UH SNPhA brings home Chapter of the Year from National Conference In Las Vegas and other awards!

During the 44th Student National Pharmaceutical Association National Convention in Las Vegas,  UH SNPhA was recognized for their efforts  throughout the past year and won Chapter of the Year in the Large Organization Division, and overall Chapter of the Year amongst all chapters.  Within the UH SNPhA chapter, the Power To End Stroke Initiatives were recognized nationally by the American Heart Association for holding the most events, of which included Go Red for Women, Salt Reduction Challenge, and World Stroke Day Tweetathon, with nearly 90% attendance during webinars. The UHSNPhA smoking cessation initiative was also recognized for their year round classes. Additionally, individual members of the chapter were recognized for their hard work.  Sara Mirjamali, P3  student and former UH SNPhA president earned  one of  five Rite Aid Community Leader Awards , Johnny Hoang (P3 and former UH SNPhA Vice President) earned the Kroger Endowment Scholarship and Darian Allen, current UH SNPhA president earned the Attorney Richard Sybil Book Award. Three members of the UH SNPhAm were also inducted into national office of whom included Vivian Lieu  (Region IV facilitator) Chidi Iroegbu ( Bridging the Gap Chair) and Gifty Gyebi ( Vice President of SNPhA ) Overall, throughout the convention, students broadened their leadership skills at the Rite Aid Academy, viewed poster presentations, met with other chapters during the bridging the gap event, and competed in the clinical skills competition.