The Student National Pharmaceutical Association is an educational service association composed of pharmacy students that focuses on pharmacy and other health care issues, with a particular interest in increasing minority representation in pharmacy and other health-related professions. The USC chapter participates in all six SNPhA initiatives, which includes the Voting/Immigration Initiative, the Power to End Stroke Initiative, the Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative, the Diabetes Initiative, Operation Immunization and Remember the Ribbon (HIV/AIDS).
The USC chapter received numerous awards during the 2010 SNPhA meeting, including the First Place 2010 National Scrapbook Award. Several members also received scholarships.
Renata Ahegbebu, President
Vitoria Schells, Vice-President
Maria Nduati, President-Elect
Lina Hamid, Vice-President-Elect
Dr. Walter Cathey, Advisor
SNPhA students head to Belize
School of Pharmacy students head to Central America to volunteer, educate and expand their global horizons.