Caitlin Corker Relph
|Sam Brackett||Nancy Guan||Hyunah Kim||Francis Nguyen|
|Kelcy Bye||Grace Herr||Monique Kim||Jamie Nguyen|
|Emily Chen||Michael Ho||Stephanie Kim||Natalie Nguyen|
|Jonathan Chen||Suzan Hua||Vitaliy Klimov||Vy Nguyen|
|Andrea Cheung||Sara Huh||Mary Li||Salin Nhean|
|Jane Ching||Jason Keung||Mirian Lim||Yong Eun Song|
|Jeanne Do||Caroline Kim||Stanley Luong||Lena Truong|
|Christine Duan||Diane Kim||Anh Nguyen|
|Simon Bae||Ellen Huang||Sue Lee|
|Sheila Hwe||Jessica Leung||Stephanie Shulder|
|Stella Chan||Cameron Johnson||Jueli Li||Monet Stanford|
|Fred Chang||Claire Kim|
Suhl A Choi
|Sharon Na||Stephanie Yager|
|Matthew Noll||Kun Yang|
|Brittany Harris||Alex Park|
|Cassidy Hsieh||Kinbo Lee||Sujin Park|
Hae Jin Cho
|Hanna Lee||Elly Moon||Zhongyuan "Evan" Zhao|
|Jennifer Cho||Jan Lee||Kendrix Nguyen|
|Bonnie Li||Jin Park|
|Dawn||Andrew Haines||Anna Thai|
|Joseph Ngwa Nforbi|
|Dr. Gosia Dabek|
Class of 2017
Caitlin Corker Relph
Hi! I’m Caitlin!
I’ve grown up all over the country as the child of an Air Force critical care nurse. Born in California, we moved quite a bit until we were stationed in Ft. Detrick, MD over ten years ago. I graduated from UMBC in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and again in 2010 with a Master of Arts in Teaching. Some fun facts: I am a master engraver, I can write traditional calligraphy, I love taking pictures, and I enjoy reading. Want to hear the rest of my story? I’ll be happy to share it with you!
Class of 2016
Hey guys, the name is Sammy. Ive lived in Maryland my whole life but not the part most people are accustomed to. I grew up in Western Maryland, close to the border of West Virginia. I love living in the city now where I get to enjoy luxuries like restaurants, electricity and indoor plumbing. In my spare time (what precious little we have in pharm school) I enjoy playing/talking/watching most sports. Basketball and football are my favorites. Go Ravens & Orioles!
I am interested in doing a residency in critical care or something crazy like that.
My favorite color is yellow :).
Hi I’m Andrea and I was born and raised in Maryland. Early on during high school I had an interest in immunology which led me to pursue a career in pharmacy. From then on I knew I wanted to become a pharmacist, and now I am that much closer to reaching my goal at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Aside from school, I like to eat good food and bake. Although I prefer the warmer weather, the one thing I like about winter time is snowboarding.
Once upon a time, I lived in the kingdom of Far Far Away locked up in a tower waiting for my prince charming to come and rescue me….blah/gag/just kidding!
Exploring. Learning new things.
Chillin', sleepin', hangin', runnin'.
|I do believe in commas. I do, I do.|
My name is Nancy Guan and I am from Silver Spring, MD. I went to George Washington University for undergrad and majored in Chemistry with a minor in Biology. I have pretty much lived in the same house my whole life. I am always interested in learning how to eat more healthily and I try to work-out as often as I can. I love to play tennis and raquetball so feel free to play with me or introduce me to other sports! I used to play violin and piano but I play every now and then for fun. I love to listen to relaxing instrumental music (esp. piano, violin, and cello) and spend quality time with friends and family. I also love nature and of course all things small, soft, cute, and fluffy! I don't bite so if you have any questions or concerns feel free to chat with me =)
I am adventurous and spontaneous. I value in spending quality times with others and also in spreading smiles.
"Hello, ladies, look at your man, now back to me, now back at your man, now back to me. Sadly, he isn't me, but if he stopped using ladies scented body wash and switched to Old Spice, he could smell like he's me. Look down, back up, where are you? You're on a boat with the man your man could smell like. What's in your hand, back at me. I have it, it's an oyster with two tickets to that thing you love. Look again, the tickets are now diamonds. Anything is possible when your man smells like Old Spice and not a lady. I'm on a horse."
Hi! My name is Suzan. I was born and raised in California and graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Public Health. I like to eat, watch TV, watch TV shows about food, look at pictures of food, and travel (to find good food)! In summary, I like food. I also have an incurable addiction to boba.
Herro~ My name is Sara and I have a dog named Noob (he is awesome). I like fruit, sunflowers, spontaneous travelling, Haribo gummi bears, eating stuff, hearty breakfasts, Friends the show, friends, and llamas. Sunny, but cool days make me happy and I love my friends and family.
I was born and raised in Maryland. I went to UMBC to get a BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. I like outdoor activities such as hiking, running, tennis, and climbing. I hiked part of the Appalachian Trail and would like to eventually hike the whole trail.As of now, I am looking towards focusing on either nuclear pharmacy or compounding, but who knows what the future holds.
Hello! I've lived in Chicago since I was 3, which probably makes me one of the few people not from Cali or the east coast. I have a crazy sweet tooth, which can get pretty hard to control. I watch way too many TV shows for my own good, and I have lost count of how many times I've watched each and every episode of Friends. I can easily spend hours looking up new music, I love crossword puzzles, and I love playing/watching sports. I also love trying out new restaurants to eat at, so if you know of a good place, let me know and we shall grab some grub!
Growing up in nobility, I was shut-in my whole life. When I became a teenager I ran away to experience the world. I had to run from town to town to try to escape my parents. Eventually I was able to make friends along the way. They helped me escape several times, helping me survive in each town with food and shelter. Unfortunately, I was caught once for stealing, but then a boy sneaked me out of custody. We were constantly on the run together until my long lost godfather showed up in the form of a dog and helped me escape into platform 9 and 3/4.
Stephanie Kim graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a degree in Public Health. She enjoys shopping, watching movies, and munching on food. Other things she likes (except one of them) and wishes she did more often: cook, study, hang out, and work out.
Step 1: Moscow, Russia
Step 2: Cleveland, OH
Step 3: Here!
Step 4: V for Vendetta
Step 5: Chess (I wanna play YOU)
Step 6: Racquetball
Step 7: Movies
Step 8: Memes!
Step 9: Seinfeld
Step 10: You can call me V! (Just don't confuse me with Vy or Vi).Yeah, I omitted a bunch of stuff, but I can fill you in on it!
I’m interested in just about everything, so please come talk to me! Let’s be friends :)
Hello everyone! My name's Stanley, but most people call me Stan. I'm from San Jose, California and I graduated from University of California, Irvine with a bachelor's degree in Biology. I like to play sports, eat, drink boba and sleep sleep sleep. Oh and although my last name may sound Vietnamese, I am actually Chinese.
Hello, my name is Francis and I was born and raised in California. I grew up in a family of four and have one younger brother who’s currently serving in the Navy. I was a pretty wild kid back in elementary school and indulged in things like fire, playing in trashcans, chopping down the neighbor’s cactus. Of course, I was usually the one who instigated these missions and dragged my sibling and cousins along with me. But enough of my childhood. I’m fairly sane these days and try to keep up with school and whatnot. I enjoy eating and trying out new foods and traveling although I haven’t done much of that. I never thought I’d end up in the east coast but here I am. I’ve enjoyed my time here so far and I have to say it’s because of the people I’ve met :)
Hello! My name's Jamie and I definitely don't bite so feel free to come up and say hi to me if you see me! I'm from Maryland and I've been here ever since the day I was born so I'm a pretty rooted person. That said, I like playing words with friends, ice skating, and demolishing people in speed card games like Egyptian Rat Screw. I also like Risk and Chess so if you like any of the aforementioned games, CHALLENGE ME. I also like hiking, reading mangas, books, and articles about anything enlightening or cool so if you've got any suggestions, they would be greatly appreciated.
I was born and raised in Hershey Park, riding roller coasters and eating chocolate all day, everyday. Surrounded by copious amounts of confectionary and exciting rides all my life, naturally, I grew up to have a free-spirited, easy going attitude with a penchant for adventure and spontaneity.
I live by this motto: Part-time ninja, free-lance artist, scientist; full-time friend.
I live by this motto: Part-time ninja, free-lance artist, scientist; full-time friend.
Her secret weapons include her love of exploring new places, meeting new faces, and learning as much as she can. If you want to form an alliance with her, simply bribe her with delicious cheeseburgers, yummy fruit smoothies, bear hugs, a good book recommendation, or perfect-picnic-weather days. Come join her on her fun adventures, as she forges her way through the rest of the world. :)
Hi, it’s Salin, pronounced like Celine. I’m always a proud Terps. I love traveling and doing outdoorsy activities! I also like learning new things. It didn’t always work out. I’ve tried taking Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, and Turkish…. Maybe I’m just not a language person, but it was fun learning.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” –Mark Twain
Yong Eun Song
I am Yong Eun from South Korea, the tallest Asian girl in UMB.
And here are some lists to share:
Things I love list includes hazelnut latte, baking, sparkling things, small animals, electric blanket, and fried chicken <3 Sweet, greasy, fuzzy, warm and soft things make me happy!
I am so thankful for this very moment of my life and thrilled for the rest to come!!!
Hello! I was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from UCLA with a BS in Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology. I like to play tennis, hike, read and shop. I am the youngest of 7 kids, so I guess I am a little spoiled. :p
I had a pretty rough childhood. My mother died giving birth to me and I never met my father. I grew up on a farm with foster parents, hoping that one day I'd be able to attend a prestigious military academy. When I turned 18, though, my foster parents wouldn't let me go so I ran away from home and started hanging out with some shady characters. Naturally, I soon found myself in trouble with the law. I once helped this girl I liked sneak out of custody (she was in trouble for stealing). The law did some pretty awful things to try and catch us, but I got them back when I switched off my targeting computer and fired two proton torpedoes into the Death Star.
I am an egyptian boy who was born and raised in the U.A.E (United Arab Emirates) until the age of 13. I then moved to California, went to high school and then studied biochemistry at the University of California, Santa Barbara. On occasion i like to be outgoing/social. But not always...I dont do well with big parties and a lot of people, i prefer one-on-one or small group hangouts. Some things i like to do, and wish i do, but never really do, are: Going to the gym, playing guitar, being active, being outdoors, swimming, reading. Now you know a little about me...looking forward to meeting you, If you want to know more, come talk to me. Its a little awkward writing about myself =)
Hiya! I'm Stella, but my "real" name is something entirely different... that is also quite hard to pronounce. Anywho, I was born and raised in good ol' Maryland - graduated from UMBC with a B.S. in Biochemistry and now I'm here! I like to waste my time playing video games and reading about useless things on the internet (especially when I'm supposed to be studying). I'm no good at writing these things, so if you want to know more, come find me!
In his free time, Fred enjoys traveling, cooking, golf, and engaging in mental athletics on the Internet. He is an avid college football fan (Go Trojans!) and animal lover. You will usually find him with a Cherry Coke in hand and a smile on his face.
Hey guys, it’s Sherry! I was born in Beijing, but moved to Maryland at the impressionable young age of 3, and have lived here ever since. Went to the University of Maryland in College Park, and finally ended up at pharmacy school. I enjoy listening to music (at the time of this writing, listening to Headlights), baking, online shopping, artsncrafts, and wasting time on the internets. If you see me hanging around PH, come say hi :D
Hi! I’m Joyce, and I was born and raised in Korea before I came to the States. I’ve been in many different places throughout my life and thus love traveling. I enjoy watching both old and new movies, eating good food, and playing sports (squash, bowling etc). Though I’m not a cook, I enjoy searching for good and do-able recipes, hoping that I’d make them one day! ;D Oh, and a random fact about me: Though I’m a 100% pure blood Korean, I don’t drink (yes, this includes sojoo) and don’t enjoy going to karaoke! But I do all other Asian stuff to my knowledge^^
I'm Saemi. I like sandwiches.
HELLO! My name is Stacy Choi and I was born and raised in Maryland, graduated from University of Maryland College Park. I love spontaneity, warm weather, traveling, baby animals, munching on chips, quality time with family/friends, and laughing! I am blessed to have gotten this far and am excited for what the future holds!
Suhl A Choi
Hi everyone! My name is Suhl A (Seol-ah). I was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. I went to Carnegie Mellon University where I earned my B.S. degree in Chemistry with minor in Biological sciences. I like to eat, sleep, watch shows and hang out with my friends and family! I love anything in pink (color).
What do you need to know about me? Well, you should probably be asking me in person rather than hunting me down on a website somewhere, but here it goes anyways:
I grew up where it's cold and where seasons involve frost, ice, snow, mud, and then a glorious month of fairly warm weather. We have the highest recorded non-storm windspeed in the world on record here, plus a bunch of rocks which we are famous for.
People know me more for my personality: always willing to lend a hand, help a friend, that sort of thing. I've always been one to talk to about whatever a person needs, no matter the situation or the subject.
If you try to find me in the morning, most likely I won't be there. Well, you'll see me, but I don't typically wake up until the afternoon. I have this thing where I'm not exactly active during the daytime but I'm up all hours of the night.
" I possess the power of survival in the cold. Life is like a flower as it stumbles out of fall."
Hello! My name is Arlene, and I’m from Gaithersburg, Maryland. I completed 2 years at the University of Maryland, College Park before coming to pharmacy school. I have three younger, super crazy sisters, which also means that I’m usually the chauffeur in the family. I enjoy watching crime shows, reading all kinds of books, and eating good food (ice cream!).
My name is Lei. I was born and raised in Shanghai, China. I moved to the U.S. at the age of 16, and stayed at Orlando, Florida, for high school and college before coming to UMSOP. I love eating (except milk and cheese), cooking, traveling, music and spending time with family and friends. Things I miss the most are my family back in China, as well as the sunshine and the theme parks in Orlando.
Hey hey! I am a Jersey girl, all day everyday! I was born and raised in central NJ. I know exactly what you are about to ask-- definitely negatron, I'm not from the Jersey shore but I am only 40 minutes away and no, I haven’t met Snooki or J-Woww. I am actually half Italian! I graduated from University of Maryland, College Park with a Psychology degree (Non science majors can do this too!). I like hanging out with friends, eating, dancing, and cleaning. Some may even call me a little bit of a germaphobe. I really like animals, especially those I can keep in my room; have you heard of Mexican jumping beans? I speak Spanish and want to study abroad to learn more about other cultures. I have a great group of friends that really make pharmacy school an interesting and fun(ny) experience.
I like to snowboard, eat, and sleep. Running around outside aimlessly is really fun. I also play the occasional video game and do a whole lot of nothing. Let's hang.
Ellen was born in China but raised in the wild, wild west of Utah. She eventually ventured to the University of Southern California for her BA in Biology and Psychology. During her time there, Ellen became attached to Los Angeles and now considers it her home away from home. In her spare time, Ellen enjoys working out at the gym, catching up on much needed sleep, or just hanging with friends. Away from pharmacy school, she likes to travel and do outdoorsy things like hiking and kayaking. Ellen is a super morning person. If she catches you early in the morning, and greets you with a perky “Hello!,” don’t be alarmed. She's free-spirited, loves to smile, and will try her hardest make you laugh!
The name is Sheila, but some call me SHWE. I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and attended the University of California, Irvine before coming all the way across the country to Maryland.
I hoard makeup and fix up cars. And then I take pictures of them. All in the name of fun. :]
Cameron is a Maryland native and one of the sweetest girls you will ever meet. She graduated from UMBC with a degree in Biochemistry. Camie, as she goes by, enjoys singing, hanging out with friends, and listening to music. During her undergraduate career, she put her beautiful voice to work and participated in Gospel choir. Her first semester of pharmacy school, she learned a lot! ...and not only what the curriculum had to offer, I'm talkin’ lots of lessons from her friends ;) She never loses sight of the important things in life, aka: God and her family. Camie may seem shy at first, but once you get to know her, you will find she is a fun, kind, smart and awesome individual!
I was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. I came to the States for vacation in 2009. I didn’t know that I stayed and went back to school again here! I am enjoying my new life here. I like music, going to arts museum, traveling, sleeping, brunch, books, sports, playing Wii, rain, summer and so on. I am a huge fan of sitcom “Friends.” I am waiting for something adventurous and exciting to happen in my future.
Likes: Margarita Mondays, Taco Tuesdays, Freaky Fridays, Sunday Fundays
Hates: Being woken up early, being scared, being lied to
Turn ons: A man in the kitchen, a man cleaning, a man at the gym
Random: My kimchi brings all the boys to the yard.
I am NOT the older Peter Kim. I do NOT have curly hair. I do NOT look like a turtle. Unlike him, I am awesome, cool, and full of win.
Hello! My name is Sarah. A few things about myself…
- Places I have lived: Washington (the state), California, South Korea, and Maryland
- I enjoy: cooking and eating!, spending time with family and friends, going to the beach on a hot summer day, Watching the Food Network Channel, swimming, playing the drums and piano
- I am: a believer in Jesus Christ and long to glorify God in all that I do!
Hi, my name is Kyung. I was born in South Korea and I moved around quite a bit when I was younger. I lived in Singapore for 4 years, and then finally moved to NY. I graduated from Penn State with a degree in chemistry. I love to sleep, hang out with friends, and I’m a big fan of sports, especially the NY teams (Giants, Yankees, Knicks). I believe that even though life may be hard at times, things tend to work out in the end.
Hi, I’m Vicky. I grew up in Southern California and graduated from UC San Diego. I love warm weather, meeting new people, eating, shopping, outdoorsy adventures, traveling, and bundling myself in blankets on a cold day (which is every day of winter over here).
American: (Lack-oh-wits) Polish: (Luh-ho-veech).
I wish I were witty sometimes, but I guess this’ll have to do J. I’m from southern California. You might ask where exactly, but I’ll leave that as a starting point for something to talk about when you meet me. I received a BS in Biochemistry with a specialization in computing from the most awesome University of California school of them all, UCLA, travelled all the way to the east coast to complete a MHS in General Epidemiology and Methodology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and am now pursuing a PharmD here at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. My professional interests include anything related to the following key words/phrases: “evidence-based practice,” “comparative effectiveness research,” “underserved populations,” “health disparity,” “health,” “policy,” “pharmacy,” “drugs,” “legislation,” “public health,” and “pharmacoepidemiology” (or just “epidemiology”); feel free to explode those search terms (Get it? Yeah…I’m pretty horrible). Personal hobbies include golf, volleyball, tennis, baseball, hiking, kayaking, camping…really anything involving sports or is outdoor related. I love food (Asian foods, especially), any kind of tea, and playing guitar…and STARCRAFT! I enjoy the company of good people and good, thought-provoking conversations when awake and silly ones when delirious. I am pretty reserved at first, but yeah…awkward at all times. Last, but not least, I place my trust and my life in the expert hands of God.
Hi my name is Sue and I’m from Oakland, California. I graduated from Berkeley with a degree in biology. I need a lot of coffee in order to function and love to shop!
Hi! My name is Jessica and I was born and raised in Hong Kong. My family and I moved to San Francisco, California when I was in middle school. I went to UC Berkeley for my undergrad, with a major in Molecular Cell Biology and a minor in Nutritional Science. Some random things that I like include hello kitty, Disneyland, skype, perfume, high heels, leopard prints, the color pink, ramen, macaron, chicken wings, spicy food, mocha, napping, traveling, karaoke…
Hello! My name is Jueli, and no it is not misspelled! I moved to Rockville, MD from China when I was 5 and met my parents for the first time. They asked me whether I wanted a little brother or sister and because I said no, I am now an only child. I grew up in the DC suburbialand and yearned for new experiences, which landed me in the cornfields at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Although I loved the Midwest, I missed the fast-paced east coast more, and I am now back in Maryland for school. I love food (especially carbs, cilantro, and anything super spicy!), bunnies, and laughter. Also, I would love to be challenged in a spice-eating contest. Please inquire within.
My name is Ting Liu. I was born in China and lived there until I was 8 years old. Then I moved to Australia for 2 years before coming to America. I have been living in MD ever since. I like to read fantasy books and play video games. My favorite author is Tamora Pierce.
Dance like no one is watching.
Hi! I was born and raised in Florida and went to UC Berkeley for undergrad (Go Bears!). If you find me, I am probably eating, "studying", or doing something random/absurd. I am dorky/nerdy and love using emoticons/smileys/symbols whenever possible ([>^_^]> Y[^o^]Y <[^_^<]). My hobbies include fooding, sleeping, traveling, origami, dancing, sleeping, drawing/painting, board games, and sleeping. My dislikes are running on low blood sugar, exams, and freezing outside in cold weather. I love smiling and learning about pharmacology, and I look forward to applying these (along with pharm school training) when I become a full-fledged pharmacist.
Vi was born in Galang, Indonesia and raised in California. She graduated from University of California, San Diego with a B.S. in Biochemistry/Cell Biology. All there is to know about Vi is that she is always hungry, so if you need to call someone to eat out with, call her! She also enjoys dancing, snowboarding, camping, shopping, and most importantly, smiling and laughing.
Hi! My name is Sara Ly and I am originally from Charlotte, North Carolina. I went to undergrad at NC State where I majored in Chemistry. Even though I am ecstatic to be at Maryland now, the WOLFPACK will always have a special place in my heart. I also studied abroad in Lund, Sweden for a year and loved every moment of it. I enjoy cooking, gastronomy, music, yoga, shopping, the season fall, and traveling whether it's to places near or far. If you see me around, don't be stranger and say hello!
Born in California, I've lived in Maryland since 3 years old. I graduated from UMCP with Neurobio/Phys and Korean. A few facts: I'm easily amused and easily scared. I make lists for almost everything. I play Super Smash Bros and MarioKart (but I'm not very good -.-). On a rainy day, you'll find me curled up on the couch reading my Nook. I tend to collect things like movie tickets, blankets, and handwritten notes. I have 3 dogs who don't like to let me watch mediasite. I tend to be just a little bit random and a little bit awkward. NRB sometime?
Howdy! I have spent my whole life in Maryland, because I <3 Maryland and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. For high school, I went to Loyola Blakefield in Towson (same as Chris Min) and got my bachelor degree in chemistry and biology from Towson University + I still live primarily in Towson today. I can speak some Spanish, but I am much better with German. Spending time with friends and family is something I love to do, but don’t get to do much anymore because of school and work. I have a big bro and a little bro. I love to tinker, fix things, and learn how things work. You will never see me turn down an offer for good food, so I try to balance it out with going to the gym… but I especially like to run outdoors :D
Hey Hey Heyyyyyy…..Anita here. I was raised here in Maryland by way of a beautiful and magical place in a far far away land called Nigeria. I went to College Park where I made it here to UMB in three years. Since in pharmacy school I’ve pulled a few all nighters but always remember having a few nightmares is worth it when living a dream.
Things I love: God, family, good music, Busboys and Poets, Burn Notice, wearing 4 layers of clothes regardless of the already warm temperature, Maxwell and eating rice 4 grains at a time always scooping them up in a left to right direction.
Things I DON’T love: Cold weather, going anywhere without chapstick, getting my hair wet, glitter lipstick, tattoo baby showers, seeing Monet sad (I would do anything to see a smile on that girl’s face).
ALWAYS REMEMBER………………………………………..Live Well. Love Much. Laugh Often.
Sweats and slippers with socks. Space pharmacy.
"Not like this...not like this"
"Punch the keys for gods sake"
"The power of the sun, in the palm of my hands"
Yo, my name is Alex Park
In the atrium, I'm always here
I'm a pretty chill guy
Hi! I was born and raised in Northern Virginia.
I completed my undergrad degree at Virginia Tech.
I love gummy bears, finding new music, and enjoying the simple things in life.
Hey everyone! Stephanie is from Maryland but really loves the sun, beach and warm weather, which is a big reason she earned her undergrad degree at the University of Miami. She then came back home and got certified in Microbiology. She is a multi-tasker, fun, vibrant, talks really fast, and loves trying new things. One of Stephanie’s greatest attributes is her ability to interact with people that she’s never met before and really get to know them. She is always seeking to learn what is different and interesting about others. She is extremely mature for her age but will not shy away from singing Alvin and the Chipmunks songs (in a cute Chipmunk voice) or shuffling to Party Rock Anthem. Just ask and she’ll definitely demonstrate for you!
Let’s see…where should I start?? My name is Monét Stanford (yes, like after the famous painter) and I was born in Buffalo, NY. I moved around a lot growing up but eventually settled down in good ole’ Maryland. I went to high school in Maryland with another amazing brother (see if you can figure out who) and for undergrad, I attended UMBC (whoop whoop!!) where I started out as an engineering major. After a semester or two, I realized that engineering was not for me and eventually found my calling in pharmacy, which lead me to major in Health Administration and Public Policy. During my time at UMBC, I was a cheerleader (CHEARLEADERS FOR LIFE), sang in the gospel choir♬, and served as president of the Pre-Pharmacy club. I love God, lemonade, chilling with friends, shopping, dancing in random places, and listening to all types of music. To know me is to love me✪ So please come chat with me, I love making new friends.
Howdy, Ahlan wa Sahlan & Sawatdee!
I am happily married to the best Wingman in the world, my husband, Steve.
Pet Peeves: lima beans, dishonesty, solecisms, bad manners, and ginger (the food, not the redheads)
I love learning new things all the time—so teach me, little grasshopper!
Kathy was born in Taiwan but grew up in the suburbs of Maryland. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a degree in physiology and neurobiology. When she's not busy attending class, Kathy loves to read on her kindle, hike, travel, and DRINK COFFEE. Her dream vacation would be kicking back on a warm, sandy beach with a good book and an even better cup of joe.
Elizabeth Tien attended the University of Rochester and received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with a double minor in Chemistry and Music. Prior to attending pharmacy school, Elizabeth spent time doing research in Boston. She is also an avid foodie, a forever faithful Niners fan, and enjoys a good laugh.
A California native, I grew up in the Bay Area and lived in southern California during my undergrad. I attended the University of California, San Diego and majored in Human Biology. I love sushi, shopping and cooking. Starbucks and chocolate make me happy. My passion for pharmacy has led me to the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and now I am here to pursue my dreams while making great memories and good friends.
Hi! My name is Emily Wiener. People can either spell my name correctly or pronounce it correctly but not both. I was born and raised in Orange County, California and earned my BS in Chemistry from Cal State Fullerton. Being in Maryland makes me miss the beach and the beautiful warm weather as well as my friends and family. When I’m not studying I love to sleep, cook, bake, and be crafty. When it’s not freezing or humid I love being outside especially if it’s at the beach. One day I hope to travel the world and enjoy all its beauty before it’s too late.
Grew up in Toronto. Went to Cornell University. Worked at NIH in Bethesda.
Easy going, happy, intense about school, and always up for a good time!
Name’s Annie. I was born in Manhattan and raised in Queens, NY. I’m an only child but I grew up with three cousins, who I consider as siblings. I went to good old Stuyvesant for high school and completed my pharmacy prerequisites at SUNY Buffalo.
In my free time, I enjoy watching movies/shows, gaming, cooking, and of course EATING!
I’m always up for trying something new and I’m easily amused by everything.
I like having long chats so chat with me sometime.
Yuna Bae enjoys snowboarding, horror movies, cooking, Gchatting, photography, beach parties, playing Monopoly Deal, napping, listening to rain, R&B, eating healthy food, spinning class, and playing piano.
Hi! My name is Jackie Beyth. I am Maryland born and raised and have been here all my life. With the exception of the short time I spent at University of North Carolina Wilmington to get my BA in psychology, which has lead to my interest in psychiatric pharmacology. I also spent some time at Towson to finish my prereqs for pharmacy school. I love music and hope to do lots of traveling in the future. And even though I am a Shady Grove student you will find me in Baltimore all the time, for school, work and fun. Especially in the fall since I love going to football games!
|Jim ‘J- Money’ is from NYC, went to college in Central NY but moved back to the NYC area when he started working in New Jersey. It was then that he realized just how awesome NJ was. His ultimate dream is to move to Jersey, find a nice, smart, tanned gal and live his life. His hobbies include GTL, fist pumping, having a MVP night out with the Bros, going out and looking for chicks who are DTS (Down To Study). His dislikes include grenades, landmines, war and violence. Unfortunately, he had to cut this short because the cabs are here and IT’S T-SHIRT TIME!!!!!!!!!|
My name is Teresa but my friends call me ”T”. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Hmm..what can I tell you about myself? I like to shop, travel, experience new things, and EAT. Don’t let my size fool you! I also love watching CWTV shows and Chinese dramas. O yea, and one other thing you should know about me. I hug my favorite teddy bear to sleep every night. Yes, hug. It is literally in my arms and not just sitting next to me. If you ever come to my room and try playing hide and seek with it one day, I will hurt you. Other than that, I am a very friendly person. So if you ever see me around, make sure to say HI :)
Hello, brothers! I was born and grew up in Guang Dong, China. I can speak both Cantonese and Mandarin. I came to the U.S. after high school and lived with my family in Brooklyn, NY. I finished my undergraduate at SUNY-Stony Brook University. My hobbies are playing volleyball & badminton, hunting for food, and watching movies.
Hi! My name is Amy Cheng and I was born and raised in New York. After high school, I got sick of the East coast and decided to make the 3,000 mile trek to the West coast where I called Los Angeles home for 4 years. I went to USC (University of Southern California, not South Carolina) [go Trojans!] where I studied biology and health promotions and disease prevention. I enjoy shopping for things both new and old, going to concerts, exploring new places, museums, and roller coasters. Sunday brunch and birds make me happy :D
Andrew Cho, a proud Korean, enjoys snowboarding and making money…Even though he is way better at spending it now, he likes to remind himself how much he would enjoy doing the opposite.
Hae Jin Cho
Name: Hae Jin (a.k.a. Wishbear)
Places I grew up: Korea, CT, MD, MA, and RI.
Sports: speed skating and swimming
Things I LOVE: stars, strawberry, sky, rain, clouds, music, food, heart, smiles, and many more
Things I don’t like: hmmm I’ll let you know when I think of anything
Hi there! My name is Jenn and I’m from NYC, but consider Boston a second home after living there for 6 years. I like all things dorky, am easily amused and startled, and am fun-sized. Things that rock my socks: volleyball, crosswords, eclectic food, good books, sunny days, most animals, folding laundry, coffee & tea, colorful things, Justin Bieber, the “House of the Dead” arcade game, and pharmacy school! Things that don’t: seafood, dust, winter, roller coasters, and scary movies.
Born and raised as a Washingtonian (the state, not the city), Cyurry loves Seattle, coffee, and *gasp* rain. Don't ask her about Forks, Washington, though because she's never been there, and it's nowhere close to where she's from. She likes chatting with friends, eating out, watching crime shows and Korean dramas, and discovering new places. If you're family or friend and you're ever having a bad day, you can easily convince her to give you a big hug, buy you coffee, bake cupcakes, or just provide a shoulder to cry on or ear to vent to, so just let her know.
|Hi! My name is Kasia. I was born and raised in Poland and moved to Maryland in 1993. I went to the University of Delaware for undergrad where I studied bio and psych. I then moved back to Maryland for pharmacy school. I am the oldest of three. I love travel, shopping, going out to eat, shopping and sleeping! I also love sunshine, beaches and boating. I can't wait till I have enough free time to get a puppy. Over the summer I went skydiving for the first time and had a blast!! Say hello if you see me around :)|
Annie is from Wheaton, Maryland and has lived there all her life until she decided to move to Chapel Hill, NC to attend the University of North Carolina. After being in the south for 4 years, she decided it was time to come back home to attend pharmacy school. She loves to eat delicious things and shop for pretty things. She also likes to exercise and work on her fitness. One thing she cannot live without is her music. She’s always on the search for new songs and it would make her really happy if you send her music every so often. Warm sunny days by the water also make her very happy, which is why when she grows up (a.k.a graduate from pharmacy school), her goal is to own a boat. One last thing: she LOVES her TARHEELS!!
I was born in China and came to the US during the 1st year of high school. I got my BS in Chemistry at the University of Utah. Food makes me happy and I LOVE Asian bakeries!
Hello fellow Kappa Psi brethren. My name is Godwin Kam. I’m from San Marino, California and majored in biology at UCI. I also have two younger sisters. Even with my sick obsession for football and basketball, I still love to play computer games. If you were to bump into me, I would most likely be studying, at the gym, or sleeping. Most of the time, I would wonder why I’m in Baltimore instead of heading out for decent food. Even though I may look like I might hurt the next person who acknowledges me, please do not be afraid to approach me.
Hits: Music, Movies, Puzzles, Kindle, Warm weather, Good stories
Hayley Le is from sunny California. Her real name is Ha, which means “river” in Vietnamese. And, NO, Hayley is not the combination of Ha and Le. She just likes the name. She came from a family of five children. Her siblings drove her nuts sometimes but she loves them dearly. Family has always been her main support system and she is grateful for it. She is in love with Vietnamese food even though she is willing to try anything. She is serious when it comes down to work and business but she can be funny when she tries really really hard. However, don’t hesitate to come talk to her; she promises that she wouldn’t bite.
Jackson is your typical pharmacy student; hungry, sleep deprived, and awesome. He’s always there to lend a hand, give a shoulder to lean on, explore a new restaurant, or partake in a road trip. So find him and be ready to be wowed.
Hi! Alice was born in South Korea and she started a new life in the US at the age of 13.
Hi there! My name is Esther Lee and I was born and raised in Maryland. I graduated from the Univ. of Maryland College Park with dual degrees in Neurobiology/Physiology and Psychology. Prior to attending pharmacy school, I wanted to pursue a career as a Professional Pool player but of course, the parents didn’t approve…so, here I am. Other random facts about me…I have a collection of over 50 teddy bears from all over the world and so far, my biggest bear is 5’11”. I love motorcycles, luxury cars and driving fast in them. I will forever be a BMW driver and currently, own my third one. I’ve participated in a variety of sports including softball, basketball, golf, biking, swimming and snowboarding. Unfortunately, I can’t say that I’m very good at any of them. Lol. I love meeting people and building new friendships. So, if you see me around, don’t hesitate to say hello :D
Hi, I'm Hanna Lee and people say I am FOB only because I was not born here in the USA. However, I consider myself BOB. (If you don't know these terms, please feel free to ask me in person). I lived in Korea for 11 years and 14 years in the US. I have never lived outside Maryland and I went to UMCP. I am super tall for an Asian girl, but I don't bite. If you don't see me sleeping, then you probably will find me eating. I like my cereal kind of soggy and unripe greenish bananas. I LOVE Haribo gummy bears, coke gummies, and life saver gummies. So if you ever want to bribe me, please bring those. I like to drink tea in regular water bottles, so please don't mistake that for something else dirty. My favorite foods: 1. Korean, 2. Thai, 3. Vietnamese, 4. Indian, 5. Italian, etc. Pho is best when you eat on a rainy day or the night after too much fun. I do commute but do hang out a lot at Fayette. I like to cook and bake, so if you are nice enough, maybe I'll make something for you. ;)
Jan was born in New York and was raised in Ohio and Maryland. She went to school in the Midwest and finds it ironic that her circular path taken brings her back to Maryland for pharmacy school. She is grateful for Faith, family and friends.
Oh, hello there! My name is Mike, and today I want to tell you a story about how a little boy from Hong Kong can grow up to be a freakishly tall kid (without genetic engineering) in Baltimore. It all started when gremlins stole me from my crib and raised me as their own. They taught me their ways of a capella, Super Smash Brothers combat, and volleyball. When I outgrew the cave they kept me in, I made my way to New York to attempt to master the trade of business, but then decided that pills were more fun and charmed my way into pharmacy school, where I found that I could make friends by saying funny things and being tall and goofy. I really enjoy spelling bees, except for when Sean makes me spell Lariam. Kthxbai!
Bonnie is originally from China, but has lived in many states across the Eastern seaboard. Before settling down in Maryland, she graduated from the University of Chicago with a B.A. in Biological Sciences. She likes biking along Rock Creek Park, cooking, art history, and tending to her fish aquarium.
The elusive Nora Lim is native to the regions of Montgomery County, Maryland, though there have been some reported sightings of her in the Baltimore area. Records indicate that Nora previously attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County where she obtained her B.S. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and was an active member of the UMBC Fencing Club. Other activities Nora is known to enjoy include arts and crafts, attempting to be technologically savvy, shopping for office supplies, and taking long naps when possible. It can also be concluded that she has a very strong aversion to cold weather, but an extremely high affinity for puppies and other cute critters.
Hey Guys! My name is Dennis Lin and I’m from San Marino, California. I went to UCSD for undergrad and flew all the way out to the east coast for pharmacy school. I am a HUGE sports fan. You can always find me on the basketball courts at the campus center. I love basketball (Lakers), baseball (Dodgers), and football (Cowboys). I have an unhealthy obsession with chips and corn. My hobbies include collecting basketball shoes and drinking coffee!
I was born and raised in China. After having a great year as a college student in Beijing, I came to the US. I have been living in Rockville, MD since 5 years ago. Friendship is very important to me. I love spending time with friends. In my leisure time, I like playing keyboard, singing, reading, swimming and jogging. I have many dreams. One of them is writing great songs that can give power to those who are experiencing the downhill of their lives.
Hey everybody! My name is Nirvana Maharaj (yes like the band and heaven). I like lists so here we go…
Betty was born in Manhattan, NY and lived in the city for the first few months of her newborn life. She spent her early childhood in Arlington, VA before moving to Rockville, MD at the age of 6 where she has lived ever since. Before coming to UMSOP, she attended the University of Maryland, College Park where she decided she wanted to pursue a career in pharmacy. Not a big fan of chocolate or cheese, although she'll make exceptions for Twix and pizza. She loves to eat. Especially Asian cuisine, which is one thing she wishes Baltimore had more of. And can't ever go wrong with Chipotle :)
Hi y’all. The name’s Sean and I’m from Tampa, Florida. Let’s see, about myself… I’m married to a beautiful wife… I’m mostly Irish with some strong Slovak blood flowing within me. It makes me that much more awesome. You’ll usually see me at the gym going crazy on the weights. By the dubs, that’s about the only time I ever wear sneakers. I’m always in flip-flops. Unless it’s snowing, or raining, or I’m running late to class, or if I’m running. Oh, and definitely not when I’m driving. I especially love playing board games and computer games. My favorite board game is HeroQuest, and if you don’t know what it is, it’s kind of like a COOL version of Dungeons & Dragons. Crazy, I know! My favorite video game is Cooking Mama, because it teaches me how to cook good. Also, I’m pretty good at hiding myself from others.
I’m from Potomac, MD and spent a majority of my life here in Maryland. I went to the University of Maryland Baltimore County for my undergrad where I got my Biology degree. I love watching tv and movies, reading, shopping, singing (mostly off-key lol), and dancing.
Just your pretty standard pharmacy student.
I was born and raised in Korea till I got into pharmacy school except for being in North Carolina for 2 years during elementary school. I love to sleep like a baby but pharmacy school took a lot of my sleeping time. I am very interested in fashion as much as pharmacy so I enjoy reading fashion magazines, watching runway shows and shopping. I never cooked before I got married so now I will try to learn cooking and hope to make delicious dishes.
My name is Jin Park, and I was born and graduated from high school in South Korea. I have stayed in Maryland since I moved to the United States 7 years ago. I graduated from University of Maryland Baltimore County with B.S. in Biological Science. I like enjoying traveling, movies, etc. I haven’t decided what I will do after pharmacy school, but I’m pretty sure that I will choose between community and clinical pharmacy.
In 2004, from TW to U.S.A.
Eduardo Shen is a man of eccentric proclivities. When he is not busy falling asleep in class or studying into the wee hours of the night at PH, he is busy embarking on his personal quest to escape a burning building with a puppy tucked under the crook of his arm. He is positive that this will occur any day now.
The name is Hung. I'm a pretty chill guy. Born April 5, 1988 in Saigon, Vietnam. Moved here when I was 5 and have been living in MD ever since. California is my second home because I've been there so many times and I've been from SD to SF (via Pacific coast highway it is awesome). Holla if you're from Cali, which is probably 50% of the class. Hmm what else to say.......Any tennis players wanna play gimme a call when the weather is nice. Fun fact #1:I like to cook for fun and am a major foodie (yelp everything!!!). Fun fact #2: I know more Kpop than most Koreans. Bonus Fact: I like spontaneous trips to wherever XD. Not sure where pharmacy school will lead me yet, so just going with the flow right now.
I was born and raised in Maryland. I love fall weather, the beach, bubble tea, Chipotle, holiday season, the color green and spending time with my family. I also adore fat, chubby creatures such as pigs, Yoshi, hamsters and minions.
Hi, my name is Jessica Wong and I’m originally from LA. I graduated from UC Irvine with a degree in Chemistry and Biology and worked as a chemist for 4 years. I love playing team sports (softball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, and basketball) and watching tv during my spare time. When school gets really busy, I daydream of eating good food, being back in LA or Newport Beach, travelling, or just being outside and enjoying the nice days. The place I really want to visit is Maine in the fall, so with a new KY chapter coming, hopefully I’ll be able to do that. I picture myself eating a crab roll on a buttered toast and fried whole belly clams, sitting on a craggily rock beach next to a lighthouse at sunset, and enjoying the nice trees and breeze that come with fall weather. Anyways, back to Baltimore. When I’m here, I’m usually studying, attending meetings or forums hosted by the many pharmacy organizations, hanging out, or going to church on Sundays. I can be a bit quiet and forget to say hi to people, but I hopefully warm up as I get to know you better. For my future plans, I’m interested in most of the professions in pharmacy and hopefully by the end of P2, I’ll have narrowed it down.
Kathy is an upbeat, cheerful pharmacy student with a passion for french fries. When she is not on the hunt for the most delicious french fries that Baltimore has to offer, she is busy running, playing soccer, or tennis to burn off those potato calories! She also enjoys baking when she gets the chance! She has a big smile and an even bigger heart! The End!
Greetings! Carol is from Menifee/Temecula, California and attended University of California, San Diego and received a degree in General Biology.
I had a pretty rough childhood. I never met my dad, and to make things worse, my mom kicked me out of our single bedroom house when I was 13. My only friend at the time was a total jerk, and he always told me I wasn't good enough. I didn't really have a choice since the town I lived in only had like 10 people living in it. I spent the rest of my childhood traveling the nation and getting into fights with random strangers. Things got pretty serious since they would throw money at my feet when I defeated them. I fought many kids my age, and even some adults. The only thing that kept me going was my dream to become a Pokemon Master.
Zhongyuan "Evan" Zhao
Evan was born and raised in Shanghai, China until the age of 18 when he decided to study abroad in the US. He got his bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, and then continued his education here at Maryland for pharmacy. Evan loves to travel, and sunny beaches are always his favorite destinations. His dream is to own a pharmacy store in a small town by the ocean. Please come by and say hi to him :)
Hi! I'm Jen, but go by many names including Jabernathy, Jabers, and Jabz. I graduated in May 2009 from Salisbury University with a BS in biochemistry before coming to pharmacy school. I have lived in Maryland my whole life, but definitely love to travel. I hope one day to become a pediatric pharmacist because I love kids and they seem to love me. Here are some random tidbits/facts about me:
Born in Chicago, IL. Childhood memories in NY and NJ, but calls Harford County, MD home.
Graduated from Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University) with a BS in Biotechnology.
Filipino. Technology nerd. Shopaholic. Science geek. Hopeless romantic in love.
I'm a complex person. I'm predictable, yet spontaneous. I'm organized, yet I'm a terrible mess. Once you see one side of me, HACHACHA! I'll surprise you with another. See? Like that 'HACHACHA'. You can't possibly tell me that you expected that.
I love to meet new people and make new friends. But I keep the old. One is silver, and the other's gold. And some of them are platinum (that's extra special).
I get my creative juices flowing via singing, dancing, photography, and diy arts and crafts.
Hi Guys! I am originally from Ancaster, Ontario Canada! I already know what you’re thinking… And it’s true. Canadians are in fact cool people, and I am definitely one of them. I did my undergrad at James Madison University, which I attended on a basketball scholarship. I was the team’s starting point guard and was a three time captain for the Dukes from 2003-2007. In 2007 we were ranked one of the top 25 teams in the nation and I finished 4th in the entire NCAA in assists per game. My senior year I also accomplished my childhood dream of playing in the NCAA tournament. In my free time I like to bother the other Kappa Psi brothers… particularly Katie, Kelly, and Lena. Chipotle sooths my soul and makes the world all right. I’m a cool cat, and if you want to learn more, please don’t hesitate to ask! All the best.
Hi! My name is Joleine Bigcas and I was born and raised in San Diego, CA. I went to the University of California at Berkeley for undergrad (Go Bears!!) where I received a B.S. in Chemical Biology and a Minor in German (Ja!). I have two awesome older brothers, two wonderful parents, a lot of great cousins and relatives, and incredible friends. I love music (playing and listening to it), basketball, football (Go Chargers!), I watch too much TV, I love musicals, I am obsessed with frozen yogurt as well as many other foods, I love meeting new people, and I’m excited to be a student pharmacist and to finally become a pharmacist! After completing a two-year residency and traveling the world, I hope to settle back in my favorite city, San Diego. I usually always say hi or wave when I see someone that I know, so please feel free to say hi back or chat. Otherwise, it’s extremely embarrassing for me J.
I grew up in the small town of Cambridge on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, although I don’t really consider myself a small town girl. I attended the University of Maryland, College Park and graduated with a degree in Physiology and Neurobiology. I am the oldest of three with two younger sisters, and my family is a very important part of my life. Things that I love: going to the beach, warm weather, summer (seeing a trend?), taking naps, chocolate, watching TV shows, traveling to new places, Van Gogh, and reading when I have the time.
Hi! My name is Maggie. I was born and raised in Maryland. I went to University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) before coming to pharmacy school. To me, helping people is always a pleasure. I love to travel and spend time with family and friends. In my free time, I enjoy doing artwork, watching dramas, singing, and listening to music. Coffee/tea time everyday is definitely a must, and above all, I just enjoy being carefree.
Cathy was born in South Korea and came to the US at the age of 7, making a two year stop in Hawaii before settling down in Potomac, MD. Prior to the slight move up to Baltimore, she completed her pharmacy prerequisites at University of Maryland, College Park. Way before SAT books made their way onto her bookshelf, Cathy originally aspired to be an artist, and then dreamt of becoming an astronaut (one day...), then wished to become a doctor, and eventually settled for a career in pharmacy after a medical trip to Mexico. Her mother's side of the family are all pharmacists except for one uncle, so I guess you could say it was meant to be! She loves loves loves frozen yogurt, can't live without coffee, and enjoys being outdoors/traveling. Cathy walked into pharmacy school set on residencies, but plans have changed, rotations happened, awesome people walked into her life, etc. etc. and as of today she's leaning towards possibly a PhD program upon graduation.
I was born in Los Angeles, CA and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. I came to the U.S. when I was 13. I attended the University of California, San Diego, and graduated with B.S. in Biochemistry and Psychology.
Monica was born and raised in Maryland where she spent all of her life. She enjoys watching many TV shows, eating boxes of cereal, and loves attending church.
Although Alicia has now lived in Maryland for a whopping 12 years (has it been that long?!), she was born and raised in the small town of Tyler in East Texas and is a Southern girl at heart. She's also a lover of Latin music, countries, people, and culture, and people often tell her that her life is a telenovela - because it's true, just ask for some stories. She ventured into the DC night life as bartender in 2009 and has a flair for mixology. Alicia loves meeting new people, traveling, and road trips - she's super easygoing, you can go and talk to her anytime - do it!!
Larren was raised just south of Madison, Wisconsin. Her family consists of her Mom, two younger brothers, Kal and Paul, and Scottish terrier, Duncan (Duncan Doughnut, Dunker Chunker, etc.) She then decided to tackle The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in pursuit of her Bachelor’s in Physiology. Though she misses the Midwest a great deal from time to time, she’s happy to be in Baltimore surrounded by some pretty amazing people. She has acclimated to the weather. It’s a bit warmer than she’s used to. If you ever want something to do, she would love to bring you along to play soccer or swing dance! Or, if you would prefer to just get coffee, she’d love to do that too. Oh, and hugs are always appreciated!
Dr. Gosia Dabek
Though originally born in Poland, Margaret Dabek has been a Baltimore local for the past 23 years since her family immigrated to the U.S. Her Polish name was "Malgorzata" and that's a mouthful so it was changed early on, but socially she still goes by "Gosia" (a shortened form, ask her little or grandlittle for the pronunciation). When she is not cheering on the Ravens, Orioles or Capitals with her fiance, Bryan, or watching her favorite shows (Dexter and Breaking Bad), you can find her enjoying long walks by the waterside. She describes herself as a mad scientist who is unusually happy and likes to spell things in element names...TeAm KY!
I was born and raised in Maryland. I graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. I am also an active member of the American Pharmacist Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP). In addition, I work as a pharmacy intern for CVS. In my spare time, I enjoy scrapbooking and spending time with family and friends. Furthermore, I like to do community service and participate in patient outreach within the School of Pharmacy.
My name is Andrew Haines. I’m from Westminster, Maryland. I’m the second of four kids. I did my undergrad at UMBC in Biology. I study in the HSHSL Library and in PLC (sometimes pretty late). I just moved to Baltimore for Pharmacy School even though I’ve been working here since ‘07. Overall, I really love it- the city and the school. Feel free to hit me up if you see me around or on facebook chat. I’m happy to help and I like getting to meet people.
Matthew was born and raised in sunny Torrance, California and is the elder of 2 children. After spending his undergrad career at UC Berkeley and earning a degree in Molecular Cell Biology with an emphasis on Infectious Diseases, he decided it was time to see the other coast before ending his career as a student. Pharmacy has always been the field for him because not only does it involve science, but also patient interactions, teaching, and community service. In his “downtime,” or time when he should be studying, Matt enjoys many hobbies including wushu (Chinese martial arts), all styles of dancing, rock climbing, magic tricks, eating, mixing drinks, and of course gaming, just to name a few. However, if Matt is ever missing, he is probably enjoying his favorite hobby: Sleeping!
Hana was born in Seoul, Korea and moved to the US at age 3. She has lived in the Baltimore area since then. She recently graduated from University of Maryland, College Park with a B.S. in Biology. She loves to play and watch sports so she is a die-hard Ravens and Orioles fan!! Her other favorite hobby is eating non-stop. :D Although she's been in Maryland almost her whole life, after pharmacy school Hana would like to eventually move out of MD and experience something new.
Peter was born and raised in Rockville, MD. After finishing his B.A. in Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park, he took a semester to work and travel around Europe with his family. He loves food and will always accept a free meal. He plays guitar, piano, and drums and helped produce his church's first CD.
Una was born in Florida and raised in South Korea, and in Newark, Delaware. She graduated from University of Delaware (GO BLUE HENS!) with a B.S. in Biochemistry and a minor in Biological Sciences. Outside of school, she enjoys traveling, hiking, kayaking (any nature/outdoorsy activities), and saving sea turtles. Una hopes to pursue two year residency after pharmacy school.
Born and raised in NYC, Christian grew up by the School of Hard Knocks and was educated at the Bronx High School of Science located in the Boogie Down Bronx. He received his Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry at Stony Brook University where he discovered his interest in the biological sciences, Counterstrike, and anime.
Emily Lee was born in Taipei, Taiwan and lived there for 9 years before she moved to New Zealand, where sheep dominate the lands and people hide in Hobbit holes. She moved to California after college, and somehow ended up in Rockville, Maryland. She loves to play the piano, the violin, and go to Asia Taste for popcorn chicken + bubble tea, Arirang for Gamjatang, Annandale for Shilla, and Caliyoghurt for frozen yoghurt.
Hello! I’m Janet Lee! I was born and raised in the Baltimore area. I moved to Philly for college and graduated from UPenn with a BA in Biological Basis of Behavior. After graduation, I moved up to NYC to work at NYU Medical Center and eventually ended up in a graduate program at NYU. I graduated from the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service with an MPA in Healthcare Policy and Management. I eventually moved back to Baltimore and am super excited to be back in MD! I love most Korean things, karaoke, good food and music, bubble tea, and hugs! I <3 my KY brothers and am so happy that I decided to pledge my first year!
Kelly Li was born in China and moved to Maryland when she was 5. She graduated in 2009 from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.S. in Microbiology. She loves to laugh, spend time with family and friends, hit the snooze button, cardiobox, and eat,eat,eat. Someday, she would love to travel to Europe, go skydiving, go snorkeling in Australia, and have a doggie of her own. A firm believer in Jesus Christ, she puts her hope in God's grace to carry her through the joys and trials of life. She is looking forward to her next 3 years here in pharmacy school and hopes to make it out in one piece!
Cindy was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She moved to the US when she was 10 years old. As a result, she is one of the strange cases that can read, listen, and speak Chinese, but cannot for her life, write. As a former resident in temperate Nor Cal, she dislikes all forms of snow and snow sports. Winter and the cold places her in hibernation mode, during which she tends to take 7 hour “naps” at a time. She may, however, be coaxed out of her den by popcorn chicken from Asia Taste or promises of Caliyogurt. She did her undergrad study at UCB, with a major in Molecular Cell Biology and minor in Japanese Language. Other favorite things in life include Jane Austen, shopping for handbags, and her baby nephew.
Name: Jing Liu
Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh
Hometown: North Huntingdon, Pa
Favorite things-to-do: road trips, travel, food, shopping, spend time in coffee shops, meeting new people, interior design, etc.
Helena says, "Hello."
My name is Monique, but friends call me Mo! I was born 'n raised in Texas, so don't make fun of me if I say "ya'll" in every sentence. :) I have two awesome dogs, a turtle, and many fish. In my free time, I like to cycle, travel, watch movies, play fetch with my dogs, snowboard, hangout with friends, try new restaurants, and play hockey. Go Caps! I'm volunteering in Ghana this summer so I am super passionate about public health and community service. I was born Friday the 13th....so I'm GOOD luck! :)
Joseph Ngwa Nforbi
Hi! I'm Birdie (yep, my legal name for those of you wondering) and I was born and raised in the great state of California. As a child, I played lots of jump rope and read lots of books. As a big kid, I play lots of music and read lots of recipes (I have a gigantic cook book that I like to browse but not actually use). Everyday I pray for a hot cup of tea, sunny skies and world peace.
Hi! I’m Sheetal Patil (with an I!) and I was born in the lovely town of Charleston, South Carolina. I’ve moved around a lot and lived in several different places including India, which is why I’ve never finished the 3rd grade because the school year runs different there. But mostly, I’ve lived in the Bronx, NY and Bel Air, MD for the majority of my life. I went to UMBC and decided on pharmacy as my career, but I have a lot of interests outside the profession. Above all, I’m a goofy gal, I love all things Disney related, I love food (especially chocolate) and movies. Since I’ve moved around a lot, I’m open to a lot of cultures, new ideas, and different types of people and music, so I’m sure we’ll have something to talk about : )
Aaron is an East Coast boy with West Coast dreams. He grew up in the hard streets of DC. He is a mainstream boy with hipster-like tendencies. Loves music, art, fashion, novels, & photoshopping. Blacks and cardigans are the staple of his wardrobe. Gaga for McQueen (RIP). Often times very random and scatterbrained. True Viet who loves life and all things fun!
I was born in 1986. I don't remember when I started walking, but as a kid I used to laugh so hard I had to change my pants more than my friends did. I lived in California. I will probably live in California. I got my BS at UCLA. I like traveling, cameras, running outdoors, video games, longboarding (the kind with wheels), biking, the beach, bugs, some plants, and most foods.
I was born and raised in Baltimore, but lived in Westminster, MD for the past 4 years. In 2009 I obtained my bachelors degree in biology from McDaniel College and made the decision to attend University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Now, I live in the heart of the city and love it. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, doing crafts and just relaxing. I also love going to sleep early. As my friends know, I am definitely a morning person and have been known to fall asleep by 10 or 11 (when possible that is!). Over the past three years I’ve worked as a pharmacy technician for Weis Markets and realized that I really enjoy the community setting. Although I am thinking about pursuing a career in retail pharmacy, only time (and future rotations) will tell.
Amber is from Seattle, Washington. She attended the University of Washington and graduated with degrees in Microbiology and French. She has a little brother who also moved to Baltimore to start grad school at Hopkins last year. She enjoys naps, eating food, and dancing in cowboy boots. She has met both Vince Vaughn and Ted Danson, and once almost met Lance Bass.
Kyle was born and raised in New York City, the older of two kids. He received his BA in psychology from Binghamton University and his Master’s from Midwestern University before arriving in Maryland. In addition to being a lifelong Yankees fan he loves skittles, summers, sports, and at least 3 other things that begin with S….guess them!
Hi everyone! I was born in Maryland and have been here all of my life. I attended the University of Maryland, College Park where I spent an amazing four years. I really enjoy living in Baltimore now, but I do look forward to the weekends at home where I get to spend time with some of my favorite people in the world, including my awesome baby cousin, Vy and my boyfriend of 8 years, Johnny. I am in love with the sport of flag football and will try to make you play one day. I am also hungry all of the time and love to cook, although I am only a beginner. I also like to read whenever I have time, watch movies, go shopping and try new things!
- Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Raised in Cherry Hill, New Jersey
- I am always willing to be adventurous
- I hope to pursue a career in Pediatric Pharmacy
- I enjoy traveling and venturing out in to the unknown
“Two roads diverge in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” -Robert Frost
Hi everyone so I’ve lived in Maryland for pretty much all my life. Growing up in the oh so exciting suburbs of Howard County made me yearn for more things to do in life. So when I got into UMB I got that chance! I like relaxing at home in my bed and having fun in PLC my home away from home. So yeah that’s it for now!
Prior to moving to Baltimore for pharmacy school, Trang graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Sciences in Biology. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, catching up on sleep, and laughing. When in Florida, you can find her either at the beach, running, playing piano, or inside a coffee shop. Her three “happies” are: 1) family, 2) food, and 3) the Florida Gators. But children also put a smile on her face.
Hi my name is Shawn Wang, I was born in beautiful city of HangZhou China and I spent my first six years of my life there. However my ordinary life turned into an adventure when I left China at age of six and spent the next six years in Europe where I was accustomed to the French culture and language. In 2000 I came to the United States and lived here ever since. I graduated from University of Washington with BS in Biochemistry. In my pass time, I love to hangout with friends, watch tv dramas and also play sports especially tennis, badminton, and soccer. So if you ever want to play LET me know !
Chris Wolff, born Brother Phoenix East Horse, was raised by Wolffs in North Carolina. His birthplace is unconfirmed, and his parents claim he was left on their doorsteps by gypsies—some speculate he was wrapped in nothing but an American flag and that is why he carries one with him at all times. Growing up with 2 older sisters Chris often had to entertain himself. This led him to search for spiritual enlightenment, which he found in his beliefs of medieval Christian paganism. Seizing the day like a bear on the first day of spring following hibernation, Chris became a weekend warrior, partaking in San Shou, a form of Chinese kickboxing, for 4 years under the tutelage of a Chinese Kung Fu Master. Standing relentlessly united, like a soaring eagle, Chris remains a dedicated fan of the Cubs and Bengals, and knows first hand what it is like to be a life long loser.
Enjoys playing badminton.
Potatoes. I love potatoes: mashed, twice baked, au gratin, scalloped, hash browns, potato chips, and french fries. Eating is one of my most favorite things to do. "I think, therefore food."
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I was born in Korea and raised there most of my life. I came to US in 2006 and went to Purdue University for 3 years. In 2007, I went to Kenya for 3 month as a medical volunteer. Even though there was no electricity or running water, I had a great time with my Kenyan family. I love to sleep (at least 10-12 hrs)/ hangout with my friends/ cook/ eat/ shopping/movie. I miss my family and friends in Korea all the time, but love school so much!
Lena has been around Maryland her entire life. Born in Shanghai, China, she moved to Rockville, MD when she was only 5 years old. Before coming to pharmacy school, she attended the University of Maryland, College Park and graduated with a B.S. in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics. On the weekends, you’ll most likely find her back home seeing family and playing with her cute 1 year old niece that’s already learned how to use her cuteness to get away with everything and anything =). She loves to go skiing in the winters and traveling in the summers. She loves meeting new people so don’t hesitate to say hi!
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