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Welcome to the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education website. AFPE is committed to supporting pharmaceutical education for the greater good. As a non-profit organization, AFPE relies on donations in order to fund scholarships and grants that are awarded to aspiring and current researchers and academics in the pharmaceutical sciences arena so that they may have the resources necessary to conduct novel research projects that will impact the future of healthcare and patient outcomes.

Thank you for visiting and learning more about the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education and its rich history.

Click here to view the 2023 AFPE Brochure

Click HERE for a list of our fellows, from 1942 to 2023

 

William M. Heller Mentor of the Year Award is now OPEN! Click HERE to find out more information and to apply.

AFPE and AACP SAS Summer Reserach Exchange Program is now OPEN! For information on the application and to apply CLICK HERE!

 

Congratulations to our 2023-2024 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship recipients.  CLICK HERE to view the awardees

Congratulations to our 2023-2024 Gateway to Research Awardees.  CLICK HERE to view the awardees

 

We are happy to announce the 2023 Mentor of the Year recipient! CLICK HERE to find out more about Carol S. Lim, University of Utah! We invite you to read the exciting news on University of Utah’s website too! Click this LINK

 

 

Congratulations to the 2023 ClinicalMind for Black Pharmacy Students recipients! Click HERE to read about the awardees!

 

AFPE is pleased to share that our Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Dr. Lucinda Maine received the Phi Lambda Sigma 2023 Mary L. Euler Lifetime Leadership Award recipient.
The Mary L. Euler Lifetime Leadership Award recognizes an individual who demonstrates a proven track record of servant leadership for the pharmacy profession in any one or more of the following areas: education, association work, community service, professional practice, or mentorship. Dr. Maine’s support of the pharmacy profession is undeniable. She has left a lasting impact through her leadership at the University of Minnesota, Samford University, APhA, Research!America, the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education, and AACP.

 

 

AFPE would like to congratulate, Lucinda Maine, Vice Chair of AFPE, for receiving the Association of American Medical Colleges 2022 Special Recognition Award! Click HERE to read the article and to view her acceptance speech!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019-2020 AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Kaitlin Hulce, University of California, San Francisco, has published her research project titled, “Inhibiting a dynamic viral protease by targeting a non-catalytic cycsteine”.  CLICK Here to view slides about this research. To read about this research, CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

Michelle Kalu, University of Southern California and Gateway Recipient 2020-2021, has published her research project funded by AFPE titled, “Co-regulation of virulence and antibiotic resistance in carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP): the role of repeated antibiotic exposure” CLICK HERE to read the article

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pallavi Kompella, Ph.D. and Pre-Doctoral Fellow Awardee 2017-2019 receives the Fullbright Scholar Award. Click HERE to read the full article on Pallavi’s accomplishment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Paul B. Myrdal Memorial Fund

This year, the Dr. Paul B. Myrdal Memorial Fund for Pharmaceutical Education in Pharmaceutics will fund one pre-doctoral student: Kelsey Holdaway. Click here to read more about Dr. Myrdal and Kelsey Holdaway.