#81 – 2019 Commencement: Tiffany Smolinski

At the 2019 Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Commencement, Tiffany Smolinski served as the student speaker! A total of 251 KGI graduates received degrees and certificates this May. As part of that group, Smolinski earned a Master of Engineering degree. To learn more about KGI, visit http://www.kgi.edu! Commencement was held on May 18 in front of more […]

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#80 – Pharmacy, IT, & Me Rebroadcast

Today we have the opportunity to share a rebroadcast of the Pharmacy, IT, & Me podcast interview with Armen Simonian, who is the Assistant Dean and Chair of Clinical and Administrative Sciences at the KGI School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. If you enjoy the KGI and Pharmacy, IT, & Me podcasts, visit those pages on the Apple […]

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#79 – The PA Platform Rebroadcast

In today’s episode of the KGI Podcast, we are sharing a rebroadcast of The PA Platform’s recent interview with Joon Kim, who directs KGI’s Postbac Premedical Certificate (PPC) and Postbac Pre-PA (PPA) Certificate programs. Are you concerned about your grades and whether they will be good enough to get you into PA school? Did you […]

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#78 – 2019 Commencement: Gayle Carson Riggs

At the 2019 Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Commencement, Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences Dean Steve Casper awarded Gayle Carson Riggs with an honorary degree. Last year, KGI received a transformative gift from Gayle and the Riggs Family in honor of Founding President Hank Riggs. To recognize the magnitude of this gift, KGI proudly renamed the school […]

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#77 – Dan Witzling

In today’s episode, KGI President Sheldon Schuster interviews Dan Witzling, who is the Executive Director, Los Angeles-Central Coast Area, for the American Cancer Society (ACS). Witzling is primarily responsible for managing the society’s broad event portfolio, creating and developing regional and internal boards, and establishing innovative collaborations to support and advance cancer care. Before the ACS, Witzling was a Director […]

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#76 – Elsy Rivero

Mi nombre es Sofía Toro y soy la Decana de Admicion y Becas. Hoy vamos a platicar con Elsy Rivero y ella es estudiante de nuestro programa de MBS, que es la Maestría de Ciencias y Negocios. 

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#75 – 2019 Commencement: Sheldon Schuster

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 across six different degree programs, including five programs from the Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences and the […]

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#74 – Susan Schroeter

In this episode of the KGI Podcast, Sandi Mero interviews Susan Schroeter, PharmD ’18. Since graduating from KGI, Susan has served as a Post-Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy Resident at Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center. She has been able to work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals in optimizing patient care during their stay at the hospital and following up […]

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#73 – Mark Kiel

Today’s episode features Mark Kiel, the CSO and Co-Founder at Genomenon! The show host is Barbara Fortini, an assistant professor of genetics in the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics (MSGDA) program coordinator. KGI has become the first academic partner in a new genomics […]

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#72 – Ron Shigeta

In this episode, KGI President Sheldon Schuster interviews Wild Earth Chief Scientific Officer Ron Shigeta. Ron is also the Scientist in Residence VC at Babel Ventures. He co-founded IndieBio, the world’s first Synthetic Biology accelerator devoted to funding and building startups dedicated to solving humanity’s most pressing problems through biology. He has funded more than 70 iconic biotech […]

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