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Archive for October 2014

Dean's Blog

I was asked to write a blog for the Dean’s newsletter about our Mobile Medicare Clinics and was thankful for the opportunity. However, shortly after accepting the offer, I realized that there were several different directions in which I could go and so I decided to share a little about our program but spend more […]


Yvette Young ’14, ’15 is a graduate student in the speech-language pathology (SLP) program at University of the Pacific. She is the recipient of the Virginia Puich Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship recognizes students who have illustrated clinical and academic excellence who are entering Pacific’s Graduate Program in speech-language pathology. Young grew up in Manteca, Calif. […]

Student Spotlight: Yvette Young ’14, ’15


Pharmacy student Michelle Pham ’15 recently received the 2014 California Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) Student Leadership Award along with seven students at various schools. The award recognizes pharmacy students’ involvement and contribution to the California Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and the pharmacy profession. Pham said, “It is an honor to receive this […]

Student Spotlight: Michelle Pham ’15


Emily Holmstedt ’14, ’15 was the recipient of the Florence Scott van Gilder “Tolley” Endowed Award. She received this scholarship because of her academic and clinical excellence. This award will support her future plans to continue onto graduate school in the speech-language pathology field. Holmstedt grew up in a small city in the East Bay […]

Student Spotlight: Emily Holmstedt ’14, ’15

  1. January 02,2015 at 8:12 am: Norman Frank Keaton II
    Congratulations Emily. My grandmother's Master Thesis is in the UOP Library if you care to see it. I lived with Florence between 1953 and 1956.


Dr. Derek Isetti ‘08 is an awardee of the New Century Doctoral Scholarship and he hopes to shed light on voice disorders in the workplace. Dr. Isetti grew up in Stockton, Calif. He received his master’s degree in speech-language pathology (SLP) at University of the Pacific through the university’s 24-month master’s program. This program allows […]

Faculty Spotlight: Derek Isetti ’08

  1. December 11,2014 at 11:09 am: Jim Dugoni
    > Yes, Derek is the son of Duane Isetti.
  2. November 10,2014 at 9:43 am: Michael Alexander
    Is Derek related to Duane Isetti who was an undergraduate student when I was in the early 60s. I seem to remember that Duane also was a football player then. Thanks


Dr. Cynthia Valle-Oseguera ’12 is originally from Mexico but has lived in the Bay Area for over a decade. She obtained her bachelor of science in biotechnology from University of California, Davis and finished her doctor of pharmacy degree with University of the Pacific. She completed her two general post-graduate years at an ambulatory care […]

Faculty Spotlight: Cynthia Valle-Oseguera ’12


Dr. Carl Fairburn ’10 joined the physical therapy faculty in August as an Assistant Professor, teaching the same program in which he was once a student. He hopes to make an impact on his students by challenging them in new ways. Dr. Fairburn “look[s] forward to helping mold professional growth and challenging the students to […]

Faculty Spotlight: Carl Fairburn ’10

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On July 7, 2014 Cardinal Health announced a $2 million scholarship to be awarded collectively to the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and eight other pharmacy schools across the country. Yearly scholarships in upwards of $8,000 will be given to students who participate in the Entrepreneurial Pharmacy Practice Program. This program […]


The Pacific American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) kicked off American Pharmacists Month with a health fair at Midtown Farmers Market in Sacramento. Student pharmacists from University of the Pacific’s Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences collaborated with students from California Northstate University College of Pharmacy to host the event which […]

Student Pharmacists Kick Off American Pharmacists Month with Health Fair

  1. November 04,2014 at 10:50 pm: Lam Nguyen
    Valuable event and very beneficial to the community. Thank you.


On the evening of August 27, 2014 the Pacific Speech-Language Pathology Alumni Association hosted the 3rd Annual Speech-Language Pathology Welcome Back Dinner. The Welcome Back Dinner allows alumni and faculty to welcome the students back to campus, offer valuable clinical tips, and network. After the dinner, students were given an opportunity to learn from alumni […]

Welcome Back Dinner Prepares Students for Clinicals