The Temple University student chapter of the American Association of
Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) consists of graduate students and
postdocs in the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The student
chapter won two prestigious awards in 2011.
The chapter won third place in 'outstanding student chapter of the year'
The student committee was: Vickie Wang (Chair), Mayuri Narvekar, Biji
Pallilyil, and Satish Sharan.
A team of students won first place in the AAPS25 Idea Award. The
student team consists of:
Both awards are sponsored by the AAPS.
The AAPS25 Award is a competition aimed at identifying the greatest challenges for pharmaceutical sciences and AAPS in the next 25 years. Submissions can be framed within the nine major disciplinary areas defined by the nine AAPS Sections or can be more global in scope. We know the challenges from the past 25 years; we want students to research and forecast some of the challenges of the next 25 years
The team leaders or single authors of the top three winning entries, which will be announced at the AAPS 25th Anniversary AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., will receive a $2,500 cash award for first place, $1,250 for second place, and $750 for third place. Team leaders or single authors of the top five entries will receive complimentary registration to the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., October 23-27, 2011, and up to $500.00 travel reimbursement. All team members or single authors of the top five entries will receive a Certificate of Recognition. All team members or single authors of the top five entries will receive recognition on the AAPS website and in AAPS publications.
Awards were presented on October 23 at the annual
meeting of AAPS in Washington D.C.