AACP History of Pharmacy SIG Newsletters Available on AIHP Website

AIHP is pleased to partner with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s History of Pharmacy Special Interest Group (SIG) to make available copies of the History of Pharmacy SIG’s official newsletter, Pharmacy Chronicles: Past, Present, and Future. The complete archive of the newsletters (issues #1-#10) is now available on AIHP’s website.

Each issue of the newsletter includes original feature-length articles about pharmacy history topics researched and written by pharmacy school faculty and students. The following articles from past issues of the newsletter may be of particular interest to Institute members:

  • “Influenza Pandemic of 1918: Impact, Treatment, and the Response of US Pharmacists,” by Jane E. Krause, Alicia S. Cheng, Rurie W. Lee, and Holly L. Mason (Issue 10, p. 8)
  • “The American Revolution’s Impact on Pharmacy in America,” by Kaitlyn Ledet and Victoria Miller (Issue 8, p. 5)
  • “The Rose and Its Thorns: The Historical Use of Toxins in Cosmetics,” by Christina M. Donato and David Baker (Issue 7, p. 10)
  • “Pharmacists’ Expanding Role in Immunizations: Looking Back 200 Years,” by Anusha Sekhar, Nisha Joseph, and Catherine Taglieri (Issue 5, p. 4)

The AACP and the History of Pharmacy Special Interest Group make the .pdf copies of newsletter available under a Creative Commons (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs) license. Researchers and readers are free to download and share the .pdf newsletters for their personal and educational use, provided they give appropriate credit to AACP and the History of Pharmacy Special Interest Group. Users may not use the newsletters or their contents for commercial purposes and may not modify or change the newsletters or their contents.

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AIHP Wants to Document Your COVID-19 Stories and Experiences

AIHP COVID-19 ProjectThe American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is documenting and preserving pharmacy stories and experiences during the COVID-19 global pandemic for the benefit of future historians and scholars. We seek to record the effects of this public health emergency on all types of pharmacy experiences. We invite you to share your pharmacy stories, photos, videos, artifacts, and other documentation of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.


You can participate in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project either (1) by immediately sharing your thoughts/experiences and/or submitting digital materials or (2) by signifying your to intention to submit materials in the future. Please comply with all applicable local or state stay-at-home orders while self-documenting.


Please click the link below to learn more about participating in the AIHP COVID-19 Pandemic Pharmacy Historical Documentation Project.

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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.


Note: Academic libraries seeking subscriptions to History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals should directly contact the University of Wisconsin Press.

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Calendar of Events

Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields. (Event information current when posted. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please double-check the status of all events): 


19-21 May 2022: 118th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, Phoenix, Arizona


9 June 2022: AMCP Summit: Addressing Health Disparities, virtual.


11-15 June 2022: Summer Meetings of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Phoenix, Arizona.


13 June 2022: British Society for the History of Pharmacy: Online Lecture By Dr Ayman Atat - History of Pharmacy in Arabic Civilization, Between Past and Future, virtual.


15-17 June 2022: Bi-Annual Conference of the Alcohol and Drugs Society, Mexico City, Mexico.


23-27 July 2022: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Grapevine, Texas.


21-28 August 2022: 23rd International Congress of Historical Sciences, Poznan, Poland.


7-10 September 2022: 45th International Congress for the History of Pharmacy, Milan, Italy.


18-22 September 2022: 80th FIP (International Pharmaceutical Federation) World Congress, Seville, Spain.


15-18 October 2022: American College of Clinical Pharmacy Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, San Francisco, California.


 

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