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Link: AAPS Newsmagazine article on the UNC Chapel Hill AAPS Student Chapter

AAPS is an international, professional and scientific society that was created by Les Bennet in 1986.  It currently has over 12,000 members whom are employed in:

  • academia
  • industry
  • government
  • other research institutes worldwide

Founded in 1986, AAPS provides a dynamic international forum for the exchange of knowledge among scientists to enhance their contributions to health. AAPS offers timely scientific programs, ongoing education, opportunities for networking, and professional development.


AAPS advances the capacity of pharmaceutical scientists to develop products and therapies that improve global health.


AAPS will advance the pharmaceutical sciences to drive prevention and cures.

Core Values

  • Learning
  • Innovation
  • Service
  • Inclusiveness
  • Integrity

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