET, Plaza CM

Development needs of volunteer pharmacy practice preceptors.

American journal of pharmaceutical education

Assemi M, Corelli RL, Ambrose PJ

National Survey of Volunteer Pharmacy Preceptors: effects of region, practice setting, and population density on responses.

Journal of pharmacy practice

Skrabal MZ, Jones RM, Walters RW, Nemire RE, Soltis DA, Kahaleh AA, Hritcko PM, Boyle CJ, Assemi M, Turner PD

Fostering and managing diversity in schools of pharmacy.

American journal of pharmaceutical education

Nkansah NT, Youmans SL, Agness CF, Assemi M

National survey of volunteer pharmacy preceptors.

American journal of pharmaceutical education

Skrabal MZ, Jones RM, Nemire RE, Boyle CJ, Assemi M, Kahaleh AA, Soltis DA, Allen RE, Hritcko PM, O'Sullivan TA, Destache CJ

Curriculum recommendations of the AACP-PSSC task force on caring for the underserved.

American journal of pharmaceutical education

Zweber A, Roche VF, Assemi M, Conry JM, Shane-McWhorter L, Sorensen TD

Implementation and evaluation of cultural competency training for pharmacy students.

The Annals of pharmacotherapy

Assemi M, Cullander C, Hudmon KS

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

The Annals of pharmacotherapy

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