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PediaCats is a new organization at the College of Pharmacy started in the fall of 2010 with a focus on pediatrics.  We are very excited to begin this organization and educate the community and students about pediatric pharmacy practice.  With the help of Dr. Hanna Phan, our faculty adviser, we have been honored with recognition as the first student community network by the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG), a national organization. We look forward to the coming years when we will establish our organization and become a successful and impactful student branch of PPAG.

Our Mission
PediaCats is a University of Arizona College of Pharmacy student organization committed to improving the health of children and promoting pediatric education among healthcare professionals. One of the main efforts of the group will focus on advocating for health education through philanthropic events. The mission of PediaCats will be to unite healthcare professional students in a joint effort to improve the well-being of children within our community while emphasizing the nature of pediatrics as a specialty.

2014 Board Members


Faculty Advisers

  • Dr. Hanna Phan 
  • Dr. Kathryn Matthias   

Chapter Events

February 2014

            February 10 ~ Orientation for Volunteers of the UAMC Diamond Children's  Center at

                                    5pm in UAMC room 5403

            February 25 ~ Volunteering at UAMC Diamond Children's Center from 3pm to 5pm


March 2014

            March 24 ~ Volunteering at UAMC Diamond Children's Center from 3:30pm to 5:30pm

            March 26 ~ Gio Tacos Percentage Nights to support Camp Not-A-Wheeze


April 2014

            April 6 ~ Great Strides: Cystic Fibrosis Walkon the University of Arizona Mall

                            beginning at 8am

            April 15 ~ Volunteering at UAMC Diamond Children's Center from 3pm to 5pm

            April 16 ~ Bake Sale on the Walkway of Wellness from 8am to 1pm

            April 30 - May 4 ~ PPAG Annual Conferencein Nashville, TN


Additional Events (Date TBD):


            ~ Clinical Lunch Talk with Ronnie Sharpe, adult with CF and creator of the blog


            ~ Two other Clinical Lunch Talks

            ~ Germ Seminar

            ~ Social with the PrePharmacy Club


Updated: Tuesday, 04 February 2014