The Missouri Pharmacy Association popularize and protects the role of pharmacists as the medication expert in patient care relationships, and as an fundamental part of the health care team.
On September 10, 1879, four Missouri pharmacists met in the Boone County Court House in Columbia to arrange for a professional organization of Missouri pharmacists. Specifically, they wanted to connect pharmacists in efforts to repeal a new law, which placed frustrating limitations on the pursuit of pharmacy, but they also envisioned an organization dedicated to protecting and promoting pharmacy's urge and interests in Missouri.â¨â¨
Their challenge to all Missouri pharmacists to meet in Sedalia on October 29, 1879, ushered in a colorful duration in Missouri pharmacy history. The 62 pharmacists who answered their call responded to the pattern of a professional organization and became charter members of the Missouri Pharmaceutical Association (MPA).Read More»