Alumni Spotlights

Meet entrepreneur Jack Simityan, PharmD ‘11, chief operations officer at SortPak, a Glendale-based personalized pharmacy packaging and delivery service with a goal to improve medication adherence.
Meet Danielle Colayco, PharmD ‘08, MS ‘10, executive director at the Komoto Family Foundation, who turned to an offbeat medium to spread the word about pharmacy’s importance: the coloring book. She'll be distributing it at the L.A. Times Festival of Books on Sunday, April 23.
As colleagues in pharmacies, clinics and hospitals around the world continue to put their all into caring for patients with COVID-19, some people are finding unique ways to offer thoughtful support. Jessica Louie, BS ’09, PharmD ’13, has sent care packages to more than 1,200 pharmacists and other healthcare team members through Spark Joy in Healthcare. Here, Louie shares her inspiration for her project and advice for students and healthcare professionals.
The third annual USC School of Pharmacy Alumni Awards Gala, held on Sunday, April 28 at USC’s Town and Gown, recognized eight exceptional leaders for their contributions to the school and to the pharmacy profession.
Meet Vlada Manzur, PharmD '13, who helped establish a first-of-its-kind community-based pain medication management clinic during her residency at the USC Medical Plaza Pharmacy.