Professional Student Organizations.
A professional pharmacy fraternity whose goals are be active on campus and in the community, promote a positive image of the school and fraternity, and to graduate all members that are in the fraternity.
Advisor: Dr. P. Ben Erwin
Delta Sigma Theta is a tri-professional fraternity that was founded in 1914 on high morals. Delta Sigma Theta encompasses the three major health professions of pharmacy, medicine, and dentistry.
Advisor: Ryan Browning
HPSLC is an interprofessional council made up of pharmacy students from STLCOP, nursing students from Goldfarb School of Nursing, and medical, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and audiology and communication sciences students from Washington University School of Medicine. This organization strives to promote and advance the understanding of collaboration between disciplines in providing effective patient care.
Advisor: Dr. Gloria Grice
A professional pharmacy fraternity dedicated to promoting women in pharmacy.
Advisors: Dr. Rasma Chereson, Dr. Abigail Yancey
Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest professional pharmacy fraternity in the world dedicated to developing industry, sobriety, and fellowship among brothers; fostering high ideals, scholarship, and pharmaceutical research; supporting and actively participating in all projects that advance the profession of pharmacy; and inspiring in its members a deep and lasting pride in their fraternity and in the profession of pharmacy. The Gamma Pi Chapter at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy was chartered in 1946 and became co-ed in 1985.
Advisors: Dr. Anastasia Roberts, Dr. Jack Burke
National social fraternity, which focuses on personal character development through leadership, scholarship, community service, and positive social experiences.
Advisor: Dr. Ken Schafermeyer
Lambda Kappa Sigma is dedicated to the advancement of women in the profession of pharmacy. LKS was started nationally in 1913 and on STLCOP's campus in 1951. The organization's values include sisterhood, integrity, leadership, scholarship, philanthropy, and outreach.
Advisors: Rhonda Bilger, Dr. Amy Drew, Dr. Shin-Yu Lee
Phi Delta Chi (Phi Dex) is a professional male fraternity that develops leaders to advance the profession of pharmacy. Phi Delta Chi, a lifelong experience, promotes scholastic, professional, and social growth in its brothers. We strive to provide quality services to our patients, thereby advancing public health and strengthening ourselves as health professionals.
Advisor: Dr. John Beale
The purpose of Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS) is to recognize students who have made outstanding professional and/or service contributions. New members are elected by their peers in PLS. Membership is limited to fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-year students with a cumulative professional GPA of at least 2.0. A maximum of 10 percent of students in each class can be elected.
Advisors: Dr. Suzanne Bollmeier, Dr. Matthew Pitlick, Dr. Theresa Prosser, Dr. Tricia Berry
The fundamental objective of Rho Chi is to promote the advancement of the pharmaceutical sciences through the encouragement and recognition of scholarship. To be eligible, students must be in or through their fourth year of study, have a cumulative GPA and a cumulative professional GPA of at least 3.0 and be in the top 20 percent of their class. Activities of the Beta Kappa Chapter include a Trivia Night in the fall and an annual induction banquet in the spring.
Advisors: Dr. Zachary Stacy, Dr. Amie Brooks
The purpose of the Student American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) is to provide a forum for students to interact with senior-care pharmacists, increase their knowledge of geriatric pharmacotherapy and issues facing geriatric care pharmacists, sharpen their pharmaceutical care skills, and open doors for new possibilities for professional growth.
Advisor: Dr. Scott Vouri