School of Pharmacy Recognizes Faculty, Staff
The School of Pharmacy on May 10 conducted its annual Celebration of Achievement to recognize faculty and staff who helped make the 2018-2019 school year a special one.
P1 Teacher of the Year
Nikita Mirajkar, Ph.D.
P1 Teaching Team of the Year
The Pharmacy Formulations & Compounding Team (Fakhrul Ahsan, Ph.D.; Tanvirul Hye, Ph.D.; Anna Karamyan, Ph.D.; Sivaramakrishna Kognati, Ph.D.; and Sami Nazzal, Ph.D.)
P2 Teacher of the Year
Jill Frost, Pharm.D.
P2 Teaching Team of the Year
The Reproductive Pharmacology Team (Jill Frost, Pharm.D.; Tanvirul Hye, Ph.D.; and Nikita Mirajkar, Ph.D.)
P3 Teacher of the Year
Chris Selby, Pharm.D.
P3 Teaching Team of the Year
The Neurosensory/Psychiatry Pharmacotherapy Team (Amie Blaszczyk, Pharm..D.; Anna Karamyan, Ph.D.; Monica Mathys, Pharm.D.; James Stoll, Ph.D.; and Paul Trippier, Ph.D.)
Graduate Students’ Association at Amarillo (GSAA) Teacher of the Year
Constantinos Mikelis, Ph.D.
GSAA Mentor of the Year
Constantinos Mikelis, Ph.D.
GSAA Teaching Team of the Year
The Graduate Physiology-based Pharmacology Team (Ulrich Bickel, Ph.D.; Luca Cucullo, Ph.D.; Vardan Karamyan, Ph.D.; Kalkunte Srivenugopal, Ph.D.; and Margaret Weis, Ph.D.)
GSAA Graduate Student of the Year
Yoon Jung Lee, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Award of Excellence in Staff Services
Amarillo – Dena Hair, Coordinator, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Regional – Kandice Garner, Assistant Director, Office of Experiential Programs, and Jacquelyn Jackson, Coordinator
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