Celebrating our 2020 Graduates university of florida college of pharmacy

While we cannot be together in person, virtual celebrations for the class of 2020 are taking place throughout the year.

Ph.D. and m.s. Commencement ceremony

Friday, August 14

Ph.D. and Master's Virtual Commencement Ceremony

The UF College of Pharmacy celebrated all the spring and summer 2020 Ph.D. and master's degree graduates at a virtual commencement ceremony Aug. 14.

Fall 2019 Ph.D. Grads

Summer 2020 Ph.D. graduates

Pharmaceutical outcomes and policy

Hussain Alqhtani

Mentor: Dr. Vakaramoko Diaby

Hussain Alqhtani headshot

medicinal Chemistry

Kareem Galal

Mentor: Dr. Christopher McCurdy

Kareem Galal headshot

Medicinal Chemistry

Robyn Pescatore

Mentor: Dr. Jane Aldrich

Robyn Pescatore headshot


Max Russo

Mentor: Dr. Bin Liu

Max Russo headshot


Tanaya Vaidya

Mentor: Dr. Ashley Brown

 Tanaya Vaidya headshot

Pharmaceutical outcomes and policy

Xi Wang

Mentor: Dr. Almut Winterstein

Xi-Wang headshot

Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research

Guang Yang

Mentor: Dr. Yan Gong

Guang Yang headshot

Medicinal Chemistry

Hongfen Yang

Mentor: Dr. Robert Huigens

Hongfen Yang headshot

spring 2020 Ph.D. and M.S. graduates

pharmaceutical outcomes and policy

Yasser Albogami

Mentor: Dr. Almut Winterstein

Yasser Albogami

pharmacotherapy and translational research

Mohammad Alshaer

Mentor: Dr. Charles Peloquin



Thomas Cirino

Mentor: Dr. Jay McLaughlin

Thomas Cirino


Tamara King

Mentors: Drs. Thomas Schmittgen and Chris McCurdy

Tamara King


Yi Ting (Kayla) Lien

Mentor: Dr. Stephan Schmidt

Kayla Lien

medicinal chemistry

Peilan Zhang

Mentor: Dr. Yousong Ding

Peilan Zhang


Saturday, may 16

Virtual Commencement Ceremony

The UF College of Pharmacy celebrated the Pharm.D. class of 2020 at a virtual commencement ceremony on May 16.

Commencement 2019

Class of 2020

Dean Johnson's Address to Graduates

Julie Johnson, Pharm.D., shares a special message with the class of 2020

Dean Johnson Commencement 2017