Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science


The APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research & 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.

APhA-APRS specific charges from the APhA President reflect the Academy’s focus on leadership development; advancing the profession through the discovery, dissemination, and application of basic sciences, clinical sciences, and research to improve patient health outcomes; policy; and educational programming.

  1. Align APhA-APRS goals, objectives, tactics, and action steps to the strategic plan priorities of the Association
  2. Actively participate in Association-wide review and recommendation development regarding member-engagement and Academy governance structure and support effective recruitment of new members within the revised structure.
  3. Evaluate and implement strategies to address diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and develop diverse leaders within the Academy structure and activities.
  4. Actively engage members to provide feedback, input and guidance to staff on policy matters and in the completion of work products of the Association.
  5. Facilitate collaboration between the APhA-APRS Postgraduate Officer, APhA-APPM New Practitioner Officer, and the New Practitioner Advisory Council (NPAC).
  6. Identify opportunities for APhA to better connect/engage/collaborate with current scientist/researcher members and organizations offering membership to scientists/researchers touching the discipline of pharmacy.

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Call for APhA-APRS Standing Committee Member Volunteers

Looking for opportunities to get involved in APhA and the Academies, grow your professional network and build leadership skills? APhA-APRS is seeking member volunteers to serve on several Academy Committees. Benefits of becoming an Academy volunteer include opportunities to provide input on programs and products offered by the Association, support the profession by addressing emerging issues, learn about new and innovative research and practice initiatives, and promote the role of the pharmacist in enhancing patient care.

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APhA-APRS Postgraduate Initiative

What are the goals of the Postgraduate Initiative? To promote scientific research among peers. To increase communication and interaction among postgraduate members. To establish collaborative relationships between members and postgraduate leaders. To increase awareness and to make available…

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