WASHINGTON, DC – The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA-APRS) and APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) announced the following election slate for the 2013 APhA Elections:
Amber L. Briggs, PharmD, BC-ADM, CGP, BCPS, FASCP, Soldotna, AK
Wendy J. Weber, PharmD, MBA, Bellevue, NE
Executive Committee Member-at-Large:
Natasha M. S. Jackson, PharmD, RPh, Sugar Land, TX
Catherine H. Kuhn, PharmD, Dublin, OH
Abimbola Farinde, PharmD, Houston, TX
Daniel A. Zlott, PharmD, BCOP, Alexandria, VA
Starlin Haydon–Greatting, MS, RPh, Springfield, IL
Amber D. Beals, PharmD, Orlando, FL
Basic Sciences Chair-elect:
William J. McLaughlin, PhD, Germantown, TN
Clinical Sciences Chair-elect:
Julie H. Oestreich PharmD, PhD, Omaha, NE
Joel F. Farley, PhD, Cary, NC
Members will have the opportunity to vote starting on May 22, 2013 and the elections will close at noon on July 10. The 2013 APhA election results will be announced in early August and successfully elected candidates will be installed at APhA2014 in March 2014. For more information on APhA Elections, please visit www.pharmacist.com/elections.
About the American Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 (c)(6) organization, representing more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA, dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care, is the first-established and largest association of pharmacists in the United States. For more information, please visit www.pharmacist.com.
The APhA-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) is dedicated to assisting members in enhancing the profession of pharmacy, improving medication use and advancing patient care. APhA serves pharmacists in all practice settings, including independent and chain community pharmacies, hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, health maintenance organizations, federal facilities, nuclear pharmacies and other specialized settings. Members receive access to continuing education, an online community of practitioners, networking and leadership opportunities, tools and resources for developing patient care services, cutting edge information on Medication Therapy Management and regulatory issues facing the profession.
The APhA-Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA-APRS) stimulates the discovery, dissemination and application of research to improve patient health and serves pharmacists and those members who are involved in the pharmaceutical sciences. Members of APhA may choose to belong to a primary section within APhA-APRS based on their area of research. APhA-APRS is governed by an Executive Council comprised of elected leaders from the three Sections of APhA-APRS: Basic Sciences, Clinical Sciences and Economic, Social and Administrative Sciences. Members receive access to continuing education, an online community for pharmacists, networking and leadership opportunities, premier research journals such as JAPhA and JPharmSci, cutting edge information on Medication Therapy Management and regulatory issues facing the profession.