Pharmacy students have shown passion, engagement and resilience during the pandemic, says national president
The National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association (NAPSA) has announced its newly elected Chairs for the 2021/22 term.
- Alumni Chair: Tamara Ali (RMIT University, Melbourne)
- International Pharmaceutical Students Federation (IPSF) Chair: Max Groves (Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane)
- Pharmacy Awareness Chair: Ellen Jeon (Charles Sturt University, Orange)
- Publications Chair: Madison Johnston (University of Tasmania, Hobart)
- Research Chair: Joanne Wickens (RMIT University, Melbourne)
- Rural and Indigenous Chair: Prianka Maharaj (Monash University, Melbourne)
The NAPSA Board congratulated the new Chairs and thanked all who applied.
“The Board looks forward to working with you all and are confident that you will put your best foot forward,” they said.
They also thanked the outgoing NAPSA Chairs for their “dedication and innovation amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic”.
NAPSA National President Verity Boustead highlighted the resilience of pharmacy students over the past year.
“The passion, engagement and resilience of pharmacy students has continued to grow despite the adversities of a global pandemic,” said Ms Boustead.
“Pharmacy students have showcased their commitment to the profession and it is encouraging that such a strong and adaptable cohort of students will be our pharmacists of the future,” she said.