More than 180 individuals applied to the Pharmaceutical Sciences Doctoral Program for fall 2015 admission. Twenty-two were offered admission, and the school will welcome the following eight new graduate students this September:
- Mark Cadena, a 2015 UW-Madison graduate (biology)
- Yu Feng, a 2014 graduate of the Peking University (chemistry) who has continued research in the laboratory of his undergraduate mentor
- Muhammad Khalifa, a 2014 graduate (biochemistry) and current employee (laboratory technician) of the University of Oregon
- Kelly Montgomery, a 2015 Michigan State graduate (human biology)
- Geetika Nehra, a 2015 graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (biotechnology)
- Montira Tangsangasaksri, currently completing a masters in bioengineering at the University of Tokyo and a 2012 graduate (chemical engineering) from Thammasat University (Thailand)
- Brynna Wilken-Resman, a 2015 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities graduate (chemistry)
- Gang Yan, a MS (medicinal chemistry, 2015) and BS (pharmacy, 2013) graduate of Peking University
The Social & Administrative Sciences (SAS) in Pharmacy Graduate Program will welcome three new graduate students this fall:
- Cameron Lanier joins the school after accomplishing Pharm.D. and B.S. degrees at Campbell University (North Carolina) College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
- Joohyun Park has been working for the pharmaceutical safety management division of the Seoul Regional Office of the Korean Ministry of Food & Drug Safety. She earned MS and BS degrees in Pharmacy from Ewha Women’s University (Korea).
- Mohammad (Mo) Kharbat will begin studies on a part-time basis, complementing his full-time work role as Director of Pharmacy Services for SSM Health Care/Dean Health in Madison. Kharbat holds an MBA from UW-Milwaukee and a BS in Pharmacy from Jordan University of Science & Technology.