Other Professional Student Organizations

STLCOP is also home to seven professional organizations that are not associated with the Student Pharmacists Association (SPA).

Select an organization below to learn more.

Health Professional Student Leadership Council

HPSLC is an interprofessional council made up of pharmacy students from STLCOP, nursing students from Goldfarb School of Nursing, and medical, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and audiology and communication sciences students from Washington University School of Medicine. This organization strives to promote and advance the understanding of collaboration between disciplines in providing effective patient care.

Advisor: Dr. Heather Hageman

Contact: hpslc@stlcop.edu

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)

Advisor: Dr. Isaac Butler

Contact: alonzo.pierre@stlcop.edu

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist-STLCOP Student Chapter (AAPS-STLCOP)

AAPS members primarily come from a pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics, or pharmacy field of study. AAPS members also represent those scientists from complimentary disciplines, such as chemistry, biology, engineering, and medicine, involved in the discovery, development, and manufacture of pharmaceutical products and therapies.

Advisor: Dr. Noha Salama

Contact: aaps@stlcop.edu

Industry Pharmacy Organization (IPhO)

IPhO strives to be a link between pharmacy students and the pharmaceutical industry.

Advisor: Dr. Scott Micek

Contact: ipho@stlcop.edu

The Pediatric Pharmacy Association Group (PPAG)

The purpose of this organization is to provide opportunities for students to learn about pediatric pharmacy practice and expand our reach to serve the pediatric population.

Advisor: Dr. Brandy Zeller

Contact: jaclyn.hopp@stlcop.edu

Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS)

The purpose of Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS) is to recognize students who have made outstanding professional and/or service contributions. New members are elected by their peers in PLS. Membership is limited to fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-year students with a cumulative professional GPA of at least 2.0. A maximum of 10 percent of students in each class can be elected.

Advisors: Dr. Suzanne Bollmeier, Dr. Theresa Prosser

Contact: pls@stlcop.edu

Rho Chi Honor Society (RhoChi)

The fundamental objective of Rho Chi is to promote the advancement of the pharmaceutical sciences through the encouragement and recognition of scholarship. To be eligible, students must be in or through their fourth year of study, have a cumulative GPA and a cumulative professional GPA of at least 3.0 and be in the top 20 percent of their class. Activities of the Beta Kappa Chapter include a Trivia Night in the fall and an annual induction banquet in the spring.

Advisors: Dr. Amie Brooks, Dr. Zachary Stacy, Dr. Margaret Weck

Contact: rhochi@stlcop.edu