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School of Pharmacy -- Required and Recommended Textbooks

This guide complements the Pharmacy & Pharmacology Library Guide. SOP Library Guide lists required and recommended textbooks by year and quarter. Revised as of 8/24/15.

Fall Quarter Y1

Recommended texts:

Birkett:
Pharmacokinetics Made Easy (2nd ed)

Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1537367~S0

Tozer and Rowland:
Introduction to Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics; The Quantitative Basis of Drug Therapy (1st ed)

Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1319535~S0
Shargel:
Applied biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics (6th ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1924224~S0
 

Recommended texts:

Rollnick:
Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior (1st ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1336432~S0
Berger:
Communication skills for pharmacists: building relationships (3rd ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1446006~S0
Ebook: https://ucsf.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.pharmacylibrary.com/resource/2

 

Recommended texts:

Martin's
Physical Pharmacy (6th)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1442130~S0

 

Winter Quarter Y1

Recommended texts:

Pagano:
Principles of Biostatistics (2nd ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1284585~S0

 

Spring Quarter Y1

Required texts:

Hillery:
Drug Delivery and Targeting For Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists (1st ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1298495~S0

 

Recommended texts:

Griffiths:
An introduction to genetic analysis (11th ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b2278753~S0
Weber: :
Pharmacogenetics (2nd ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b2112789~S0

 

Recommended texts:

Wilson and Gisvold’s
Textbook of Organic Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (12th ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1442975~S0
Foye's
Principles of Medicinal Chemistry (7th ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1915147~S0
Uetrecht:
Drug Metabolism: Chemical and Enzymatic Aspects (1st ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1457554~S0
Coleman:
Human Drug Metabolism: An Introduction (2nd ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1447664~S0
Ortiz de Montellano:
Cytochrome P450: Structure, Mechanism, and Biochemistry (4th ed)
Ebook: https://ucsf.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-12108-6
Dewick:
Essentials of Organic Chemistry for Students of Pharmacy, Medicinal Chemistry and Biological Chemistry (1st ed)
Print: http://ucsfcat.library.ucsf.edu/record=b1342034~S0