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December 2017

Doctor Anibal Valentin is an immunologist, artist and an animal advocate from Puerto Rico. He finished his Bachelors of Science at the University of Puerto Rico and then moved to New Jersey to attend graduate school.

He finished his PhD in molecular immunology from Rutgers University and a post doctoral training in immunology and biotechnology at Humigen- also located in New Jersey.

In 2013 he returned to Puerto Rico to the University of Puerto Rico as an assistant professor. He is currently at the Universidad Central del Caribe Medical School where he is developing a research program in Immunology and also teaching Clinical Immunology to medical students.

March 2018

Ms. Karishma Shelley is a 6th year pharmacy student from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. She graduated from John P. Stevens High School in 2012 and is expected to receive her Doctorate of Pharmacy this May. Since starting pharmacy school, Ms. Shelley has had the privilege of working in a community pharmacy setting and at a large managed care organization. She currently works at Express Scripts under the Department of Defense contract. Next year she will be  continuing her education through a post graduate training program at Novartis pharmaceutical in health economics and outcomes research.