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Student Organizations

Participating in student groups and events is a great way to socialize, network with peers and also academic and industry contacts and build your leadership skills. Check out the students chapters of organizations located in our College.

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Student Chapter.

Located in College of Pharmacy, AAPS UIC Student Chapter hopes to encourage students within the University who are interested in the pharmaceutical sciences, particularly in AAPS activities, to join. Student members of our student chapter work in various fields of the pharmaceutical sciences comprising pharmaceutics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, toxicology, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, molecular biology, pharmacy practice etc.

New members drive

Dirim Arslan (standing) and Aditya Vaidya  signing up new members during the COP Research Day.

(Photo R. Gemeinhart)

Controlled Release Society (CSR) – Illinois Student Chapter

CRS is the international, multidisciplinary society dedicated to the science and technology of delivering bioactives. Two-thirds of the CRS membership represents industry and one-third represents academia and government. The CRS-IL Student Chapter was set up with the goal to foster and enhance the exchange of ideas among students and scientists alike, who are interested in the broad area of controlled drug release and related fields. The Chapter has been awarded "The Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year Award" for the year 2010 from CRS. The chapter organizes annual symposiums at UIC, as well as hosts social events and sponsors special seminars.

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Student Chapter

The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) promotes the science of pharmacoeconomics (health economics) and outcomes research (the scientific discipline that evaluates the effect of health care interventions on patient well-being including clinical, economic, and patient-centered outcomes) and facilitates the translation of this research into useful information for health care decision makers to increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and fairness of health care to improve health. Founded in 1995, ISPOR is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public organization for educational and scientific purposes, as defined by the US IRS, and a non-profit research organization under the European Commission 7th Framework Programme.