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.

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APhA-APRS News and Highlights
Call for 2018-2019 APhA-APRS Standing Committee Members

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. Take advantage of this unique member benefit and apply today!

Meet the APhA Science Officer

The APhA Science Officer is charged with prioritizing and coordinating the Association’s response to emerging and important scientific issues and assists in developing the Association’s official position on scientific, regulatory, and therapeutic issues. Patrick G. Clay, PharmD, FCCP, CCTI, is Professor of Pharmacotherapy at University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy and is a member of APhA-APRS Clinical Sciences Section. pclay@aphanet.org

Pharmacy News

The National Governors Association recently released The Expanding Role of Pharmacists in a Transformed Health Care System.  This report highlights how states can better integrate pharmacists into the health care system and is one more confirmation of the profession’s role in addressing the health care needs of patients.

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Get Plugged Into APhA-APRS

Are you a new member to APhA-APRS? Or a current APhA-APRS member looking for ways to get more involved?Are you interested in the policy making process? Visit www.pharmacist.com/volunteer to learn more about the volunteer opportunities in APhA-APRS. 

APhA ENGAGE: Current Discussions

2 days ago
RE: National Immunization Awareness Month

Hi All, This week marks week 3 of National Immunization Awareness Month, which focuses on Babies and Young Children.  What do all of you do to…

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2 days ago
RE: FDA to ease approval process for some drugs to go OTC
Posted in: APhA Open Forum

​Good morning everyone, I like Dr. Sheppard Solomon's point regarding assertively counseling our patients. While it can often be a challenge when you…

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2 days ago
Webinar - Six Steps to Compliance with USP 800
Posted in: Compounding SIG

You asked, we listened! A webinar presentation to help you understand and implement USP Chapter 800 Hazardous Drugs - Handling in Healthcare Settings…

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2 days ago
RE: APhA Policy and Vertical Integration on Behalf of Speaker Hogue

Hello to all, I'd like to shed just a little light on what is perhaps meant by "Vertical Integration" in healthcare.  The Policy Committee will take…

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Join the APhA-APRS Community on Engage

Are you interested in the basic sciences, clinical sciences, or the economic, social, and administrative sciences? Join your fellow researchers and scientists today in the APhA-APRS online community on APhA Engage. Take full advantage of our interactive community platform! Follow these steps:
  1. Login on pharmacist.com with your username and password.
  2. Click on "My Account".
  3. Select "Academies, Sections, and SIGs" on the left side of the page.
  4. Click on "Edit" on the right-hand side of the page.
  5. Under "Primary Academy", select "APhA-APRS".
  6. Under " APhA-APRS Special Interest Groups (APhA-APRS SIGs)", check your primary sections of interest.
  7. Once the above steps have been completed, visit APhA Engage at http://engage.pharmacist.com and JOIN your chosen SIG community(s) in APhA Engage.
3-minute video on accessing your profile, updating your information, and more!

Getting Started Video Library for APhA Engage, your members-only online discussion community

    Questions or suggestions for community-related content? Contact Margaret Tomecki at mtomecki@aphanet.org