Faculty and Students Present at AACP Annual Meeting

At Virtual Pharmacy Education 2021, the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) which took place July 19-22, faculty and students from the USC School of Pharmacy led numerous presentations and presented research.


Melissa Durham, PharmD, MACM, APh, BCACP was a panelist in the session, “What ARE We Doing? An Examination of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism Efforts at AACP and Member Institutions,” Monday, July 19.

Rory Kim, PharmD, MACM, BCACP and Ian Haworth, PhD presented “Staying Close While Distancing: Strategies for Enhancing Global Partnerships in the Virtual Environment,” Thursday, July 22.

Edith Mirzaian, PharmD, BCACP and Kari Franson, PharmD, PhD presented “Going Boldly Into the New Frontier: Leading Pharmacy Education Digital Transformation for the Virtual Era,” Monday, July 19.


Richard Dang, PharmD, APh, BCACP, Carla Blieden, PharmD, MPH, AAHIVP, Vassilios Papadopoulos, DPharm, PhD, DSc (hon), Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP, Raffi Svadjian, PharmD, MBA and Kari Franson, PharmD, PhD – “A School of Pharmacy-led Interdisciplinary Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Program for a Large Urban City.”

Ying Wang, PharmD, APh, Maryann Wu, EdD and PharmD candidates Jafar Essayli, Allison Flores, Shanon Vartanian and Pouria Amraji – “It’s in the Syllabus: Assessment of Experiential Rotations Using a Web-Based Platform.”