Published November 21, 2017
The UB student chapter of the American Pharmacist Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) and the International Pharmaceutical Student Federation (IPSF) hosted Cultural Night, an annual fundraising event for the organizations.
Forty students attended the event. Members prepared foods from a variety of regions and countries, including chicken adobo (Philippines), samosa (India), musubi (Japan), tteokgalbi (Korea), colcannon (Ireland) and quejidas (Portugual).
The APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) is a division of the American Pharmaceutical Association. Its purpose is to foster the professional development of students. The organization sponsors a number of programs including the Poison Prevention Program for pre-school and early grade school children, the Drug Abuse Awareness Program for grade school and high school students, a hypertension screening program, "brown bag counseling," and a Big Brother/Big Sister program.
The International Pharmaceutical Students Federation (IPSF) supports service outreach programming. Their goal is to focus on initiatives to under-served populations and assist with organizing medical mission trips and other local and regional outreach.