Student spotlight: Swagat Sharma

March 09, 2018

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Swagat Sharma
Education is one of the four pillars of UNMC's mission and our students are the lifeblood of that aspect of campus life.

In UNMC Today's Student Spotlight, we get to know some of these students, who will become tomorrow's health care professionals.

Today we meet:

  • Name: Swagat Sharma
  • Hometown: Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
  • Program/Year: Pharmaceutical Science Graduate Program (Ph.D.), second year

What sparked your interest in pharmacy?
I did my bachelor's in pharmaceutical sciences in India and was fascinated by the science of drug discovery and the inter-disciplinary nature of drug discovery. The factor of luck associated with it keeps me thrilled and excited.

List three songs on your playlist.

  • Garba -- folk music from my region (Gujarat) in India
  • Bollywood music
  • Latest YouTube hits

Your favorite study snack is:
Fruit and Nutribars

Your favorite app is:
Facebook and Chemistry by Design

Three things people may not know about you.

  • As a child, I learned to play the Tabla (Indian classical music-drums) and have been playing ever since.
  • I am passionate about food, politics and history.
  • I am the first in my family to do a full-time, research-based Ph.D.


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March 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Very Good proud on you,

Suparna Desai
March 10, 2018 at 11:54 PM

Congratulations dr God bless you

Akash Patel
March 10, 2018 at 6:15 AM

Good sharmaji......

March 10, 2018 at 1:20 AM

Great! keep it up.

March 09, 2018 at 6:30 PM

Swagat, congratulations and you shall nail it. You were always diligent and sincere, these will take on a good path of life.

March 09, 2018 at 11:34 AM

Congratulations and one of your passion is same of mine...Food..

March 09, 2018 at 11:04 AM


Suswara Mandala Rayabandla
March 09, 2018 at 10:26 AM

Great!! Congratulations Swagat.

Monica Bijlani.
March 09, 2018 at 9:23 AM

Congratulations Swagat !Proud and happy for you.

March 09, 2018 at 8:48 AM

Abhinandan beta enjoy and take care

Hardik Patel
March 09, 2018 at 8:28 AM

Waah sharmajii

March 09, 2018 at 8:18 AM

Arise awake and stop not till the goal is reach