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Diya Patel

Doctor of Pharmacy | 2024

Kisumu, Kenya

Diya is a Senior in the PharmD program with a minor in American Sign Language. She is from Kisumu, Kenya and is a first-generation boilermaker. Along with involvement with Purdue Foundation Student Board, Diya is a mentor for pre-pharmacy students, a member of American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists, member of UR Global and volunteers with Purdue Convocations. After graduation, Diya plans to complete a residency and specialize in cardiology pharmacy.


In her free time, Diya enjoys spending time with her friends and family, cooking, spending time in nature and playing badminton. Diya is grateful to have got to attend Purdue and be a boilermaker as it has given her the opportunity to grow and meet other passionate individuals that inspire her everyday. Diya is excited to continue learning about private giving and looks forward to giving back to Purdue.