Alexavier Estrada, Ph.D.
Determining Structural Basis of Trimethoprim Resistance in Gram-positive and Gram-negative Bacteria
Discipline: Medicinal Chemistry
Major Advisor: Dr. Dennis Wright
Wei-Chung Luo, Ph.D.
Impact of formulation and freezing variations on the quality and stability of freeze-dried nanoparticles
Major Advisor: Dr. Xiuling Lu
Sara Puckett, Ph.D.
Evolution-driven Symbiosis as Described by Chemical Identification within Trachymyrmex septentrionalis Ant Fungus Gardens
Discipline: Medicinal Chemistry
Major Advisor: Dr. Balunas
Robert Samples, Ph.D.
Computational Approaches to Untargeted Metabolomics for Natural Products Discovery from Complex Microbial Systems
Discipline: Medicinal Chemistry
Major Advisor: Dr. Marcy Balunas
Sameera Sansare, Ph.D.
Development of an Experimentally Validated CFDDEM Coupled Model of a Fluidized Bed Dryer
Major Advisor: Dr. Bodhi Chaudhuri
Megan Schladetsch, Ph.D.
Development and Screening of Phage-encoded Single-chain Variable Fragment Libraries against Butryophilin Proteins to Probe Immune Response
Discipline: Medicinal Chemistry
Gowtham Yenduri, Ph.D.
Continuous Manufacturing of Multi-drug Loaded Liposomal Formulations
Major Advisor: Dr. Diane Burgess
Florjan Bablusha, Pharm. D.
Zoe Barlow, Pharm. D.
Reiham Barmo, Pharm. D.
Isabella Bean, Pharm. D.
Syuleyman Bektashev, Pharm. D.
Alexandra Bieniek, Pharm. D.
Amal Bittar, Pharm. D.
Jonathan Blais, Pharm. D.
Lauren Bronson, Pharm. D.
Joshua Bulkovitch, Pharm. D.
Madison Burns, Pharm. D.
Bryanna Cabral, Pharm. D.
Karen Chen, Pharm. D.
Chaohao Chen, Pharm. D.
Hye Ryun Chong, Pharm. D.
Alexander Connery, Pharm. D.
Francesca Coppola, Pharm. D.
William Cordingley, Pharm. D.
Lindsay Dalton, Pharm. D.
Madeleine DePinho, Pharm. D.
Jason Diaz, Pharm. D.
Kyra Durfee, Pharm. D.
Osama ElSherbini, Pharm. D.
Christopher Epps, Pharm. D.
Natalie Espeso, Pharm. D.
Cameron Geerinck, Pharm. D.
Dominique Gelineau, Pharm. D.
Aboli Ghatpande, Pharm. D.
Wilmer Gonzalez, Pharm. D.
John Guman, Pharm. D.
Ying Han, Pharm. D.
Sophia Hanisch, Pharm. D.
Kevin Ho, Pharm. D.
Sidra Iqbal, Pharm. D.
Sreya Julakanti, Pharm. D.
Hooman Kashi, Pharm. D.
Jamie Kasiewicz, Pharm. D.
Muryam Khan, Pharm. D.
Sidra Khan, Pharm. D.
Phirin Khen, Pharm. D.
Robert Koziol, Pharm. D.
Maria Latta, Pharm. D.
Peter LeMere, Pharm. D.
Cindy Li, Pharm. D.
Sunna Liu, Pharm. D.
Megan Machnicz, Pharm. D.
Meghan Mahoney, Pharm. D.
Gregory Mazzie, Pharm. D.
Ariel Methoxha, Pharm. D.
Alexandra Mills, Pharm. D.
Emma Moriarty, Pharm. D.
Ryan Moriarty, Pharm. D.
Nicolas Moyaux, Pharm. D.
Sarah Pacheco, Pharm. D.
Amanda Pan, Pharm. D.
Christine Pan, Pharm. D.
Anna Prisco, Pharm. D.
Alice Rivard, Pharm. D.
Christian Rohach, Pharm. D.
Cara Rotatori, Pharm. D.
Meghan Ryan, Pharm. D.
Stephanie Ryzyk, Pharm. D.
Lindsey Sawtelle, Pharm. D.
Gabriella Scala, Pharm. D.
Mia Sgamboti, Pharm. D.
Mehak Sharma, Pharm. D.
Dong (Brian) Shin, Pharm. D.
Sarah Shreiteh, Pharm. D.
Matthew Staid, Pharm. D.
Lindsey Taupier, Pharm. D.
James Thurston, Pharm. D.
Tiana Tran, Pharm. D.
Jillian Tremont, Pharm. D.
Leanne Varga, Pharm. D.
Hanna Vetrovec, Pharm. D.
Roy Walton, Pharm. D.
Risa Wan, Pharm. D.
Yifeng (Ethan) Wang, Pharm. D.
Aileen Yum-Chan, Pharm. D.
Ming (May) Zhang, Pharm. D.
Yiwen (Kristy) Zhang, Pharm. D.
Pharm.D. Class of 2022 Photo Album
Honors and Tracks – Class of 2022
Urban Service Track Scholar, Zoë Barlow
LEADERS Track Scholar, Reiham Barmo
Pediatric Pharmacy Track Scholar, Lindsay Dalton
LEADERS Track Scholar Kyra Durfee Key-rah
Urban Service Track and Honors Scholar, Osama ElSherbini - Osama earned his honors designation for a thesis entitled, “Personality Traits and the Correlation with Medication Adherence: A Narrative Review and Proposed Utility in Patient Care.” His advisor is Dr. Nathaniel Rickles.
Urban Service Track Scholar, Natalie Camille Espeso
Honors Scholar, Aboli Ghatpande - Aboli earned her Honors designation for a thesis entitled, “ The Youth Vaping Epidemic.” Her advisor is Dr. Fei Wang.
Pediatric Pharmacy Track Scholar, Ying Han
LEADERS Track Scholar, Kevin Ho
Urban Service Track Scholar, Sidra Iqbal
LEADERS Track Scholar, Hooman Kashi
Urban Service Track Scholar, Sidra Khan
Dual Degree Recipient Phirin earns both a Pharm.D. and MBA
LEADERS Track Scholar, Robert Koziol Rob-ert Koh-shull
University Scholar, Honors Scholar and LEADERS Track Scholar Maria Latta - Maria earned her honors designation for a thesis entitled, “Clinical Impact of Pharmacist Driven Medication Therapy Management Public Health Initiative.” Her advisor is Dr. Nathaniel Rickles.
Urban Service Track Scholar, Megan Teresa Machnicz
LEADERS Track Scholar, Gregory Mazzie
LEADERS Track Scholar, Sarah Michelle Pacheco
Honors Scholar, Pharmaceutical Science Scholar and LEADERS Track Scholar Amanda Pan – Amanda earned her honors designation for a thesis entitled, “Thin Film Formulation of Acetaminophen for Rapid Dissolution and Absorption.” Her advisor is Dr. Diane Burgess.
Honors Scholar and Urban Service Track Scholar Christine Pan - Christine earned her honors designation for a thesis entitled, “The Benefit of Interprofessional Education Between Pharmacy and Medical Students in Migrant Farm Worker Clinics.” Her advisor is Dr. Devra Dang.
Pediatric Pharmacy Track Scholar, Cara Rotatori
Honors Scholar and LEADERS Track Scholar, Stephanie Ryzyk – Stephanie earned her honors designation for a thesis entitled, “The Role of P&T Committees, Monographs, and the AMCP P&T Competition.” Her advisor is Dr. Christina Polomoff.
Honors Scholar and Salutatorian Lindsey Sawtelle - Lindsey Earned her honors designation for her thesis entitled “Cannabis and Cannabinoids in Patients with Cancer.” Her advisor is Dr. Lisa Holle.
LEADERS Track and Honors Scholar, Mehak Sharma - Mehak earned her honors designation for her thesis entitled “A Narrative Review: Pharmacy Intervention Fidelity.” Her adviser is Dr. Nathaniel Rickles.
Honors Scholar and Pharmaceutical Science Track Scholar, Matt Staid – Matt earned his honors designation for a thesis entitled, “The Potential of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins as Drug Targets.” His advisor is Dr. Brian Aneskievich.
Honors Scholar and Urban Service Track Scholar James Thurston – James earned his honors designation for a thesis entitled “Primary Care Provider Perspectives on the Roles of Clinical Pharmacists in Community Pharmacies and Primary Care Teams.” His advisor is Dr. Marie Smith.
Honors Scholar, Tiana Tran – Tiana earned her honors designation for a thesis entitled, “The Impact of State Regulations on Opioid and Benzodiazepine Prescribing and Dispensing at the Connecticut County Level.” Her advisor is Dr. Nathaniel Rickles.
LEADERS Track Scholar,Leanne Varga
Honors Scholar, Ethan Wang - Ethan earned his honors designation for a thesis entitled, “Approaches to Reducing Use and Duration of Anti-MRSA Agents for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Review of Recent Literature.” His advisor is Dr. Jennifer Girotto.
Honors Scholar, Yiwen Kristy Zhang – Kristy earned her honors designation for a thesis entitled, “Pharmacist’s Role in Pharmacogenomics.” Her advisor is Dr. Xiao-bo Zhong.
Honors Scholar, Urban Service Track Scholar, and Valedictorian, Ming May Zhang - May earned her honors designation for her thesis entitled, “The Growth of Small Interference RNA-Based Therapeutics: From Failure to Frontrunner.” Her adviser is Dr. Xiao-bo Zhong.
Awards – Class of 2022
Academy of Students of Pharmacy Certificate of Recognition, Roy Walton
John Basile Memorial Fund, Robert Koziol
John Basile Memorial Fund, Kevin Ho
Alex Cardoni Award in Psychiatric Pharmacy, Isabella Bean
Connecticut Alumni Chapter of the Alpha Zeta Omega, Nu Chapter Pharmaceutical Fraternity Award, Ming May Zhang
Connecticut Alumni Chapter of the Alpha Zeta Omega, Nu Chapter Pharmaceutical Fraternity Award, Lindsey Sawtelle
Connecticut Society of Health Systems Pharmacist Award, Lauren Bronson
Dean Gustavus Eliot Award, Mehak Sharma
Dean Henry S. Johnson Award, Cara Rotatori
Dean Harold G. Hewitt Award, Yiwen Kristy Zhang
Dean Arthur E. Schwarting Award, Chaohao Chen
Dean Karl A. Nieforth Award, Amanda Pan
Dean Michael C. Gerald Award, Ming May Zhang
Dean Robert L. McCarthy Award, Matthew Staid
Dean James Halpert, Maria Latta
Alfred D. Ford Diversity Award, Yiwen Kristy Zhang
Patrick Garvin Memorial Award, Emma Moriarty
Edmund E. Goodmaster, Sr. Pharmacy Award, Amanda Pan
Robert C. Greib Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence Award, Anna Prisco
Ethel J. Heath Keys, Lindsay Dalton
Lawrence Karp Memorial Prize, Maria Latta
Lambda Kappa Sigma Ableman Chrysanthemum Achievement Award, Leanne Varga
James T. Malaney '10 Community Service Award, Cindy Li
Merck Award (Academic Performance), Christine Pan
Merck Award (Academic Performance), Stephanie Ryzyk
Joseph A. Muccino Memorial Award, Reiham Barmo
Viatris Exvellence in Pharmacy Award, Aboli Ghatpande
Charles A. Pergola Student Internship Award, Robert Koziol
Charles A. Pergola Student Internship Award, Mehak Sharma
Charles A. Pergola Student Internship Award, Amanda Pan
Charles A. Pergola Student Internship Award, Matthew Staid
Pharmacy Commission Award, Hanna Vetrovec
Joseph W. Prokop Memorial Prize, Christopher Epps
Rho Chi Honor Society -- Alpha Gamma Chapter Senior Award, Ming May Zhang
School of Pharmacy Alumni Memorial Award, Natalie Espeso
School of Pharmacy Alumni Memorial Award, Sophia Hanisch
School of Pharmacy Communication Award, James Thurston
School of Pharmacy Faculty Recognition Award, Hooman Kashi
School of Pharmacy Faculty Recognition Award, Tiana Tran
School of Pharmacy Faculty Recognition Award, Sunna Liu
School of Pharmacy Mortar & Pestle Professionalism Award, Leanne Varga
School of Pharmacy Mortar & Pestle Professionalism Award, Yifeng Ethan Wang
School of Pharmacy Patient Care Award, Meghan Ryan
United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award, Osama ElSherbini
Louis F. Villa Memorial Award, Ming May Zhang
Associate Dean Donna Fournier, Sarah Shreiteh
Associate Dean Kevin Sweeny, Jonathan Blais
Associate Dean Kenneth Speranza, Mia Sgamboti
Associate Dean Andrea Hubbard, Madison Burns
Associate Dean Philip Hritcko, Robert Koziol
CPA Student Leadership Award, Roy Walton
Louis Kazin Journalism Award, Isabella Bean
Dr. William Baker and Professor Jeannette Wick – 2022 Teachers of the Year
Dr. Xiaobo Zhong – 2022 Faculty Research Advising Award
Jie Yi Huang
Yiqian 'Selena' Zhuo