MPhA is the link to numerous state and national pharmacy organizations and other health care professions. In addition, the association has a presence in the Division of Medicaid and is represented on the State Board of Pharmacy and Board of Health. Four of our member-pharmacists serve in the Mississippi Legislature.
Appointments to the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy are made by Governor Bryant from a list of five applicants submitted by MPhA. Each congressional district is represented by a pharmacist who serves a five-year term, which is staggered throughout the districts. The Board of Pharmacy and MPhA are committed to a positive, viable relationship.
MPhA is a liaison to the pharmaceutical industry. The association is proud to have support of the pharmaceutical industry with sponsored program such as speakers at convention and other events, as well as continuing education materials and memberships of sales representatives.
Service to the Profession
MPhA offers the ability to serve and provide input and leadership in the profession of Pharmacy. Each year an Executive Committee is elected by the membership and the best and brightest of our profession come forward and volunteer to serve as officers in your association. Those who have served find that it is challenging but a rewarding experience. Leaders are needed at the district level and on committees. You too can get involved and help us solve the problems of our profession.