Admissions Team

Candace Smigla

Admissions Officer

Text or Call: 859-780-5565

As Admissions Committee liaison, I manage the application and interview process of PharmD candidates and provide data management and analytics. Contact me with questions about PharmCAS or the admission process. 

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.


Taylor Woosley

Event and Logistics Coordinator

Text or Call: 859-903-7144

As the Event and Logistics Coordinator, I work with the team to organize the logistics of our admissions events. Don't hesitate to reach out with questions regarding upcoming admissions events. 

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.