Department of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery

The University of Mississippi

Procedures

Eligibility

The AAPS-UM Student Chapter is made up of professional pharmacy students and graduates of varying disciplines who share an interest in pharmaceutical sciences and are in good standing as members of AAPS.

The Student Chapter:

  • Conducts its activities in accordance with the bylaws of AAPS, the guidelines of the “Procedural Guide of Student Chapters of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists” and subsequent rules and regulations.
  • Conducts its activities so as to meet the objectives outlined in Section 2 of this proposal.
  • Elects AAPS-UM student executive committee and submit annual reports on the activities and finances of the student chapter to the faculty representative.

Membership

Professional pharmacy students, graduate and post-doctoral students of UM are encouraged to join this student chapter.

Organization

Officers: Officers are elected to fill the positions outlined in the “Procedural Guide of Student Chapters of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.” Elections are be held during the first week of the fall semester.
Faculty Representatives: Dr. S. Narasimha Murthy acts as faculty representatives. The faculty representative serves on the Executive Committee and review the annual report of the chapter.
Executive Committee: The executive committee is comprised of the chair, chair-elect and the faculty representatives. The committee conducts itself in accordance with the “Procedural Guide of Student Chapters of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.”  The Executive Committee meets every other month, or more frequently if necessary.
Standing Committees: The four standing committees include speaker, website, service and social. Current members voluntarily serve on these committees.