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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 offer 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. Membership in AAPS is optional.

Member Census for 2016-2017: 20 members

National Activities:

  • November 12–15, 2017
    2017 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition
    S​an Diego Convention Center
    San Diego
    Headquarter Hotel—San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina

Benefits

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

Events for 2016-2017:

  • Nov 2016 Election and Introduction of AAPS officers
  • Dec 2016 Movie Night (Screening of PhD II movie) 
  • Jan 2017 How to get a job in the industry-Presented by Brent Kendrick (ex Amgen scientist)
  • Feb 2017 F31 Grant writing – Presented James Roede (Faculty at UC Denver)
  • March 2017 How to market yourself for a Job -Presented by Kyle Hammond (Scientist at Gilead Biosciences) 
  • April 2017 What does a Scientific Consultant do -Presented by Yianna Anthopolous (Scientist at CBR International Corp)

Officers for 2016-2017

Uma Fogueri

 

Chair

Adadoin Abraham

Chair Elect

Ryan Mendoza

 

Vice Chair

Kimberly Casalvieri

Secretory

Nasser Alsaleh

 

Treasurer

Melanie S. Joy

Faculty Advisor













(L to R: Nasser Alsaleh, Adadoin Abraham, Uma Fogueri, Ryan Mendoza and Kimberly Casalvieri)
Officers for 2016-2017

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