Jeffrey Katz Wins 2016 Distinguished Dissertation Award

Jeffrey Katz, a 2015 Ph.D. graduate, won a 2016 Distinguished Dissertation Award.The Graduate Council and Office of Research named Jeffrey Katz, a 2015 graduate of the Duquesne University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences with a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, a winner of a 2016 Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Pharmacy, Health Sciences and Nursing category for the dissertation titled Multi-component Characterization of Strain Rate Sensitivity in Pharmaceutical Materials.

Dr. Ira Buckner, associate professor of pharmaceutics, served as adviser for Katz, who currently works at Amgen, a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in southern California.

Duquesne University Times

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. Duquesne, a campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, has been nationally recognized for its academic programs, community service and commitment to sustainability. Follow Duquesne University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.