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 new APhA-APRS online community on APhA Engage. Take full advantage of our interactive community platform! Follow these steps:
1. Visit http://engage.pharmacist.com on your phone, desktop, or laptop.
2. Click the “Login to see members-only content” blue button in the top right corner and enter your APhA username and password.
3. Click “Communities” in the purple navigation bar.
4. Select “All Communities” to see your list of available communities.
5. Scroll down and click “Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science Community”.
6. Click “Join” , select your digest preference, and follow your screen prompts.
Questions or suggestions for community-related content? Contact the APhA-APRS team.
Tech support questions? Contact the Internet Services team.
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.
Are you interested in the policy making process? Consider serving as a year-long delegate for APhA-APRS within the 2015 APhA House of Delegates. Complete the online Delegate form and ensure that the scientific voice of pharmacy remains a strong component of the APhA policy making process.
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.