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AIHP To Host 2019 International Congress for the History of Pharmacy

AIHP is pleased to announce that it will be the host organization for the 44th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy. The Congress will be held in Washington, D.C., from September 5-September 8, 2019.

The theme of the Congress will be "The Pharmacist and Quality Medicines."

The 2019 International Congress is underwritten by a generous grant from the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP).

The Capital Hilton in downtown Washington will be the official hotel of the Congress. Please watch this video to learn more about the Capital Hilton.

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AIHP Welcomes New Directors

AIHP welcomes Catherine Taglieri, Pharm.D., and John Grabenstein, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors. Professor Taglieri is a registered pharmacist and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at MCPHS University (formerly known as the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences). She has been appointed to serve a two-year term.

Dr. Grabenstein is Global Director of Medical Affairs for Merck Vaccines. He leads medical-affairs and scientific-policy activities for Merck’s global vaccine enterprise. He has been appointed to serve a one-year term.

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AIHP Welcomes Dennis Birke as New Administrative Director

AIHP Administrative Director Dennis BirkeAIHP is pleased to introduce Dennis Birke as its new Administrative Director. Prior to joining AIHP, Dennis was an attorney at one of Madison’s largest law firms, where his practice included the representation of nonprofit organizations. Dennis is also an experienced leader of member-based nonprofits

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AIHP Honors Leo Butts, First African-American Graduate of UW School of Pharmacy

Leo Vinton Butts class of 1920 was the first known African-American graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, as well as the first known African-American to appear in a game for the UW varsity football team. Follow the link below to read more about Leo Butts' life on the UW School of Pharmacy website.

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Colonial Williamsburg Offers Unique Opportunity for Pharmacy Students

Apothecary Sharon Cotner stands in front of antique drug jar collection in the Pasteur & Galt Apothecary. (Photograph by Fred Blystone; courtesy of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). Colonial Williamsburg has launched a unique opportunity for pharmacy students. Starting this summer, fourth-year Pharm.D. students may choose to complete part of their experiential rotations at the historic Pasteur & Galt Apothecary.

Students will work at the Apothecary in period costume, compound eighteenth-century medicines, and educate visitors about pharmacy practice in the late 1700s.

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AIHP Announces Guidelines on Teaching History in Pharmacy Education

The Historical Studies Committee of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy announces new  AIHP Guidelines on teaching History in Pharmacy Education to meet the “Standards 2016” of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

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AIHP Thanks the Charter Members of the National Pharmacy Association Sponsorship program

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Access the Pharmacy in History JSTOR Archive

All past issues of Pharmacy in History have been digitized and are text-searchable at JSTOR.

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AIHP Announces Guidelines on Teaching History in Pharmacy Education

The Historical Studies Committee of the American Institute of the History of Pharmacy announces new  AIHP Guidelines on teaching History in Pharmacy Education to meet the “Standards 2016” of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

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