The Pacific Pharmacy Alumni Association at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy is committed to fostering meaningful connections among peers and bridging the gap between students and our expansive network of over 9,000 accomplished alumni. As you embark on your post-graduation journey, we extend a warm invitation for you to seamlessly transition into the esteemed community of the Pacific Pharmacy Alumni Association.

What can the Pacific Pharmacy Alumni Association do for you?

Whether you are looking for networking opportunities or seeking ways to stay engaged with the School, there are several ways the Pacific Pharmacy Alumni Association is a valuable resource.


Rekindle ties with fellow graduates, take on a mentoring role, identify skilled professionals to bolster your team, contribute to community well-being by participating as a preceptor at health care outreach events and engage in additional enriching opportunities.


Forge connections with successful alumni, seek guidance from experienced mentors, extend invitations to your colleagues and friends to events hosted by the Pacific Pharmacy Alumni Association and explore additional avenues for involvement.


Empower the future of health care by supporting students through your generous contribution. Your gift has a profound impact on student-success, fuels groundbreaking research, enhances leadership development and amplifies the influence of our vibrant alumni network. Join us in shaping the future of health care through your meaningful philanthropy.

Pharmacy student Christian Barrientos with alumni donor Gerald D. Griffin

“It’s an honor to be receiving this scholarship due to my long history with service members and veterans. What you’ve provided me has helped me tremendously and allows me to confidently head into my Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience year.”

Christian Barrientos ’24
Recipient of the Camouflage to White Coat Endowed Scholarship established by Gerald D. Griffin ’71, PharmD, MD

Regent Elizabeth G. Johnson

“I got a fabulous education at Pacific. The faculty provided me with the foundation for a successful, rewarding career in the pharmacy profession. I feel it is my responsibility to stay engaged and give back, whether with time, talent or treasure. Selfishly, I get much more out of my engagement than I give!”

Elizabeth G. Johnson ’87, PharmD
Regent, Pacific Board of Regents

Irene Andrada Solorio ’15, PharmD, BCGP

“I love that Pacific really feels like a family. It was a small community where I could truly grow into my own person and it helped shape who I am today. Spending our time and talent to help students get a fully comprehensive education can have a significant impact on the whole pharmacy field.”

Irene Andrada Solorio ’15, PharmD, BCGP
Board Member, Pacific Pharmacy Alumni Association

Jessica Mah ’16, PharmD

“Staying engaged gives me the opportunity to be an active participant in shaping the future of pharmacy. I benefited from having approachable and insightful preceptors and mentors during my years at Pacific. I want to make sure future students continue to get that same level of support and guidance to grow into exceptional pharmacists.”

Jessica Mah ’16, PharmD
Preceptor, Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience

Do you know a future pharmacist or scientist?

Our Pacific alumni are our most influential recruiters! Be a catalyst in shaping the next wave of health care professionals by recommending our programs. Your firsthand experience can inspire and guide future pharmacists and scientists.

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PharmD student with high school student at Summer Institute

Share your news

Have you recently embarked on a new career, achieved a well-deserved promotion, tied the knot or welcomed a new member to your family? Share these exciting milestones with your fellow alumni to foster connection and showcase the ways Pacific graduates are impacting and advancing their professions.

We take pride in acknowledging our alumni who actively contribute to professional organizations. If you currently hold a leadership position or serve on a committee, we want to hear from you.

Class Notes are published in Interactions, the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy’s annual magazine.

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Notable alumni

Induction into the California Pharmacy Hall of Fame is the highest honor for pharmacy in the state. In addition to a distinguished history of service and achievement in several arenas, Hall of Fame inductees are innovators who have exemplary professionalism and altruism.

2023 | Christopher Allen Woo ’88, PharmD, FCPhA
2021 | Colleen R. Carter ’76, PharmD, FCPhA
2020 | Douglas “Doug” Hillblom ’78, PharmD
2019 | Lee Meyer ’72, ’75, PharmD
2019 | Loriann DeMartini ’84, PharmD, MPh, BCGP
2014 | Michael A. Pastrick ’73, BS Pharm
2013 | Ralph L. Saroyan ’64, RPh
2013 | Royce L. Friesen ’65, BS Pharm
2012 | Clark H. Gustafson ’66, RPh
2012 | Jeff M. Jellin ’74, PharmD
2009 | Donald G. Floriddia ’71, PhD
2007 | Charles Green ’68, BS Pharm
2006 | Carlo P. Michelotti ’61, BS Pharm

The largest state association representing the pharmacy profession in all practice settings, the California Pharmacists Association was founded in 1869 to promote the health of all California through the practice of pharmacy.

2023 | Michael Conner ’12, PharmD, Global MBA
2018 | Veronica T. Bandy ’00, ’08, PharmD, MS, FCPHA, FCSHP
2016 | Edlen Wong ’07, PharmD, FCPh
2012 | Douglas “Doug” Hillblom ’78, PharmD
2011 | Kenny Scott ’78, BS Pharm
2010 | Eric Gupta ’00, PharmD
2002 | Ralph L. Saroyan ’64, RPh
2000 | Mike Pavlovich ’89, PharmD
1999 | Christopher Allen Woo ’88, PharmD, FCPhA
1996 | Robert P. Nickell ’81, BS Pharm
1993 | David Wilcox ’79, BS Pharm
1990 | Donald G. Floriddia ’71, PhD
1986 | Michael A. Pastrick ’73, BS Pharm
1984 | Clark H. Gustafson ’66, RPh
1983 | Charles Green ’68, BS Pharm

Being recognized as a fellow of the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is an honor. It signifies that you have made significant contributions to CPhA and to the profession of pharmacy that go far beyond regular pharmacy practice.

The CPhA Board of Trustees has adopted a set of criteria that CPhA members must meet or exceed to be considered eligible to earn the designation of Fellow of the California Pharmacists Association (FCPhA). Selected Fellows will be honored at CPhA’s annual meeting, Western Pharmacy Exchange.

2024 | George Do ’16, PharmD, FCPhA
2016 | Jason Bandy ’00, PharmD, FCSHP, FCPhA
2016 | Lee Meyer ’72, ’75, PharmD, FCPhA
2016 | Michael A. Pastrick ’73, BS Pharm, FCPhA
2015 | Johanna Liu ’09, PharmD, MBA, FCPhA
2015 | David G. Mitchell ’00, PharmD, MBA, CSP, FCPhA
2014 | Edlen Wong ’07, PharmD, FCPhA

The mission of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CHSP) is to promote, protect and expand the pharmacy industry. CSHP oversees affiliate chapters throughout California, giving members the opportunity to connect with peers in their region.

2021 | Keith Yoshizuka ’76, PharmD, MBA, JD, FCSHP, Diablo Chapter
2019 | Steven J. Thompson ’77, PharmD, South Bay Long Beach Chapter
2015 | Stacey Raff ’96, PharmD, BCPS, Golden Gate Chapter
2011 | Maria Serpa ’87, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, Sacramento Valley Chapter
2008 | William “Bill” Yee ’83, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, Central Valley Chapter
2000 | Patricia “Tricia” New ’84, PharmD, FCSHP, BCNSP, Quatra County Chapter
1994 | Beth Devine ’78, PharmD, PhD, MBA Golden Gate Chapter

Loriann DeMartini ’84, PharmD, MPh, BCGP has served as the CSHP Chief Executive Officer since 2016.

Annually appointed by the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) President, the CSHP Practitioner Recognition Program formally recognizes pharmacists who demonstrate an ongoing level of involvement and commitment to educating practitioners, residents, students, administrators and/or the public in the pharmacy practice.

2021 | Judy C. Lee ’78, PharmD, FCSHP
2018 | Jeffrey Nehira ’03, PharmD, FCSHP
2013 | Keith Yoshizuka ’76, PharmD, MBA, JD, FCSHP
2011 | Jason Bandy ’00, PharmD, FCSHP
2011 | Julianna Burton ’99, PharmD, BCPS, FCSHP
2010 | Helen Park ’98, PharmD, BCPS, FCSHP, FCPhA
2008 | Veronica T. Bandy ’00, ’08, PharmD, MS, FCPhA, FCSHP, BCACP
2008 | Maria Serpa ’87, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP
2004 | Marcus C. Ravnan ’94, PharmD, FCSHP, FASHP
2004 | Susan Ravnan ’94, PharmD, FCSHP - grad year
1999 | Harriet F. Catania ’70, PharmD, FCSHP
1996 | Sian Carr-Lopez ’85, PharmD, FCSHP
1995 | Catherine Grady Sterk ’77, ’78, PharmD, FCSHP
1994 | Patricia “Tricia” New ’84, PharmD, FCSHP, BCNSP
1994 | William “Bill” Yee ’83, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP

Alumnus of the Year Lawrence Brown
Recognizing outstanding alumni

Annually, the Pacific Pharmacy Alumni Association proudly acknowledges an outstanding individual who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to both the University and the pharmacy profession. This distinguished honoree assumes the role of keynote speaker at the prestigious Doctor of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony. Join us in celebrating the remarkable achievements of our alumni and the impactful contributions of those who go above and beyond.

2023 | Lawrence “LB” Brown ’99, PharmD, PhD, FAPhA
2022 | Margaret Peers Frederickson ’66, RPh
2021 | Bruce Toy ’77, ’81, PharmD, DDS
2020 | Rajul A. Patel ’01, ’06, PharmD, PhD
2019 | Jim Morisoli ’75, RPh
2018 | Satinder Sandhu ’85, PharmD
2017 | Loriann DeMartini ’84, PharmD, MPh, BCGP
2016 | Robert Chan ’77, PharmD
2015 | Douglas “Doug” Hillblom ’78, PharmD and Katherine Hillblom ’77, ’82, PharmD
2014 | Michael A. Pastrick ’73, BS Pharm
2013 | Gary Basrai ’77, PharmD
2012 | Donald G. Floriddia ’71, PhD
2011 | Patrick Catania ’68, ’70, ’73, PharmD, PhD and Harriet Catania ’70, ’76, PharmD
2010 | Clark H. Gustafson ’66, RPh
2009 | Melvin K. Kahn ’64, BS Pharm
2008 | Stanley E. Poncetta ’65, BS Pharm
2007 | Ralph L. Saroyan ’64, RPh
2006 | Colleen R. Carter ’76, PharmD, FCPhA
2005 | Thomas Vickery ’63, ’75, PharmD
2004 | Flint Pendergraft, III, ’81, PharmD
2003 | Elizabeth G. Johnson ’87, PharmD
2002 | Robert B. Supernaw ’72, PharmD
2001 | Carlo P. Michelotti ’61, BS Pharm
2000 | Charles Green ’68, BS Pharm
1999 | Jeff M. Jellin ’74, PharmD

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