AAPS - USC STUDENT CHAPTER

 
 

The AAPS University of Southern California (USC) Student Chapter was established in 1996 by graduate students Neil Mathias, Wilson Meng, and Silvia da Costa in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy.

The USC Student Chapter was one of the only four student organizations within AAPS in 1996. While its chapter members have continued to uphold the chapter's reputation for active involvement in speaker programs, social events, and networking, AAPS - USC Student Chapter's main pride lies in the success of its annual "Moving Targets" multidisciplinary symposium.

 

Amy Tran

CHAIR

Zeyang (Rita) Li

VICE CHAIR

Samuel Garza

SECRETARY

Yue Zhang

TREASURER

Melanie Galano

CO-COMMUNICATIONS CHAIR

Charlie Chen

CO-COMMUNICATIONS CHAIR

Minchang Choi

CO-SOCIAL CHAIR

Liz Aguiniga is the Associate Director for The Office of Graduate Affairs at the USC School of Pharmacy and serves as the Staff Liaison for the AAPS Board. Dr. Aguiniga received her Ph.D. from the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences at Northwestern University. Dr. Aguiniga serves the graduate student population by providing academic and professional development opportunities for the students.

Liz Aguiniga is the Associate Director for The Office of Graduate Affairs at the USC School of Pharmacy and serves as the Staff Liaison for the AAPS Board. Dr. Aguiniga received her Ph.D. from the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences at Northwestern University. Dr. Aguiniga serves the graduate student population by providing academic and professional development opportunities for the students.

Lizath Aguiniga, Ph.D.

STAFF LIAISON

Christina Lin

CO-SOCIAL CHAIR

Houda Alachkar received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the Ohio State University in 2012 and received a PharmD degree from Ohio Northern University. She completed a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics at the University of Chicago before she joined the University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Professor in 2015. Dr. Alachkar's translational research focuses on experimental therapeutics and pharmacogenomics, particularly in acute leukemia.

Houda Alachkar received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the Ohio State University in 2012 and received a PharmD degree from Ohio Northern University. She completed a fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics at the University of Chicago before she joined the University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Professor in 2015. Dr. Alachkar's translational research focuses on experimental therapeutics and pharmacogenomics, particularly in acute leukemia.

Houda Alachkar, Ph.D.

FACULTY ADVISOR