IPA Names Amanda Abdulbaki as 2019-2020 Executive Fellow
IPA welcomes Amanda Abdulbaki as the association's 2019-2020 executive fellow.IPA welcomes Amanda Abdulbaki as the association's 2019-2020 executive fellow. As the IPA fellow, she will be immersed in the day-to-day activities of the association and work closely with IPA staff to continue advancing IPA's mission. She will work to expand IPA's clinical initiatives, attend state and national pharmacy meetings, gain exposure to all aspects of association work, and provide insight and assistance to the association. She will officially start with IPA on July 1, 2019.
Abdulbaki will graduate this spring from Mercer University College of Pharmacy in Atlanta, GA. While she comes to Iowa from Georgia, Abdulbaki has already been exposed to the vast opportunities for pharmacists in the state while completing several advanced practice pharmacy experiences within hospital pharmacy practice in central Iowa. Abdulbaki was selected based on her demonstrated leadership potential, knowledge of the profession, and vision for the future of pharmacy practice.
The IPA Executive Fellowship in Association Management was created to support the development of individuals interested in association management through training and experience in leadership, advocacy, professional affairs and problem-solving at IPA. Individuals who complete the fellowship will be well prepared for leadership positions in a variety of settings in the profession of pharmacy and health care. The fellowship is supported by the IPA Foundation.