Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)
- AMCP’s vision is managed care pharmacy improving health care for all by empowering its members to serve society using sound medication management principles and strategies to improve health care for all. Managed care pharmacy principles are based upon the use of scientific evidence to achieve healthy outcomes while making the best use of money spent on medications and their management. National web site
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)
- ASCP's mission of the student organization is to educate members in geriatric pharmacotherapy and the unique medication-related needs of seniors and long-term care residents. We are the first ONU organization to include both pharmacy and business majors. Outreach and community services is mostly focused on arthritis education. Student chapter membership is only $20 per year. Internships, Residencies, and Rotations are available to ASCP members. National web site or Local chapter site
APhA Academy of Students of Pharmacy (APhA-ASP)
- The American Pharmaceutical Association (APhA) is the national professional organization for all pharmacists. The pharmacy student is represented in APhA through the Academy of Students of Pharmacy (ASP), hence the more common designation at ONU is to refer to this membership as being in ASP. In addition, membership in APhA, while a student at ONU, will also include membership in the Ohio Pharmacists Association. Membership is open to all students enrolled in the College of Pharmacy. The organization has regular biweekly meetings and sponsors speakers and health professional programs such as blood pressure screening and poison prevention awareness. The APhA publishes a monthly journal under the title of American Pharmacy. National web site
Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International (CPFI)
- The CPFI was established to provide a fellowship of Christian Pharmacists and students in order to help them integrate their beliefs into their professional life. Meetings are held on Tuesday nights, the 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, and 10th week of each quarter. National web site
National Community Pharmacist Association (NCPA)
- The NCPA is the National Community Pharmacist Association representing independent pharmacy practice. NCPA offers its members valuable information on the business and practice of independent pharmacy, the latest developments in legislation and regulations affecting pharmacy practice, practical tools that can be used in everyday practice, and an opportunity to expand their network of pharmacy colleagues. Student membership is open to all students enrolled in the College of Pharmacy. The organization has monthly meetings, often including invited speakers. NCPA Student Chapters give back to their communities through community service. Members are encouraged to participate in NCPA on the national level in addition to the student chapter. National web site
Personalized Medicine Coalition
- The purpose of this ONU student PMC chapter is to foster the development and awareness of personalized medicine both educationally and professionally. The organization consists of six sections based on the PMC document “The Case for Personalized Medicine”: technology, regulatory policy, payment, health information technology, genetic non-discrimination and medical education.
- Pharmacy Student Council is a group of elected students who represent their various classes within the College of Pharmacy and also includes a pharmacy senator serving on the University Student Senate. The council serves as a liaison between the students and administrations, faculty, and staff concerning issues which affect the College of Pharmacy. It also serves as a unifying council of the various pharmacy organizations. It elects or appoints all student members serving on college committees, such as the Curriculum Committee. The council has sponsored the Pharmacy High School Day on campus for the past several years, a drug fair during Pharmacy Week, the graduating students composite picture, and the Annual Pharmacy Picnic.
Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA)
- SNPhA is an educational service association of pharmacy students who are concerned about pharmacy and healthcare related issues, and the poor minority representation in pharmacy and other health-related professions. The purpose of SNPhA is to plan, organize, coordinate and execute programs geared toward the improvement for the health, educational, and social environment of the community The National Pharmaceutical Association is the parent organization for SNPhA. SNPhA has the following initiatives : HIV/AIDS Initiative - “Remember the Ribbon”, Power to End Stroke, Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative – “KEEP SAKE,” Clinical Skills Competition, Legislation/Voting/Immigration Initiative, Operation Immunization, Clinical Disease Initiative, and Diabetes Initiative. National web site or Local chapter site
Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP)
- SSHP provides students an opportunity to become knowledgeable about pharmacy practice in health care settings. To do this, SSHP provides information, through speakers and programs, to provide career direction for pharmacy practice in health care settings. Members are encouraged to participate in local, state and national organizations both as a student, and upon graduation.
Honoraries and Greek
- Kappa Epsilon is a professional fraternity for women in pharmacy. At ONU, Kappa Epsilon strives to unite women in pharmacy and to stimulate a desire for high scholastic achievement. To be eligible, you need to have second year standing. Kappa Epsilon promotes the profession of pharmacy by having various professional projects, including poison prevention educational shows, blindness screening clinics, CPR training and an array of guest speakers. National web site
- Kappa Psi conducts a fraternal organization mutually beneficial for members in the advancement of the profession of pharmacy – educationally, fraternally, and socially; striving to instill industry, sobriety, fellowship, and high ideals and to foster scholarship and pharmaceutical research.
Phi Delta Chi
- Phi Delta Chi is a professional/social fraternity whose mission is to advance the profession of pharmacy through fraternal activities. Membership is by invitation. To be eligible, a student must be enrolled in the College of Pharmacy, be in good academic standing, and be of high moral character. Phi Delta Chi sponsors a variety of professional projects designed to increase the public's awareness of pharmacy, or to provide financial or moral support to charitable or worthy groups. It assists the college administration whenever possible in professional matters such as talking to primary and secondary school groups about pharmacy. It links its members with a communal bond of fraternal spirit that binds them together as they partially fulfill their own personal commitments to their chosen profession. ONU chapter web site
National web site
Phi Lambda Sigma
- Phi Lambda Sigma is an honor society for pharmacy students. Members must be chosen by their peers and must exhibit leadership. National web site
- Rho Chi is a national pharmacy honor society. It is open to all undergraduates in the upper 20% of their class, with at least a B average, and who have completed at least 70% of the scholastic work applicable toward a pharmacy degree. National web site
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