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Pacific Pharmacy Alumni Association

The Pacific Pharmacy Alumni Association (PPAA) represents more than 8,900 alumni. The mission of the PPAA is to promote and encourage continuing communication between the School and the pharmacy alumni through financial support and planning for alumni events while supporting student and faculty activities.

Veronica T. Bandy


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Veronica T. Bandy


Veronica T. Bandy ’00, ’08, PharmD, MS, FCPHA, FCSHP earned a bachelor of science in 1995 from University of California, Riverside. She earned a doctor of pharmacy in 2000 and a master of science in pharmaceutical and chemical sciences in 2008 from University of the Pacific. Dr. Bandy is a member of the California Pharmacist Association (CPhA) and the California Society of Health-System Pharmacist Association (CSHP). She holds several certifications, including Immunization, Travel Medicines; Advance Practice Pharmacist and Diabetes and Medication Therapy Management. As a Pacific pharmacy practice faculty member, Dr. Bandy serves as a faculty advisor to Pacific’s Operation Immunization and Operation Diabetes committees. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, baking and crafting.


Adam Morisoli


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Adam Morisoli


Adam Morisoli ’10, PharmD earned his bachelor of science in biology from University of Southern California in 2007 and his doctor in pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 2010. Dr. Morisoli is a member of CPhA, APhA and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). He is an avid college football fan. A true Californian, he enjoys both snowboarding and spending time at the beach.


Paula Cannistraci


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Paula Cannistraci


Paula Cannistraci ’05, PharmD earned a bachelor of science in biochemistry from California State University, Stanislaus in 2003 and a doctor of pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 2005. Through her experience working in the retail industry, Dr. Cannistraci is skilled in drug interactions, patient education, compounding, immunizations and community pharmacy.


Nam Nguyen


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Nam Nguyen


Nam Nguyen ’08, PharmD earned his doctor in pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 2008. Dr. Nguyen has been in charge of the pharmacy operations for multiple CVS locations in the Central Valley. He is a member of CPhA, APhA, NCPA, Phi Delta Chi and the American Lung Association.


Nancy L. DeGuire


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Nancy L. DeGuire


Nancy L. DeGuire ’89, PharmD, FACA earned a doctor of pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 1989 and completed a post-graduate residency training with the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in 1990. After spending a decade in community pharmacy management and patient care with Longs Drug Stores, she joined the Pacific faculty in 1997. She enjoys working with students and faculty to improve the profession of pharmacy by helping to develop excellent professional pharmacists.

She has held offices for CPhA, the American College of Apothecaries, the California Chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). She is also a member of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).


Stacey Raff


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Stacey Raff


Stacey Raff ’96, PharmD, BCPS earned a doctor in pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 1996. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada. Dr. Raff is a member of CSHP and has served on the board of directors and as president from October 2014 through October 2015. She is also a member of ASHP.


Patty Fong


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Patty Fong


Patty Fong ’10, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP earned a doctor of pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 2010. Dr. Fong completed a PGY1 managed care residency with American Healthcare. She is a member of CPhA and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). She has served the Sacramento Valley Pharmacists Association as president, secretary and board member. She enjoys cooking, playing board games and listening to live music.


Catherine Grady Sterk


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Catherine Grady Sterk


Catherine Grady Sterk ’77, ’78, PharmD, FCSHP earned a bachelor of science in pharmaceutical sciences in 1977 and a doctor of pharmacy in 1978 from University of the Pacific. Dr. Sterk completed a residency at University of California, San Francisco in 1979. Dr. Sterk is a CPhA Fellow. She is also a member of the ACCP and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

In her free time, she can be found fundraising for the high school band program or coaching elementary school volleyball and high school tennis. She enjoys skiing and watching sports, especially the San Francisco Giants. She has been a musical comedy entertainer for a casino in Tahoe, swam around an island off the coast of Australia and once skied off a cliff.


Annie Ho


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Annie Ho


Annie Ho ’12, PharmD earned a doctor in pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 2012. Dr. Ho is a member of CPhA, the Phi Delta Chi Alumni Foundation, the CPhA Leader Development Institute and the Sutter Roseville Cancer Center Partnership Council. Dr. Ho, along with Michael Conner ’12, PharmD and Pat Person, RPh, founded the CPhA Rx Bootcamp, a leadership conference for pharmacy students. She enjoys rock climbing, doing yoga and traveling.


Jamie Tobitt


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Jamie Tobitt


Jamie Tobitt ’90, PharmD earned a doctor of pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 1990. Dr. Tobitt completed a PGY1 residency at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center and a PGY2 ambulatory care infectious disease (HIV) residency at UCSD Medical Center. He is a member of the Kappa Psi pharmaceutical fraternity and AMCP. He is also a member of The 501st Legion, a Star Wars costuming club, which often attends charity events and visits children’s hospitals. He owns three high-quality Star Wars costumes: a stormtrooper, a TIE pilot and Darth Vader.


Johanna Liu


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Johanna Liu


Johanna Liu ’09, PharmD, MBA, FCPhA earned a doctor of pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 2009 and a master of business administration from University of California, Berkeley in 2015. Dr. Liu completed a PGY1 managed care pharmacy residency at Envolve Pharmacy Solutions, formerly Health Net Pharmaceutical Services. She is a member of CPhA and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP). She enjoys traveling and likes tasting the local cuisine of the places she visits.


Edlen Wong


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Edlen Wong


Edlen Wong ’07, PharmD, FCPhA earned a doctor of pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 2007. He was the recipient of the 2017 CPhA Distinguished New Practitioner of the Year award. He has held numerous leadership positions within CPhA, including president in 2016-2017. In 2014, he was named a Fellow of CPhA. He has served the San Joaquin Pharmacists Association on the board of directors and as president in 2010 and 2014. He is also a member of CSHP.


Tom Maez


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Tom Maez


Tom Maez ’85, PharmD earned a doctor of pharmacy from University of the Pacific in 1985. Dr. Maez is a member of CPhA and CSHP. He gives back to his community by helping with fundraising for his local food bank. He has a black belt in karate. He loves traveling, camping and spending time with his three grandchildren.


Pacific Physical Therapy Alumni Association

The Pacific Physical Therapy Alumni Association (PPTAA) represents more than 1,900 alumni. The mission of the PPTAA is to promote and encourage continuing communication between the Department of Physical Therapy and its alumni through financial support and planning for alumni events while supporting student and faculty activities.

Whitney Davis


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Whitney Davis


Whitney Davis ’00, ’03, PT, DPT, PCS earned a bachelor of sports medicine in 2000, a master of science in physical therapy in 2003 and a transitional doctor of physical therapy in 2003 from University of the Pacific. Dr. Davis is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She enjoys backpacking, skiing, reading and scrapbooking.


Jody Nance


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Jody Nance


Josephine “Jody” Nance ’90, ’03, PT, DPT earned her master of science in 1990 and doctor of physical therapy in 2003 from University of the Pacific. She was named the 2014 Pacific Physical Therapy Alumna of the Year. She enjoys coaching racquetball and was named the California Racquetball Coach of the Year in 2008 and 2012, as well as the USA Racquetball Coach of the Year in 2008.


Eliza Downs


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Eliza Downs


Eliza Downs ’10, ’12, PT, DPT earned a bachelor of arts in sports science in 2010 and a doctor of physical therapy in 2012 from University of the Pacific. Dr. Downs is a member of APTA and an APTA credentialed clinical instructor. She is actively involved in her community as a member of the steering committee for Young Professionals of Lodi. She also participates in the Leadership Lodi program. She loves hiking, traveling and spending time with her energetic puppy.


Michelle Rutherford


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Michelle Rutherford


Michelle Rutherford ’11, PT, DPT earned a bachelor of science in exercise physiology from California State University, Chico in 2008 and a doctor of physical therapy from University of the Pacific in 2011. Since graduating, she has worked in three different practice settings: occupational medicine, acute care and outpatient. She enjoys doing yoga, tap dancing and going on family outings.


Tyler Goslinga


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Tyler Goslinga


Tyler Goslinga ’16, PT, DPT earned a bachelor of arts in kinesiology from Fresno Pacific University in 2014 and a doctor of physical therapy from University of the Pacific in 2016. He is involved with his church and he provides pro bono sports medicine services for the Ripon Christian football team. He enjoys going fishing, playing basketball and spending time with his family.


Danielle Sartori


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Danielle Sartori


Danielle Sartori ’04, ’06, PT, DPT, CSCS earned a bachelor of arts in sports science in 2004 and a doctor of physical therapy in 2006 from University of the Pacific. Dr. Sartori is a member of APTA and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Dr. Sartori is a partner at The Knee Joint, a clinic that specializes in knee problems. She enjoys playing, as well as coaching, water polo and is a master water polo player for the Olympic Club of San Francisco.


Brent Lofy


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Brent Lofy


Brent Lofy ’14, PT, DPT earned a bachelor of science in kinesiology from California State University, Sacramento in 2012 and his doctor of physical therapy from University of the Pacific in 2014. He loves to sing and for over a decade has shared his talent as a vocalist by being a part of the band at his church. He enjoys going to the beach, swimming and camping with his family.


Rachel Vegvaizer


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Rachel Vegvaizer


Rachel Vegvaizer ’12, PT, DPT earned an associate of arts in massage therapy and therapeutic massage from Northwestern Business College in 2008, a bachelor of science in exercise physiology from North Central College and a doctor of physical therapy from University of the Pacific in 2012.


Jamie Lowy


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Jamie Lowy


Jamie Lowy ’98, PT, MSPT earned a bachelor of arts in history from Pitzer College in 1992 and a master of science in physical therapy from University of the Pacific in 1992. He has extensive experience in home health physical therapy.


Pacific Speech-Language Pathology Alumni Association

The Pacific Speech-Language Pathology Alumni Association (PSLPAA) represents more than 990 alumni. The mission of the PSLPAA is to promote and encourage continuing communication between the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and its alumni through financial support and planning for alumni events while supporting student and faculty activities.

Christie Abbott


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Christie Abbott


Christie Abbott ’79, MA earned a bachelor of arts in communicative disorders from California State University, Sacramento in 1978 and a master of arts in communicative disorders from University of the Pacific in 1979. She is a member of the Beta Tau chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. She is also actively involved with the Stockton Astronomical Society and has served as president, program director and secretary. She is also an avid reader and is interested in muzzleloader shooting.


Wendy Frush


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Wendy Frush


Wendy Frush, MA, CCC-SLP earned a bachelor of arts in speech pathology in 1973 and a master of arts in speech pathology in 1974 from California State University, Chico. She is a member of ASHA and CSHA. She is actively involved in her community, volunteering with organizations that promote literacy and provide services to the homeless. She enjoys doing yoga, knitting and spending time with her grandchildren.


Margaret Beck


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Margaret Beck


Margaret Beck ’88, MA earned a master of arts in communicative disorders in 1988 from University of the Pacific.


Alexia Mazzone


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Alexia Mazzone


Alexia Mazzone ’04, MS, CCC-SLP earned a bachelor of arts in speech and hearing sciences, linguistics and psychology from University of California, Santa Barbara and a master of science in speech-language pathology from University of the Pacific in 2004. She is trained in oral placement and motor planning techniques. She has a passion for working with children and loves watching them achieve their communication potential.


Shivani Bhakta


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Shivani Bhakta


Shivani Bhakta 15, MS, CCC-SLP earned a bachelor of arts in linguistics with psychology and a minor in disability studies from University of California, Los Angeles in 2013 and a master of science in speech-language pathology from University of the Pacific in 2015. She completed a clinical fellowship at TALK: Teaching & Assessing Language for Kids. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA). She enjoys dancing, hiking and watching sports.


Alyssa Novales


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Alyssa Novales


Alyssa Novales ’14, MS earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2012 and a master of science in speech-language pathology from University of the Pacific in 2014. She is a member of ASHA.


Harriet E. Doyle


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Harriet E. Doyle


Harriet E. Doyle ’73, MA, CCC-SLP earned a bachelor of arts from Whittier College in 1970 and a master of arts from University of the Pacific in 1973. She is a member of CSHA, ASHA, the Philanthropic Educational Organization Sisterhood and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She enjoys reading and gardening. She loves spending time with her children and grandchildren.


Nancy Ortize


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Nancy Ortize


Nancy Ortize ’77, MA earned a master of arts in communicative disorders from University of the Pacific in 1977.


Susan Farver


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Susan Farver


Susan Farver ’96, ’98, MA, CCC-SLP earned a bachelor of arts in communicative disorders in 1996 and a master of arts in communicative disorders in 1998 from University of the Pacific. She enjoys sewing, reading and going to the theater.


Mary A. Rios


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Mary A. Rios


Mary A. Rios ’87’88, MS earned a bachelor of arts in communicative disorders in 1987 and a master of arts in communicative disorders in 1988 from University of the Pacific. She is certified in Multicultural Early Intervention Services. She is a member of ASHA, CSHA and the California Teachers Association. She is actively involved in her community by training youth to volunteer with exceptional children, volunteering at her local food pantry and presenting parenting workshops for Mission Valley Community Advisory Council. She enjoys reading historical fiction and non-fiction. She also enjoys singing in her church choir and mentoring middle school and high school students.


Jordan Rice Foldes


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Jordan Rice Foldes


Jordan Rice Foldes ’13, MS, CCC-SLP, earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from Rollins College in 2009 and a master of science in speech-language pathology from University of the Pacific in 2013. She is a member of ASHA and CSHA. She enjoys cooking, traveling and watching movies.


Mimi Tran


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Mimi Tran


Mimi Tran ’04, ’05, MS, CCC-SLP earned a bachelor of science in speech-language pathology in 2004 and a master of science in speech-language pathology in 2005 from University of the Pacific. She enjoys running and crocheting. An artist, she enjoys sketching, painting, calligraphy and origami.