Student News

UGA Graduate Spotlight featured CET’s Arwa Fairaq



Arwa Fairaq was featured in the Gradaute School's December 2016 edition of the student Spotlight.  After her graduation, Fairaq plans to combine research with academic teaching. “I have always had a passion for sharing knowledge, guiding and assisting students in their growth and development, and creating an effective educational environment to help them reach their own goals." Click here to read the complete artical

Dr. Sally Elshaer successfully defends disseration



Elshaer, Sally

Congratulations to Sally Elshaer, who successfully defended her dissertation on November 28, 2016! Dr. Elshaer will graduate with her Ph.D. on December 16, 2016. Her dissertation was titled "Modulating Neurotrophin Receptor; P75 Exerts Vascular Protection In Ischemic Retinopathy"

Three Graduate Residents Obtain New BPS certification



Welston, Kirby Guinta, Maggie Webb, Rachel A.

Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) certification recognizes excellence in knowledge and practice at the national level.  We are pleased to announce that three of our PGY-2 residents achieved new BPS board certifications.   Drs. Kirby WelstonMaggie Guinta, and Rachel Webb who took the graduate/resident  Clinical Applications (BOARD PGY-2) course became board certified in pharmacotherapy (BCPS).  Sitting for the BCPS exam is an option in the course.  Since inception of the course in 2010, all students have elected to take the BCPS exam and have achieved board certification. 

Yu Wang wins Travel Award



Wang, Yu

Yu Wang, PHSOP Graduate Assistant, abstract won the PMRG Community Advocacy Advancement Student Poster competition and will be featured at the upcoming PMRG Institute meeting in Cherry Hill, NJ, October 24-26, 2016. This award also included funding, $1,000, for travel to the conference. Click to view poster

Dr. Islam Osman presented his Final Defense



Osman, Islam

Dr. Islam Osman presented his Final Defense on Monday, July 25, 2016. His dissertation title is "Vasoprotective Effects Of Pioglitazone, An Insulin Sensitizer: Molecular Mechanisms And Therapeutic Implications To Prevent Intimal Hyperplasia After Arterial Injury".