Pharmacy Student Elected to Regional Post

NEWS RELEASE

November 13, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - For the fourth straight year, a University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy (UNM COP) student has been elected as a regional delegate for the American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP).

Second-year pharmacy student Adriane Irwin was elected as the 2007-2008 Regional 8 Delegate. As the Regional 8 Delegate, Irwin will represent the largest APhA region that includes the 12 schools of pharmacy from California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and New Mexico.

Irwin will have several responsibilities as a delegate, including coordinating and convening a regional caucus at the APhA annual meeting this spring, and performing policy-related duties as assigned by the APhA-ASP Executive Committee.

APhA is the organization whose members are recognized in society as essential in all patient care settings for optimal medication use that improves health, wellness, and quality of life. Through information, education, and advocacy APhA empowers its members to improve medication use and advance patient care. For more information on APhA and the APhA-ASP, visitwww.pharmacist.com.

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