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Kayla Villalpando ’13, ’14 graduated in December from the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with a master’s in speech-language pathology (SLP). Villalpando originally came to University of the Pacific as a Division I soccer player where she also received her bachelor of science in speech-language pathology. She loved Pacific so much […]

Student Spotlight: Kayla Villalpando ’13, ’14


Camille Camargo ’13 recently returned from a trip to the Philippines. She was a Practicum Facilitator for the School and completed her residency at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. The residency included researching falls prevention in collaboration with Dr. William Kehoe ’95, Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Psychology and Director for the Office of Academic Success […]

Alumni Spotlight: Camille Camargo ‘13

  1. January 23,2015 at 7:13 pm: Zelda Booth
    rather...'hospital' not hostel. Sorry for the typo.
  2. January 23,2015 at 7:11 pm: Zelda Booth
    Great undertaking for both the hostel and Camille. All the best for her future endeavours.


Inspired by her speech-language pathology experience at University of the Pacific Tracey Tong ’14 is furthering her education at University of Washington. There she’ll obtain her master’s in medical speech-language pathology (SLP). She credits the clinical experience she received at Pacific to her successful transition to graduate school, where she is already far ahead of […]

Alumni Spotlight: Tracey Tong ’14


If there is one word to describe Chris Wolfinger ’15 it would be determined. Wolfinger’s focus on his career in physical therapy and athletic training helped him discover Pacific’s student development leave; an opportunity that allowed him to spend a week with the San Jose Sharks at their prospect camp last summer. However, the opportunity […]

Student Spotlight: Chris Wolfinger ’15


Alanna Sing ’16 isn’t your typical student pharmacist. Her love for animals, specifically horses, inspired her to pursue a nontraditional career path of becoming a veterinary pharmacist. This career path will allow Sing to provide services to customers by treating their animals, the patients. Sing has been riding horses since she was five. She joined […]

Student Spotlight: Alanna Sing ’16

  1. January 22,2015 at 10:41 pm: Lisa Souza
    What an inspirational article! Congratulations, I wish you the best in your future endeavors:)


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