APhA Foundation Programs

1953 Society

Taking its name from the year the APhA Foundation was chartered, the 1953 Society is a group of pharmacists, new practitioners, and student pharmacists who show their leadership and commitment to the future of pharmacy through philanthropy. Your 1953 Society donation is an investment in the pursuit of new concepts in pharmacy practice. You sustain our efforts to demonstrate and quantify how pharmacists, as key a member of the healthcare team, can improve patient outcomes. You make possible Incentive Grants offer pharmacists, students, and community pharmacy residents seed money to implement or support an existing innovative patient care service within their pharmacy practice. You fund scholarships for those who demonstrate an early commitment to the profession, an aptitude for leadership and service, and a record of academic excellence.

1953 Society - New Practitioner

Invest in advancing pharmacy innovation! Taking its name from the year the APhA Foundation was chartered, the 1953 Society is a group of pharmacists, new practitioners, and student pharmacists who show their leadership and commitment to the future of pharmacy through philanthropy. By donating $19.53 annually, new practitioners and student pharmacists can join other 1953 Society contributors to help drive research and innovation at the APhA Foundation. As one of our elite group of supports, your investment represents your commitment to building new leaders and pharmacy innovators.

1953 Society - New Practitioner Pledge

Invest in advancing pharmacy innovation! Taking its name from the year the APhA Foundation was chartered, the 1953 Society is a group of pharmacists, new practitioners, and student pharmacists who show their leadership and commitment to the future of pharmacy through philanthropy. By donating $19.53 annually, new practitioners and student pharmacists can join other 1953 Society contributors to help drive research and innovation at the APhA Foundation. As one of our elite group of supports, your investment represents your commitment to building new leaders and pharmacy innovators.

1953 Society - Student

Invest in advancing pharmacy innovation! Taking its name from the year the APhA Foundation was chartered, the 1953 Society is a group of pharmacists, new practitioners, and student pharmacists who show their leadership and commitment to the future of pharmacy through philanthropy. By donating $19.53 annually, new practitioners and student pharmacists can join other 1953 Society contributors to help drive research and innovation at the APhA Foundation. As one of our elite group of supports, your investment represents your commitment to building new leaders and pharmacy innovators.

1953 Society - Student Pledge

Invest in advancing pharmacy innovation! Taking its name from the year the APhA Foundation was chartered, the 1953 Society is a group of pharmacists, new practitioners, and student pharmacists who show their leadership and commitment to the future of pharmacy through philanthropy. By donating $19.53 annually, new practitioners and student pharmacists can join other 1953 Society contributors to help drive research and innovation at the APhA Foundation. As one of our elite group of supports, your investment represents your commitment to building new leaders and pharmacy innovators.

1953 Society Pledge

Taking its name from the year the APhA Foundation was chartered, the 1953 Society is a group of pharmacists, new practitioners, and student pharmacists who show their leadership and commitment to the future of pharmacy through philanthropy. Your 1953 Society donation is an investment in the pursuit of new concepts in pharmacy practice. You sustain our efforts to demonstrate and quantify how pharmacists, as key a member of the healthcare team, can improve patient outcomes. You make possible Incentive Grants offer pharmacists, students, and community pharmacy residents seed money to implement or support an existing innovative patient care service within their pharmacy practice. You fund scholarships for those who demonstrate an early commitment to the profession, an aptitude for leadership and service, and a record of academic excellence.

Annual Fund

Your Annual Fund charitable is an investment in the pursuit of new concepts in pharmacy practice. You sustain our efforts to demonstrate and quantify how pharmacists, as key a member of the healthcare team, can improve patient outcomes. You make possible Incentive Grants which offer pharmacists, students, and community pharmacy residents seed money to implement or support an existing innovative patient care service within their pharmacy practice. You fund scholarships for those who demonstrate an early commitment to the profession, an aptitude for leadership and service, and a record of academic excellence.

Annual Fund Pledge

Your Annual Fund charitable is an investment in the pursuit of new concepts in pharmacy practice. You sustain our efforts to demonstrate and quantify how pharmacists, as key a member of the healthcare team, can improve patient outcomes. You make possible Incentive Grants which offer pharmacists, students, and community pharmacy residents seed money to implement or support an existing innovative patient care service within their pharmacy practice. You fund scholarships for those who demonstrate an early commitment to the profession, an aptitude for leadership and service, and a record of academic excellence.

Boyle Family Scholarship Fund

Cynthia J. Boyle is Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. As a distinguished alumna of both the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy and University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, she has served as a pharmacist in community, institutional, and consultant practice. Boyle honors her late first husband, John Boyle, who had health conditions which appeared life-threatening but died unexpectedly. His care illustrates the absolute necessity for a pharmacist’s care and expertise. Boyle’s decision to fund the APhA Foundation Scholarship is rooted in her desire to honor John’s memory by supporting student pharmacists who will provide much needed patient care in their practices and communities and to acknowledge the vital support of her family.

Boyle Family Scholarship Fund Pledge

Cynthia J. Boyle is Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. As a distinguished alumna of both the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy and University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, she has served as a pharmacist in community, institutional, and consultant practice. Boyle honors her late first husband, John Boyle, who had health conditions which appeared life-threatening but died unexpectedly. His care illustrates the absolute necessity for a pharmacist’s care and expertise. Boyle’s decision to fund the APhA Foundation Scholarship is rooted in her desire to honor John’s memory by supporting student pharmacists who will provide much needed patient care in their practices and communities and to acknowledge the vital support of her family.

Charles C. Thomas (Phi Lambda Sigma) Scholarship

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Charlie Thomas Scholarship by Phi Lambda Sigma as part of the APhA Foundation Student Scholarship Program. The scholarship will honor distinguished pharmacists Charles C. Thomas, RPh, FAPhA. Thomas is a 1965 graduate of the Auburn University School of Pharmacy. While a student at Auburn University, he founded Phi Lambda Sigma, the national pharmacy leadership society. Today, the society has chapters in 98 colleges and schools of pharmacy and is continuing Thomas’ vision of supporting leader development and recognizing leadership talent in student pharmacists and practitioners.

Charles C. Thomas (Phi Lambda Sigma) Scholarship Pledge

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Charlie Thomas Scholarship by Phi Lambda Sigma as part of the APhA Foundation Student Scholarship Program. The scholarship will honor distinguished pharmacists Charles C. Thomas, RPh, FAPhA. Thomas is a 1965 graduate of the Auburn University School of Pharmacy. While a student at Auburn University, he founded Phi Lambda Sigma, the national pharmacy leadership society. Today, the society has chapters in 98 colleges and schools of pharmacy and is continuing Thomas’ vision of supporting leader development and recognizing leadership talent in student pharmacists and practitioners.

Elizabeth K. Keyes Scholarship

The Elizabeth K. Keyes Scholarship fund honors Elizabeth Keyes for 25 years of leadership fostering innovation, and advancement of the profession of pharmacy. Liz began her career in APhA’s Educational Affairs division. After numerous roles including CE Editor forAmerican PharmacySenior Director, Strategic Alliances and Business Development, she became Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of APhA. She also is the Executive Director of the APhA Foundation. This scholarship is a fitting tribute to Liz’s commitment to future pharmacists. Once fully funded as an endowed scholarship, an annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a student attending a U.S. college or school of pharmacy, has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership, pharmacy association involvement, and community service.

Elizabeth K. Keyes Scholarship Pledge

The Elizabeth K. Keyes Scholarship fund honors Elizabeth Keyes for 25 years of leadership fostering innovation, and advancement of the profession of pharmacy. Liz began her career in APhA’s Educational Affairs division. After numerous roles including CE Editor forAmerican PharmacySenior Director, Strategic Alliances and Business Development, she became Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of APhA. She also is the Executive Director of the APhA Foundation. This scholarship is a fitting tribute to Liz’s commitment to future pharmacists. Once fully funded as an endowed scholarship, an annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a student attending a U.S. college or school of pharmacy, has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership, pharmacy association involvement, and community service.

George F. Archambault Scholarship

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the George F. Archambault Scholarship to honor the late George F. Archambault, Ph.G., Ph.C., J.D. The scholarship was established by the Archambault Foundation in 2011. George Francis Archambault was born on April 29, 1909, in Springfield, Massachusetts. In his teenage years, Archambault worked for a Springfield pharmacist and later attended the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (MCP), where he received his PhG (1931) and PhC (1933) degrees. Archambault went on to receive his JD from Northeastern University in 1941 and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1942.

George F. Archambault Scholarship Pledge

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the George F. Archambault Scholarship to honor the late George F. Archambault, Ph.G., Ph.C., J.D. The scholarship was established by the Archambault Foundation in 2011. George Francis Archambault was born on April 29, 1909, in Springfield, Massachusetts. In his teenage years, Archambault worked for a Springfield pharmacist and later attended the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (MCP), where he received his PhG (1931) and PhC (1933) degrees. Archambault went on to receive his JD from Northeastern University in 1941 and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1942.

Gloria N. Francke Scholarship Fund

Gloria N. Francke Scholarship Fund Pledge

Immunization Education Fund

Immunization Education Fund Pledge

John A. Gans Scholarship

John A. Gans Scholarship Pledge

Juan and Esperanza Luna Scholarship

Juan and Esperanza Luna Scholarship Pledge

Mary & Jonell Dyrstad Scholarship Fund

The Marvin and Joanell Dyrstad Scholarship is presented annually to one (1) recipient with a scholarship of $1,000. Marvin and Joanell Dyrstad were the owners of Red Wing Corner Drug and Corner Medical Center Pharmacy. They purchased the drug store in 1968 and consolidated three additional pharmacies into the store. Corner Drug was the largest practice site in the University of Minnesota’s Pharmaceutical Care Study from 1992-1995. Corner Drug was also one of APhA’s Project IMPACT sites and has participated in numerous HMO pharmaceutical care and manufacturers’ medication studies. Joanell is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and Hamline University. She was the Mayor of Red Wing for three terms and the Lt. Governor of Minnesota from 1991-1995. They decided to fund this scholarship because of their personal commitment to assist promising pharmacy students in making their educational dreams come true. Both worked their way through college and know the significance of scholarships and financial assistance in making a college education a reality.

Mary & Jonell Dyrstad Scholarship Fund Pledge

The Marvin and Joanell Dyrstad Scholarship is presented annually to one (1) recipient with a scholarship of $1,000. Marvin and Joanell Dyrstad were the owners of Red Wing Corner Drug and Corner Medical Center Pharmacy. They purchased the drug store in 1968 and consolidated three additional pharmacies into the store. Corner Drug was the largest practice site in the University of Minnesota’s Pharmaceutical Care Study from 1992-1995. Corner Drug was also one of APhA’s Project IMPACT sites and has participated in numerous HMO pharmaceutical care and manufacturers’ medication studies. Joanell is a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and Hamline University. She was the Mayor of Red Wing for three terms and the Lt. Governor of Minnesota from 1991-1995. They decided to fund this scholarship because of their personal commitment to assist promising pharmacy students in making their educational dreams come true. Both worked their way through college and know the significance of scholarships and financial assistance in making a college education a reality.

Mary Louise Andersen Scholarship Fund

The Mary Louise Andersen Scholarship is presented annually to one (1) recipient with a scholarship of $1,000. Mary Louise Tigue Andersen was born in Wilmington, Delaware, July 28, 1930, and received her B.Sc. in Pharmacy in 1952 from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. She joined her father in community pharmacy practice in Wilmington, Delaware, 1952-1970 Her career entailed numerous leadership roles in health organizations which began with her joining government service as the Public Health Advisor for the U.S. Public Health Service. Among her noted accomplishments was developing with David Krigstein the first legislation to create a community pharmacy formulary in 1964. She had many leadership roles including serving as President of Delaware Pharmaceutical Society in 1965 and serving as Vice President of APhA 1967-1968, Speaker for the APhA House of Delegates 1969-1971 as the first woman elected to that office, a member of the Pharmacists Insurance Trust board of trustees, and APhA Honorary President 1997-1998.

Mary Louise Andersen Scholarship Fund Pledge

The Mary Louise Andersen Scholarship is presented annually to one (1) recipient with a scholarship of $1,000. Mary Louise Tigue Andersen was born in Wilmington, Delaware, July 28, 1930, and received her B.Sc. in Pharmacy in 1952 from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. She joined her father in community pharmacy practice in Wilmington, Delaware, 1952-1970 Her career entailed numerous leadership roles in health organizations which began with her joining government service as the Public Health Advisor for the U.S. Public Health Service. Among her noted accomplishments was developing with David Krigstein the first legislation to create a community pharmacy formulary in 1964. She had many leadership roles including serving as President of Delaware Pharmaceutical Society in 1965 and serving as Vice President of APhA 1967-1968, Speaker for the APhA House of Delegates 1969-1971 as the first woman elected to that office, a member of the Pharmacists Insurance Trust board of trustees, and APhA Honorary President 1997-1998.

Mary Munson Runge Scholarship

Paul Pumpian Scholarship

Paul Pumpian Scholarship Pledge

Remington Endowment

Widely recognized as pharmacy’s highest honor, the Remington Honor Medal is named for eminent community pharmacist, manufacturer, and educator Joseph P. Remington (1847–1918). Honor the Past: Your support of the Remington Endowment will help fund in perpetuity the awarding of the Remington Honor Medal to pharmacy’s most well-respected leaders and innovators. Shape the Future: support pharmacy’s pioneering leaders by providing the foundational funding for the Remington Annual Innovation Forum. This annual event will marshall the collective wisdom of Remington Honor Medalists to solve complex, systemic medication use problems—from opioid misuse to caring for the medically underserved—and address improving patient care outcomes nationwide. Honor the past by funding in perpetuity the awarding of the Remington Honor Medal to pharmacy’s most well-respected leaders and innovators.

Remington Endowment Pledge

Widely recognized as pharmacy’s highest honor, the Remington Honor Medal is named for eminent community pharmacist, manufacturer, and educator Joseph P. Remington (1847–1918). Honor the Past: Your support of the Remington Endowment will help fund in perpetuity the awarding of the Remington Honor Medal to pharmacy’s most well-respected leaders and innovators. Shape the Future: support pharmacy’s pioneering leaders by providing the foundational funding for the Remington Annual Innovation Forum. This annual event will marshall the collective wisdom of Remington Honor Medalists to solve complex, systemic medication use problems—from opioid misuse to caring for the medically underserved—and address improving patient care outcomes nationwide. Honor the past by funding in perpetuity the awarding of the Remington Honor Medal to pharmacy’s most well-respected leaders and innovators.

Tery Baskin Scholarship

The APhA Foundation Board of Directors established the Tery L. Baskin Scholarship Fund to honor his extraordinary service to the APhA Foundation, APhA, and American pharmacy. Tery lost his battle with cancer in March 2019. Contributions are directed to an endowed scholarship in Tery’s name. Tery Baskin, PharmD, FAPhA, was passionate about the profession and the need to encourage and support students interested in making an impact on patient care and health outcomes. His lifelong commitment to the profession of pharmacy and to the success of APhA made him stand out as an amazing pharmacy leader in Arkansas and across the United States.

Tery Baskin Scholarship Pledge

The APhA Foundation Board of Directors established the Tery L. Baskin Scholarship Fund to honor his extraordinary service to the APhA Foundation, APhA, and American pharmacy. Tery lost his battle with cancer in March 2019. Contributions are directed to an endowed scholarship in Tery’s name. Tery Baskin, PharmD, FAPhA, was passionate about the profession and the need to encourage and support students interested in making an impact on patient care and health outcomes. His lifelong commitment to the profession of pharmacy and to the success of APhA made him stand out as an amazing pharmacy leader in Arkansas and across the United States.

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