Meet the Team

Co-Chairs

Kruti Shukla (Logistics & Marketing)

What was your favourite part of GPA?

Getting to meet the Pharmily and playing fun games with the faculty as well as the upper year students! I felt a sense of community from Day 1!

What is your favourite memory from first year?

Prepping for exams over zoom with the pharmily! Everyone is always there for each other and as pharmily we all get through it together πŸ™‚

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

Thor! I loved watching Thor: Ragnarok. Gotta love the 2 bros – Thor and Loki!


Charlene Yang (Events)

What was your favourite part of GPA?

GPA is a great opportunity to have fun through various games, and it also lets you get to know the faculty, clubs, upper years, your classmates, and the campus at the same time!

What is your favourite memory from first year?

Online school is mentally very challenging considering the courseload, but I am very grateful that I met my lab group during first term, and we have supported each other through this past year =)

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

Although can’t tell the exact reason, <The Incredibles> was so attractive to me and I watched it 4 times in the cineplex when I was young! As you can tell, they are definitely irreplaceable heroes to me =)


Grace Song (Human Resources)

What was your favourite part of GPA?

I wasn’t able to attend last year … but I’m very excited for this year! πŸ™‚

What is your favourite memory from first year?

Zoom “study” dates with friends :3

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

Baby Groot! He was literally so cute when he was dancing to I Want You Back and Mr. Blue Sky.


Marcus Wong (Sponsorship)

What was your favourite part of GPA?

For me, I think the highlight of GPA last year was getting to meet all of the faculty, upper year students, and Pharmacy Club volunteers that were at each station. Our program really has a lot to offer- get involved early!

What is your favourite memory from first year?

Chill late night study sessions with Pharm friends have got to be my favourite part of first year. Studying for a PharmD on Zoom university definitely come with it’s challenges, but I’m lucky that I was able to meet an amazing group of fellow Pharmlings to get through it with!

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

What’s not to love about your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man?


Events

Jonah Curl

What was your favourite part of GPA?

I loved getting to know my classmates and being welcomed into the pharmily. Also, somehow I won a dancing competition and I have 2 left feet.

What is your favourite memory from first year?

Writing the script for our PHRM 131 project. My group and I decided to use Mean Girls to explain the central tendencies.

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

Deadpool, he’s a mix of both and humor always saves the day.


Bella Woroshelo

What was your favourite part of GPA?

My favourite part was competing with my team in the amazing race

What is your favourite memory from first year?

Zoom calls with my friends, definitely!

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

Batman has been my favourite superhero since I was about 5, but I also LOVE Valkyrie!


Parisa Safavi

What was your favourite part of GPA?

Winning it!

What is your favourite memory from first year?

My favorite memory from first year is the White Coat Ceremony. It definitely felt like hard work was finally paying off!

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

My favorite hero has to be Batman after watching Christian Bale in The Dark Knight.


Sponsorship

Aman Sara

What was your favourite part of GPA?

Meeting new people and earning points for the team.

What is your favourite memory from first year?

The zoom social β€œevents” because I was able to see different sides of people and not only know them from an academic perspective.

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

  • Villain: Joker
  • Hero: Spider-man


Valeria Carvalho

What was your favourite part of GPA?

Unfortunately, I was not able to attend GPA in first year, however it has definitely been my #1 regret since it is a great event to meet people in the program!

What is your favourite memory from first year?

My favourite memory from first year was having the chance to meet new people from all ages and collaborating with them in both professional and social environments. I enjoyed getting involved in clubs that I am passionate about and making friendships that will last a lifetime !

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

If I had to pick, one my favourite superhero would be Ironman because of his witty personality, creativity and drive to innovate. His selflessness for the people he loves and human kind is something I admire!


Logistics

Amy Dhatt

What was your favourite part of GPA?

GPA was a great opportunity to meet pharmacy students in a relaxed/fun environment.

What is your favourite memory from first year?

GPA of course!

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

I like ambiguous characters – like Batman and Megamind.


Mariam Mouhajer

What was your favourite part of GPA?

Running around campus with our GPA swag and getting to meet our future classmates.

What is your favourite memory from first year?

Being able to sit in the 1101 lecture hall with friends to listen to lectures!

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

Darth Vader from Star Wars (probably because I started the movies with the prequels and could never get over the shock of his transformation).


Human Resources

Anam Ijaz

What was your favourite part of GPA?

Meeting my fellow pharmacy students who happen to be my good friends now and the scavenger hunt (although was exhausting haha) πŸ˜€

What is your favourite memory from first year?

ALWAYS freezing in the PHRM 1101 lecture hall and always sleeping during lectures. Oh and of course, just being with my friends <3

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

Favourite hero is Captain America, he’s too pure and wholesome for this world (and easy on the eyes aha). Favourite villain is the joker because he’s super chaotic


Ariel Lu

What was your favourite part of GPA?

meeting new people!

What is your favourite memory from first year?

ordering bbt on skip and having zoom study sessions with my friends hehe πŸ™‚

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

Iron Man


Ting-An Cheng

What was your favourite part of GPA?

My favourite part of GPA was being able to enjoy the activities while developing long-lasting friendships.

What is your favourite memory from first year?

My favourite memory from first year is trying to figure out how many ways I can pronounce quetiapine.

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

My favourite hero is Baymax.


Marketing

Liz Huang

What was your favourite part of GPA?

Meeting new friends, chilling around campus, and hitting up the rest stations!

What is your favourite memory from first year?

Coffee trips with my friends between classes!

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

Storm!


Sara Tavoossi

What was your favourite part of GPA?

Meeting my classmates and doing fun activities.

What is your favourite memory from first year?

I would say either going on practicum or games nights with my classmates.

Who is your favourite hero/villain?

Wonder Woman!