Welcome to the Alaska Pharmacists Association

The Mission of the Alaska Pharmacists Association is to preserve, promote and lead the profession of pharmacy in Alaska.

The Alaska Pharmacists Association (AKPhA) is committed to giving Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians an opportunity to voice their issues and concerns regarding pharmacy practice in Alaska.

Whether you are from Southeast, Southcentral or the Interior, members of the Board comprise each region to ensure equal representation.

AKPhA was founded in 1956 when the state was still a territory. Although the American Pharmaceutical Association recognized the association in 1957, it fell dormant for a number of years and reemerged in 1966. Since that time, AKPhA has held annual conventions in Anchorage traditionally around the Fur Rendezvous celebration.


50th Annual Convention--Mark Your Calendars!

February 12-14, 2016, Hilton Anchorage

Proposals are currently being accepted for presentations at the 2016 AKPhA Annual Convention & Tradeshow.  Click HERE to download the application.  The application and submission requirements are due no later than July 1, 2015.  
Information to be posted soon. 
Convention Chair:  Michelle Locke, mrlocke@anthc.org
Vendor Relations:  Nancy Frei, frei@prodigy.net
For General Information Contact:  akphrmcy@alaska.net


Legislative Updates

Click our Legislative tab above for weekly updates from lobbyist Caren Robinson. 

SB 71—Vaccine Certification for Pharmacists—Signed into Law, Chapter 16 SLA 15

AKPhA received tremendous support from Senator Cathy Giessel, who sponsored this bill, and from many other legislators—please take a moment to thank your legislator for their support.  AKPhA also thanks our legislative committee, Co-Chaired by Barry Christensen and Dirk White, and our Lobbyist, Caren Robinson, for their tireless efforts and dedication in moving this bill forward.  Additional information on SB 71 is included in our print newsletter and can also be found via the link below:



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The mission of the Alaska Pharmacists Association is to preserve, promote and lead the profession of pharmacy in Alaska.