Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Student Awards

External Awards

NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship
Ashley Cole (DPOP)

Cancer Care Quality Training Program Postdoctoral Fellow
Matt Dixon (DPOP)

AFPE Predoctoral Fellowship
Ashley Cole (DPOP)

ACS MEDI Pre-Doctoral Felowship
Kelsey Lamb (CBMC)

Big Data to Knowledge” (BD2K) graduate training program
Joehl Nguyen (DPOP)

Admissions and Recruiting Awards

University Merit
Evan Colmenares (DPOP)
Aaron Devanathan (DPET)
Jacqueline Gerhart (DPET)
Ava Vargason (DPMP)

Eshelman Fellows
Hunter Bomba (DPMP)
Joehl Nguyen (DPOP)
Jing (Daisy) Zhu (DPET)
Sarah Clinkscales (CBMC)
Rylee Wander (CBMC)
Victoria Haberman (CBMC)

Ferguson Fellow
Phil Durham (DPMP)

University Awards

Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Holly Schroeder (DPMP)

External Awards

Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission and King SAUD University Governmental Scholarship
Yazeed Ghawaa (PACE)

AAPS Graduate Student Research Award in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Drug Metabolism and Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Research
Jason Slizgi (DPET)

Bristol-Myers Squibb-UNC Worldwide Health Economics and Outcomes Research Fellowship
Nirosha Mahendraratnam (DPOP)

NSF Fellowship
Morgan McSweeney (MOPH)
Carla Coste-Sanchez (DPMP)
Christine Parker (DPMP)

NCDA’s Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award
Olivia Dong (DPET)

Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics, and Precision Nutrition Short Course Scholarship
Olivia Dong (DPET)

Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award for the Durham-Chapel Hill District
Olivia Dong (DPET)

PhRMA Foundation Pre Doctoral Fellowship in Health Outcomes
Scott Davis (DPOP)
Christine Lee (DPET)
Jennifer Schiller (DPMP)
Adam Sage (DPOP)

AFPE Pre Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Jarod Waybright (CBMC)
Nithya Srinivas (DPET)
Scott Davis (DPOP)
Jon Bogart (CBMC)
Tyler Goodwin (MOPH)
Nancy Gillis (DPET)

AFPE Pre Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Sciences – 1 Year Renewal
Rachel Bleich (CBMC)

USP Global Fellowship Program
Katelyn Arnold (CBMC)

Thrasher Early Career Award
Lawrence Ku (DPET)

Admissions and Recruiting Awards

University Merit Recipient
Maurice Horton (CBMC)

Eshelman Fellowship
Randy Qian (MOPH)
Erin Burgunder (DPET)
Drew Cesta (CBMC)

Ferguson Fellowship
Kyle Bowler (CBMC)

School Awards

Kathryne A. Brewington Award
Cen Guo (DPET)

GSK Fellowship
Michael Collier (MOPH)

Khalid Ishaq Travel Award
Corbin Thompson (DPET)
Stephen Capuzzi (CBMC)

University Awards

Horizon Award
Rachel Bleich (CBMC)
Yuhang Jiang (DPMP)

Off-Campus Dissertation Research Fellowship
Nancy Gillis (DPET)

Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Junghyun (Jay) Kim (MOPH)

Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Pre-doctoral traineeship
John Prybylski (MOPH)

AAPS Graduate Student Research Award in Analysis and Pharmaceutical Quality
Junghyun “Jay” Kim (MOPH)

Allan Hoffman Student Travel Award, Controlled Release Society
Junghyun “Jay” Kim (MOPH)

Pacifichem Travel AwardDepartment of Defense Office of Science
Junghyun “Jay” Kim (MOPH)

Khalid Ishaq Graduate Travel Award
Junghyun “Jay” Kim (MOPH)

AAPS Analysis and Pharmaceutical Quality Best Poster Award, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Junghyun “Jay” Kim (MOPH)

UNC Graduate Student Transportation Award
Junghyun “Jay” Kim (MOPH)

NIH F31 Fellowship, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Karen Bulaklak (MOPH)

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in the Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences
Rachel Bleich (CBMC)

1-Year Renewal of 2014 AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowships
Corbin Thompson (DPET) AFPE Lynn Van Campen Award in Manufacturing Science & Engineering
Tejash Patel (MOPH) Lynn Van Campen Award in Manufacturing Science & Engineering
Colin O’Banion (CBMC)

AFPE-Phi Lambda Sigma First Year Graduate Scholarship
Ryan Hickson (DPOP)

ASHP Foundation Master’s Residency Grant
David Marr (PACE)

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship
Carla Coste-Sanchez (MOPH)
Christina Parker (MOPH)
Tojan Rahhal (MOPH)

Eshelman Fellowship
Ryan Hickson (DPOP)
Olga Uvarov (MOPH)
Ashley Cole (DPOP)
Sara Salerno (DPET)
James Beaudoin (DPET)

Ferguson Fellowship
Matt Dixon (DPOP)

Royster Fellowship
Nicholas Jones (DPET)

Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Colin O’Banion (CBMC)
Angela Yang (MOPH)

SHEPS Fellowship
Michelle Vitko (DPOP)
Terence Johnson (DPOP)

USP Global Fellowship Program
Katelyn Arnold (CBMC)

Admission Awards

Eshelman Fellowship
Jon Bogart (CBMC)
Izna Ali (DPET)
Olivia Dong (DPET)
Adam Sage (DPOP)
Shaye Hagler (MOPH)

Ferguson Fellowship
Carla Coste-Sanchez (MOPH)

Royster Society of Fellows
Nithya Srinivas (DPET)
Scott Davis (DPOP)


University Awards

GEAB Impact Award
Andrew Roberts (DPOP)

Graduate Student Transportation Grant
Sarah Claypool (CBMC)
Zhijian “Jimmy” He (MOPH)
Xiaomeng Wan (MOPH)

HHMI Campus Finalists
Hao Cai (DPET)
Lei Miao (MOPH)


School Awards

Khalid Ishaq Travel Award Stipend
Chintan Kapadia (MOPH)
Sarah Claypool (CBMC)
Akin Oni-Orisan (DPET)

GPEN Travel Awards
Adam Friedman (CBMC)
Nicole Zane (DPET)
Jing Fu (MOPH)
Sarah Claypool (CBMC)


External Awards

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in the Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences
Corbin Thompson (DPET)
Andrew Roberts (DPOP)
Tejash Patel (MOPH)
Colin O’Banion (CBMC)

Rho Chi AFPE First Year Graduate School Fellowship
Izna Ali (DPET)
Adam Friedman (CBMC)

ACS Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship
Kyle Konze (CBMC)

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health & Human Development K23
Kevin Watt (DPET)

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Health Services Dissertation Award R36
Catherine Slota

Graduate Tuition Incentive Scholarship
Xiaomeng Wan (MOPH)

AAPS Graduate Student Award in Quality by Design and Product Performance
Zhijian (Jimmy) He (MOPH)

American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
Akinyemi Oni-Orisan (DPET)

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Tojan Rahhal

1-Year Renewal of 2012 AFPE Predoctoral Fellowships
Oni-Orisan, Akinyemi (declined due to receipt of other external award)
Friedman, Adam
Zane, Nicole
Crona, Dan
Perfetti, Michael

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in the Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences
Brandon Gufford
Julie Lauffenburger (declined due to receipt of other external award)
Matthew Haynes
Nate Oien

Catalent Global Academic Competition for Life Science Leaders of Tomorrow Award
James Byrne

P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Scholar Award
Julie C. Lauffenburger

Graduate Student Transportation Grant Award
Nate Oien
Adam Friedman

American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship
Akinyemi Oni-Orisan

Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA) Consortium Child Health Oversight Committee (CC-CHOC) Travel Grant
Kevin Watt

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) F31 Fellowships
Tim O’Leary

AAPS Graduate Student Symposium Award in Drug Discovery and Development Interface
Sarah Claypool

Graduate Tuition Incentive Scholarship (GTIS)
James Byrne
Yuhang Jiang
Xiaomeng Wan

PhRMA Foundation Fellowship-1 Year Extension
Malea Ward
Angela “Qi” Yang
Amgen Pre Doctoral Fellowship
Kyunghee Yang

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Tojan Rahhal

Translational Medicine travel Award
Tojan Rahhal

Ishaq Travel Award Stipend
Zhijian “Jimmy” He
Youn Gee Seo
Dan Crona

Chinese Scholarship Council
Yuhang Jiang
Xiaomeng Wan

Baxter Leadership Excellence Awards in Pharmacy (LEAP Award) Silver Medal
Matt Lamm

AACP Walmart Scholar
Jamie Mann

APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science – ESAS Section Best Podium Paper Award
Drew Roberts

GSK Fellowship
Zhijian “Jimmy” He

Admission Awards

Royster Society of Fellows
Rachel Bleich (CBMC)
Matthew Haynes (MOPH)
Julie Lauffenburger (DPOP)
Akinyemi Oni-Orisan (DPET)
Nathan Pfeiffer (DPET)
Gina Song (DPET)

University Merit Assistantship
Kimberly Barnash (CBMC)

Eshelman Fellowship Award
Karen Bulaklak (MOPH)
Nancy Gillis (DPET)
Paul Himes (CBMC)
Corbin Thompson (DPET)
Jarod Waybright (CBMC)

Ferguson Fellowship Award
Rachel Henderson (CBMC)

CBMC Merit Award
Rachel Henderson (CBMC)

CBMC Scholar Award
Kimberly Barnash (CBMC)
Rachel Bleich (CBMC)


School Awards

Kathryne A. Brewington Graduate Student Research Award
James Byrne (MOPH)

Amgen Fellowship
Kyunghee Yang (DPET)

Khalid Ishaq Travel Stipend
Chester Costales (MOPH)
Melanie Nicol (DPET)


University Awards

Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award
James Byrne (MOPH)
Rishi Desai (DPOP)
Dan Hertz (DPET)
Jasmine Talameh (DPET)

UNC Dissertation Completion Fellowship
Tianxiang “Kevin” Han (MOPH)

Graduate Tuition Incentive Scholarship
Yuhang Jiang   (MOPH)
Xiaomeng Wan (MOPH)


University Training Program Fellowships

UNC School of Nursing’s Institutional Research Training Grant in Health Care Quality and Patient Outcomes
Julie Lauffenburger (DPOP)

UNC Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research Training Program
Anne Beaubrun (DPOP)


External Travel Awards

AACR Scholar-in-Training Award (Susan G. Komen for the Cure)
Dan Hertz (DPET)

Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network (GPEN) Travel Award
Melanie Nicol (DPET)
Tianxiang Kevin Han (MOPH)

28th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management
Anne Beaubrun (DPOP)
Julie Lauffenburger (DPOP)


External Fellowship Awards

PhRMA Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
James Byrne (MOPH)

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Whitney Caron (DPET)

Royal Thai Government Scholarship
Kasemsiri (Joyce) Chandarajoti (CBMC)

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Elizabeth Pempe Chappell (CBMC)

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Danielle Cook (CBMC)

PhRMA Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Chester Costales (MOPH)

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Dan Crona (DPET)

PhRMA Fellowship in Toxicology and Pharmacology
Amber Frick (DPET)

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Adam Friedman (CBMC)

Chinese Scholarship Council Scholarship
Yuhang Jiang (MOPH)
Xiaomeng Wan (MOPH)

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Melanie Nicol (DPET)

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Akinyemi On-Orisan (DPET)

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Michael Perfetti (CBMC)

American Heart Association Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Robert Schuck (DPET)

AFPE 1st Year Graduate Student Fellowship
Corbin Thompson (DPET)

PhRMA Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Melea Ward (DPOP)

PhRMA Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Qi “Angela” Yang (MOPH)

AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship
Nicole Zane (DPET)