Student Life > Organizations
At Union University School of Pharmacy there are many opportunities to get involved in Pharmacy organizations. Please take a few moments to learn more about what is offered.
- American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists
- Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International
- Phi Lambda Sigma
- Student Chapter of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
- Tennessee Society of Student Pharmacists
- Union University School of Pharmacy Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy
- Student Chapter of National Community Pharmacists Association
- The Rho Chi Society
- Student College of Clinical Pharmacy
- Student Ambassador Program
American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists
Advisors: Dr. Melanie Michael & Dr. Bethany Murphy
The organization seeks to encourage all pharmacy students to become more knowledgeable about APhA and the profession of pharmacy.
VP of Patient Care:
Sarah Beth Stephens
VP of Membership:
VP of Communications:
VP of Policy:
VP of Finance:
Secretary: Willemijn Veldhuijzen
Generation RX Chair: Anna Coln
Operation Heart Chair:
Operation Immunization Chair:
Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International
Advisors: Dr. Ashok Philip & Dr. Deidra Easley
Our mission is to encourage spiritual growth among fellow pharmacy students, faculty, and staff through Bible study, prayer, and fellowship to in turn be as a city on a hill that cannot be hidden and the light to a darkened world (Matthew 5:4).
VP and Treasurer:
Phi Lambda Sigma
Advisors:Dr. Andrew Martin and Dr. Mary Day
The primary goal of this organization is to promote the development of leadership qualities, especially among pharmacy students. Through peer recognition, the Society encourages participation in all pharmacy activities. Since membership crosses fraternal and organizational lines, the Society does not compete with other pharmacy organizations.
Student Chapter of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
Advisor: Dr. Richard Addo
Union University School of Pharmacy provides a professional and exciting learning environment in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. Our mission is to advance our knowledge and assume significant leadership positions within the field of pharmaceutical sciences. Our primary goal is to work closely with the department's faculty in an effort to advance our knowledge and learn about opportunities in the field. We spread the word about our chapter's existence and enlighten our peers of the opportunities that exist within this organization. We strive to be active in our community and encourage participation in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences activities at the local, regional, and national level.
Tennessee Society of Student Pharmacists
Advisor: Dr. Kim Jones
The Society seeks to serve as the collective and representative voice of student pharmacists; to advocate for and improve the health and welfare of Tennesseans; to provide opportunities for personal and professional development; to advocate for the provision of quality of pharmacy education; to facilitate continued involvement and leadership upon graduation; and to envision and shape the future of pharmacy.
Union University School of Pharmacy Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy
Advisors: Dr. Kim Jones & Dr. Jodi Taylor
The purpose of the society is to make students aware of pharmacy practice in health systems, provide information to students about career directions in and credentials needed for pharmacy practice in health systems, and encourage membership and participation in the state society and national society as a student upon graduation.
Student Chapter of National Community Pharmacists Association
Advisor: Dr. Kent Stoneking
NCPA Student Affairs offers pharmacy students a wide array of opportunities to broaden and enrich their educational experience, gain valuable real world skills, earn scholarships, and have fun in the process. Our mission is to encourage, foster, and recognize an interest in community pharmacy ownership and entrepreneurship among the future leaders of their profession.
The Rho Chi Society
Advisor: Dr. Kim Lindsey-Goodrich
The Rho Chi Society is the Pharmacy National Honor Society; the mission of the Society is to encourage and recognize excellence in intellectual achievement, foster fellowship, encourage high standards of conduct and character and advocate critical inquiry in pharmacy. Students academically ranking in the top ten percent of their class are eligible for membership.
Student College of Clinical Pharmacy
Advisors: Dr. Jodi Taylor, Dr. Deidra Easley and Dr. Jennifer Byrd
The purpose of the organization is to orient students to the practice of clinical pharmacy by providing information to students about careers and opportunities within the field of clinical pharmacy, promoting dedication to excellence in patient care, research and education, and encouraging skill development necessary to function within an interdisciplinary team. The organization will also advocate the role of clinical pharmacists within healthcare and encourage participation in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy at the national level and/or the local/regional chapters.
Student Ambassador Program
Advisor: Aven Humphreys
Student Ambassadors serve as representatives of the School of Pharmacy. The purpose of the Student Ambassador Program is to carry forward the mission and message of Union University and the School of Pharmacy to potential students and the community at large. The Student Ambassadors will also promote Pharmacy as a career through various activities. Activities of Student Ambassadors include, but are not limited to, providing tours, participating in community events, assisting with school events and mentoring pre-pharmacy students.