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American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)


Mission: AAPS provides a ​dynamic international forum for the exchange of knowledge among scientists to enhance their contributions to health. AAPS offers timely scientific programs, ongoing education, opportunities for networking, and professional development.

Description: The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is a professional, scientific association of approximately 12,000 members employed in industry, academia, government, and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, AAPS provides a dynamic international forum for the exchange of knowledge among scientists to enhance their contributions to public health. AAPS offers timely scientific programs, ongoing education, information resources, opportunities for networking, and professional development.

Membership requirements: All students are invited to participate in the AAPS student chapter and attend all events. Membership in AAPS is optional and costs $40 annually, and includes a subscription to the AAPS journal.

National Activities:

  • November 3-6, 2019
    AAPS 360 Annual Meeting and Exposition
    San Antonio, Texas

Past Activites/Events

  • September 2018 - Biotechnology Recruiter visit
  • October 2018 - RXRevu presentation about non-industry, non-academic jobs
  • February 2019 - CV and Resume Workshop
  • April 2019 - Career Panel with recent grads and local scientists
  • May 2019 - End of year ice cream social
  • September 2019 - Welcome/About AAPS + Elections

Benefits

  • Knowledge enhancement
  • Career development
  • Educational opportunities
  • Internships, fellowships, grants

Officers for 2019-2020

President Reena Berman
Past President Kimberly Casalvieri
President Elect Laren Lofchy
Vice Chair Lauren Thompson
Secretary Lana Salah
Treasurer Kendra Prutton
Faculty Advisor Melanie Joy

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