Meet Our Ambassadors

Alysha Cosier, Class of 2022

Alysha was born and raised on the island of O‘ahu, but moved to the Big Island when she was nine-years old.  She attended the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and graduated with a B.A in Biology. 

Alysha is currently serving as a Co-chair for the Tobacco Prevention Project (TPP), Community Service Co-chair for the National Community Pharmacy Association (NCPA), and is an active member of the American Pharmacy Association- Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP).  She is also a volunteer at the Hilo Medical Center in the Pharmacy Department.

One of her favorite things about DKICP is the multitude of opportunities the school offers to get involved and give back to the community. During her free time, Alysha enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working out at the gym, reading, and taking naps. 

Ashley Fukuchi, Class of 2022

Ashley was born and raised in Japan. She attended University of Hawaii at Hilo and received a B.A. in Chemistry.

Ashley currently serves as Treasurer for Class of 2022 Student Council, Secretary for Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society, Journal Club Co-Chair for Rho Chi Academic Honor Society, and currently employed as Pharmacy Intern with Safeway Pharmacy at Hilo.

Her favorite part of attending the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy is having the opportunity to conduct clinical or biomedical research with the faculty on campus. One of Ashley’s favorite things to do in her free time is trying new food places in Hilo, conversing with friends, and playing video games such as Monster Hunter World: Iceborne.  

Olivia Graham, Class of 2022

Olivia grew up in Oxnard, California and graduated from California State University, Chico with a B.S. in Exercise Physiology. While completing her undergraduate coursework, she acquired experience working as a pharmacy technician at a chain community pharmacy for 10 years.

She is an active member in the Industry Pharmacy Organization (IPhO) which provides additional insight into pharmaceutical industry-focused careers.

Olivia appreciates the campus environment which sets students up to build lifelong friendships at DKICP, as well as the countless opportunities to get involved with the school and the local community.  In her spare time she enjoys binge watching tv shows like Bones or anything doctor related, experiencing endless adventures with friends, and enjoying the local foods like laulau and butter mochi for dessert.  

Zhian 'Andy' Lin, Class of 2022

Andy was born and raised in China but moved to island of Hawaii at the age of 9.  He attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa and received a B.S in Biology.

Andy currently serve as President of the Delta Iota Chapter of the Rho Chi Academic Honor Society, Vice-President of Patientcare (A.L.O.H.A Project Chair) of the American Pharmacists Association- Academy of Student Pharmacist (APhA - ASP), and as a member of the Professional Development Committee in Phi Delta Chi (PDC) Professional Fraternity.  

His favorite part of attending Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy is the numerous opportunities in leadership and community outreach.   These opportunities help both the community and student pharmacists to grow and build a strong foundation to become a successful pharmacist.  During his free time, Andy enjoys exploring new cuisine, spending time with friends and family, taking a nice walk with his dogs, and napping.

Danh Nguyen, Class of 2022

Danh was born and raised on the island of Oahu. During his undergrad years, he attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa where he studied Biology and worked as a pharmacy technician for CVS.

He is currently serving as President of the Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPHO), Historian for the Rho Chi Society, Alumni Liaison for the Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity, Class Liaison for the Class of 2022, an active member of the American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists and currently working as an intern for CVS.

Some of his favorite things about the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy are the events to be involved with the community and the endless opportunities to grow as a professional, leader, and a member of society. When Danh isn’t studying he enjoys looking for new dessert places, finding new shows to binge-watch, and continuously looking for things to add to his cart online.

Angelyn Park, Class of 2022

Angelyn was born and raised in Guam, but moved to the island of Oahu at the age of 13. She attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa and graduated with a B.A. in Biology.

Angelyn is currently serving as the Vice President of American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA – ASP) and is one of the Fundraising Chairs for Phi Delta Chi (PDC) Professional Fraternity.

One of things she likes about DKICP is the numerous health screening opportunities that are provided to the local community. These events not only help the community but it also prepares students for their future as a pharmacist. When Angelyn is not studying for her exams, she enjoys watching Muk-Bang videos on YouTube and applying facial mask sheets.

Jenny Phong, Class of 2022

Jenny was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA and is a graduate from California State University of Los Angeles. Prior to attending DKICP, she opened a retail clothing store as a sole proprietor while she earned her B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship. After selling her business, she lived in Oklahoma City, OK for a year to finish up prepharmacy courses, since then she has developed a huge interest towards pharmaceutical industry.

Her best experience at DKICP is being an active member in American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) where she served as the Chapter Delegate and got to be involved in legislative actions that Congress partakes. This role allowed her to discuss and propose a policy at regional and national conferences where she was able to network with many other students from other pharmacy schools. Jenny have also stepped into the position of Operation Immunization Co-Chair in APhA-ASP with goals to implement an observational research in regard to immunizations on the Big Island Community.

Jenny wanted to move out of the big city and into Hilo for its peaceful and diverse environment. Attending DKICP in Hilo has been her best decision because it has heightened self-resilience, gained new perspectives and appreciations in life, and allowed great networking opportunities away from home. On her stressful days, she usually just sits back and relax with her favorite T.V. show F.R.I.E.N.D.S. or catch up on China/Taiwanese dramas.

Kara Tsuzaki, Class of 2022

Kara was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii on the island of Oahu. She graduated from Saint Louis University in Missouri with a B.S and M.S in Biomedical Engineering. Prior to attending DKICP, she worked as a research associate at a drug discovery company.

She is currently serving as Research Chair of the Pacific Islander Mobile Screening Clinic (PIMSC), Pledge Father for Kappa Psi (KY) Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Health Screenings Co-Chair for the DKICP Health Fair, is an active member in the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), and works with Dr. Ko’omoa-Lange and Dr. Date in their respective research labs.

Some of her favorite things about DKICP are the vast opportunities in leadership, professional growth, and research. During her free time she enjoys reading, hiking, and taking walks with her dog.

Kateleen Caye, Class of 2023

Kateleen was born and raised in Kahului, Hawaii on the island of Maui. Since high school, she has always had a strong desire to be in the pharmacy profession. Prior to DKICP, she attended the University of Hawaii at Hilo for three years where she completed her Pre-Pharmacy coursework.

Kateleen currently serves as the Worthy Keeper of Records and Seals for the Phi Delta Chi (PDC) Professional Pharmacy Fraternity and Community Outreach Co-Chair for the DKICP Health Fair.

One of the many things that Kateleen likes about DKICP are the strong connections and friendships she’s made with other student pharmacists, faculty and staff. She appreciates the endless support available at DKICP in becoming a better student, leader and future pharmacist. When Kateleen is not studying, she enjoys playing basketball, binge watching shows/YouTube videos and eating out with friends.

Analeslie Martinez, Class of 2023

Analeslie was born and raised in Los Angeles California. She graduated from Oregon State University with a BioHealth Sciences degree. She did a study abroad semester in South Africa and did a second study abroad semester in Mexico. Prior to attending DKICP she worked in a biotechnology lab then moved on to work in a retail pharmacy.

She has a passion for community and rural health, which has led her to becoming the Community Outreach Chair for the Pacific Islander Mobile Screening Clinic and a Ho’omalu Ola co-chair for Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity.

One of the reasons why Analeslie decided to attend DKICP was for the unique opportunities to work with communities throughout the Big Island. When she’s not studying, you can catch her adventuring the outdoors. She loves to hike, explore the island with her dog (Luna), try new food, and travel.

Daijiro Oshitari, Class of 2023

Daijiro was born and raised on the island of O’ahu.  He graduated from both Manoa and Hilo campuses of The University of Hawai’i with degrees in Economics and Biology, respectively.  After graduating with his B.A. in Economics, he lived and worked in Thailand before he decided to pursue a career in the field of pharmacy.  

Fulfilling his passion for leadership, he currently serves as Secretary for the Class of 2023 Student Council, Vice-President of Hawaii Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy (HSSHP), and Health Screening Co-Chair for the DKICP Health Fair.  Moreover, he is an active member of Kappa Psi (KY) Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Pacific Islander Mobile Screening Clinic (PISMC), and The American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA - ASP).  

His favorite aspects of DKICP are the school life camaraderie, the unlimited opportunities to be involved with the local community, and the capacity for both personal and professional growth through the various organizations.  During his free time, Daijiro is enjoying the island life, going to the gym, and binge-watching Netflix or Hulu.