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VCU School of Pharmacy launched its 2017 Summer Research Pizza Lunch series July 7 with … what else? … a pizza social! As is tradition, Pharm.D. students — who applied and were accepted to conduct summer research projects – will present the results of their research throughout the month. Everyone is invited to attend the presentations and also to enjoy a slice or two.

Summer Research Fellowships are available to rising second- and third-year Pharm.D. students, who have the opportunity to experience hands-on research while being mentored by volunteer faculty. Each student receives a stipend provided by the School of Pharmacy Dean’s Office.

Each week’s presentation begins at noon in the Smith Building, Room 103.

The 2017 summer researchers and their advisors are as follows:


Sabrina Sperlazza, P3 (Annie Cheang, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science)
Hunter Hill, P2 (Malgorzata Dukat, Department of Medicinal Chemistry)


Christian Ruiz, P2 (Yan Zhang, Department of Medicinal Chemistry)
Carolyn Hill, P2 (Katherine Nicholson, School of Medicine)


Michael Gay, P2 (Masahiro Sakagami, Department of Pharmaceutics)|
Francine Kim, P2 (Ben Van Tassell, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science)
Sachpreet Bajaj, P3 (Teresa Salgado, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science)



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