May 20, 2019 – Bridging Ceremony – Chapman University School of Pharmacy celebrated the completion of undergraduate studies at Chapman University with 23 of our Pre-Pharmacy students. The celebration took place on the Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine – which is exactly where these students will be spending the next three years completing their Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Each student was recognized for their accomplishments and academic achievements. Additionally, Jamie Chang and Austin Fong were presented with the “Undergraduate Leadership” award and their many contributions to the university and the Pre-Pharmacy Freshman Early Assurance Program were highlighted. There were many families, friends, faculty, and staff in attendance to welcome these special internal Chapman students to the School of Pharmacy.
Since the beginning of the pandemic until today, there have been over 3,795 reported cases of hate incidents tracked by “Stop AAPI Hate.” Similar to the support of the Black Lives Matter movement, where CUSP student organizations (CSHP, ACCP, AMCP, APhA, CHAPSA, KY, PDC, VAPSA) raised and donated $28,237 to Black Lives Matter Global Network
Left to right: Dr. Nicole Benipayo (’20), Dr. Michael Phan, (’18), and Courntey Wong (PharmD, ’21) In a retrospective cohort study, Dr. Sun Yang (PhD/BPharm), Dr. Michael Phan (PharmD ’18) and Dr. Nicole Benipayo (PharmD ’20) collaborated with a team of oncologists (Rishikesh Chavan, MD amd David Buchbinder, MD) at CHOC Children’s Hospital to evaluate