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Election Day Health Fair

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Kelley Kita
Wednesday, November 07, 2012

The Election Day Health Fair was a huge success!!! The Student-Run Free Clinic and the California Pharmacists Association collaborated to hold an Election Day Health Fair at the Norman C. King Community Center last night. Student pharmacists and a student physician assistant provided free health care services such as influenza and Tdap vaccines, blood pressure and blood glucose readings, BMI readings, and education about lifestyle modifications. ...


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Touro APhA-ASP Supports Safe Drug Disposal Locally and Nationally

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Benjamin Malcolm
Thursday, February 23, 2012

Back in October the American Pharmacists Association Touro University Chapter authored policy encouraging greater access to drug take back services for the American public. These policies passed at the APhA-ASP Midyear Regional Meeting and are being considered by students nation-wide at the APhA-ASP Annual House of Delegates in March. If supported by the house of delegates the policies will be adopted for action nationally by the American Pharmac...


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Touro Resolutions Pass at Region VIII APhA-ASP MRM!

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Benjamin Malcolm
Friday, November 04, 2011

Congratulations to the APhA-ASP Policy Committee!

Two policies regarding environmentally friendly and accessible drug take-back successfully passed at the APhA-ASP Region VIII Midyear Regional Meeting this past weekend in Las Vegas, NV. The Policy Committee was composed of Dr. Keith Yoshizuka, Greta Schnaser (P2, TPA VP of Legislative Affairs), Kevin Carrasco (P3), Ben Malcolm (P2), Megan Vossler (P2), Gary Lin (P1) and Lisa Yang (P1). Special...


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Summer Leadership Institute Networking

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Benjamin Malcolm
Thursday, November 03, 2011

Every Summer APhA-ASP holds a conference for Chapter leaders from across the nation in Washington DC. This Summer I was fortunate enough to attend and can truly say it was an amazing experience. Tangible positivity was in the air and had the opportunity to meet other student pharmacists from all over the nation. After the weekend was all said and done I was presented with numerous opportunities to provide input for media outlets, none of which I ...


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Know Your Medicine, Know Your Pharmacist

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Benjamin Malcolm
Tuesday, November 01, 2011

I know what you’re thinking!
Isn’t the pharmacist just a person standing behind a counter counting tablets and looking at a computer screen?
Perhaps in the past this description was accurate, but not anymore. The profession of pharmacy is changing from one of primarily dispensing medication products to one of providing medication services. So what can your pharmacist do for you?
The pharmacist is not only a medication expert but is ofte...


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Presidential Introduction

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Benjamin Malcolm-APhA-ASP Chapter President
Saturday, March 12, 2011

It brings me great pleasure to announce that I'll be serving APhA-ASP and Touro University as the new Chapter President for the 2011-2012 school year. This responsibility is truly an honor and I anticipate many great things in the upcoming year. The Touro APhA-ASP Chapter is alive and well currently due to enthusiastic student members and outstanding leadership during our current school year by Past President Kevin Carrasco. While our chapter is ...


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Founded:

APhA was the first-established national professional society of pharmacists, having been founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association. It remains the largest association of pharmacists in the United States.

Advisor:

Dr. Emily Chan and Dr. Adrian Wong

Board

President: Erica Shew
erica.shew@tu.edu

VP: Nick Wang
nicholas.wang@tu.edu

VP of Operation: Daryll Ferrer
daryll.ferrer@tu.edu

VP of Finance: Christine Le
christine.le2@tu.edu

VP of Policy: Monica Ukaoma and Leslie Wu
monica.ukaoma@tu.edu and leslie.wu2@tu.edu

VP of Membership: Xeng Xiong
xeng.xiong@tu.edu

VP of Communication: Casey Mahnke
casey.mahnke@tu.edu

Historian/Public Relations: Jessica Le
jessica.le2@tu.edu

Generation RX: Paochee Moua and Marilyn Nguyen
paochee.moua@tu.edu and marilyn.nguyen16@tu.edu

Operation Self-Care: Zachary Hua and Nhat Nguyen
zachary.hua@tu.edu and nhat.nguyen8@tu.edu

Operation Heart: Courtney MacDonald and Jennifer Van
courtney.macdonald@tu.edu and jennifer.van@tu.edu

Operation Diabetes: Janessa Cariaga and Hafasa Mojaddidi
janessa.cariaga@tu.edu and hafasa.mojaddidi@tu.edu

Operation Immunization: Phuong Uyen Bui and Yoon Park
phuonguyen.bui@tu.edu and yoon.park@tu.edu

Members: 183

Events: 18

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