Committee Description


  • To promote best practices in student development throughout the profession of pharmacy.

  • To foster collaborative relationships between student pharmacists and pharmacists.

  • To identify emerging issues within pharmacy education and provide members with easy access to information regarding current issues and trends.

  • To initiate networking opportunities, encourage research, and develop scholarship pertinent to the field.

  • To oversee the MVPA Scholarship to be awarded to a student pharmacist that has a home address within the Miami Valley area or attends a school of pharmacy located in the Miami Valley.


  • Chair - Juanita Draime, President-elect

  • 5-6 members of MVPA

    • Any active member who is interested in influencing the next generation of pharmacists

MVPA Scholarship

The MVPA Scholarship award established to promote personal and professional development and to celebrate the contributions and achievements of student pharmacists. Through the award, students are recognized for their outstanding leadership abilities, community service and outstanding accomplishments.
MVPA solicits applications for the MVPA Scholarship each spring. Scholarships are offered to students who are currently enrolled in a pharmacy degree program and either attends a school of pharmacy located in the Miami Valley or has a hometown address located within the Miami Valley.  Only students who will be full-time pharmacy students during the next academic year are eligible. Each year, a $1,000 scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic performance, health care-related work experience, involvement in leadership activities, and community service.

Are you interested in being on this committee?  Apply below!

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