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Drs. Roosan and Sumbria Awarded the CUSP Collaboration Award

June 10, 2024 by | Pharmacy

Dr. Moom Roosan and Dr. Rachita Sumbria have been named recipients of the CUSP Collaboration Award, which awards inter-departmental collaborations within Chapman University School of Pharmacy for high-impact research that expands beyond one facet of understanding a critical issue in pharmacy healthcare. This award provides funding to generate pilot data for future larger awards. Dr.

Collaboration Award Honors Drs. Yamaki and Elshahawi

June 7, 2024 by | Research

Dr. Jason Yamaki and Dr. Sherif Elshahawi have been honored with the 2024 CUSP Collaboration Award for their innovative research proposal, “Developing Drug Leads to Inhibit C. difficile Bacterial Infection.” The research aims to open more opportunities for discovering solutions in antibiotic resistance for infectious disease treatments. The CUSP Collaboration Award is designed to foster

On the CUSP: May 2024

June 5, 2024 by | Research

Grants Dr. Cintia Citterio was awarded a new investigator grant of $11,000.00 by the AACP for the study of “Molecular Pathogenesis of Thyroid Cystinosis and New Therapeutic Approaches”. Dr. Gary Fong received one of Chapman University’s Faculty Grant for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity awards with an amount of $14,960 for his project titled: “Identifying

Dr. Amy Kang Receives Patient Safety Award

June 5, 2024 by | Research

Dr. Amy Kang has been awarded the inaugural CUSP Patient Safety Award for her proposal “Addressing the Silent Threat: Inappropriate Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infection in Outpatient Settings.” Following reviews of CUSP’s Science and Patient Safety Committees, award recognizes a faculty member’s innovative research proposals that show potential to significantly improve patient care.

Alumna Dr. Calhoun Receives Innovator Award

June 3, 2024 by | Research

Dr. Caitlin Calhoun, Doctor of Pharmacy ’21, was recognized as a recipient of the 2024 Miltenyi Biotec Immunology Innovator Award for her work in improving pediatric patient outcomes of high risk leukemias through biomarker discoveries. Currently serving as a Staff Scientist at Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Dr. Calhoun is passionate about improving children’s health

AACP Awards Dr. Cintia Citterio the New Investigator Award

May 28, 2024 by | Pharmacy

Dr. Cintia Citterio has been honored as a recipient of the 2024 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) New Investigator Award (NIA) for her proposal “Molecular Pathogenesis of Thyroid Cystinosis and New Therapeutic Approaches.” The AACP NIA is a highly competitive achievement that offers $11,000 to exceptional early-career pharmacy faculty members, placing Dr. Citterio

Power of 2: Dr. Judy Weng’s PharmD and PhD Journey

May 14, 2024 by | Research

Not even 30 years old, Dr. Judy Weng has accomplished what only few could dream of- two doctorate degrees, an incredible CV of research and teaching, and a career lined up that balances her passions and her childhood dream. “If I were to do it all over again, I would choose Chapman,” she says. “Being

On the CUSP: April 2024

May 6, 2024 by | Pharmacy

Publications Dr. Keykavous Parang collaborated to produce “Harnessing exosomes as a platform for drug delivery in breast cancer: A Systematic review for in vivo and in vitro studies” in Molecular Therapy Oncology. Dr. Jelena Lewis and PharmD candidate Brenda Kilzi authored “Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)—Who is at risk, and who can be vaccinated?” in Topics

Dr. John Andraos’s ’19 Journey in Pharmacy Education

April 30, 2024 by | Pharmacy

Since graduating with his Doctor of Pharmacy in 2019, Dr. John Andraos has merged his passions for teaching and patient care. Currently serving as an Assistant Professor at Western University College of Pharmacy, Dr. Andraos was part of the inaugural APEx program before bridging into CUSP for his Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Dr. Andraos initially

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