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


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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. The mission of the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) is to be the collective voice of student pharmacists, to provide opportunities for professional growth, to improve patient care, and to envision and advance the future of pharmacy.

​Membership requirements: Open to all pharmacy students, $65 annual membership fee (also includes membership into the Colorado Pharmacists Society and the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation), membership deadline is October 15.

Membership Census 2015-16: 140 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, & practitioner mentors
  • 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

  • Projects
    :
  • Operation Heart
  • Operation Diabetes
  • Operation Immunization
  • OTC Medicine Safety
  • Generation Rx
  • Women's Health Initiative

  • Events
    :
  • Immunization Clinics
  • Health Fairs
  • Health Awareness Campaigns
  • Education and Skills Workshop
  • Social Events

  • Conferences
    :
  • Region 8 Midyear Regional Meeting
  • APhA Annual Meeting
  • APhA Institute on Alcoholism and Drug Dependencies
  • Joint Federal Pharmacy Seminar

  • Officers (2016-2017):

    President

    Daniel Galipeau

    President-Elect

    Michael Moro

    Vice President of Membership

    Sarah Fischer

    Vice President of Policy

    Laura Becker

    Vice President of Communications

    Joe Oropeza

    Vice President of Finance

    Jerald Felipe

    Operation Diabetes Co-chair

    Phuong Nguyen

    Operation Diabetes Co-chair

    Paige Akiyama

    Operation Heart Co-chair

    Paige Akiyama

    Operation Heart Co-chair

    Mattie Huffman

    Operation Immunization Co-chair

    Michael Abadie

    Operation Immunization Co-chair

    Ari Romans

    OTC Medicine Safety Co-chair

    Kristin Heagler

    OTC Medicine Safety Co-chair

    Amy Chwa

    International Co-chair

    Linna Thanh

    International Co-chair

    Tong Huang

    International Co-chair

    Mary Accomando

    Women's Health Initiative Co-chair

    Marilyn Banh

    Women's Health Initiative Co-chair

    Stephanie Giangiuli

    Generation Rx Co-chair

    Chelsea Leiper

    Generation Rx Co-chair

    Bronwyn Crandall

    Generation Rx Co-chair

    Thomas Howard

    Fundraising Co-chair

    Mike Le

    Fundraising Co-chair

    Van Khuu


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