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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.

​Membership requirements: Open to all pharmacy students, $65 annual membership fee (also includes membership into the state organization, Colorado Pharmacists Society, International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation), membership deadline is October 1st.

Membership Census 2015-16: 117 members


  • Student Pharmacist & Pharmacy Today magazines
  • Access to Career Center on
  • 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

  • Events
  • Immunization Clinics
  • Visit from APhA Nationals
  • StepOut 5k Diabetes Walk
  • Operation Diabetes: Diabetes Week
  • Region 8 Midyear Regional Meeting
  • IPSF: International Rotations Info Meeting
  • Generation Rx: Project RECOVERY (Arapahoe House)
  • World AIDS Day
  • Education and Skills Workshop
  • Health Fairs

  • Officers (2015-2016):


    Vivian Ton


    Daniel Galipeau

    Vice President of Membership

    Palak Prasad

    Vice President of Policy

    Roger Labrie

    Vice President of Communications

    Tong Young Huang

    Vice President of Finance

    Christina Wern

    Operation Diabetes Co-chair

    Brielle Gabaldon

    Operation Diabetes Co-chair

    Sarah Fischer

    Operation Heart Co-chair

    Wes Porter

    Operation Heart Co-chair

    Danielle Lauridsen

    Operation Immunization Co-chair

    Malia Malihi

    Operation Immunization Co-chair

    Michael Abadie

    OTC Medicine Safety Co-chair

    Amy Li

    OTC Medicine Safety Co-chair

    Abigail Culbert

    International Co-chair

    Whitley Yi

    International Co-chair

    Meghan Lynch

    International Co-chair

    Linna Thanh

    Women's Health Initiative Co-chair

    Whitney Pittman

    Women's Health Initiative Co-chair

    Marilyn Banh

    Generation Rx Co-chair

    Amber Finegan

    Generation Rx Co-chair

    Chelsea Leiper

    Generation Rx Co-chair

    Emily Waggoner

    Fundraising Co-chair

    Lindsay Case

    Fundraising Co-chair

    Khoa Nguyen