Donor Profiles

It is through the generosity of our donors that the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy accomplishes its mission and supports the important work of our students and faculty in our communities and throughout the state.

The donor profiles available on this webpage and in the archive showcase the commitment and dedication many of our donors have to ensuring the continued quality of the School's education, research, and practice programs. Explore the profiles to learn more about how these individuals are making a difference and supporting the future of the pharmacy profession.

   Pinco is Special Supporter of Specialization Pinco is Special Supporter of Specialization
Originally Published in Capsule (Summer 2013)
Research into excipients – the binders, fillers, and other inactive ingredients in pharmaceuticals – is an area that has not always been a popular field of specialization for pharmacy students, but Robert Pinco, BSP, JD, is trying to change that. In 2012, Pinco, a member of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy’s Board of Visitors, endowed a scholarship in industrial pharmaceutics for graduate and post-doctoral students working in pharmaceutics and excipient research.
Ellen H. Yankellow, PharmD '96, BSP '73 Setting An Innovative Example
Originally Published in Capsule (Fall 2012)
As a pioneer and leader in the field of institutional pharmacy services, Ellen Yankellow, PharmD, feels a great responsibility to support the industry. One of the ways she demonstrates this strong commitment has been her ongoing support of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, from which she earned a BS in 1973 and a doctoral degree in 1996.
Honoring Her Parents and Student Commitment
Honoring Her Parents and Student Commitment
Originally Published in Capsule (Winter 2012)
For PharmD candidates seeking to enter the field of pharmaceutical health services research, a second doctoral degree is often recommended. And while it can be a worthwhile undertaking, it is also arduous to obtain.
Delivering Gifts and Novel Drugs
Delivering Gifts and Novel Drugs
Originally Published in Capsule (Summer 2011)
Nipun Davar, PhD '96, MSc, MBA, believes in giving back. The pharmaceutical scientist from India is grateful for the education he received at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and the opportunities he has been offered.
Man with a Plan, Levi Shares Success
Man with a Plan, Levi Shares Success
Originally Published in Capsule (Winter 2011)
Hardworking and driven, Mark Levi, BSP ’70, has always had a plan. "I believe in creating my own destiny," says Levi, an enthusiastic advocate for community Pharmacy, a profession he has practice for the last 40 years.
Remembering Crovo's Compassion
Remembering Crovo's Compassion
Originally Published in Capsule (Winter 2010)
Terry Crovo, BSP '80, was an excellent pharmacist who specialized in the practice of oncology pharmacy. With the help of a student award recently endowed by his widow, Patricia Barditch-Crovo, MD, BSP '78, he will be remembered not just for his knowledge and skills, but also for the passion and humanity he brought to his work.