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  “We should consider the type of sugar we are consuming, because different sugars behave differently in our body,” said Roshanak Rahimian, PharmD, MSc, PhD, professor of physiology and pharmacology. Dr. Rahimian, along with Sonali Shaligram ’17 and Farjana Akther ’19, collaborated on a study with researchers from University of Barcelona. “Our goal was to […]

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Pharmaceutics and parenting inspired Melanie A. Felmlee, PhD, assistant professor of pharmaceutics and medicinal chemistry, to pursue a grant for research of monocarboxylate transporters. Dr. Felmlee was awarded the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy New Investigator Award (NIA) for her proposal entitled “Maturation and spatial expression of intestinal MCT1 in obesity.” Dr. Felmlee […]

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Carl L. Fairburn III ’10, PT, DPT, assistant professor of physical therapy, and Derek Isetti ’08, PhD, CCC-SLP, assistant professor of speech-language pathology, have teamed up for a research project to explore if respiratory muscle strength training (RMST), commonly used in physical therapy, can benefit patients who are having difficulty with speaking. For this study […]

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Over 50% of college students consume more than one energy drink per month. Energy drinks have also been related to increasing emergency room visits and deaths. The research team, led by Sachin A. Shah, associate professor  pharmacy practice at University of the Pacific’s Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences have been performing […]

Are Energy Drinks Heart Healthy? Your Support Needed!


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Derek Isetti ’08, PhD, CCC-SLP, assistant professor of speech-language pathology, was awarded a grant from the University’s Strategic Educational Excellence Development fund for a project titled, “Prevention and Screening of Voice Disorders: Providing a Bridge between Academic Disciplines at Pacific.” This grant allows for the purchase of voice screening equipment and guest lectures on the […]

Faculty Spotlight: Derek Isetti ’08, PhD, CCC-SLP


  1. August 08,2016 at 4:15 pm: Simalee Smith
    So proud of our Alum and current faculty member!

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When talking with Sabah Ali ’13, ’15 what becomes immediately apparent is her passion for speech-language pathology (SLP). “I always knew that I wanted to do something in a helping profession and with kids,” shares Ali. She was initially attracted to SLP because of the versatility of the profession. Working with her first client solidified […]

Alumni Spotlight: Sabah Ali ’13, ’15


  1. August 08,2016 at 4:14 pm: Simalee Smith
    What a wonderful article about such a great clinician!

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Can you predict if a student will be successful in graduate school even before they step foot in a classroom? That is the question that Larry Boles, PhD, CCC-SLP Graduate Director and Professor of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology wanted answered. He presented a poster entitled, “Predicting Graduate School Success” outlining the finding of his research […]

Faculty Spotlight: Larry Boles, PhD, CCC-SLP


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“Human subjects research is a human process conducted with other human beings,” said Todd Davenport, DPT, MPH, OCS Associate Professor of Physical Therapy. “Human subject based research gives us a chance to explore questions that are specific and meaningful to people.” Dr. Davenport has been appointed co-chair of the University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB). The […]

Faculty Spotlight: Todd Davenport, DPT, MPH, OCS


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Recently there has been a notable increase in the number of emergency room visits related to energy drinks. As of June 2014, the Center for Science in Public Interest reported 34 deaths related to energy drinks. In a recent analysis of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ National Poison Data System, cardiac and neurological […]

Faculty Spotlight: Sachin A. Shah, PharmD


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(University of the Pacific, Calif.) – There are over 285 million wireless subscribers in the United States, rapidly bolstering the development of mobile health (mHealth) technology to answer health related questions. Energy drink usage is on the rise and has been associated with adverse effects and death. Researchers from the Thomas J Long School of […]