Stan Phelps

KGI Community Mourns the Loss of Trustee Emeritus Stanford N. Phelps

The Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) community is saddened to share the news that Trustee Emeritus Stanford N. Phelps passed away on June 6, 2019 at the age of 84. “Stan was a tremendous colleague and friend to the KGI community,” KGI President Sheldon Schuster says. “We will miss him greatly and our thoughts are with […]

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KGI’s Top 5 Most Popular Podcast Episodes of 2018-2019

No. 1: Emily Quinn (Episode 44) This episode features KGI faculty member Emily Quinn, who is a licensed board-certified genetic counselor. She joined KGI in 2018 to help build the Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling program. Prior to coming to KGI, Emily served as a clinical genetic counselor at the St. Jude Children’s Research […]

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2019 grads

KGI Community Celebrates 251 Graduates in 18th Annual Commencement Ceremonies

WATCH: Video replay of 18th Annual KGI Commencement VIEW: Photo gallery (more photos to be added next week) Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) capped a memorable 2018-2019 academic year with its 18th Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18 at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center, featuring 251 graduates and more than 1,400 attendees. KGI celebrated graduates […]

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Student Success Fund

KGI Launches Student Success Fund to Remove Career Roadblocks

  On Wednesday, April 17, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) launched a Student Success Fund campaign with the goal of raising $20,000 in 38 days. At KGI, students thrive on innovation. But sometimes students experience roadblocks on their way to graduation – Unforeseen emergencies, needs for additional support, and sometimes life-altering events. Until now, KGI has […]

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Planning to Attend KGI Commencement? Learn More About the Event Here

With the Riggs School team projects and PharmD APPEs entering their final stages, the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Class of 2019 has its sights set on commencement week. The week’s activities will kick off with the Postbaccalaureate Certificate Celebration on Thursday, May 16, and that day will also feature the Riggs School Awards Ceremony and […]

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Contributors to Special Report

KGI Students Share Expertise in Rare Neurological Disease Special Report

In an exciting opportunity to showcase their development in the field, six Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) students from the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences contributed articles in the fifth annual Rare Neurological Disease Special Report released earlier in March. Victoria Nguyen, PharmD ’20, and […]

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rare disease day

12th Annual Rare Disease Day Raises Awareness for Therapies

Photo Album Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) hosted its 12th Annual Rare Disease Day on Friday, March 1 with presentations from industry leaders, a poster session from KGI students, and a special film screening followed by a question-and-answer session. The event served as an opportunity for students, faculty, and guests to collaborate, discuss, and raise awareness […]

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Healthcare Report Findings Support KGI’s Vision for School of Medicine

The findings of the California Future Health Workforce Commission make it clear: The medical school that Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) plans to establish is sorely needed. In its final report released in February, the commission made up of 24 leaders representing private and public hospital systems, nonprofit healthcare organizations, policymakers, and educators described California’s urgent […]

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