Arizona Health Sciences

Program Seminars

Wednesday, 11:00-12:00 p.m. AHSC, 8403

These seminars are presented by students in the Medical Pharmacology Program, faculty within the University or from outside the University as guests. These seminars are presented by experienced scientists and consist of an update of recent research in the speaker's laboratory.

Students are required to register for PHCL 596C for the Fall and Spring Semesters and during their term of residence in the Program. Grades are calculated based on presentation and attendance.

First year students are not required to present a seminar, so their grade will be determined by attendance only.

Ph.D. students are required to present each year while in the program.

M.S. students are required to present one (1) seminar.

MD/Ph.D. and PharmD/Ph.D students are required to present two (2) seminars.

For more information please contact Dr. May Khanna at

PHCL 596C 

Research Seminar Schedule

2017 - 2018

Wednesdays, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

AHSC Room 8403

Fall 2017

Date Event Title Presenter Affiliation/Organization
August 23 Program Seminar - Introduction to Pharmacology Seminar Series Dr. Todd Vanderah University of Arizona Pharmacology Department
October 4 Pharmacology Seminar Series Franziska Denk, Ph.D. Research Asst. Kings College London
October 11 TBA Karissa Cottier Med Pharm Student
October 18 Pharmacology Seminar Series Andrej Romanovsky, MD, Ph.D. Barrows Neurological Institute

Spring 2018


Date Event Title Presenter Affiliation/Organization
January 24 Pharmacology Seminar Series David Duron Med Pharm Student
January 31 Program Seminar - Jan. 31, 2018 - David Wong David Wong Eli Lily
February 21 Program Seminar - Feb. 21, 2018 - Kenneth Hargraves, D.D.S., Ph.D. Kenneth Hargraves, D.D.S., Ph.D. UT Health, San Antonio
March 14 Program Seminar - March 14, 2018 - Thanh Huynh Thanh Huynh Med Pharm Perfusion Student
March 28 Program Seminar - March 28, 2018 - Hong Zhang Hong Zhang Med Pharm Student
April 4 Program Seminar - April 4, 2018 - Ben Alouidor and Nick Hirsch Ben Alouidor and Nick Hirsch Med Pharm Perfusion Students
April 11 Program Seminar - April 11, 2018 - Lusine Gomtsian Lusine Gomtsian Med Pharm Student
April 18 Program Seminar - April 18, 2018 - Justin LaVigne Justin LaVigne Med Pharm Student
April 25 Program Seminar - April 25, 2018 - Yanxia Chen Yanxia Chen Med Pharm Student
May 2 Program Seminar - May 2, 2018 - Mitchell Bartlett Mitchell Bartlett Med Pharm Students