MPhA Foundation

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MPhA Foundation Board of Directors

Trisha LaPointe, President
David Baker
Ronald A. DeBellis
Lindsay De Santis, Clerk
Susan Holden
Jane Lepage
Nathaniel Rickles
Kim Tanzer
Mark Yorra

About the Foundation
The MPhA Foundation was chartered on January 30, 2002.  Twenty-one Charter Club Members and four corporate sponsors each provided generous donations to provide the funds to begin the work of the Foundation. 

The Charter Club Members are: Brian A. Ambrefe, Lillian E. Ambrefe, Robert W. Ambrefe, Fay Ambrefe Omasta, Robert J. Audet, Herbert E. Capron, George J. Couchiaftis, Nicholas E. Creanza, Edward David, Gayle C. Dichter, Richard E. Frautten, Steven L. Grossman, Georgiann Koutrouba, Sophie M. McIntyre, David C. Morgan, Lazarus A. Pahigian, Adele H. Pietrantoni, Stanley Walczyk, Phillip I. Wizwer, and Mark L. Yorra.  Corporate Donations were made by Eaton Apothecary, Louis & Clark Pharmacies, Western Massachusetts Pharmacists Association and MPhA.

The mission of the Foundation is exclusively charitable, scientific, and literary. 
Specifically, the Foundation will:
  • Promote the education of pharmacy students and pharmacists in the Commonwealth by providing scholarship and grant funds for educational purposes;
  • Encourage the advancement of the practice of pharmacy in the Commonwealth through the rendition of  services for the benefit of pharmacists, other health care professionals and the general public;
  • Promote the general welfare through the support of pharmacy outreach programs to the community, such as medication counseling programs, drug abuse and poison control lectures, and health programs for the elderly;
  • Provide opportunities for the encouragement and advancement of new pharmaceutical developments and to convey this knowledge to members of the profession and the general public; and
  • Assist chemically impaired members of the profession through intervention and rehabilitation programs.

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                                                                         MPhA Foundation 2018 Scholarship Recipients 

In the third year of its expanded scholarship program, the MPhA Foundation awarded four $1000 scholarships to deserving students from Massachusetts’ pharmacy schools.. The Foundation is pleased to announce the following scholarship recipients:
  • Xiang Ding, MCPHS Boston
  • Karolina Kwietniak, Western New England University
  • Ethan Rawl, Northeastern University2018 Recipient Xiang Ding and Foundation President Trisha LaPointe