Students at Senior Communities

KGI Partnership Promotes Learning Across Generations for PharmD Students

Ramisha Ali and Jeffrey Chin arrived at Mt. San Antonio Gardens in Pomona expecting to help older adults learn more about their medications. But the students in the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (SPHS) didn’t anticipate how much they would learn by interacting […]

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Genomenon KGI partnership

KGI is the First Participant in the Genomenon Genetics Education Program

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) has become the first academic partner in a new genomics education program launched by Genomenon, creator of the Mastermind genomic search engine providing search results from the full-text database of 6.5 million genomic-focused scientific articles. “We feel strongly that Mastermind is the best way to interpret variants and make clinical decisions […]

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Keck Graduate Institute Hosts 2nd Annual Western Symposium

This article, written by KGI’s Sona Patel, PharmD ’20, originally appeared on On Saturday, April 27, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) hosted its second annual Western Symposium. Roughly 40 students attended the event to participate in roundtable sessions with industry representatives from a number of functional areas. Students from KGI, Roseman University, West Coast University, […]

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Prescription for Service

Four PharmD Students Transform KGI Free Clinic from Dream to Reality

For four PharmD students at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), winning the regional Prescription of Service competition is only a small side effect on their path to achieving a much larger goal. They have set their sights on implementing an idea that will greatly affect the underserved community. Samantha Garcia, Monique Macias, Huy Truong, and Melissa […]

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Pharmacy Practice Rotation to Take Students to Remote Alaska

Sara Low spent five years as an officer in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, serving the Alaska Native population as a pharmacist with the Indian Health Service in Anchorage. Since coming to Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (SPHS) assistant professor and director of Interprofessional Education has hoped […]

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genetics fellowship story

Two KGI Students Awarded Public Health Genetics and Precision Medicine Fellowships

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) students Jacob Comeaux and Jennifer Rios are little more than a semester into the brand-new Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling (MSGC) program, yet they’ve already earned fellowships in their chosen field. The two members of the MSGC’s inaugural class of 2020 were selected for the competitive Public […]

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sally huston

Professor Publishes Study of Pharmacy Students and Entrepreneurship

Sally Huston, an associate professor in the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, believes entrepreneurship is essential for the pharmacy profession to progress, and for pharmacists to embrace new opportunities and roles in an evolving field. So she was understandably intrigued by a study stating that five factors—being proactive, interested in […]

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gail orum

Orum-Alexander Named Interim – Founding Dean Kathy Webster Chair of SPHS

In a message to the campus community, Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) President Sheldon Schuster thanked everyone who attended the January 9 gathering to celebrate the life of Founding Dean Kathy Webster. Schuster also announced that Gail Orum-Alexander will serve as Interim – Founding Dean Kathy Webster Chair of the KGI School of Pharmacy and Health […]

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