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About College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP)

The mission of CPNP is to promote excellence in pharmacy practice, education and research to optimize treatment outcomes of individuals affected by psychiatric and neurologic disorders. The CPNP Foundation envisions a world in which individuals with psychiatric and neurologic disorders receive optimal treatment, live free of stigma, and achieve their full potential.

Join CPNP if…

You are interested in promoting wellness within the school and healthy living – if you are interested in psychiatric or neurologic pharmacy careers – if you are interested in engaging in outreach to educate people in the community.

National Organization Website: https://cpnp.org/


Dues

Chapter Dues: $10

National Dues: $35


CPNP: Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I join CPNP?
    Please write a $10 check to CPNP and visit cpnp.org to pay national dues.
  • How much are dues?
    $10 for chapter dues and $35 for national dues.
  • What are my responsibilities as a member?
    We encourage you to come to our monthly general body meetings as well as participate in our outreach events and shadowing.
  • How much of a time commitment is CPNP?
    One GBM each month plus any outreach or shadowing you are interested in attending.
  • What happens at CPNP’s meetings?
    We have experts in the neurologic and psychiatric pharmacy world come in to speak with us about their careers and pathways. We also have had individuals living with mental illness come share their stories with us.
  • What would I benefit from being a part of CPNP?
    You would gain knowledge and experience in dealing with patients who suffer from neurologic or psychiatric disorders as well as be a vital part of our team to promote wellness and end stigma in our community.

CPNP is excited to promote our Mental Health Awareness week this year. We have many exciting ideas including a social media blast including a photo booth and snapchat filter on World Mental Health Day! Our organization is also excited to have new outreach projects and events coming this fall to give back to our community. Stay tuned for more information in early fall!


Events/Projects

  • GBMs each month
  • Mental Health Awareness Week (October)
  • Presentations to local high schools about the opioid epidemic
  • Shadowing opportunities
  • Participate in a walk to promote awareness for neurologic or psychiatric disorders

Leadership

President

Esha Thakkar, Class of 2023

President-Elect

Shana Katz, Class of 2024

Treasurer

Kalynn Hosea, Class of 2023

Secretary

Cat Liu, Class of 2024

Outreach Chair

Sarah Hall, Class of 2023

Asheville Liaison

Katie Marks, Class of 2023


Faculty Advisor

Dr. Suzanne Harris


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