School of Pharmacy presents annual awards
The School of Pharmacy held its annual Celebration of Achievement April 21 to recognize faculty and staff who have helped make the 2016-2017 school year a special one for students. Recipients included:
P1 Teacher of the Year
Nikita Mirajkar, Ph.D.
P1 Teaching Team of the Year
Russ Snyder, Ph.D.; Nikita Mirajkar, Ph.D.; Margaret Weis, Ph.D.; and Pratip Mitra, Ph.D., as members of the A&P I Team
P2 Teacher of the Year
Luca Cucullo, Ph.D.
P2 Teaching Team of the Year
Hal Miller, Ph.D.; Young Lee, Pharm.D.; Jennifer Grelle, Pharm.D.; Nadia German, Ph.D.; Xinli Liu, Ph.D.; Krystal Haase, Pharm.D.; and Taryn Bainum, Pharm.D., as members of the Infectious Diseases Team
P3 Teacher of the Year
Anna Karamyan, Ph.D.
P3 Teaching Team of the Year
Krystal Edwards, Pharm.D.; Brian Irons, Pharm.D.; Robin Black, Pharm.D.; Courtney Duvall, Pharm.D.; Ashley Higbea, Pharm.D.; Lisa Chastain, Pharm.D.; and Rebecca Schoen, Pharm.D., as members of the Advanced Patient Management in Ambulatory Care Team
Graduate Students’ Association at Amarillo (GSAA) Teacher of the Year
James Stoll, Ph.D.
GSAA Mentor of the Year
Constantinos Mikelis, Ph.D.
GSAA Teaching Team of the Year
Ulrich Bickel, Ph.D.; Luca Cucullo, Ph.D.; Vardan Karamyan, Ph.D.; Kalkunte Srivenugopal, Ph.D.; and Margaret Weis, Ph.D., as members of the Graduate Physiology-based Pharmacotherapy Team
GSAA Graduate Student of the Year
Benard Ogola, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Biomedical Sciences
Award of Excellence in Staff Services
Lisa Miller, Business Manager, Office of Sciences, Amarillo
Iverlyn Peng, Residency Coordinator, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Dallas
TTUHSC Celebration of Life Service was held March 25th in remembrance of Tom McGovern, Ed.D.
TTUHSC has been named as a Military Friendly® School for 2022-2023. Among graduate schools, TTUHSC ranked fourth in the nation, achieving Gold award status.
On March 16, fourth-year TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy students interested in completing a residency after they graduate in May, learned where they would spend the next stage of their training during the Pharmacy Residency Match Day.
Gail Cornwall, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry at the TTUHSC, has been named a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowship Class of 2022.
To help address communication hurdles, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded a $438,756 subcontract to Tetyana L. Vasylyeva, M.D., Ph.D., from the TTUHSC School of Medicine.