National Hispanic Pharmacists Association

The National Hispanic Pharmacists Association is an inclusive organization of Pharmacy Students committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the Hispanic and minority communities of Southern Arizona.

Our Purpose

  • To define the role of the pharmacist—as a trusted, competent health care professional, and a culturally-sensitive community role model—in health care settings of highest need
  • To promote the skills, knowledge, and leadership ability of the minority health care student

Our Values

  • A warm willingness to bridge cultural divides
  • Impassioned belief in giving back to all from which we came, while laying the groundwork for all who hope to follow

Our Mission

  • Focused initiatives facilitating and fostering genuine connection among students, patients, and health care workers of all backgrounds


  • Professional organizations we aim to partner with to achieve our mission
    • SEAHEC
    • University of Arizona Office of Diversity and Inclusion
    • Arizona Department of Health Services
    • Casa Alitas

2022-2023 Officers

  • President: Raquel Martinez
  • President-elect: Jose Dominguez
  • Vice-President: Janet Siqueiros
  • Treasurer: David Rosales
  • Secretary: Cristina Bonillas
  • Historian: Ariana Machado
  • Webmaster: Vini Vyas
  • Committee Chair: Michael Nuñez

National Organization

National Hispanic Pharmacists Association

Faculty Advisors

Nancy A. Alvarez, Pharm D, BCPS, FAPhA