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The Arizona Pharmacy Association (AzPA) was founded on April 20, 2004. Multiple state organizations merged together to form AzPA, uniting different entities from various niches of pharmacy under one name.

On April 12, 2010, the AzPA Board of Directors approved the formation of the Student Pharmacist Academy (SPA), joining AzPA’s original five academies which include the Health-Systems Academy, Community Practice Academy, Geriatric Care Academy, Managed Care Academy, and Technician Academy.

AzPA Vision Statement:

 Empowering pharmacy professionals to provide optimal patient care 

AzPA Mission Statement:

The Arizona Pharmacy Association is committed to serving and representing all pharmacy professionals in all practice settings. AzPA will foster safe and effective medication therapy, promote innovative practice, and empower its members to serve the health care needs of the public.

  • AzPA Annual Meeting featuring a student track
  • Mentor Connection Program
  • AzPA Student Leadership Conference
  • Aware (Prescription Drug Abuse Program)
  • Katy's Kids (Medicine Safety Program for Kids)
  • Pharmacy Day at the Capitol
  • Lunch Meetings
  • Political advocacy at the state and national level
Faculty advisor

Kevin Boesen 

2013-2014 AzPA Student Pharmacist Academy Executive Committee
  • Chair:  Pritesh Patel
  • Chair-Elect: Pearce Engelder
  • Secretary: Megan Shell
  • Treasurer: Chyi-Jade Fann
  • Continuing Education Committee Representative: Mel Nelson
  • Communications Committee Representative: Sikeat Yip
  • Membership Committee Representative: Rona Zhou
  • AzPA Annual Meeting Committee Representative: Sikeat Yip and Kevin Yee
  • Legislative Committee Representative: Karen Parades
  • PharmPAC Committee Representative: Chris Edmonds
  • Arizona Pharmacy Foundation Patient Services Program Committee Representative: Thu Nguyen

Current Projects

AzPA – Student Pharmacist Academy Bylaws

Updated: Tuesday, 22 April 2014