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American Pharmacist Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP)


Description: APhA is the oldest (est. 1852) and largest pharmacy association (60,000+) in the U.S. Comprised of practicing pharmacists, student pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, APhA provides information, education and advocacy to empower its members to improve medication use and advance patient care.

Membership requirements: Open to all pharmacy students, $60 annual membership fee (also includes membership into the state organization, Colorado Pharmacists Society), membership deadline is October 1st.

Membership Census 2010-11: 231 members

Benefits:

  • Student Pharmacist & Pharmacy Today magazines
  • Access to Career Center on pharmacist.com
  • Leadership positions within APhA-ASP
  • Colorado Pharmacist Society (CPS) membership
  • Network with local pharmacists & professors
  • Reimbursement opportunities for local & national meeting attendance
  • National Patient Counseling Competition (top 10 win free books & 1st prize is a trip to nationals!)
  • Gain experience with patient counseling & opportunities through patient care projects

Events:

  • American Pharmacist Month Celebration
  • Immunization Clinics
  • Chapter meeting
  • Visit from APhA Nationals
  • StepOut 5k Diabetes Walk
  • Region 8 Midyear Regional Meeting
  • 24-Hour Fitness Health Fair
  • Project RECOVERY CeDAR
  • World AIDS Day Bake Sale

Officers (2014-2015)

President:

Jillian Dann

President Elect:

Vivian Ton

Policy Vice President:

Nathan McIntyre

International Vice President:

Melissa Laub

Communications Vice President:

Teresa Vu

Secretary:

Palak Prasad

Treasurer:

Christina Wern

Fundraising Chairs:

Khoa Nguyen, Lindsay Case

Operation Heart Co-Chairs:

Danielle Lauridsen, Wesley Porter

Operation Diabetes Co-Chairs:

Krista Levin, Kailynn DeRonde

Operation Immunization Co-Chairs:

Tiffany Tsai, Cameron Phillips

Operation Self-Care Co-chairs:

Jade Megyeri, Chelsea Mitchell

Women’s Health Chair:

Whitney Pittman

Generation Rx Co-chairs:

David Gurule, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Felicity Burke

Faculty Advisor:

Sarah Scoular, PharmD

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