AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Universities Allied for Essential Medicines
Project type(s) Speaker
Date completed 04/2008
Chapter University of Southern California
Project Coordinator Neil Chawla
Summary of project We invited the Executive Director of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) to speak to our student body about the work their organization does and how we can engage our faculty in a dialog about research into medications for neglected diseases and other such topics.

Content area Pharmaceutical Issues
Number of participants 50
Participant hours involved 50 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
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Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $175
Project funding Local chapter funds,AMSA grant
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising We advertised this event on email listserves to all the graduate schools (particularly Medicine and Pharmacy), as well as with fliers and posters and the allure of free food!
PROJECT EVALUATION
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(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
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