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3rd AASP Pharmacy Deans Forum 2014
28-29 June 2014, Tokyo, Japan
We are pleased to announce the 3rd AASP Pharmacy Deans Forum 2014 and invite deans, directors, academics and leaders from all Asian countries for participation. The Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy (AASP) serves as a platform for the exchange of ideas andstrategies in pharmacy education as well as to foster research collaborations among the member pharmacy schools in Asia. Among the activities of AASP there are the biennial Education/Practice/Scientific Conference which has been held since 2004, and Pharmacy Deans Forum which aims to address current issues in pharmacy education in Asia that Pharmacy Deans, the Faculty and the academic institutions are confronted with. Both the Conference and the Pharmacy Deans Forum are held biennially, but in alternate years. ¬The 3rd AASP Pharmacy Deans Forum will be held in Tokyo on 28-29 June 2014 with the theme, Regional Harmonization of Pharmacy Education in Asia. Distinguished speakers will be invited from Asian countries to share their experiences. The Deans Forum will also offer a valuable opportunity for interaction and networking among academia from the different schools of pharmacy in Asia. We look forward to seeing you and many other participants at the 3rd Pharmacy Deans Forum in Tokyo.
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President of AASP
Dr Yolanda R. Robles is a Professor and Former Dean of the University of the Philippines College of Pharmacy (2001-2007). She was the President of the Philippine Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2004-2006) and her notable contributions to pharmacy education in her country are in curriculum and faculty development. She was responsible for steering the change from a 4-year BS Pharmacy curriculum to 5-year competency-based BS Pharmacy with updated and new courses in her university. Similarly, she is an active module developer and lecturer for continuing education programs of various providers, including the nationwide CPE of the Philippine Pharmacists Association (PPhA).
Currently, she serves as a training consultant for community pharmacists and pharmacy assistants. She is the Executive Vice-President of the PPhA (2012-2014) and the President of the Asian Conference in Clinical Pharmacy (2012-2013). She is active in pharmacy practice and health policy research. She received her basic pharmacy education from the University of the Philippines and her graduate degrees from the University of Tasmania in Australia.
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ABOUT AASPThe Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy is a community set up to promote co-operation and collaboration in the advancement of pharmacy education and research among member schools.