University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Celebrates Class of 2015

May 15, 2015

On May 14, 2015, the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy conferred Doctor of Pharmacy degrees on 108 graduates in its annual commencement ceremony. These graduates represent the highest-caliber pharmacists in the world, with the scientific and patient care knowledge to maneuver today’s complex health care needs.

Dean Donald E. Letendre and Associate Dean Michael W. Kelly were joined by University of Iowa President Sally Mason in presenting the degrees. Stephen Mullenix, ’74 BSPh, Senior Vice President, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs, was the guest speaker. Madelyn Yassen, graduating class president, was the student speaker.

Additionally, the college celebrated its PhD graduates during the annual Graduate College Commencement on May 15. This ceremony was led by John Keller, associate provost for graduate and professional education and Graduate College dean, and President Sally Mason, who was the speaker.

The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy educates the next generation of leaders in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical sciences through discovery and growth, building excellence, and achieving outcomes that matter. 

Class of 2015

Doctor of Pharmacy Graduates

Sean Anderson
Michael Axelsen
Justin Bagby
Brianne Bakken
Lindsey Batz
Maya Beganovic
Kayla Bock
Kory Boeckmann
David Brechler
Kebba Camara
Chelsea Carlson (Tiernan)
Abby Cate  (Davis)
Ashley Daugherty
Michelle Davids
Jennefer Davis
William Denney
Chase Dieleman
Jenna Dietrich
Sharon D'Souza
Emily Dworkin
Rachel Dyke
Martha Eckey
Jennifer Elliff
Amanda Evans
Oluwatobi Fadeyi
Matthew Farley
Tara Feller
Elizabeth Ficek
Katie Finkey (Berglind)
Courtney Ford
Dustin Gaskin (Staver)
Trent Geurts
Ali Goodson
Jenna Green
Megan Greene
Tyler Greiner
Meghan Halverson
Sharde Hameed
Alex Hansen
Shelly Hewitt
Christina Highley
Grant Holdren
Daniel Hopkins
Jodi Husman
Dowlin Johnson
Jason Kaalberg
Ashley Kappenman
Mandy Kellogg
Zainab Khan
Baedero Kim
Patrick Kinn
Kathryn Klinefelter
Colby Krieps
Dustin Lane
Serena Lester
Rachel Lienemann
Ryan Lister
Wan-Chen Lu
Justin Lumetta
Miriam Maklad
Shruta Malgaonkar
Meghan Marino
Allison Martin
Kathleen McNamara
Morgan Meinert
Hayley Meyer
Emily Mork
Marie Moser
Valerie Mukete
Lindsey Munsch
Nicole Naccara
Landon Nardini
Jonathan Nehman
Charles Ni
Karl Niggemeyer
Savana Novak
Katelyn Olsen
Ryan Origer
Anthony Pape
Yesha Patel
Ryan Peck
Blake Porter
Shanique Powell
Shanda Ptacek
Aphton Rocha
Keaton Rossman
Kristen Runde
Katie Salle
Benjamin Schneider
Hannah Stanbrough
Nicole Standiford
Breanna Sunderman
Vichai Thanupakorn
Samantha Themas
Ashley Thompson
Joseph Tully
Nicole Tzanakis
Elise Van Sant
Jordan Wagner
Matthew Watters
Jordan Westphal
Kara Wilkens
Hillary Wilming
Austin Wiser
Angela Wolf
Madelyn Yassen
Jiazhi Zheng
Katie Zittergruen

PhD Graduates

Samuel Thomas Crowley
Sheetal D’mello
Hong-Guann (Frank) Lee
Mai Tu
Benjamin Williamson

Additionally, the following PhD students are scheduled to graduate in Summer 2015:

Amal Ayyoub
Ana Ferreira
Denison Kuruvilla
Aaron Miller
Carlos Meza Peroza
Yang Qiu
Radaduen Tinmanee
Amaraporn (Kae) Wongrakparich