Bruice P Yurkanis

Paula Bruice obtained an A.B. after graduating from Boston's Girls' Latin School. with a Ph.D. from Mount Holyoke College from the University of Virginia with a bachelor's degree in chemistry. She then got an NIH postdoctoral fellowship to study biochemistry at the University of Virginia Medical School and a postdoctoral appointment at Yale Medical School in the Department of Pharmacology. Paula has taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara, since 1972, and has garnered numerous awards including the Associated Students Teacher of the Year Award, the Academic Senate Outstanding Teaching Award, two Mortar Board Professor of the Year Awards, and the UCSB Alumni Association Teaching Award.