Kim Nguyen

Teamwork Lessons Propel KGI Pharmacy Students to Excel

KGI students participating in the CAPSLEAD (California Pharmacy Student Leadership) program said KGI’s  emphasis on team-based learning as a cornerstone of the curriculum gave them a distinct advantage over teams from other pharmacy schools at a recent leadership conference in Anaheim, CA. Members of KGI’s eight-person team said they were able to start work faster, […]

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Legislative Days

CPhA Holds its Annual San Gabriel Valley Regional Legislative Days at KGI

On Saturday, March 12, the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) held its second annual San Gabriel Valley Regional Legislative Days event at KGI. The event served as a forum to discuss important legislation and pharmacy issues and brought local business owners, legislators, pharmacists, consultants, technicians, and student pharmacists together. Local Assemblymembers Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina) and […]

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Lee Summer Fellowship

SPHS Student Awarded Lee Summer Student Research Fellowship

Traditionally, the pharmacist’s role revolved around dispensing drugs per instructions on a prescription and ensuring the delivery of medications to patients. As the healthcare system has evolved towards a more team-based approach, however, pharmacists have increasingly taken on greater responsibilities alongside other healthcare providers, including a more hands-on approach in their role as health advocates […]

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Shark Tank

Shark Tank Competition Held by School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Click here to view video highlights from this year’s Shark Tank event. KGI School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences second-year students participated in a Shark Tank event on December 8, 2015. Industry guests were invited to serve as panelists and evaluate the viability of each team’s pharmacy technology application pitch. The event was part of […]

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Sally Huston

SPHS Professor Sally Huston Published in ‘Atlas of Science’

Many patients do not adhere well to their prescribed medication regimens. Evidence shows that improving medication adherence leads to lower overall health care use and costs. As a result, healthcare stakeholders are increasingly interested in improving patient medication adherence. The importance of this topic is illustrated by the fact that the United States (US) Medicare […]

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Parsons

KGI School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Awarded Grant from The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation

KGI is proud to announce that the School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (SPHS) was recently awarded an Equipment Grant from The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation in the amount of $250,000. SoP faculty developed the Patient-Focused Clinical Skills Laboratory and Medication Management Technology Center (LAB) to afford PharmD students opportunities to gain hands-on experience across […]

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KGI Celebrates 2nd Annual White Coat Ceremony

Seventy-seven students received their White Coats at a formal ceremony recognizing them as members of the 2nd class of the KGI School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and as members of the pharmacy profession on Saturday, August 22. Symbolizing dedication to clinical service and patient care, the White Coat Ceremony is held every year when new […]

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Rachita Sumbria

Rachita Sumbria Receives the New Investigator Research Grant from the Alzheimer’s Association

School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Assistant Professor Rachita Sumbria has been awarded the 2015 New Investigator Research Grant from the Alzheimer’s Association. This competitive grant will provide important funding to support her research on developing a brain penetrating TNF-alpha inhibitor (TNFI) for Alzheimer’s disease. Overall, Dr. Sumbria hopes this work will contribute to finding […]

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Steven Gray

KGI Announces White Coat Ceremony Speaker: Steven W. Gray

The Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is proud to announce that Steven Gray, PharmD, JD will be the guest speaker at the annual White Coat Ceremony, which will be held Aug. 22, 2015. Symbolizing dedication to clinical service and patient care, the White Coat Ceremony is held every year when […]

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