USPA is a local umbrella organization that provides student programming for our entire student body and supports all of our national organization local chapters. The purpose of USPA (Utah Student Pharmacist Alliance) is to foster the professional development of student pharmacists; to enhance learning of the pharmaceutical sciences; to promote career development and opportunity awareness; and to facilitate cooperation and integration among the various student pharmacist organizations at the University of Utah.
To promote the pharmacy profession and the role of the pharmacist in the American health care system.
To provide information to students about career options in all areas of pharmacy including: hospital and health systems; chain store; community and independent; government and armed services; pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution; managed care; and academic and educational.
To encourage student involvement in national and state professional pharmacy organizations and to encourage students to remain involved in these organizations after graduation.
To sponsor and organize educational and service programs to strengthen students clinical knowledge, professional, business and leadership abilities.
To educate the public about health care issues and the pharmacists role in providing services to manage and control these issues.
To promote pharmaceutical research and the acquisition and dissemination of new pharmacy based knowledge.
2016-2017 USPA Executive Board
USPA (Utah Student Pharmacist Alliance)
Senate: Anthony Minjarez
Assembly: Ryan Engle
Student Representatives: Drew Fravero & Fern Hardin
USPA: Dr. Dave Young
2015-2016 HONORARIES OFFICERS
Rho Chi, Beta Epsilon chapter
President: Jonathan Redd
Vice President: Candace Colby
Treasurer: Karisa Snow
Secretary: Laura Steffens
Historian: To be elected Fall 2016
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Krystal Moorman
Phi Lamda Sigma
President: Laura Steffens
Vice President: Hilary Hicks
Treasurer: Anthony Pham
Secretary: Julien Ta
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jim Ruble
Regent: Lindsey Walzer
Vice Regent: To be elected
Secretary: Ms. Karissa Lee (recording), Ms. Lindsay Walzer (corresponding)
Treasurer: Ms. Leslie Cacioppo
Historian: Ms. Reema Naeem
Pledge Master: Mr. Kyle Murray
Sergeant at Arms: Ms. Julien Ta
Chaplain: Dr. Greg Hadlock
ASUU Liaison: Mr. Trevor Arvae
Web Master: Mr. Ken Hsu
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Machaela Jacquez