katherine(kate) Misogas | President
Kate Misogas is a third-year pharmacy student from Irvine, California. Bruin born, Bruin bred, a Bruin ’til the day she’s dead, Kate graduated from UCLA in 2014 with a BS in Psychobiology and took a gap year working in student affairs. Kate’s interests in pharmacy are widespread, including psychiatry, academia, ambulatory care, and pediatrics. Away from the pharmacy world, she enjoys brunching with friends, binge watching tv shows, cooking, wine-and-cheesing, and dancing. If she’s not at home in bed, she can often be found at a coffee shop, satisfying her caffeine fix with a mocha while getting some studying in.
rosalind tom | President-Elect
Rosalind Tom is a returning San Francisco native, who graduated from UC Irvine in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. As a current second year pharmacy student, she finds herself spending a majority of her time at the library or in a small cafe nestled away in the city. Although she misses the beaches of Southern California, she is very excited to rediscover San Francisco. On the weekends, you can find her grabbing brunch with friends, attending music events and getting ice cream at Salt & Straw.
jessica li | VP of Student Affairs
Jessica Li is a current second-year pharmacy student who grew up in the Bay Area. She is happy to be back in Northern California, after graduating in 2015 from UCLA with BS in Biology (Go Bruins!) and spending another year enjoying the SoCal sunshine, traveling, and teaching music. When not studying in a coffee shop, Jessica spends her free time exploring hiking trails, going to concerts, and trying new food (especially desserts).
victoria yi | VP of Social Affairs
Victoria Yi is a second-year pharmacy student from Torrance, California. She graduated in 2016 from UC San Diego with a B.S. in Human Biology. In addition to ASSP, she is involved in Kappa Psi and COSA’s Project Pediatrics. Away from pharmacy school, she loves to travel, dance the night away with friends, get lost in Trader Joe’s. and explore SF through new restaurants and view spots. After graduating, she hopes to match to a residency program and possibly specialize in pediatrics.
nisha iyer | Secretary
Nisha is a native New Yorker who graduated from Barnard college in 2016 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and is now a P2. In her spare time, Nisha loves to travel, go camping, explore new restaurants, read, and binge watch shows on Netflix two weeks before they are being taken away. The way to Nisha’s heart are pumpkin flavored treats, peanut butter cups, nutella and hot cheetos.
ashneel krishna | Treasurer
Ashneel reps FIJI ISLANDS like no other haha! Ashneel is a second year pharmacy student who graduated from UC Berkeley in 2010 with a degree in Integrative Biology and South/Southeast Asian Studies. After graduating Berkeley, Ashneel worked at Stanford School of Medicine in the department of Rheumatology and Immunology for a year and then began graduate school at UC Davis. Ashneel graduated from Davis in 2015 with a double masters degree in Nutritional Biology and Pharmacology & Toxicology. In his spare time, Ashneel enjoys drinking coffee, hanging out with his closest friends, exploring restaurants in the city and watching/listening to Bollywood music.
nikki oragwam | Therapeutic Window & Student Spotlight Editor
Nikki (Nkiruka) Oragwam is a P2 who graduated from CSU Bakersfield in 2016 with a B.S. in Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry. She grew up in Bakersfield, but was born in Nigeria. Aside from school, she loves to try new things (food and activities), enjoys live entertainment (musicals/plays, concerts, comedy/improv shows), and catching up on the latest TV shows/movies on Netflix at 3am.
justin truong | historian
His friends call him JT. But if you don’t know him just yet, you can call him JT anyways. He thinks of everybody as his friend. JT traveled all the way to San Francisco from a small village in Southern California called the San Gabriel Valley. He is a class of 2015 graduate from UC Irvine with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. You might also notice him as a Kappa Psi cabinet member. Aside from withering away in his second year of pharmacy school, he very much enjoys exploring the city, trying out new restaurants, drinking boba, and attending music events. In his spare time, you can find him working out at the gym or binge watching random videos on Youtube.
maki usui | Webmaster
Born in Japan but a So-Cal girl at heart, Maki Usui is a second-year pharmacy student from Irvine, California. She graduated in 2015 from UCLA with a BS in psychobiology, and spent her gap year mostly taking care of mice in a research lab. Her interest in pharmacy stemmed from her involvement in a pediatric oncology organization as an undergraduate, and she hopes to pursue the field as a pharmacist. Outside of pharmacy school, she likes to watch videos of puppies and movies targeted for children, read Harry Potter all the way through, drink copious amounts of caffeine and tea, and attempt to meal prep.