Michael Z. Wincor, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy
Associate Dean of Global Initiatives and Technology
Phone: (323) 442-1455
Fax: (323) 442-1681
Sleep and sleep disorders, clinical psychopharmacology, psychiatric pharmacy practice, and complementary and alternative therapeutics.
Michael Z. Wincor is Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine; in addition, he is Associate Dean for External Programs. Dr. Wincor received his B.S. in Zoology from the University of Chicago and his Pharrm.D. and Residency Certificate in Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice from USC. He is board certified in psychiatric pharmacy. As a member of the clinical faculty at USC since 1983, he has been involved in training pharmacy students, medical students, pharmacy residents, and psychiatry residents both in the classroom and clinic. His professional affiliations include ACCP, AACP, APhA, ASHP, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the Sleep Research Society. He serves on the Department of Psychiatry Clinic Policy, Quality Assurance, and Drug Utilization (chair) Committees. He has served on the Board of Trustees of the California Pharmacists Association and as Chairman of the Editorial Review Committee of California Pharmacist. He has taught as a visiting professor at the Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences; in the United States, he has been invited by professional, governmental, and private organizations as a reviewer of grants and manuscripts, consultant, and lecturer in clinical psychopharmacology, sleep, and insomnia. In addition, Dr. Wincor has been the advisor to the USC student chapters of both APhA-ASP and Rho Chi, as well as President of the USC School of Pharmacy Alumni Association. Co-coordinating the Central Nervous System Therapeutics Module and offering an elective in Sleep Disorders, he has been named Professor of the Year four times in the past five years.
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Selected Projects/PublicationsWincor MZ: Melatonin and sleep -- a balanced view. J Am Pharm Assoc 1998;38(1):228-9.
Wincor MZ: Ginkgo biloba for dementia. J Am Pharm Assoc 1999;39(3):415-6.
Development of web-based distance learning programs in psychiatric therapeutics.
Integration of basic and clinical sciences in the professional curriculum: focus on the central nervous system therapeutics module.