APhA–ASP with Women’s Health Campaign (WHC)
Make an impact in a whole new way!

ADVOCACY

Two years ago, APhA–ASP, with the support of Merck, launched the Women’s Health Campaign (WHC) and made the commitment to address the health education needs of women across the country.

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Scotty Reams pointing to State Representative auto decal.
A scoop of ice cream and a scoop of advocacy

ADVOCACY By Scotty Reams

When I was a kid, the same ice cream truck would visit my house each summer. It wasn’t an ordinary ice cream truck, though. What made this ice cream truck so special?

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Women’s Health Campaign initiative at the 2018 ASP Summer Leadership Institute
PINK colors and beyond

ADVOCACY By Nhung Nguyen

APhA–ASP provides a unique place for student pharmacists to cultivate ideas into actionable projects, events, and policies.

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Jackie Brogie and Kristin Werner.
Gender pronouns open the door to awareness

ADVOCACY By Jackie Brogie and Kristin Werner

While recently attending an AHEC Scholars Program presentation on barriers to health care in the LGBTQ+ community, some staggering statistics were revealed about the transgender community.

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Group picture at The University of New Mexico (UNM) College of Pharmacy
New Mexico pharmacists win fight for reimbursement

ADVOCACY: By Jessica Severin

The fight for provider status took a huge step forward in the state of New Mexico in March.

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students
Social media tips and tricks

ADVOCACY: By the 2019–20 APhA–ASP Communications Standing Committee

After an exciting and eventful year on the APhA–ASP Communications Standing Committee, we want to share our favorite and most useful tips for effectively expanding your chapter’s social media prese

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Sachpreet Bajaj with group on the steps of Richmond's Capital building.
The invisible cheerleaders

ADVOCACY

Behind every student pharmacist, pharmacy technician, and pharmacist, there is an invisible cheerleader that may go unnoticed. Any ideas who may that be?

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Norman Nguyen in discussion with others.
A health care storyteller

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The Healthcare Scholar was originally created by one of my mentors, James Cong, PharmD, as a media platform to encourage interprofessional health care collaboration and learn from other students an

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Minnesota Flag
Be a good idea champion

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Student pharmacists are sometimes told that they don’t know enough yet to create legislative or policy change. They are told that they need to wait, that they aren’t ready.

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APhA–PAC
Back the PAC

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In order to create the change we desire in the pharmacy profession, pharmacists need to learn from the past and commit to the future.

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Training for firearm-related violence

ADVOCACY

As the daughter of a retired law enforcement officer, I was honored to assist with the implementation of 2019.5—Creating Safe Work and Learning Environments for Student Pharmacists, Pharmacists, an

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee
The power of student advocacy

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This year, as the Vice President of Legislative Affairs for the Associated Students of Washington State University Health Sciences (ASWSUHS), I helped lead the passage of HB 1726 in the Washington

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Melgaard in group picture
The concept of self-advocacy

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By Kelsey Melgaard, PharmD, MPH

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Advocacy group photo
‘Advocate for yourself ‘cause no one else will’

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By Connor Reed, Tanner Rogers, Kyler Vaughn, and Amelia Whitkanack

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Michael Harvey receiving award at APhA2019
Be an advocate for patients

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By Michael Harvey

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Communication Standing Committee
Staying in the know has never been easier

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By the 2018–19 APhA–ASP Communications Standing Committee

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Treating “they” and “I”

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By the 2018–19 APhA–ASP Policy Standing Committee

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Assisting patients during national disasters

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By the 2018–19 APhA–ASP Policy Standing Committee

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Chapter committee focused on sexual health education

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By Alyssa Snyder and Eliza Totsky

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