Graduate student Ghadeer Dawwas elected to The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has elected graduate student Ghadeer Dawwas to its exclusive fraternity. Only the top 10 percent of graduate students at UF receive an invitation to join Phi Kappa Phi’s membership. Dawwes will officially join the society during an initiation ceremony and reception on April 11. A fourth-year graduate student, Dawwes works under the supervision of Haesuk Park, Ph.D, an assistant professor of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy. Before joining UF in 2013, she received her pharmacy degree from the University of Jordan and a master of business administration from Stratford University in Virginia. Her research interests focus on patients with type 2 diabetes, with special emphasis on the comperative effectiveness and cardiovascular safety of diabetes therapy. Dawwas currently serves as the Students of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, or SISPE, North America liaison and co-chair of ISPE’s UF chapter. She is the College of Pharmacy Graduate Student President for the 2016-17 academic year.