UH Hilo Pharmacy students secure postgraduate residencies

Date: Monday, March 20, 2023
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

Eleven students of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) were recently matched to postgraduate residency programs in a competitive national program. Organized through the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the annual event known as Match Day is a coordinated process for helping qualified students obtain positions in either postgraduate year one (PGY1) or postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency programs of their choice at hospitals and healthcare facilities around the country.

In the results of Round 1 matches, announced March 16, 2023, 50 percent of DKICP’s PGY1 applicants were matched and 75 percent of the PGY2 applicants were matched.

“Residency match is a highly competitive process and occurs in two rounds, with Round 2 results to be announced in mid-April,” explained Interim Dean Miriam Mobley Smith. “These impressive Round 1 results demonstrate the highest quality of these students’ academics, service and scholarship over their four-year career here at DKICP. On behalf of the faculty and staff, I congratulate them for their incredible efforts.”

Round 1 residency matches include:

• Chrystal Cardoza – Norman Regional Health System, Norman, OK
• Caroline DuMoulin – St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, NY
• May Ann Vincente Hudgins – The Queen’s Health System – QCIPN/POB Pharm, Honolulu, HI
• Analeslie Martinez – Indian Health Service – Crow/Northern Cheyenne Hospital, Crow Agency Reservation, MT
• Stephanie Mojumdar – Swedish Hospital - NorthShore, Chicago, IL
• Matthew Neumann – Mayo Clinic Health System – Albert Lea-Austin, Austin, MN
• Kalen Niimi – The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
• Nadra Nour – University Hospitals – UH Meds, Parma, OH

• Raha Hosseini – UW Medicine/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (oncology), Seattle, WA
• Tiffany Lam – VA Medical Center (ambulatory care), Boise, ID
• Donald Waddell – University of Chicago Medicine (oncology), Chicago, IL

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