Students virtually defend theses for Clinical Research Program

Virtual presentation.

By Kara Sweet

Published May 16, 2020

University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Clinical Research Program students virtually presented defenses for their theses on May 13, 2020.


Our Clinical Research Program is an opportunity for third- and fourth-year PharmD students to elevate themselves for placement in fellowships and residencies via individualized research programs focused on excellent original clinical and translational research.

The program has a proven track record of providing students robust didactic and experiential clinical research activities which prepares them to compete for competitive post graduate training positions. 

Clinical Research Program Student Presentations

Student Defense Mentor
Matthew Butler Trends in Prescribing Patterns of DOACs Between Primary Care Providers and Cardiologists Nicole Albanese
Melissa Fan Herbal supplement to improve fertility in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Nicole Cieri-Hutcherson
Elizabeth Patt Trends in Cystic Fibrosis Pharmacogenomic Testing Utilization Javier Blanco
Laurie Plewinski Sleeve Gastrectomy and Barrett's Esophagus: Might there B.E. a correlation?  Scott Monte
Neeraj John A mini In Vitro Pharmacodynamic Approach to Study Bacterial Resistance  Raymond Cha and Brian Tsuji
Se Jin Kim NGAL, KIM1, SCr: 1 biomarker to rule them all Dhaval Shah
Frances Murray Impact of gender, income, and urban/rural hospital designation on 30-day readmission rates for 5 HRRP targeted conditions Scott Monte
Melanie Nguyen Comparison between the Perceptions and Barriers to the Implementation of Antimicrobial Stewardship Services in Community Settings between New York and Washington State  David Jacobs
Jerrica Tang The Relationship Between the Magnitude of Hyperglycemia and the Incidence of Antimicrobial Resistance in Patients with Urinary Pathogens Raymond Cha
Kira Voyer Extended Spectrum β-lactamases in Gram-negative Urinary Pathogens: Population-analysis  Raymond Cha
Sindy Zhong Vancomycin Versus Vancomycin Plus Rifampin for the Treatment of Acute Pulmonary Exacerbations of Cystic Fibrosis Nicholas Fusco

For over 130 years, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has continually been a leader in the education of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, renowned for innovation in clinical practice and research. The school is accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and is the No. 1 ranked school of pharmacy in New York State and No. 14 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.