Kathryn Gentz

Kathryn Gentz is a Western New York native, having grown up in Grand Island, NY. Kathryn is pursuing a dual PharmD/MBA at the University at Buffalo. She anticipates graduating in 2022.

Kathryn is very active in her professional programs. She is currently president-elect for the Industry Pharmacists Association (IPhO), the women’s health co-chair for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and served as class president during her first two years of pharmacy school. She is also a part of a micro-credentialed clinical research program and a member of Rho Chi Omega, a national honors society for the top 20% of pharmacy students.

She is currently the graduate assistant for Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars, where she coordinates marketing and communication strategy as well as maintains social platforms and helps to plan entrepreneurial-based events. She enjoys supporting all students, specifically women, in their entrepreneurial goals and aspirations.

Her plans include post-doctoral training in women’s and consumer health with a focus on marketing and innovation. She will keep her talents in Buffalo by continuing to support the women in her community. With the support of the Western New York Prosperity Fellowship, Kathryn is turning her dreams into every woman’s reality.

In her free time, she enjoys yoga classes and trying local coffee shops and restaurants. Kathryn is grateful for her Buffalo community, believing the biggest impacts come from thinking globally and acting locally.