Graduate student Keito Hoshitsuki, ’17 was awarded the 2019-2020 Rho Chi – American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) First Year Graduate Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded annually to a Rho Chi member and student beginning their first year of graduate study, who has demonstrated high potential for success in a graduate program. Awardees are selected based on the strength of their academic, research, and personal achievements.

Hoshitsuki was inducted into Rho Chi in 2015 and served as PittPharmacy’s Alpha Omicron Chapter President from 2015-16. The chapter was recognized as the winner of the national Rho Chi Chapter Achievement Award for its 2015-16 activities.

Hoshitsuki completed PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Children’s Minnesota and PGY2 specialty residency in Clinical Pharmacogenomics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. He is currently a first year PhD student in the Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences track at PittPharmacy under the mentor-ship of faculty member Christian A. Fernandez, PhD.

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