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The UConn Pharmacy Alumni Association, established in 1971, is a 501(c)3 corporation that serves as a link between the School of Pharmacy and its alumni.  The association works closely with the Department of Alumni Relations at the UConn Foundation and the School of Pharmacy to provide opportunities for alumni to become involved with the school.

Board Members

Officers 2013-2015

Position Last First Year E-Mail Location
President Rubinfeld Karen B. 1987 krubinfeld@aol.com Avon, Connecticut
Vice President Nyser Marielle 1992 nizem@comcast.net Ellington, Connecticut
Secretary St. Germain Jill 2007 jillrx22@hotmail.com Avon, Connecticut
Treasurer Bebyn Austin 1986 abebyn1@yahoo.com Bethany, Connecticut

Term Expiring May 2014

Last First Yr Email Location
Amann Kenneth 1988 kennethamann@sbcglobal.net Cheshire, Connecticut
Capuano John 1973 jacapuano@snet.net Branford, Connecticut
Cooper David J. 1975 djrcoop@comcast.net Wallingford, Connecticut
Giannini Laura 1992 laarx@yahoo.com Ashland, Massachusetts
Huge Cynthia 1975 cehuge@sbcglobal.net Hartford, Connecticut
Ward William P. 1966 billwardct@comcast.net Bloomfield, Connecticut
Zembrowski Bryan 2007 bryan.zembrowski@gmail.com Garfield, New Jersey

Term Expiring May 2015

Last First Yr Email Location
Bepko Robert J. 1977 robert.bepko@norwalkhealth.org Milford, Connecticut
Gelotte Cathy 1981 &1987 cgelotte@its.jnj.com Westbrook, Connecticut
Grillo Sandra J. 1984 sj7gril9@sbcglobal.net Norwich, Connecticut
Hershgordon Carlie 2011 carlie.hershgordon@gmail.com Bensalem,Pennsylvania
Sklanka Edward 1974 edsklanka@aol.com West Hartford, Connecticut
Tertes Elliott 1962 edtertes@aol.com Hartford, Connecticut
Tyczkowski Peter 1978 peter.tyczkowski@uconn.edu Glastonbury, Connecticut

Term Expiring May 2016

Last First Year E-Mail Location
Asarisi Martha L. 1981 rxguru@comcast.net Bethany, Connecticut
Cios Deborah 2008 deborah.cios@gmail.com Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Giuliano Margherita 1975 mgiuliano@ctpharmacists.org Unionville, Connecticut
Novick Steven 1995 steven.novick@gmail.com East Lyme, Connecticut
Picone Lauren 2010 laur2444@gmail.com Southington, Connecticut
Germain David St. 1998, 2003 dasrx@hotmail.com Pomfret Center, Connecticut
Teevan Colleen 2010 colleen.teevan@gmail.com Newington, Connecticut

Student Representatives

  • Katelyn O’Brien ’14
  • Jonathan Lee ’15

Membership

Membership in the UConn Pharmacy Alumni Association is open to individuals who:

  • Received a degree in pharmacy from the University of Connecticut
  • Received a degree in pharmacy from the Connecticut College of Pharmacy
  • Received a Master of Science or Ph.D. degree from the University of Connecticut in the pharmaceutical sciences
  • All active and ex-officio members of the faculty of the School of Pharmacy of the University of Connecticut or the former Connecticut College of Pharmacy
  • Honorary membership is open to those who have made an outstanding contribution to the School of Pharmacy or to the profession.  Such recognition is extended by the action of the Alumni Board of Directors)

Objectives

The objectives of the UConn Pharmacy Alumni Association include:

  • To promote effective communication between the School of Pharmacy and its alumni
  • To promote pharmacy education and our profession as a career throughout the state and nation
  • To promote the further development of courses and programs in post graduate education in cooperation with the School of Pharmacy and the Continuing Education Services of the University of Connecticut
  • To promote other projects agreed upon by the Association Executive Committee that will foster professional spirit and the advancement of the School of Pharmacy
  • To promote social activity among alumni of the School of Pharmacy)

Scholarships

In 1996, the UConn Pharmacy Alumni Association established a scholarship endowment with a $25,000 donation, which was matched by the State of Connecticut making a total endowment of $50,000.  Through this endowment, the association provides annual scholarships in perpetuity. It is awarded annually to deserving pharmacy students.  Priority is given to children and immediate relatives of School of Pharmacy alumni enrolled in the pharmacy professional program.

List of Awardees:

Pharmacy Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship

The scholarship was established in the 1991-1992 academic year, through the generosity of the UConn Pharmacy Alumni Association.  It is awarded annually to deserving pharmacy students.  Priority is given to children and immediate relatives of School of Pharmacy alumni enrolled in the pharmacy professional program.

2016 Recipients

  • Molly Schiffer '17
  • Victoria Stevens '17
  • Abigail Zeiner '17

2015 Recipients

  • Heather Jones '16
  • Chelsea McDonnell '18
  • Lindsey Parker '17
  • Diana Vi '16

2014 Recipients

  • Monika Croteau '16
  • Kwame Darko '16
  • Amanda Savath '16

2013 Recipients

  • Ashley Gale '15
  • Denis Gannon '14
  • Jin Kyung Lee '15
  • Montanna Paulhus '14

2012 Recipients

  • Evan Bois '13
  • Brian Calamari '12
  • Sally Doan '13
  • Eric Halpern '12
  • Emily Lau '13
  • Manas Prasad '13
  • Daniel Rocki '13
  • Albert Saito '12
  • Samuel Strong '13
  • Kevin Tse '13
  • Sweta Vachhani '12
  • Daniel Ventricelli '13
  • Matthew Wang '13

2011 Recipients

  • Lauren Bendel '13
  • Allan Costa, Jr. '13
  • Christine Fisher '13
  • Eric Halpern '12
  • Emily Lau '13

Pharmacy Alumni Association Memorial Scholarship in Tribute to Joseph D’Alessio (Class of 1985)

Established in 2001 by the UConn Pharmacy Alumni Association in memory of Joseph D’Alessio, Class of 1985. Upon graduation, Mr. D’Alessio joined the family owned and operated Dale Drug Co. in Windsor, Connecticut. Mr. D’Alessio was also active in the Pharmacy Alumni Association, serving as treasurer.

2013 Recipients

  • Kha-The Du ’15

2012 Recipient

  • Anna Chmielewska ’13

2011 Recipient

  • Daniel Rocki ‘13