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Who is the American Pharmacists Association?

Founded in 1852, APhA is the largest association of pharmacists in the United States, with more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians as members.

Governance & Leadership

The APhA Board of Trustees is responsible for broad direction setting of the Association. Policy for APhA and the profession of pharmacy as a whole is developed by the APhA House of Delegates that meets each year at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition. Day-to-day activities of the 130 dedicated APhA professional staff are led by Executive Vice President & CEO Thomas E. Menighan, BPharm, MBA, ScD (Hon) and the senior management team.

Read more about APhA's leadership. 

APhA on the Go

APhA members, leaders, and staff travel throughout the country to promote the profession and be the voice for pharmacy. Read samples of this important work.

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October 17, 2017
October 17, 2017
APhA Executive Vice President and CEO Thomas E. Menighan, BSPharm, MBA, ScD (Hon), FAPhA, testified in a hearing about drug prices held by the...
Gag clauses, lack of provider status hinder cost-effective care, importation is no solution, APhA CEO says
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August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017
Tennessee saw major provider status legislation take effect on July 1. “Pharmacists as Providers” (HB 405/SB 461) gives Tennessee pharmacists formal...
‘Pharmacists as providers’ legislation went into effect July 1
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July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017
The Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives health care committee held a hearing on legislation that would expand the scope of practice...
Hearing held last month included testimony from pharmacists and physicians
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