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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 2022-2023:

Chapter President (C): Roxan Shoa
Chapter President (R): Elizabeth Okyne
Chapter President-elect (C): Tenzin Chosang
Chapter President-elect (R): Vito Lagioia
VP of Patient Care (C): Melody Suh
Senior VP of Patient Care (R): Armin Pashaeimofrad
Junior VP of Patient Care (R): Gabriel Tankersley
VP of Membership (C): Morgan Mariano
VP of Membership (R): Raquel Oritz
VP of Fundraising and Social (C): Cherri Phan
VP of Finance (C): Anh Dam
VP of Finance (R): Brian Dziekan
VP of Communications (C): Jessica Liang
VP of Communications (R): Jade De Vera
VP of IPSF (C): Shiyi (Sherry) Lan
Senior Vice President of Policy (C): Lauren Lee
Junior Vice President of Policy (C): Sara Ganas
Operation Diabetes Chair (C): Om Permsukkunakorn
Operation Diabetes Chair (R): Gabriel Lopez
Operation Heart Chair (C): Sean Martin
Operation Heart Chair (R): Bintou Timbine
Operation Immunization Chair (C): Hawa Bah
Operation Immunization Chair (R): Tehut Zewdu
Operation Lung Chair (C): Megan Murtagh
Operation OTC Med Safety Chair (C): Theresa Ho
Operation OTC Med Safety Chair (R): Elaina Johnson
Operation Self-Care Chair (C): Jessica Kim
Operation Substance Use Disorder Chair (C): Alexandra Wierzbiak
P1 Liaison (C):
P1 Liaison (R):
Faculty Advisor (C): Dr. Marlowe Djuric Kachlic
Faculty Advisor R): Dr. Alice Hemenway

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