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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. 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).


  • 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
  • Committees:

    • Operation Heart
    • Operation Diabetes
    • Operation Immunization
    • OTC Medicine Safety
    • Generation Rx
    • Women's Health Initiative
    • Operation Pride
    • Operation Mental Health & Wellness


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


    • Region 8 Midyear Regional Meeting
    • APhA Annual Meeting
    • APhA Institute on Alcoholism and Drug Dependencies
    • Joint Federal Pharmacy Seminar
    President Jase Archer
    President-Elect Ellen Boyle
    Patient Care Vice President Nicole Osbaugh
    Patient Care Vice President-Elect Christina Bartholomew
    Membership Vice President Amal Alhadad
    Communications Vice President Jessica Brady
    Finance Vice President Pooja Patel
    Policy Vice President Chelsea Vallejos
    International Vice President Emily Dorgan
    Operation Diabetes Co-chairs Kelly Koon
    Shasta Small
    Operation Heart Co-chairs Kristina Wright
    Amanda Charlton
    International (IPSF) Co-chairs Marvis Makori
    Joanna Dukes
    Generation Rx Co-chairs Hailee Griffin
    Danyelle Ambrosio
    Operation Immunization Co-chairs Michael Petrich
    Chase Allen
    Women's Health Initiative Co-chairs Tracie VanHorn
    Aubree Schrader
    OTC Medicine Safety Co-chairs Samantha Roming
    Sarah Jallen
    Fundraising co-chairs Renee Johnson
    Katy Scott
    Operation Pride co-chairs Paige Holtz
    Carlos Lopez
    Operation Mental Health & Wellness co-chairs Raechel White
    Rachel Gillham
    P1 Members-at-Large TBD
    Faculty Advisor Sarah Scoular