By: Elaine Nguyen, PharmD, MHA
Director, Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE)
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical and Administration Sciences
AUHS was a Gold Sponsor for the Annual Socia Event, donating $1500 to the organization.
On March 7, 2020, the Orange County Pharmacists Association (OCPhA) held its 8th Annual Social Event at the Brea Community Center. Every year, OCPhA hosts this networking event for its members and to enjoy an evening of Industry Night, raffles, a fully hosted bar, entertainment, and a colorful appetizer buffet.
This year, American University of Health Sciences (AUHS) was a Gold Sponsor for the Annual Social Event, donating $1500 to the organization. Two AUHS School of Pharmacy students represented AUHS at the exhibit table and professionally presented AUHS’s vision, mission, and values.
Over 200 attendees – pharmacists, student pharmacists, community members, pharmacy organization leaders from Orange and Los Angeles Counties were at the event. Joining the celebration also were the new California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) CEO, Susan Bonilla and current CPhA president Dr. Ken Thai.
The OCPhA board members were also installed at the annual social, including our very own Dr. Elaine Nguyen from American University of Health Sciences (AUHS), School of Pharmacy. In the middle of the event, Dr. Nguyen made a special announcement to promote AUHS School of Pharmacy.
About American University of Health Sciences
AUHS is a Christian based, minority-serving university, which educates students for careers in the healthcare professions. AUHS emphasizes the values of faith in God, love of humankind, and belief that all people have a right to healthcare and deserve a good quality of life based on the wellness of body, mind, and spirit. The university celebrates diversity and reaches out to groups currently underrepresented in healthcare and research. AUHS provides the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, hands-on practical training and supportive environment required to create competent and compassionate healthcare professionals.
American University of Health Sciences is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001.