Student Pharmacists No. 1

Large group of students poses in front of "APhA 2018" sign

UMKC chapter and advisor win their ‘bracket’ of more than 130

The Sweet 16 is set for men’s college basketball, but the championship for student pharmacists already has been determined. This time, a Cinderella team did not knock out a favorite: UMKC.

The American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists held its awards ceremony March 18 at the annual APhA meeting in Nashville. The UMKC chapter of APhA-ASP was recognized with the 2016-2017 Chapter of the Year Award.

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Tragedies Inspire Student to Start Operation Self Care

According to the CDC, only about 17 percent of U.S. adults are considered to be in a state of optimal mental health. Based on this statistic, it is likely that someone around you has been affected by a mental health condition, whether it is your parent, sibling, neighbor or friend. Continue reading

First-year Pharm.D. students winners of this year’s Harvesters food drive

Congratulations to our first year Pharm.D. students who won this year’s food drive sponsored by the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) for the Kansas City-based Harvesters Community Food Network. The drive was organized as a contest between each class year, as well as faculty & staff. The group collected more than 1,500 food items.