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2015 Academies Leadership Meeting: 
Capitol Hill visits for provider status

Jennifer Levin and Jared Frye advocate on Capitol Hill.

More than 40 Academy leaders and members of the Board’s Strategic Directions Committee gathered for APhA’s 2015 Academies Leadership Meeting (ALM). Twenty-three Academy Leaders made 39 visits on Capitol Hill to advocate for the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act (H.R. 592/S. 314).

Student pharmacists Jennifer Levine, APhA–ASP Education Standing Committee Vice-chair, from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Jared Frye, APhA–ASP Policy Standing Committee member, from Wingate University, spent time during ALM advocating for the provider status legislation. 
 Shortly after ALM, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) signed on as a cosponsor of H.R. 592. d within its skilled nursing facility.