Priyanka joined the Ph.D. program at Temple University School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in fall of 2011. Her major area of study is Pharmacokinetics. Her research is focused on development of mathematical models to predict unbound intracellular drug concentrations in presence of metabolism and transport. Before joining Temple, she obtained a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Pune, India. She has represented Temple at various national and international conferences where she presented her graduate work. She has already published part of her work in a peer-reviewed journal. Priyanka received the 2016 graduate student research award in the Pharmacokinetics-Pharmacodynamics and Drug Metabolism section of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. She is also the recipient of the 2016 Kallelis Outstanding Graduate Student Award from Temple University School of Pharmacy. She was interested in pursuing her graduate education at Temple University because the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences provides an opportunity to pursue research in a wide range of areas including, but not limited to, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Formulation, Pharmacogenomics, Medicinal Chemistry and Drug delivery. She plans to continue her research in academia or industry upon obtaining her Ph.D. degree.