MPA Legislative Day
Through participation in the Missouri Pharmacy Association's Legislative Day, students, faculty, and staff travel to Jefferson City, Mo., and lobby state legislators about Missouri congressional bills that affect the profession of pharmacy. They also advocate for provider status, as a provider bill was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Locally, student provide free health screenings at Missouri Botanical Garden, Saint Louis Science Center and more than a dozen pharmacies. Students perform diabetes, blood pressure and bone density screenings. They also discussed the safe use of medications, asthma, and how patients can utilize pharmacists to help achieve their health care goals.