Dr. Lopez is the regulatory affairs pharmacy manager at Community Regional Medical Center. He serves as a preceptor for PGY1 pharmacy residents, assistant clinical professor for University of California, San Francisco pharmacy students, and adjunct professor for Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at the University of Pacific pharmacy students.
Dr. Lopez received his Bachelor of Arts in chemistry at California State University, Fresno, and his Doctor of Pharmacy at University of California, San Francisco. He completed a pharmacy practice residency at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Stockton, Calif., in 2001. Dr. Lopez was honored with the Longs Foundation Prize for Excellence in Teaching Award ("Teacher of the Year") for the UCSF Fresno site in 2005 and 2008. The Longs Award is the highest teaching award given by the UCSF School of Pharmacy.
Since 2008, Dr. Lopez has been a pharmacy manager for Community Medical Centers and his current professional memberships include American Society of Health System Pharmacists and California Society of Health System Pharmacists - Sierra Society Chapter.