Billock Named KGI’s Founding Program Director for Occupational Therapy

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Dean Martin Zdanowicz has announced Christy Billock as the Founding Program Director of the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program. Based on the accreditation process timeline, KGI is aiming for a 2023 launch of the OTD program. “We are thrilled that Christy has joined the […]

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Derick Han Receives NIH Grant to Research Adaptation of Liver Mitochondria to Alcohol

Since the 1980s, most studies have found that alcohol has a negative effect on mitochondria in the liver. But Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) Associate Professor Derick Han’s recent research using other parameters and a variety of models suggested a different impact: Mitochondria, the organelles referred to as the powerhouse of the cell, improve their ability […]

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Genetic Counseling Student Bailey Sanderson Earns Scholarship of Excellence

Bailey Sanderson, a second-year student in the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling (MSGC) program, has earned the 2019 Scholarship of Excellence from the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP). Sanderson is one of only 12 students chosen from across […]

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KGI Welcomes PharmD Class of 2023 at White Coat Ceremony

Flickr photo album (more photos coming soon) The Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (SPHS) celebrated its new students on Saturday as the KGI community, family, and friends celebrated the Class of 2023 in the annual White Coat Ceremony. The formal ceremony recognized them as members of the sixth class of […]

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White Coat Ceremony to Feature Dr. Tony Chan as Keynote Speaker

The Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is proud to announce that Dr. Tony Chan, PharmD, will be the keynote speaker at the annual White Coat Ceremony to be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center. “Dr. Chan and his wife, Dr. Virginia Chan, are generous […]

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Martin Zdanowicz Selected to Lead KGI School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) President Sheldon Schuster has announced Martin Zdanowicz as the Dean of the KGI School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (SPHS). “Dean Zdanowicz is highly regarded as an innovative leader who prioritizes student success and faculty development,” said KGI Board of Trustees Chairman Jim Widergren. “He is a great choice to build […]

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Internship Offers KGI Pharmacy Student Early Exposure to Industry

Kacey Egusa’s stay at AbbVie, a research-oriented biopharmaceutical company, was only expected to last two weeks. She traveled to AbbVie’s North Chicago headquarters in January as part of a Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) course that introduces first-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students to the pharmaceutical industry. But she came away so impressed by AbbVie that […]

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