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Myriam Shaw

Myriam Shaw was elected to be a regional member-at-large at a recent APhA-ASP meeting.

by Brenna Zuranski, Public Relations Writer

January 4, 2017

Cedarville University's Myriam Shaw was recently selected to be a regional member-at-large for the American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP).

Shaw, president-elect of the School of Pharmacy’s APhA-ASP chapter and second-year professional pharmacy student, will represent 25 pharmacy schools in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Kentucky (region 4).

“I want to take advantage of this strategic role by fostering more collaboration with schools in Ohio and in the neighboring states as well,” said Shaw. “Interacting with other schools is just one of the ways I can have an influence in this leadership position.”
APhA-ASP is a nationally recognized pharmacy student organization with a mission to provide opportunities for professional growth, improve patient care and to envision and advance the future of pharmacy.

“Cedarville students are challenged to take ownership of their roles as future pharmacists through engaging the community and networking with current pharmacists,” said Danielle Baker, third-year professional pharmacy student and current president of Cedarville’s APhA-ASP chapter. “We can also choose to engage in policy and advocacy, professional affairs, veterans outreach and more.”

Cedarville’s APhA-ASP chapter is one of seven in Ohio. Its chapter is structured with five nationally recognized patient care operations: Operation Heart, Diabetes, Immunization, GenerationRx and Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicine Safety.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,760 undergraduate, graduate, and online students in more than 100 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings, and leading student satisfaction ratings. For more information about the University, visit www.cedarville.edu.