California Health Sciences University Hosts Inaugural Graduation Ceremony for the College of Pharmacy

 

California Health Sciences University (CHSU) conferred the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree upon 62 graduates at its first Graduation Ceremony held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Clovis Hills Community Church.

President Florence Dunn addressed a gathering that included more than 1,100 guests including graduates’ family, friends and colleagues; faculty and staff members and the Board of Trustees.  Senator Edward Hernandez, OD, delivered the keynote address.

The hooding ceremony was performed by William Ofstad, PharmD, Assistant Dean for Education; Jeremy Hughes, PharmD, Assistant Dean for Experiential Education, Student Affairs and Enrollment; and Michael Freudiger, PharmD, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences. The class received their Doctor of Pharmacy diploma by Wendy Duncan, PhD, Provost and Dean of Pharmacy.

In witness of their friends, families and faculty, the pharmacy students read the, “Pledge of Professionalism” led by Fouad Boubol, PharmD, Class of 2018 President, as well as read the, “Oath of a Pharmacist” led by David Fuentes, PharmD, Executive Associate Dean of the College of Pharmacy. Mina Al-Shahed, PharmD, was chosen by the class to speak at the graduation.

After the ceremony, students and their families were invited to a reception to celebrate the newly-graduated Pharmacists.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018! CHSU wishes the following graduates success in their future endeavors:

  • Kwabena Adarkwah
  • Amir Afshar Cum Laude
  • Giovauna Alberre Summa Cum Laude
  • Fadhl Ali Summa Cum Laude
  • Mina Al-Shahed Cum Laude
  • Shadi Sahara Asayesh
  • Hanin Atalla
  • Mher Attarian Cum Laude
  • Kathryn Estaya Baeza Cum Laude
  • Pawan Bagari Cum Laude
  • Raju Bashar
  • Fouad Boulbol Cum Laude
  • Sharon Brar
  • Hiwan Brhena Cum Laude
  • Jessica Wing Han Chan Cum Laude
  • Doris Cheung
  • Anabell Duclayan Corpuz
  • Trang Duong
  • Michael Farr Summa Cum Laude
  • Roberto Garcia
  • Varduhi Grigoryan
  • Cody Guenthart
  • Ngaumomy (Amy) Heu Magna Cum Laude
  • Yuqin Hu Cum Laude
  • Clare Jeon Summa Cum Laude
  • Hemjot Kaur Magna Cum Laude
  • Manpreet Kaur
  • Sann Lao
  • Dong Chinh Le Magna Cum Laude
  • Nghia Tan Le Magna Cum Laude
  • Cuihong Leung Magna Cum Laude
  • Daisy Lieu
  • Henna Mahal
  • Clifton McKinney
  • Julio Cesar Mercado
  • Harjoyt Mohar
  • Tsigereda Mulugeta
  • Jankhna Nadkarni Summa Cum Laude
  • Allen Keshishian Namagerdi Summa Cum Laude
  •  Lien My Thi Nguyen
  • Minh Nguyen Summa Cum Laude
  • Janik Oganesyan
  • Faith Olivares Cum Laude
  • Lauren Soojung Park Cum Laude
  • Krishma Patel Magna Cum Laude
  • Sean Patel Cum Laude
  • Seema Rai Magna Cum Laude
  • Vigil Beth Rapiz
  • Katayoon Samadi
  •  Adam Jafer Shah Cum Laude
  • Hayley Shuman Summa Cum Laude
  •  Nancy Thai
  • Edwin Thao Cum Laude
  •  Jasmin Thind
  • Amanpreet Toor Cum Laude
  • Daniel Danh Truong
  •  Naly Vang Magna Cum Laude
  •  Carolina Castillo Velez
  • Chong Yang Summa Cum Laude
  •  Kang Yang Cum Laude
  • Harry Yegiazaryan
  • Kc Diane Yovino Summa Cum Laude

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