NASPA Welcomes New President Louise Jones

NASPA is excited to announce its 2019 President, Louise Jones.  Louise was sworn in to the President position on March 23, 2019 at the NASPA 2019 Spring Meeting, held in conjunction with the APhA 2019 Annual Meeting in Seattle. Louise is the Chief Executive Officer of the Alabama Pharmacy Association (APA), a position she has […]

Pharmacy Organizations Support National Standards for Technician Education

Several national pharmacy organization members of the Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP), including NASPA, have agreed to support “the adoption of national standards to ensure that pharmacy technician education consistently achieves quality outcomes.”  The statement also reads, “In applying developed standards, accrediting bodies should allow for innovation and flexibility in program delivery.” Twelve other […]

NASPA and Upsher-Smith Honor 40 Pharmacists

The National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC, and the state pharmacy associations are proud to honor the 40 pharmacists selected as Excellence in Innovation award winners in 2018.  All 40 winners, recognized for their outstanding contributions to the pharmacy profession, can be seen on the press release. “We thank Upsher-Smith for supporting these outstanding pharmacists […]

NASPA VP of Policy Honored with Distinguished Award

The American Pharmacists Association announced this week that it has selected NASPA’s Vice President of Policy Krystalyn Weaver, PharmD as the 2019 APhA-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) Distinguished Achievement Award in Pharmacy Management. This award recognizes an APhA member, in any practice setting, who has distinguished herself and the profession through outstanding performance in the […]

“Pharmacists for Healthier Lives” Campaign Enters Second Phase

The Pharmacists for Healthier Lives campaign has entered its second phase.  Aimed at educating consumers about the invaluable contributions pharmacists make to their patients and to our nation’s healthcare system as a whole, this campaign is designed to raise the profile of pharmacy as an essential healthcare profession.  Since its launch in October 2018, the […]

National CEOs Highlight Opioid Education Pharmacy Toolkit

NASPA CEO Rebecca Snead and National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) CEO Doug Hoey recently penned an opinion piece in Drug Topics on the Allied Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) Pharmacy Toolkit.  Pharmacists are in a unique position to educate their patients on the risks of prescription opioid safety, as well as safe storage and disposal of unused […]