Cultural Night raises funds and awareness


IPSF e-Board members: Treasurer Jinchan Yoo (PharmD '21), President/International VP Zakiya Rhodie (PharmD/MPH '22), Outreach Coordinator Gisela Canales (PharmD '21), Health Campaign Coordinator Jasmine Chien (PharmD '21)

By Kara Sweet

Published November 26, 2019

The UB student chapter of the International Pharmaceutical Student Federation (IPSF) and the American Pharmacist Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) hosted Cultural Night, an annual fundraising event for both organizations.


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Forty-five students attended the event. A potluck dinner featured cuisine from a variety of countries, including spaetzle (Germany), kimbap (South Korea), samosas (India), lumpia (Philippines), plazek (Poland) and palaw (Afghanistan).

Donations received at the event will be used to purchase medications and supplies for students going on medical mission trips in January 2020.

The International Pharmaceutical Students Federation is and advocacy organization for pharmacy students that aims to promote improved public health through the provision of information, education and networking opportunities. The UB chapter focuses on outreach initiatives to underserved populations on the local, national and international level.

The American Pharmacist Association Academy of Student Pharmacists is the collective voice of student pharmacists, providing opportunities for professional growth, improving patient care and advancing the future of pharmacy.

For over 130 years, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has continually been a leader in the education of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, renowned for innovation in clinical practice and research. The school is accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and is the No. 1 ranked school of pharmacy in New York State and No. 22 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.