Black Pharmacy Student Association (BPhSA)

Black Pharmacy Student Association serves in recognizing the minoritized status of Black/Diasporic people, do hereby pledge to support professional and academic excellence, engage in community outreach and highlight the cultural/ethnic diversity of Black/Diasporic people.

 

Our mission includes:

  • Promote the professional, cultural, and service growth of the Diasporic African American students at the college of pharmacy.

  • Displaying Black/Diasporic students’ leadership through organizing academic and professional enrichment programs, social and cultural engagements.

  • Promote community health fairs and health literacy programs in the Black/Diasporic community.

Officers 2022-2023:

President: Alex Obafemi (aobafe2@uic.edu)
VicePresident: Ngozi Ihemeson (niheme2@uic.edu)
Treasurer: Olamide Adebogun (oadebo3@uic.edu)
Secretary: Ama Coffie (acoffi2@uic.edu)
Social Media/Public relation: Kamilah James
Events chair: Maragret Afolabi (mafola2@uic.edu)
Rockford Liaison: Erica Osei-Badu (eoseib2@uic.edu)
Fundraising chair: Dennis Nwabudike (dnwabu2@uic.edu)
Community Outreach Committee: Rashida Thompson (rthomp29@uic.edu)
Social Events committee
Alumni and professional committee: Drerek Rudd (dlrudd2@uic.edu)
Pl Liaison: TBD

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Oluwaleke Ajayi (ajayi5@uic.edu), Dr. Amina Gassam
(agassa2@uic.edu)