ORGANIZATIONS

ACCP: AMERiCAN COLLEGE OF CLINICAL PHARMACY
Advisor: Deepali Dixit, PharmD, BCPS & Michael Wynd, PharmD, BCPS

The American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) is a professional and scientific society that provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources enabling clinical pharmacists to achieve excellence in practice and research.

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AMCP: Academy of managed care pharmacy
Advisor: Saira Jan, PharmD, MS and Luigi Brunetti, PharmD, BCPS, CGP

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is a national professional association of pharmacists, health care practitioners and others who develop and provide clinical, educational and business management services on behalf of more than 200 million Americans covered by a managed pharmacy benefit. AMCP members are committed to a simple goal: providing the best available pharmaceutical care for all patients.

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APhA-ASP: American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists
Advisors: Enid Morales, PharmD and Donna Feudo, RPh

APhA stands for the American Pharmacists Association. Started in 1852 and now with over 60,000 members, APhA is the largest and oldest pharmacy organization in the United States. The organization represents all fields of pharmacy through its three academies. Students are part of the ASP, Academy of Student Pharmacists. Being part of APhA at the national level translates to lots of potential for networking, career building, and ultimately growing as an individual and as a member of a team . To put it simply, "being a pharmacist means being a part of APhA."

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AZO: Alpha Zeta Omega
Advisor: Marion Gordon, PhD

Alpha Zeta Omega is a Co-Educational, Pharmaceutical Fraternity composed of students in Pharmacy selected on the basis of Character, Fellowship and Scholarship. The founding goal of AZO is to promote the profession of pharmacy and advance our members through 100% graduation. Our fraternity is built on the principles of Peace, Friendship and Brotherly Love.

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XAE: Chi Alpha Epsilon
Advisor: Veronica Fernandez, RPh

Chi Alpha Epsilon was formed to recognize the academic achievements of students admitted to colleges and the universities through non-traditional criteria and serves developmental, SSS, McNair Scholars, and Educational Opportunity Program students. Its purposes are to promote continued high academic standards, to foster increased communication among its members, and to honor academic excellence achieved by those students. The involvement of eligible alumni enables networking for members. Programs sponsored by the society encourage other students toward this accomplishment.

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College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists
Advisor: Megan Maroney, PharmD

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) is a professional membership association of neuropsychiatric pharmacists. CPNP represents the specialty and provides education, recertification programming, advocacy, information, and networking opportunities contributing to advancement of neuropsychiatric pharmacy profession.

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DIA: Drug Information Association

DIA provides professionals at all levels and across all disciplines access to timely and authoritative information to advance careers, skills, and innovation in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and related fields.

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IPhO - Industry Pharmacists Organization
Advisor: Victoria Vazquez, PharmD and Lucio Volino, PharmD

The Industry Pharmacists Organization is exclusively dedicated to advancing the careers of industry pharmacists and promoting their indispensable value. IPhO Student Chapter members are recognized as the best among all student pharmacists to pursue industry-focused career opportunities due to their understanding of the indispensable role of pharmacists within the industry and their direct and indirect industry-focused experiences.

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ISPOR: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
Advisor: Kimberly McGuigan, PhD, MBA

The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) promotes worldwide the science of pharmacoeconomics (health economics) and outcomes research (the scientific discipline that evaluates the effect of health care interventions on patient well-being including clinical, economic, and patient-centered outcomes) and facilitates the translation of this research into useful information for healthcare decision-makers to increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and fairness of health care to improve health.

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LKS: Lambda Kappa Sigma
Advisors: Lauren Aleksunes, PharmD, PhD and Rolee Das, PharmD

Lambda Kappa Sigma (LKS) is the professional organization of choice for women in pharmacy. Since 1913, LKS has grown to more than 25,000 members, with 45 campus and 36 alumni chapters chartered.

The Fraternity provides lifelong opportunities for women in pharmacy through professional achievements and personal growth. LKS provides a variety of educational programs with an emphasis placed on Women's Health Issues.

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NCPA: National Community Pharmacists Association
Advisor: Lucio Volino, PharmD

The National Community Pharmacists Association, founded in 1898 as the National Association of Retail Druggists (NARD), represents the pharmacist owners, managers, and employees of more than 23,000 independent community pharmacies across the United States. The nation's independent pharmacies, independent pharmacy franchises, and independent chains dispense nearly half of the nation's retail prescription medicines. NCPA of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, focuses on community and independent pharmacy, professional and community development, political advocacy and legislative affairs, and entrepreneurship and business.

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NJSHP: New Jersey Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists
Advisors: Mary Bridgeman, PharmD and Christine Robinson, PharmD

For over 60 years, The New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists has been dedicated to the highest standards in institutional pharmaceutical service. NJSHP is a leader in providing pharmacy education in order to help members keep abreast of changes in medication therapy, to help members improve their pharmacy services and enhance their careers.

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PDC: Phi Delta Chi
Advisor: Daniel Abazia, PharmD

Phi Delta Chi is the nation's oldest and largest co-ed, professional pharmacy fraternity. Our members live by the motto, "Leaders in Pharmacy, Brothers for Life." As a professional pharmacy organization, the Beta Nu chapter of Phi Delta Chi focuses on developing our members, as well as other students at EMSOP, to be leaders in pharmacy and to advance the science of pharmacy. As a fraternity, the Beta Nu chapter of Phi Delta Chi thrives on the bond that all our Brothers share, which enables us to serve the community and the school as leaders in pharmacy.

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PLS: Phi Lambda Sigma
Advisor: Mary Bridgeman, PharmD

The purpose of Phi Lambda Sigma, also known as the National Pharmacy Leadership Society, is to promote and acknowledge the development of leadership qualities amongst student pharmacists. Through peer recognition, the Society encourages participation in all pharmacy activities. Since membership crosses fraternal and organizational lines, as demonstrated by our own members, the Society does not compete with other pharmacy organizations.

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PPAG: Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group
Advisor: Pooja Shah, PharmD

The mission of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey is to raise awareness of and increase exposure to the world of pediatric pharmaceutical care. We seek to fulfill our mission by advocating for this aspect of the profession as well as working in conjunction with other student organizations in order to bring pediatric pharmacy to light.

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PX: Rho Chi
Advisor: Farooq Bandali, PharmD

The Society's vision is to achieve universal recognition of its members as lifelong intellectual leaders in pharmacy. As a community of scholars, the Society will instill the desire to pursue intellectual excellence and critical inquiry to advance the profession. The Mission of the Society is to encourage and recognize excellence in intellectual achievement and foster fellowship among its members. Further, the Society encourages high standards of conduct and character and advocates critical inquiry in all aspects of pharmacy.

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SNPhA: Student National Pharmaceutical Association
Advisor: Nancy Cintron, MSW

SNPhA is an educational service association of pharmacy students who are concerned about pharmacy and healthcare related issues, and the poor minority representation in pharmacy and other health-related professions. The purpose of SNPhA is to plan, organize, coordinate and execute programs geared toward the improvement for the health, educational, and social environment of the community.

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