Student News

Congratulations to Dr. Shada Kanchanasuwan



Kanchanasuwan, Shada

Congratulations to Dr. Shada Kanchanasuwan, who presented her final defense on Monday, November 28, 2017. Her dissertation title is Impact of the Affordable Care Act’s Dependent Coverage Provision. She will Graduate on Friday, December 8, 2017.

Four doctoral students accepted to candidacy



Congratulations to the following doctoral students for being accepted to candidacy this fall!

Abdulrahman Alwhaibi - CET
Sandeep Artham – CET
Wael Eldahshan – CET
Shada Kanchanasuwan - PHSOP 

Pre and Postdoctoral applications open for the Georgia CTSA TL1 (T32-like) Training Grant







PREDOC TL1 APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2018 - The TL1 program supports predoctoral trainees in one of three (3) tracks:  the MD/MSCR track for medical students, the PhD/MSCR track for PhD graduate students, and the PharmD/MSCR track for PharmD students.

POSTDOC TL1 APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2018 - The TL1 program supports postdoctoral trainees (e.g., resident and fellow physicians, PhD postdocs, PharmD residents).

CLICK HERE for more detailed information for both programs.

December 4, 2017, at 9:30 a.m.

To register, e-mail Dr. Janet Gross (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) and Cheryl Sroka (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)).  Include: name, position, department, school, title of research study (if known), and current CV or NIH Biosketch.

Applicants to the TL1 program are highly encouraged but not required to attend this workshop.

The Georgia CTSA TL1 program is supported by NIH NCATS grants (TL1 TR002382 and UL1 TR002378).

Abdulrahman Alwhaibi awarded travel award



Abdulrahman Alwhaibi, 3rd Year PhD Student in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics, was awarded the UGA Graduate School Travel Award for his upcoming 1st author presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research conference in Orlando, FL, in December 2017.

First Resident Journal Club of the year



May, Dianne Williams
The first Resident Journal Club of the year was recently hosted by Dianne May, campus director for Pharmacy Practice Experiences, and Rusty May, associate department head and clinical professor, Augusta campus.  All PGY-1 and PGY-2 AU/UGA residents participated plus preceptors from The Children’s Hospital of Georgia. The preceptors served the role as content experts and discussed pediatric therapeutics.