The Howard University Student Chapter of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy provides students with the tools and resources to begin a rewarding career in Managed Care Pharmacy. AMCP's goal is to empower its members to serve society by using sound medication management principles and strategies to improve health care for all. The principles of managed are are based upon the use of scientific evidence to achieve healthy outcomes while making the best use of money spend on medications and their management.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Anthony Wutoh, 202-806-6530 and Dr. Monika Daftary 202- 806-4206


The Howard University student branch of the Academy of Students of Pharmacy of the APhA was established in 1972. The principal objective of this organization is to serve as a liaison between the pharmacy student body and the American Pharmacists Association. Members receive professional journals and newsletters and are provided opportunities to participate in projects and meetings of the college branch and of the national organization.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Daphne Bernard, 202-806-6530.


American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) student membership provides students with the tools they need to begin a successful career in senior and long term care. The student chapters are focused on providing information to students on employment, providing information on consultant senior care and long term care, as well as information on starting their own practice.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Krishna Kumar, 202-806-6540 and Dr. Jerome Pittman, 202-806-5895


Howard University College of Pharmacy, Nursing and Allied Health Sciences is in its initial phase of establishing a student chapter for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). This component of the ASHP is known as "ASHP Pharmacy Student Forum". The goals of this association include:

  • Increasing the knowledge of students about careers and trends in pharmacy practice;
  • Improving organizational and leadership skills of students (especially practice-focused);
  • Increasing student involvement in the policy development process of ASHPs and
  • Increasing cooperation among Pharmacy Schools, ASHP affiliates State Chapters, and in addressing the needs of students in the aforementioned areas.

Faculty Advisor:: Dr. Fredric Lombardo, 202-806-4205.


Pharmaceutical publishing is an area of pharmacy that is rarely explored and highly rewarding. A lot of cultures and tradition have survived on ink and paper and this is what we hope to achieve here with the Black Apothecary, survival of our traditions and cultures at Howard University College of Pharmacy and also be a voice amongst students, faculty and the outside world. Newsletter:

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Monika Daftary, 202- 806-4206


The Howard University Chapter of College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) was established in 2011. Our mission includes providing information and tools that prepare pharmacy students to evaluate and prepare for a career in psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy. Members of CPNP enjoy the benefit of receiving education opportunities through the CPNP Annual Meeting and CPNP University, job and residency opportunities. Members also receive current industry and psych/neuro specialty news through the CPNP e-news distributed exclusively to CPNP members

Faculty Advisor: TBA


Howard University Student Pharmacists Outreach Team (HUSPOT), founded in 2007, is a dynamic organization made up of student pharmacists dedicated to providing pharmaceutical care to under-served and under-privileged communities. The unique aspect of this dynamic organization is that it is the only one of its kind. HUSPOT was founded and is currently sustained solely for the purpose of giving back. One of the highlights of our service-based agenda is our annual international mission trip in which Howard University pharmacy students along with students from the Howard University Medical School have aided in medical relief efforts in countries such as Nigeria, Haiti, and Ecuador. HUSPOT members understand that it is important to take the legacy, mission, and vision of HUSPOT beyond the four walls of the Howard University College of Pharmacy into our daily lives as student pharmacists and ultimately as practicing pharmacists.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Anthony Wutoh, 202-806-6530


The Alpha Pi Chapter, Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Inc., was established in the College of Pharmacy in 1984. Its objectives are:

  • To unite women students in pharmacy
  • To cooperate with the faculty of the College of Pharmacy where chapters are established;
  • To stimulate in its members a desire for high scholarship;
  • To foster a professional consciousness; and
  • To provide a bond of lasting loyalty, interest and friendship among its members

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Daphne Bernard, 202-806-6530


The Delta Kappa Chapter, Kappa Psi Fraternity, is the oldest and largest pharmaceutical fraternity in the United States. Many of the past and present leaders in pharmacy are members of Kappa Psi. The fraternity seeks and offers membership to men and women who desire to:
1. Participate in activities that promote and advance the profession of pharmacy;
2. Develop and maintain pride in the fraternity and the profession of pharmacy; and
3. Develop and participate in college and community programs.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bisrat Hailemeskel, 202-806-4214


National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) student membership provides students with the tools they need to begin a successful career in independent pharmacy. NCPA is dedicated to the continuing growth and prosperity of independent retail pharmacy in the U.S. The student chapters provide a unique opportunity to learn more about the many rewarding career opportunities available in independent pharmacy. Other benefits of student membership include eligibility for NCPA student loans, scholarships and free registration at all NCPA national meetings.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Oluwaranti Akiyode, 202-806-4207.


Phi Delta Chi is a coeducational multi-cultural national pharmaceutical fraternity formed in 1883 at the University of Michigan. More than 35,000 students have become brothers since that time. The objective of Phi Delta Chi is to advance science through the development of leaders in pharmacy and to foster fraternal spirit among its members. There are 53 active chapters at colleges of pharmacy around the United States and more than 16,000 active and alumni brothers throughout the world. Pharmacy leaders of the past such as Eli Lilly and Hubert Humphrey were brothers of Phi Delta Chi. Many current deans and faculty members are current members of Phi Delta Chi. Certainly the brothers of today will become the leaders of pharmacy in the future. We hope you will consider joining us.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Monika Daftary, 202- 806-4206 and Dr. Amol Kulkarni, 202-806-4493


Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society is a professional organization that recognizes and honors the leadership achievements of Pharmacy students and faculty. The Beta Rho chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma was chartered in May 2001. Second, third and fourth year students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership to the School, University, and community are eligible for nomination and membership. Currently, Dr. Anthony Wutoh serves as the advisor of this group; Dr. Fredric Lombardo serves as faculty co-advisor for the chapter.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Anthony Wutoh, 202-806-6530 and Dr. Fredric Lombardo, 202-806-4205


The Pre-Professional Pharmacy Association is a pre health professional student organization of Howard University that was created to expose our members to all aspects of Pharmacy as a career, to equip our club members with the tools and knowledge necessary to be admitted to a pharmacy school, and to build lasting relationships that will provide for a mutually uplifting experience. We welcome students from all backgrounds with interests in the pharmaceutical profession.To learn more, click here>>


Beta Sigma is the Howard University Chapter of the Rho Chi National Pharmacy Honor Society, which was established in the College of Pharmacy in 1960 to promote the advancement of the pharmaceutical sciences through the recognition and advancement of sound scholarship. High standards of intellectual and scholarly attainment are required for election to membership in Rho Chi.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Emmanuel O. Akala, 202-806-5896 and 202-806-6538.


The Howard University Chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPHA) was established in 1972 by two student from Howard University (Sharon Rockmore) and Florida A&M University (John Scrivens). The principal objective of this organization is to provide a forum for minority pharmacists in the communities they serve.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Beverly C. Mims, 202-806-7232.