Faculty & Staff at TUC

Dr. Keith I. Yoshizuka

Dr. Keith I. Yoshizuka

College: COP

Department: Social, Behavioral & Administrative Sciences

Title: Full Professor, Chair of Social, Behavioral and Administrative Sciences, Track 3 and Assistant Dean of Administration

Phone: (707) 638-5992

Fax: (707) 638-5953

E-Mail: kyoshizu@touro.edu

Office: Administration & Faculty 2, Rm. 108

Institution Degree Field of Study Obtained
University of the Pacific Pharm. D. Hospital Pharmacy Practice 1976
California State University, Sacramento M.B.A. Business Administration 1981
University of San Francisco J.D. Law 1995

Director of Experiential Programs 
Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) - P2 students 
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) - P3 & P4 students 

Fall Semester 

PHRM 603: Social, Behavioral and Administrative Sciences (Participating Faculty Member) 

PHRM 611: Social, Behavioral and Administrative Sciences (Participating Faculty Member) 

Spring Semester 

PHRM 607: Social, Behavioral and Administrative Sciences (Participating Faculty Member) 

PHRM 615: Social, Behavioral and Administrative Sciences (Course Director) 

PHRM 864: Forensic Toxicology (Participating Faculty Member) 

Federal Appelate Court 
I am seeking just the appropriate conflict of law case to appeal. I would like to bring the case to the United States Supreme Court arguing applicability of the Supremacy Clause to pharmacy law.

2005-2006 Saving 100K Lives $150,000 to study the feasibility of using Pharmacy technicians to obtain medication histories in a medium sized non-profit community hospital for the purposes of medication reconciliation

Inserting Pharmacists in Primary Care Roles in an Ambulatory Care Setting; Yoshizuka, K; Knapp, K.; Shane, P; Lu, D.; California J Health-System Pharm; Jan/Feb 2015, 15-28

Marijuana and Pharmacy Practice:  A Call for Action; Malcolm, B; Yoshizuka, K; Perry, PJ; California J Health-System Pharm Sept/Oct 2014,  139-145

Bullying in the Clinical Training of Pharmacy Students; Knapp, K, Shane, P, Sasaki-Hill, D, Yoshizuka, K, Chan, P, Vo, T; Am J Pharm Educ, 2014 August, Vol 78, Iss. 6, doi: 10.5688/ajpe786117

Standardized Field Sobriety Test:  False Positive Test Rate among Sober Subjects, Yoshizuka, K, Perry PJ, Upton, G, Lopes, I, and Ip, E; J Forensic Tox & Pharm; 2014 3:2, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2325-9841.1000120

Pharmacy Law Examination and Board Review,
William Feinberg, McGrawHill 2014 ISBN 978-0-07-174751-6, chapter n California law

The Association Between Pharmacologic Drug Intoxication and Forensic-Specific Intent, Yoshizuka, K and Perry, P, J Pharm Pract 2012 Feb 7, PubMed ID 22318915

Drug Testing in the Workplace, Phan, H., Yoshizuka, K, Murray, DJ, and Perry, PJ, Pharmacotherapy 2012; 32(7):649–656

Pharmacy Law Review Book by William Feinberg, in press, authored chapter on Law Summary for California

Pharmacy Management, Leadership, Marketing, and Finance” by Chisholm-Burns, Villaincourt, & Shepherd for Jones & Bartlett Publishing in 2012, reviewed the chapters on Pharmacy Operations and Managing Purchasing and Inventory

Grassroots Advocacy Through the Eyes of CSHP's GAAC Chair, Keith Yoshizuka, InfoSource, May 13, 2011, http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs091/1102078811954/archive/1105466133560.html 

In Reply to “Why We Banned Use of Laptops and ‘Scribe Notes’ in Our Classroom”,
Wright, R, Perry, P.J., and Yoshizuka, K, Am J Pharm Educ. 2011 March 10; 75(2): 38b


ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting 
Management Pearls 
Anaheim, California 
December 2006 

ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting 
Safety Pearls 
Las Vegas, Nevada 
December 2007 

CPhA Outlook 
Pharmacists' Liability 
Sacramento, California 
February 2008 

Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Care Professionals During a Public Emergency 
University of California, San Francisco 
San Francisco, California 
February 2009 

Pharmacists Liability 
American Society for Justice Annual Meeting 
Hilton Hotel 
San Francisco, California 
July 2009
California Society of Health System Pharmacists Seminar 2012, Forensic Toxicology of Alcohol and Drug Intoxication, Perry, PJ and Yoshizuka, K, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2012,

California Society of Health System Pharmacists Seminar 2014, How to Apply for an Advanced Practice Pharmacist License and More…, Yoshizuka, K.  San Francisco, California November 2014

California Society of Health System Pharmacists Webinar, SB 493 Update, Willick, G, Benton, D, Kalpage, R, and Yoshizuka, K, January 2015

California Society of Health System Pharmacists Seminar 2016.  Corresponding Responsibility: Recent developments that affect your responsibilities with Controlled Substances, Yoshizuka, K., Anaheim, California October 2016

California Society of Health System Pharmacists Seminar 2016, Antimicrobial Stewardship updated guidelines and your legal responsibility to the patient, Donnelley, M & Yoshizuka, K., Anaheim, California October 2016 

Memberships and Affiliations 

American Bar Association 
American Civil Liberties Union 
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 
American Society for Pharmacy Law 
California Society of Health-System Pharmacists 
California State Board of Pharmacy (licentiate) 
Hawaii State Board of Pharmacy (licentiate) 
Nevada State Board of Pharmacy (licentiate) 
State Bar of California (licentiate) 

California Society of Health System Pharmacists
Anaheim, California
November 2013

ASHP Pharmacy Leadership Institute 
Boston University 
May 2006 

CSHP Governmental Affairs Advisory Committee 
2006-2014 (Chair 2011-2012, 2015-2016) 

California IPPE OSCE Consortium 

Employer Title From - To
Touro University, College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor, Director of Experiential Program, Assistant Dean for Administration July 2005 - present
St. Luke's Hospital, Sutter Health, San Francisco Director of Pharmacy 2002 - 2006
Ocadian Care Centers/San Ramon Rehabilitation Hospital, San Ramon Director of Pharmacy 2000 - 2001
Kaiser Permanente, East Bay Service Area Pharmacy Services Director 1996 - 1999
Kaiser Permanente, Hayward Chief Pharmacist/Pharmacy Services Manager 1988 - 1996
Kaiser Permanente, Hayward Asst. Chief Pharmacist 1984 - 1988
Methodist Hospital, Sacramento Asst. Director of Pharmacy 1977 - 1984
University of California, San Francisco Pharmacist 1976 - 1977
Last Updated: 3/9/22