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:
● Four memberships in one (APhA, APhA-ASP, IPSF, and IPhA)
● 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
● Travelling abroad opportunities!


Chapter President (C): Kevin Cheng

Chapter President (R): Courtney Hooten
President-Elect (C): Roxan Shoa

President-Elect (R): Elizabeth Okyne
VP of Patient Care (C): Michael Wong

Senior VP of Patient Care (R): Cat Hayes  

Junior VP of Patient Care (R): Armin Pashaeimofrad 

VP of Membership (C): Emily Tran
VP of Membership (R): Alejandro Cisneros-Orozco
VP of Fundraising: Madison Collins

VP of Finance (C): William Ye
VP of Finance (R): Nick Lombardo
VP of Communications (C): Morgan Mariano

VP of Communication (R): Liezl Peterson
VP of Legislative Affairs: Ifeoma Njubigbo

VP of Golf and Social Chair:  Kurt Gillmeister

VP of IPSF:  Cherri Phan

Senior Vice President of Policy: Jennifer Takamura

Junior Vice President of Policy: Lauren Lee
Operation Heart Chair: (C)  Neetu Thomas

Operation Heart Chair (R): Huy Huynh
Operation Self-Care Chair: Sarah Suk
Operation Diabetes Chair (C): Dustin Woo

Operation Diabetes Chair (R): Melivette Feliciano-Rivera
Operation Immunization Chair (C): Sylvia Karpio

Operation immunization Chair (R): Shivani Patel
Operation Generation Rx Chair: Nick Patino

Operation OTC Med Safety Chair (C): Emy George

Operation OTC Med Safety Chair (R): Nick Patino

Operation Self-Care: Melody Suh

Operation Substance Use Disorders: Anh Dam

P1 Liaison:

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Marlowe Djuric Kachlic, Dr. Alice Hemenway