RxAmbassadors

Group photo of th 2019-2020 PharmD student anbassadors

Ever wonder what it is like in a day of a life of a PittPharmacy student? Have questions about how to get into the program? Do you want a tour of Salk Hall? RxAmbassadors are here to help you with all of that and more! RxAmbassadors are a group of student pharmacists dedicated to helping you on your path to becoming part of the PittPharmacy community.

Our RxAmbassadors come from a variety of backgrounds and all have different areas of interest. Join us for a virtual visit and chat with an RxAmbassador! Information on PittPharmacy’s virtual Friday 5:00 pm visits can be found here, but please feel free to reach out via email to any of the RxAmbassadors listed below.


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  • Jessica Abbott
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Union Beach, NJ
  • High School: High Technology High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because of how easy it would be to personalize my education. I was interested in the different areas of concentration they offered to students, such as global health, and loved seeing how close the students were to each other!
  • Email Address: jea93@pitt.edu

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  • Maria Arlia
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/aLlmVnjzbVg
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
  • High School: North Hills High School
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: PittPharmacy provides their students with an endless amount of opportunities to learn and explore the field of pharmacy. Even in the first year of pharmacy school, you have the ability to interact with patients and work in the community. I am a proud Pittsburgh native, and am looking forward to personalizing my education throughout my time at PittPharmacy. Hail to Pitt!
  • Email Address: mfa34@pitt.edu

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  • Alexander Aubin
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Dartmouth, MA
  • High School: Dartmouth High School
  • Favorite Class: Top Drugs
  • Why PittPharmacy: When searching for pharmacy schools I was initially drawn to the city of Boston, but late in the process, decided to branch out and gave Pittsburgh a chance. My dad recommend another school, but I was drawn to PittPharmacy because the accessibility to many healthcare and research facilities. Though I was close to not coming to Pitt, I could not be more glad with my choice! I have an incredible appreciation for both our faculty and their passion to help students personalize their education and network within the profession of pharmacy.
  • Email Address: aja68@pitt.edu

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  • Hailey Baxter
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Stroudsburg, PA
  • High School: Pocono Mountain East High School
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: PittPharmacy immediately showed me all the different opportunities possible with a pharmacy degree, and I'm still learning more!
  • Email Address: HAB111@pitt.edu

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  • Alexis Caprio
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
  • High School: North Catholic High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because of the accessibility to professors and the opportunities to experience direct patient encounters.
  • Email Address: akc44@pitt.edu

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  • Abigail Christman
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Syracuse, NY
  • High School: Charles W. Baker High School>
  • Why PittPharmacy:
  • Email Address: ABC83@pitt.edu

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  • Mia Como
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Jefferson Hills, PA
  • High School: Thomas Jefferson High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because of the personalization of my education and the bond between all the students. Pitt Pharmacy has countless opportunities for students to discover different career paths and meet other students through community experiences and over 20 student organizations!
  • Email Address: mdc98@pitt.edu

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  • Jack Corey
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/tw-y7I15TlI
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Chandler, AZ
  • High School: Arizona College Preparatory
  • Favorite Class: Principles of Drug Action
  • Why PittPharmacy: PittPharmacy gives you the opportunity to truly shape your own education through a tight-knit student body and faculty, as well as Special Topics and student organizations. You also get to live in the city of Pittsburgh, which is incredible when you are from somewhere very suburban like Chandler, Arizona.
  • Email Address: joc150@pitt.edu

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  • Bethany Corry
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Rochester, NY
  • High School: Greece Athena High School
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt initially because of the city campus and proximity to so many medical centers. When I toured the pharmacy school, the faculty and students I met with were so nice and welcoming that it was easy to picture myself here. I also liked that PittPharmacy offers me the chance to personalize my education through areas of concentration, special topics, electives and more.
  • Email Address: bec82@pitt.edu

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  • Kailey Davies
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Scranton, PA
  • High School: Tunkhannock Area High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because I felt welcomed into a family. PittPharmacy wants their students to succeed and they provide endless opportunities to do so. Whether its through personalizing my education or getting involved on campus, I know I will find the right career in pharmacy for me through Pitt.
  • Email Address: Kad172@pitt.edu

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  • Katherine Escobar Martinez
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Hazleton, PA
  • High School: Hazleton Area High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because of the competitive status of the program, as well as the opportunity to personalize my education and be able to learn from some of the most impressive people in the Pharmacy World. It helped also that my little sister is an undergrad student here too, so being together makes it more fun.
  • Email Address: kme80@pitt.edu

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  • Sammie Freiter
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Dunstable, MA
  • High School: Groton-Dunstable High School
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: Pitt as a whole felt so welcoming when I toured, and there were so many opportunities to get involved on campus. PittPharmacy has world-renowned faculty and so many ways to personalize my education, so I knew Pitt would be the best choice for my pharmacy career and college experience.
  • Email Address: sef80@pitt.edu

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  • Lindsey Gibbon
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Reading, PA
  • High School: Wilson High School West Lawn
  • Favorite Class: Dosage Forms Compounding Lab
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy due to its outstanding reputation as well as the abundance of educational resources and opportunities provided by the staff and nearby medical facilities. These resources allow each student to personalize their education in order to fit their interests and relate to their desired career path within the pharmacy field.
  • Email Address: lmg120@pitt.edu

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  • Lucas Gregoire
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Tamaqua, PA
  • High School: Tamaqua Area High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because of the amazing oppurtunities they offer, as well as having the chance to learn from presigious faculty. Pitt Pharmacy allows me to personalize my education to my interests and obtain beneficial experiences such as research, leadership, and shadowing oppurtunities.
  • Email Address: ldg29@pitt.edu

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  • Anneliese Harp
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Neshannock Township, PA
  • High School: Neshannock Junior Senior High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because of the exceptional opportunies they provide to all of their students. From the moment I toured here the summer before my senior year of high school, I knew Pitt Pharmacy was the place for me. Pitt Pharmacy gives students the ability to personalize their education with unique electives, research experiences, leadership positions through organizations and classes, and areas of concentrations. During my tour, I also felt and saw the community at Pitt Pharmacy. From that moment, I knew Pitt Pharmacy was the best school for me.
  • Email Address: anh167@pitt.edu

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  • Jaccie Hisashima
  • Year: P4
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/aSm7dhUIfpU
  • Hometown: Haiku, HI
  • High School: King Kekaulike High School
  • Favorite Class: Biochemistry
  • Why PittPharmacy: Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because I wanted a change in scenery and knew I had to take advantage of the numerous opportunities the program has to offer. Although I'm far from home, new things are fun and I am so happy with this decision! 
  • Email Address: jth73@pitt.edu

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  • Megan Hutar
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Durham, NH
  • High School: Oyster River High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: The passion for the program, faculty, and extracurricular organizations shown by past and current Pitt Pharmacy students led me to choose this school.
  • Email Address: mmh119@pitt.edu

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  • Amanda Kan
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/_gVgszeTCXo
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Conshohocken, PA
  • High School: Plymouth Whitemarsh High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: I knew PittPharmacy was the right path for me after learning about the abundance of direct patient encounters and personalized opportunities to grow. I’m so grateful to be attending the top pharmacy school in the state where both faculty and students go out of their way to help each other succeed.
  • Email Address: amk286@pitt.edu

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  • Kate Karlson
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Twinsburg, OH
  • High School: Twinsburg High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because of the opportunity to personalize my education through areas of concentration and because of the sense of community between faculty, students and staff.
  • Email Address: klk164@pitt.edu

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  • Ryan Kasper
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Mt. Laurel, NJ
  • High School: Lenape High School
  • Favorite Class: Cardiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy for a few reasons - I really love the staff that personally helped me when I was a junior in high school and that really gave me a good impression of the school. Then, the students that I met affirmed my feeling that Pitt would be a great fit for me! Not to mention, the amazing faculty, wide range of research opportunities, and the reputation and rank that PittPharmacy has! It was a no brainer for me.
  • Email Address: ryk10@pitt.edu

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  • Christina Kazarov
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/0jbjmAriM6A
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Feasterville, PA.
  • High School: George School
  • Favorite Class: Principles of Drug Action
  • Why PittPharmacy: I like that PittPharamcy teaches about a wide variety of fields for pharmacists. I also enjoy the amount of group work because it teaches interprofessional communication, an important skill in the filed of pharmacy.
  • Email Address: clk114@pitt.edu

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  • Hunter Kline
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Lehman, PA
  • High School: Lake Lehman Junior Senior High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because of the unique opportunities they offer their students beginning in their first year of pharmacy school. The school has built many different connections with the community, and it opens the door for their students to succeed in big ways. The students and faculty you are surrounded by every day, are eager to help you achieve your dreams.
  • Email Address: hgk3@pitt.edu

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  • Madison Kornides
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/R_rO6hTWseM
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Latrobe, PA
  • High School: Greater Latrobe Senior High School
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy & Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because I was amazed at all of the opportunities students have to personalize their education as they progress. As one of the top pharmacy schools, PittPharmacy was a place I knew would help me grow as a professional and become confident in myself and my skills as a prospective pharmacist. The faculty also impressed me as they are invested in helping students excel, and all very passionate about their respective fields.
  • Email Address: mrk92@pitt.edu

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  • Colin Kruczek
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Bloomsburg, PA
  • High School: Bloomsburg Area High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I choose Pitt Pharmacy becuase I loved the campus as soon as I came to visit. I knew Pitt could offer me a great program with access to all the healthcare resources in and around the city.
  • Email Address: cjk93@pitt.edu

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  • Jules Lee
  • Jules Lee
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/c7yWYHUY38w
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Radnor, PA
  • High School: Radnor High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: Why PittPharmacy: The ability to personalize your education and the emphasis the faculty puts on helping students find their own niche and passion within the broad field of pharmacy was what made PittPharmacy my #1 choice. The rigorous yet manageable curriculum keeps me challenged but still gives me time outside of school to explore the city with friends, go to football games, and get involved in a variety of organizations! Overall, this school has given me such incredible opportunities to shape my dream career as a pharmacist, as well as time to make genuine friendships and connections throughout my journey and I could not be happier with my decision - H2PittPharmacy!
  • Email Address: jil232@pitt.edu

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  • Sydney Lee
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Perkasie, PA
  • High School: Pennridge High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because I loved Pitt's campus, they were highly ranked academically, and everyone in the area seemed so kind and earnest! Pitt's energy was the best of any school I visited, they had the best PharmD program of any school I looked at.
  • Email Address: Sll70@pitt.edu

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  • Victoria Lee
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/CNzBeF__Tv0
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Merion Station, PA
  • High School: Lower Merion High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: PittPharmacy provides an amazing community of classmates, professors and healthcare professionals. When I first visited Salk hall, everyone was so genuine and passionate. I knew I would belong and create ever-lasting relationships. PittPharmacy is all about providing for others and making their students successful through rigorous coursework, ample opportunities, and live practicums. I am thrilled to be a part of this family!
  • Email Address: vbl3@pitt.edu

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  • Oliva Leonardis
  • Year: P1
  • Hometown: South Plainfield, NJ
  • High School: Mount Saint Mary Academy
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because it felt like home. There was something about the people who made me feel like I was meant to be there and that I had earned it. Being 6 hours from home, this was, and still is so vital in my success at Pitt.
  • Email Address: ORL8@pitt.edu

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  • Emily Leung
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
  • High School: Northgate High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because the faculty, staff, and students were so helpful and welcoming during the application and admissions process. I am a transfer student, so this was very important to me when choosing a pharmacy program. Additionally, PittPharmacy offers students many opportunities to personalize their education and is a very competitive program. H2P!
  • Email Address: erl81@pitt.edu

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  • Ruth Li
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Collegeville, PA
  • High School: Methacton High School
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: Not only did the idea of personalizing my education really appeal to me, but I was blown away with how engaging and supportive the faculty was. I felt really welcomed here and I know I will be able to find out what Pharmacy path is right for me by utilizing the many resources and opportunities that PittPharmacy offers.
  • Email Address: rwl22@pitt.edu

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  • Dini Lin
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Cleveland, OH
  • High School: Marion L. Steele High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: Pitt has been my number one choice since freshmen year in high school. I am impressed by how welcoming and supportive the Pitt Pharmacy faculties and students were when I participated in the PIER program during my first year at Pitt. I love how Pitt Pharmacy makes you feel like you are a part of the family, and they will always provide the best resources to help their students succeed.
  • Email Address: Dil30@pitt.edu

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  • Kathryn Makay
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: North Huntingdon, PA
  • High School: Norwin Senior High School
  • Favorite Class: Dosage Form Design & Delivery Lab
  • Why PittPharmacy: Since day one, the PittPharmacy family has always had my back. This community is one where everyone is provided ample opportunities and encouraged to make their education about themselves. The faulty and staff care about your aspirations just as much as you do, and they will take the time to make sure you achieve those dreams!
  • Email Address: kam470@pitt.edu

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  • Alex Mannino
  • Year: P1
  • Hometown: Robinson Twp, PA
  • High School: Montour High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: Pitt Pharmacy is the center of innovation and care for all of their students. I love the faculty, staff, and students that feel like family to support each person through their pharmacy journey and encourage each student to believe in themselves.
  • Email Address: amm512@pitt.edu

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  • Phillip Mathew
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/UGAB3bC3l8A
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: West Chester, PA
  • High School: West Chester East High School
  • Favorite Class: Dosage Forms and Design
  • Why PittPharmacy: I want to help patients understand their medications and help other students move toward their pharmacy goals. PittPharmacy provides me with the resources I need to personalize my pharmacy career.
  • Email Address: ptm18@pitt.edu

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  • Lauren Maurer
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/WXY-DYCpTJM
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Doylestown, PA
  • High School: Central Bucks East High School
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because the program has so many experiences to offer both in and outside of the curriculum. Not to mention, Pittsburgh has so many medical centers, and the city presents itself with so many opportunities as a growing pharmacist!
  • Email Address: lrm71@pitt.edu

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  • Katie McGraw
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: North Granby, CT
  • High School: St. Joseph's Catholic Academy
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: The faculty and staff were very welcoming when I had my tour and I felt right at home when I walked into Salk Hall for the first time. PittPharmacy has so many successful alumni which gives you the opportunity to work in any field of pharmacy you are interested in.
  • Email Address: kem255@pitt.edu

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  • Rebecca Mihalko
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Lemont Furnace, PA
  • High School: Laurel Highlands High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy for several reasons - the location was ideal, it was highly ranked, and there were many opportunities to personalize my education.
  • Email Address: rkm38@pitt.edu

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  • Zackary MIller
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Altoona, PA
  • High School: Altoona Area High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because ever since I stepped foot on Pitt’s campus during my first year at Pitt, I knew it felt like home. What I like most about PittPharmacy are the numerous opportunities that you have to personalize your education both in and out of the classroom through research, electives, areas of concentration, leadership positions, organizations and clubs, various internship opportunities, and much more! I also love how invested the faculty and staff are to helping all of us succeed, and they always more than happy to meet with you.
  • Email Address: ztm16@pitt.edu

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  • Ian Montelius
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Jim Thorpe, PA
  • High School: Jim Thorpe High School
  • Favorite Class: Foundations of Biology 2
  • Why PittPharmacy: When I was in the college hunting process, my main priority was to find a school with a great pharmacy program and to branch out a lot from my small hometown. PittPharmacy allowed me to do both of these things, and so much more! I am starting a very personalized education with faculty and staff that are always willing to help me succeed. I hope to enter the career of hospital pharmacy or pharmaceutical research and development.
  • Email Address: iwm7@pitt.edu

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  • Ethan Nguyen
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/ppO94okv8eg
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Harleysville, PA
  • High School: Souderton Area High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because the field of pharmacy is constantly growing and this program does a great job in making sure that we are up to date with the latest changes and advances. By being allowed to personalize my education, I can enhance my knowledge and skillset to better fit a pharmacy career of my choice and become an overall better candidate for residencies and jobs. As someone who is interested in working in a hospital setting, it also helps that the school has close ties with a fantastic health system like UPMC.
  • Email Address: eln37@pitt.edu

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  • Abby Perriello
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Collegeville, PA
  • High School: Methacton High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: When I toured colleges in high school, I was drawn to Pitt because of how many resources the school and city have to offer. As a PittPharmacy student, you have so many opportunities to do research, explore special topics, intern in a variety of different settings, and work on cool assignments in class. While my experience with PittPharmacy has only taken place during the pandemic, I have still learned and experienced so much! I know that I will be prepared to work as a pharmacist one day with the education that I am receiving here.
  • Email Address: amp307@pitt.edu

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  • Rachel Qian
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/6XqGLsgWLZA
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Germantown, MD
  • High School: Poolesville High School
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because of the wide variety of opportunities and connections available to help guide me in the achievement of my career goals. The faculty care about their students and provide unique, hands-on learning experiences, especially focused on patient care. With these valuable resources, I knew that I would be prepared for a rewarding pharmacist career!
  • Email Address: rsq1@pitt.edu

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  • Rena Reid
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/VSMA3JUK-zc
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Rochester, NY
  • High School: Brighton High School
  • Favorite Class: Seminar in Composition: Diversity
  • Why PittPharmacy: Attending Pitt for undergrad further confirmed that the University of Pittsburgh is the right school for me. It provided resources, clubs, and organizations that I loved being apart of. I made friends with amazing faculty, staff, and administrators. It is not only about the curriculum and opportunities, but it is also the people; both faculty and students, that created an atmosphere where I was supported and able to grow as a young woman.
  • Email Address: rsr39@pitt.edu

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  • Kenneth Richardson
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/5wfFCPX1mT4
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Harlem, GA
  • High School: Harlem High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: Attending pharmacy school as an out-of-state student, PittPharmacy has been the best decision. After my interview and tour of the school, I was very drawn to the family culture of the students and faculty as well as the myriad of extraordinary learning opportunities PittPharmacy provides to position you to grow into the Doctor of Pharmacy you want to become. Whatever your interests or goals may be, PittPharmacy has access to resources and connections to personalize your experience and succeed in your career after graduation.
  • Email Address: kjr68@pitt.edu

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  • Carolyn Ross
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Rockville Centre, New York
  • High School: South Side High School
  • Favorite Class: Dosage Form Design & Delivery Lab
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because the of all of the unique opportunities available to personalize my education and how welcomed I felt from the very first tour when I was in high school. When I visited Pittsburgh for the first time and saw how many hospitals and community pharmacies were around, that appealed to me because I felt there would be many opportunities to learn outside of the classroom which I have found to be true!
  • Email Address: car163@pitt.edu

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  • Shay Roth
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Johnstown, PA
  • High School: Richland High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because of the various opportunities for research and experiences the program provided.
  • Email Address: slr109@pitt.edu

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  • Michael Ryczaj
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
  • High School: Central Catholic High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: Having my whole life being surrounded in the Pittsburgh area I became more familiiar with the high excellence and acadmeic achievements that Pitt had to offer. When deciding on pharmacy as my carrer the familiar exceptional qualities were exemplified even further in the Pitt Pharamcy curriculum that enabled each pharamcy student to personalized their choices in pharamcy school.
  • Email Address: MJR173@pitt.edu

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  • Ilane Saad
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/6bXMu9dA2RU
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Mt. Lebanon, PA
  • High School: Mt. Lebanon High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: The vast career options and being able to provide patient care attracted me to PittPharamcy!
  • Email Address: ils8@pitt.edu

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  • Margaret Schmidt
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/y15dPD59uWk
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Belle Vernon, PA
  • High School: Belle Vernon Area High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: I have been a huge Pitt fan my entire life and upon discovering that Pitt had one of the top pharmacy programs in the nation, it seemed like a no-brainer to choose PittPharmacy. Upon touring the school, I quickly became aware of all of the incredible opportunities and experiences that both Pitt and PittPharmacy would give me. Reflecting back on that decision, I am so grateful to have been given this opportunity and can confidently say that choosing Pitt was the best decision of my life.
  • Email Address: mts91@pitt.edu

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  • Arvin Sequeira
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Lansdowne, PA
  • High School: Bonner & Prendie High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I loved Pitt since the moment I stepped foot on campus during my junior year of high school. The community, innovation, and resources that the school, and specifically Pitt Pharmacy foster, is one of a kind and something that really drew me in.
  • Email Address: ars303@pitt.edu

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  • Rylan Sergi
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Moon Township, PA
  • High School: Moon Area High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: There are so many opportunities to pursue the pharmacy career that you are excited about, and the students and faculty at the school will support you to make sure you succeed!
  • Email Address: ras316@pitt.edu

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  • Lydia Shen
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: New Hope, PA
  • High School: Central Bucks East High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because of the location, cost, and prestige of the healthcare program. Through pharmacy, I've found communities of friends and faculty that support me both academically and socially.
  • Email Address: lys20@pitt..edu

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  • Anna Shuber
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Irwin, PA
  • High School: Norwin Senior High School
  • Favorite Class: Dosage Form Design & Delivery Lab
  • Why PittPharmacy: PittPharmacy instantly felt like home the first time I visited; I loved how personable everyone was and how quickly I felt welcomed. The classes are always interesting, the teaching staff truly cares about the students, and I never get bored with all the clubs and activities.
  • Email Address: ars275@pitt.edu

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  • Catherine Smith
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/NBHv2mEi4oY
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Stow, MA
  • High School: Nashoba Regional High School
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy & Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy for the amazing people and opportunities the school has! This is a perfect starting point for a career in any field of pharmacy so the possibilities are truly endless!
  • Email Address: cms330@pitt.edu

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  • Yu Hyeon Soh
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
  • High School: Jinseon Girl's High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: PittPharmacy provides a great prestigious program, lectures, and practices for patient care. Also, the opportunity to personalize my education by ARCO, electives, and special topics. The welcoming atmosphere at Pitt and the faculty always amaze me.
  • Email Address: yus81@pitt.edu

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  • Maria Spielberger
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/WHDZc6ft6Ts
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Collegeville, PA
  • High School: Villa Maria Academy High School
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because of the welcoming and supportive faculty, emphasis on direct patient care, and the numerous opportunities to personalize my education. With so many career options as a pharmacist, PittPharmacy allows students to explore their specific interests through pharmacy organizations, special topics, research, and connections with alumni. Hail to Pitt!
  • Email Address: mgs71@pitt.edu

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  • Delaney Stojkov
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Amherst, OH
  • High School: Marion L Steele High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy for the ability to personalize my education through special topics and areas of concentration
  • Email Address: dfs23@pitt.edu

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  • Riya Tipnis
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Downingtown, PA
  • High School: Downingtown STEM Academy
  • Favorite Class: Anatomy & Physiology
  • Why PittPharmacy: When I decided on pharmacy in high school, the first school I toured and learned about was Pitt Pharmacy. I loved the tight-knit community, individualized experiences, innovative research, and many opportunities for direct patient care. I was so excited listening to pharmacy students talk about their career goals. Combined with how highly rated Pitt's pharmacy program is, I knew PittPharmacy was the place for me.
  • Email Address: rat73@pitt.edu

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  • Nicholas Truong
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/NO-8P9iRqz0
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Allentown, PA
  • High School: Emmaus High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because of the countless opportunities and connections the school offers. PittPharmacy provides its students with a world-class education where I can personalize my education to become the respected, professional pharmacist I've always dreamed of becoming. The faculty and staff are so knowledgeable and supportive. I've always wanted to interact directly with patients and make a positive impact on their health. From the very first semester in PittPharmacy I was able to participate in direct patient care activates, which helped me develop the necessary skills I need to advance my professional career. I fell in love immediately when I visited the school and knew PittPharmacy was going to be my future home.
  • Email Address: ntt8@pitt.edu

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  • Roma Usgoankar
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Plainsboro, NJ
  • High School: West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because everyone was so kind and I knew this would be a place I could really flourish both as a student and as a professional. I loved that I could personalize my education through special topics and elective courses outside of the regular curriculum.
  • Email Address: rmu7@pitt.edu

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  • Travis VanOtterloo
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/uzDbmcC8JKE
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Fayetteville, AK
  • High School: Fravette High School
  • Favorite Class: Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: PittPharmacy has been known as one of the top schools since they opened! The opportunity for research with professors and the copious amounts of professional organizations available to students provides ample opportunities to personalize my pharmacy education.
  • Email Address: tjv25@pitt.edu

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  • Nathan Vo
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Effort, PA
  • High School: Pleasant Valley High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because of how rigourous the curriculum is and the many oppurtunities that come with it. My grandmother also lives near Pittsburgh and allows me to live at home while going to school!
  • Email Address: ntv8@pitt.edu

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  • Kelsey Wagner
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Pleasant Hills, PA
  • High School: Thomas Jefferson High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because they have so may opportunities here for the students to get involved and personalize their education. I also have grown up near Pittsburgh and have been a Pitt fan my whole life.
  • Email Address: kgw9@pitt.edu

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  • Annie Weyand
  • Watch my video: https://youtu.be/ZBcwuMdD3kc
  • Year: P3
  • Hometown: Phoenixville, PA
  • High School: Bishop Shanahan High School
  • Favorite Class: Pharmacist Patient Care
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because I wanted to attend a nationally recognized, highly ranked pharmacy program, that would help me personalize my education and give me opportunities to grow as a professional. Here at PittPharmacy, the faculty truly care about their students and do everything to ensure we become successful. In addition, the program allows first year students to immediately begin getting experience within the community and interacting with patients. Not only did I fall in love with the city of Pittsburgh during my undergrad here, but I also enjoy how the location of the pharmacy school is so close to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) facilities. Overall, I love how the program values teamwork, a hands-on approach to learning, and the success of each individual student! Could not be happier with my decision to attend PittPharmacy!
  • Email Address: aew66@pitt.edu

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  • Riya Yadav
  • Year: P2
  • Hometown: Wexford, PA
  • High School: North Allegheny High School
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose Pitt Pharmacy because they have so may opportunities here for the students to get involved and personalize their education. I also have grown up near Pittsburgh and have been a Pitt fan my whole life. I chose Pitt Pharmacy for its amazing staff and proximity to multiple health care systems.
  • Email Address: riy3@pitt.edu

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  • Devon Zheng
  • Year: P4
  • Hometown: Bellwood, PA
  • High School: Bellwood-Antis High School
  • Favorite Class: Principle of Drug Action
  • Why PittPharmacy: I chose PittPharmacy because of the support I received from the faculty and staff members that empowered me to personalize my education. As one of the most prestigious pharmacy programs in the nation, PittPharmacy continues to impress me by their continuous support for their students through innovation, opportunities, and personalized education.
  • Email Address: dez14@pitt.edu

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