Admissions Team

Candace Smigla

Candace Smigla

Admissions Officer

Text or Call: 859-780-5565

As Admissions Committee liaison, I manage the application and interview process of PharmD candidates. Contact me with questions about PharmCAS, UK College of Pharmacy application fees or tuition deposits, your status, letters of reference, transcripts, background checks and drug screenings, or with any questions regarding admission. I am also responsible for data management and analytics.

John Blaine

Pre-Pharmacy Advisor

Text or Call: 859-309-6613

As Pre-Pharmacy Advisor, I help students navigate the admissions process.  Please contact me to discuss how to be a competitive applicant and prepare for entry into pharmacy school.  

Jason Edwards

Recruitment Specialist

Text or Call: 859-545-3240

As the Recruitment Specialist, I meet with students who are interested in learning more about our PharmD program, and I serve as the advisor for all Freshmen. I review applications, work with student organizations on and off campus, and help students understand their options as they consider joining the UKCOP family. Feel free to reach out with any questions you may have.


Jason T. Mitchell

Director of Enrollment Management

Text or Call: 859-448-7801

Welcome to the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy.  As Director of Enrollment Management, I am fortunate to work alongside some of the leading professionals in pharmacy recruitment, advising and admissions to provide you a central place where your questions can be answered and your pathway to UKCOP can be discovered.  We look forward to meeting you. 



Ginny Olson

Events Coordinator

Call: 859-218-1548

As Events Coordinator, I manage logistics of the many events that Enrollment Management hosts.  I also assist students with a variety of needs related to facilities and event requests.  Contact me for answers to your questions about planning events or other on-site Enrollment Management needs.