The Virginia Pharmacists Association Research & Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, was incorporated in 1980. The Foundation’s mission is to:
- To promote health and wellness through development of pharmacist-provided patient care services; and
- To encourage, provide for, and engage in research, education, and the advancement of the profession of pharmacy.
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VPhA Foundation Board of Trustees
|President||Kelly Hasty Kale, RPh|
|Vice President||Phylliss Moret, RPh|
|Treasurer||Steven Miller, RPh|
|Immediate Past President||Al Schalow, Jr, RPh|
|Board Members||John O. Beckner, RPh
Teresa S. Graham, RPh, BCPP
Willie Lamar, RPh
Johnny Moore, RPh
Empsy Munden, RPh
Kelly Oliver, PharmD
Michelle Thomas, PharmD, BCACP
Ralph E. Small, PharmD
|Honorary Board Members||Henry W. Addington, RPh
William Copeland, RPh
Paul E. Galanti
John Metz, RPh
John S. Ruggiero, PhDC
Eugene White, RPh, JD
VPhA Foundation Funds:
Addington Fund: Supports programs and initiatives to advance the entrepreneurial spirit of independent community pharmacy.
AIP Fund: Funds the Academy of Independent Pharmacists’ course, Entrepreneurial Pharmacy & Independent Pharmacy, at the Appalachian College of Pharmacy, Hampton University School of Pharmacy and VCU/MCV School of Pharmacy
Auxiliary Student Loan Fund: Provides funding for an interest-free loan of a maximum $3,000 to one senior student pharmacist from each Virginia school of pharmacy. Click here for more information on the Auxiliary Student Loan program.
Hutchinson Fund: Provides education and training in areas where pharmacists can bill for services, such as the Pharmacy-Based Immunization Training.
John C. Shilan Fund: Provide a $1,000 award to a selected young pharmacist who has demonstrated an interest in added credentials that will enable them to provide specialized patient care services based on additional knowledge and skill.
Morgan Institute Fund: Provides education and information to citizens, public officials, and pharmacy professionals on topics related to healthcare.
Rooke Lecture Fund: Supports a stimulating annual Rooke Lecture on pharmacy management issues.
Unrestricted Fund: Enables collaboration in public health initiatives such as RxPartnership.
VaPAPP Fund: Virginia Pharmacists Aiding Pharmacists Program is dedicated to the early identification and intervention of substance-impaired pharmacists and student pharmacists. Click here for more information on VaPAPP.