Pharmacy Faculty Earn Promotions
Left to Right: Krystal Edwards, Krystal Haase, Nikita Mirajkar, Anna Karamyan and Luca Cucullo
At its March 2 meeting, the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the promotion of four School of Pharmacy faculty members and the promotion and tenure of another.
The group includes Krystal Edwards, Pharm.D., and Krystal Haase, Pharm.D., from the Department of Pharmacy Practice; Nikita Mirajkar, Ph.D., from the Department of Biomedical Sciences; and Anna Karamyan, Ph.D., and Luca Cucullo, Ph.D., from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Edwards and Haase were promoted from associate professor to professor. Mirajkar and Karamyan were promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. All promotions take effect Sept. 1.
In addition, Cucullo was promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. He was also awarded tenure, effective March 2.
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.
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.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Surgery Chair Sharmila Dissanaike, M.D., was elected as the American Burn Association president for 2025.
Krystal Haase, PharmD, has been named regional dean of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy on the Amarillo campus.