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The College of Pharmacy offers students of any pathway opportunities to join student organizations. With 1000+ organizations at The Ohio State University as a whole, students are sure to find a spot to pursue their interests in the field of pharmacy and beyond alongside peers.
Explore pharmacy-specific student organizations below.
The AMCP OSU Student Chapter works to expose student pharmacists to non-traditional careers in pharmacy such as those in pharmaceutical companies, managed care organizations, healthcare consulting firms, and government agencies. By hosting various events, workshops, and industry site visits, AMCP strives to educate student pharmacists on valuable topics not typically covered in pharmacy school such as pharmacoeconomics, formulary management, health analytics, and business acumen.
Formerly known as the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP), AAPP is engaged with promoting the mental health and well-being of our colleagues. We advocate for the role of pharmacists in the treatment of psychiatric and neurologic disorders, as experts in optimizing pharmacotherapy and providing direct patient care through comprehensive medication management.
The Ohio State University chapter of AAPS is a community of graduate students where members can share scientific knowledge in the pharmaceutical sciences. AAPS provides space for students to recognize one another's accomplishments and provide career support.
APhA-ASP is dedicated to the advancement of all student pharmacists by participating in patient care, policy and advocacy, and professional development.
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) is an organization that focuses on providing care to older adults in the community and learning more about issues and disease states that affect the older adult population.
Buckeyes Without Borders strives to foster global health awareness and teach OSU healthcare students the benefits of an interdisciplinary healthcare team on positive patient outcomes through outreach and education in underserved communities abroad, where we identify and treat the medical needs of their populations.
President: Jadelyn Cheng.962
Vice President: Bethany Clotz.6
Secretary/Treasurer: Becky Volkert.14
Class Representatives: Shreya Barde.5, Katie Thompson.4084
PharmD Representative: Maddie Kresak.1
IPC Representatives: Jordan Kalthoff.3, Jayllex Mills.708
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Colleen Dula.6
President: Whitney Phillips.2317
Vice President: Leah Jones.6050
Secretary/Treasurer: Madison Morrison.762
Class Representatives: Nikita Lad.15, Sarah Okeafor.3
PharmD Representative: Kyndal Lemelin.2
IPC Representatives: Caroline Cyranek.2, Isabel Dingeldein.9
Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Matthews.170
President: David Joseph.567
Vice President: Andrew Berger.466
Secretary/Treasurer: Emma Seals.55
Class Representatives: Aden Kolb.72, Allison Bovaird.3
PharmD Representative: Braeden Loveless.47
IPC Representatives: Claire Yohann.1, Sheridan Tassy.5
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Rodis.2
President: Billal Khan.1330
Vice President: Mallory Snyder.1627
Secretary/Treasurer: Tabarek Mohammed.126
Class Representatives: Haddon Foley.421, Christina Himes.96
PharmD Representative: Lyuba Benin.5
IPC Representatives: Brett Caroll.966, Ashley Swisshelm.13
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Zachary woods.835
This organization is committed to promoting an academically enriching and supportive environment, allowing all students of the College of Pharmacy to feel welcomed and appreciated regardless of their background. We aim to recognize, respect, and value people’s differences in hope that all members are able to achieve their full potential by promoting an inclusive culture that produces culturally competent health care professionals.
The GenRx Collaborative is committed to promoting prescription drug misuse awareness and medication safety. Uniting each pharmacy organization's GenRx committees to serve as a resource for students looking to be involved with the GenRx Initiative and its efforts.
IPhO is dedicated to enhancing student pharmacists’ understanding of the pharmaceutical industry by:
- Raising awareness of the roles that industry pharmacists play in drug development, appropriate medication use, and other aspects of industry
- Creating opportunities for student pharmacists to connect with industry pharmacists
- Providing opportunities to participate in industry-focused scholarly activity
- Collaborating with IPhO National to create and distribute industry-focused resources and materials that are targeted to student pharmacists
- Working with IPhO National and local pharmacy school faculty/administration to promote access to industry-focused internship and other experiential opportunities
Kappa Psi is the nation's oldest and largest co-ed professional pharmaceutical fraternity. This organization strives to advance the profession of pharmacy through community service, philanthropy, and the formation of lifelong bonds with fellow brothers both at a local and national level.
The OSU NCODA Professional Student Organization Chapter is dedicated to enhancing students’ understanding of oncology by raising awareness of the diverse roles oncology pharmacists play in practice; providing networking opportunities in the clinical, academic, and industry levels; creating new educational materials to help cancer patients nationwide; and giving back to cancer patients through a variety of service initiatives.
The National Community Pharmacist Association at Ohio State is a group of student pharmacists that promote community pharmacy through leadership and advocacy.
Members of PPA serve as pediatric pharmacy advocates within the greater Columbus community in order to promote safe and effective medication use in children through collaboration, advocacy, research and education. We promote medication safety awareness for the pediatric population through education of future pharmacists, parents and children. We also have a strong focus on volunteering in the pediatric community with an emphasis on working with children and their families.
Pharmacy Club, an undergraduate organization, presents members with a variety of information about the various occupational and educational fields of pharmacy, familiarizes them with The Ohio State University undergraduate and graduate colleges and their requirements, and helps to develop social ties with other students interested in pharmacy.
Pharmacy Council is the overseeing self-government organization in the College of Pharmacy. Pharmacy Council helps to inform students about general matters of interest and be a liaison between students and faculty/staff/administration.
Phi Delta Chi is a co-ed pharmacy fraternity that strives to promote brotherhood through social events as well as acts of leadership, professionalism, and community based service. Phi Delta Chi is partnered with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and provides the institution with proceeds each year.
Phi Lambda Sigma is the national pharmacy leadership society that recognizes students who are leaders. Student pharmacists are selected by their peers because they demonstrate leadership and/or leadership potential.
Rho Chi is the pharmacy academic honor society. We promote high ethical standards, seek to advance our field through the development of lifelong intellectual leaders in pharmacy, and strive to exemplify academic excellence.
The Student Association of Specialty Pharmacy promotes student engagement in specialty pharmacy at Ohio State through education, professional development, and networking with members and affiliated partners of NASP. The chapter strives to advance the pharmacy profession and learn about patient-centered care in relation to specialty medications and disease states (with a highlight on HIV, oncology, and transplant pharmacy).
The student College of Clinical Pharmacy is a professional student organization that provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources enabling clinical pharmacists and students to achieve excellence in practice, research, and education.
SNPhA is a national organization of student pharmacists that aims to serve underserved populations. We strive to educate and represent underprivileged and underrepresented communities by planning and organizing programs to improve patient outcomes.
SSHP is an organization focused on educating students on the many career paths within health-systems pharmacy. In addition to this, we also have activities geared towards residency training, pharmacy practice models, and community outreach.