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

The mission statement of UIC’s American Pharmacists Association - 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. APhA-ASP is the largest and most active pharmacy student organization at the UIC College of Pharmacy campus - our organization has receive accolades at the university, regional, and national levels for our innovative programming and engaging community outreach events. APhA-ASP provide opportunities for student pharmacists to become involved through patient care projects, community outreach, international organizations, career programming, and professional development. Our various initiatives include legislative advocacy, International Pharmacy Student Federation (IPSF), annual Clinical Skills Workshop, APhA-ASP/CVS’s National Patient Counseling Competition, and many more. ​

What we offer to our members:

● Three memberships in one (APhA, APhA-ASP, IPSF, and IPhA-optional)

● Networking with fellow students, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals at the local, regional, and national levels. ● Community outreach and patient education initiatives

● Leadership opportunities (such as the P1 Liaison position)

● Learn about special topics in pharmacy from influential guest speakers

● Traveling abroad opportunities!- pending COVID-19


Officers 2023-2024

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Marlowe Djuric Kachlic

President: Tenzin Chosang

President-Elect: Mya Nguyen 

P1 Liaison (C): Nathickshi Chandrasegar

P1 Liaison (R): Sara Hasan

Patient Care VP: Alexandra Wierzbiak

VP of Membership & Social: Kayley Sherwood 

VP of Policy (Senior): Sara Ganas

VP of Policy (Junior): Nancy Giang 

VP of Communications: Mashal Jiwani 

VP of Finance & Fundraising: Jordan Montgomery  

Operation Diabetes Chair: Amber Vu 

Operation Heart Chair: Jessica Opalka 

Operation Immunization Chair: Grace McGee

Operation Substance Use Disorders Chair: Lexi Terris 


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