Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD


Jennifer Cocohoba is a clinical pharmacist for the Women's HIV Program at UCSF Medical Center. She provides training and education to help patients better adhere to their medications. She assists staff with medication-related questions, selection of antiretrovirals and other drug therapy, and interpretation of antiretroviral resistance tests.

Cocohoba's research interests include antiretroviral pharmacoepidemiology, treatment disparities and designing interventions to increase uptake and adherence to HIV antiretrovirals.

Cocohoba earned a doctor of pharmacy degree and completed a pharmacy practice residency at UCSF, then a specialty residency in HIV/AIDS ambulatory care at San Francisco General Hospital before joining the faculty in 2003. She is currently a professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF School of Pharmacy.


HIV/AIDS Program
350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 908
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2119
Fax: (415) 353-2406

Hours: Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m. – noon, 1 – 5 p.m.

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UCSF School of Pharmacy 2001


UCSF Medical Center 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Mills JC, Pence BW, Todd JV, Bengtson AM, Breger TL, Edmonds A, Cook RL, Adedimeji A, Schwartz RM, Kassaye S, Milam J, Cocohoba J, Cohen M, Golub E, Neigh G, Fischl M, Kempf MC, Adimora AA. Cumulative Burden of Depression and All-Cause Mortality in Women Living with HIV. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 30.
  2. Ly W, Cocohoba J, Chyorny A, Halpern J, Auerswald C, Myers J. Perspectives on Integrated Hiv and Hcv Testing Among Persons Entering A Northern California Jail: A Pilot Study. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 Feb 22.
  3. Todd JV, Cole SR, Wohl DA, Simpson RJ, Jonsson Funk M, Brookhart MA, Cocohoba J, Merenstein D, Sharma A, Lazar J, Milam J, Cohen M, Gange S, Lewis TT, Burkholder G, Adimora AA. Underutilization of Statins When Indicated in HIV-Seropositive and Seronegative Women. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2017 Nov; 31(11):447-454.

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