John Grabenstein, Ph.D. received an honorary degree from Chapman University during the Closing Convocation ceremony on May 17, 2019. Dr. Grabenstein is the Global Director of Medical Affairs for Merck Vaccines. He leads scientific-policy activities for a global enterprise distributing over 180 million doses of 13 vaccines annually to help reduce the burden of vaccine-preventable diseases. As a pharmacist, he has experience in over 50 counties, served on multiple committees advising three departments of the US Government, and has published over 300 articles and 11 books. Ross and Matt Duffer (’07) from Stranger Things provided the keynote address encouraging graduates to follow their hearts and reminding them that the road to success often isn’t linear. The evening celebration concluded with bursts of confetti spraying into the air and a champagne toast with University President Struppa.
Join us to welcome the new additions to CUSP Alumni Advisory Board, Cassandra Dill (MS, ’20), Eric Dobberpuhl (PharmD, ’20), and Dustin Le (PharmD, ’20). Dill, Dobberpuhl, and Le will be serving on the board for the next three years to support CUSP and its alumni community. Below is the current roaster of the Alumni
Last April, Chapman University held a virtual Community Impact Forum to share some of its endeavors in supporting the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Facilitated by Vice President of Campus Planning and Design Collette Creppell, the forum featured panelists including President Daniele C. Struppa, City of Orange Mayor Mark Murphy, Vice President for Research Tom