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Call for Volunteers

Annual Meeting Program Planning Committee

APTR is seeking members to help plan the program for the 2014 Annual Meeting. The annual meeting chair is Tom Lenz, PharmD, MA from Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions.

Purpose of Committee

The role of the Committee is to define the theme of the meeting, determine content for each session, review and select abstracts for oral and poster presentations, and recruit speakers. In some cases, individual members of the committee will take responsibility for individual sessions by identifying panelists, serving as their contact, and working with them to develop the session. Committee members may also serve as session moderators.

Eligibility to Serve on Committee

Individuals wishing to serve on the Annual Meeting Planning Committee must:

  • Be a current dues paying APTR member or an Institutional member representative
  • Have attended a prior Annual Meeting within the past three (3) years
  • Commit to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting.

Role of Member

  • Attends via conference call the meetings called by the chair. Individuals missing more than three meetings or unable to attend the meetings at the regularly scheduled time will be excused from the Committee.
  • Helps in development of theme and general meeting direction.
  • Helps identify keynote speakers and, if appropriate, makes contact with individuals recommended to speak.
  • Reviews and scores submitted abstracts for potential oral or poster presentations.
  • May serve on-site as a session moderator or poster session judge.

Terms of Office

The term of office is from July 2013 to the conclusion of the 2014 Annual Meeting.

Timing and Frequency of Meetings

There will be one-hour bi-monthly conference calls between July and March. Committee members are expected to attend all full committee meetings.

Questions? Please contact Vera Cardinale at

Please fill out form below if interested in serving

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