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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


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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


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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


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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. 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

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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


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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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Exposure to research can provide students opportunities to follow their interests, gain diverse laboratory skills and make contributions to their field of study. While deciding on the next step in her career, Beverly Pappas ‘17 carefully considered programs where she could make an impact on patients and the community. Pappas earned a bachelor of science […]

Beverly Pappas ‘17 Seeks to Help Patients Through Research


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In 1997, Dr. Jim Mansoor, Professor – Department of Physical Therapy, and his colleagues from UC Davis launched a research project to study the effects of pirfenidone on a deadly lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), in animal models. The research was funded by Marnac, Inc., which has since sold the rights to sell pirfenidone […]

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Dr. William Chan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry, has received a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), for his research titled “Investigating the molecular mechanisms in controlling the aryl hydrocarbon receptor protein levels.” This $367,000 grant is […]

Dr. William Chan Receives NIH Grant


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Aphasia is a condition that robs people of the ability to communicate and can affect one’s ability to express and understand verbal and written language. This condition is typically found in individuals who have suffered brain damage from illnesses such as a stroke, and affects more than two million individuals in the United States. Dr. […]