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AIHP Adopts New Mission Statement

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy has a new mission statement: “AIHP advances knowledge and understanding of the history of pharmacy and medicines.” AIHP’s Board of Directors approved the new mission statement at its annual mid-year meeting in Madison, Wisconsin on June 13-14, 2018. AIHP President William Zellmer said the new mission statement […]

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Pharmacy in History vol. 60, no. 1 & 2 Published

AIHP is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of Pharmacy in History, volume 60, number 1 & 2 (2018). The lead articles are “Francis Peyre Porcher, M.D.: Botanist, Physician, Pharmacist, and Scientist” by Amy Gregg, which explores the career of this trailblazing nineteenth-century medical botanist, and “‘Good Enough for America’: Adulterated Drugs […]

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Two Historical Projects Earn 2017 AIHP Certificates of Recognition

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is pleased to announce two Certificate of Commendation recipients for projects completed in 2017: Professor Megan R. Undeberg, of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Duluth, for her elective course for second and third-year student pharmacists called, “When Pharmacy Goes to War” and Trexie M. Rudd, […]

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2018 Glenn Sonnedecker Prize Call for Submissions

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the 2018 Glenn Sonnedecker Prize. This prize honors the contributions of Glenn Sonnedecker to the field of the history of pharmacy and aims to encourage research in subjects central to his work. The Sonnedecker Prize will be awarded […]

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Calendar of Events

Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields: 2-6 September 2018: 78th International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Glasgow, Scotland. 13-15 September 2018: Annual Conference of the American Association for the History of Nursing, San Diego, California, USA. 14-17 September 2018: 8th International Conference […]

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AIHP Biographical Questionnaire

AIHP actively solicits biographical information about pharmacists and people active in the pharmaceutical field. If you would like to provide information about yourself and your career for the benefit of future historians who may consult the biographical folders in the Kremers Reference Files, please complete and return the AIHP Biographical Questionnaire. Completed questionnaires and accompanying […]

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ASHP Celebrates 75th Anniversary

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, a member of AIHP’s National Pharmacy Association Sponsor program, is in the midst of a year-long celebration of its 75th Anniversary. Founded on August 21, 1942, ASHP has consistently sought to improve, advocate for, and support the professional practice of pharmacists in hospitals and other health-system institutions. ASHP has […]

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Pharmacy in History vol. 59, no. 4 Published

AIHP is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of Pharmacy in History, volume 59, number 4 (2017). The lead article, “We Remember Them: Pharmacy’s Fallen in World War Two—Navy and Marines” by long-time AIHP member Dennis Worthen, recounts the stories of American pharmacists and pharmacy students who lost their lives during World […]

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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. Learn more at the Congress website: http://44ichp.org. The theme of the Congress will be “The Pharmacist and Quality Medicines.” The […]

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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 practiced in a variety of different pharmacy settings, including community, consulting and long-term […]

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