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About GEO

The mission of GEO is to contribute to the personal and professional development of student pharmacists as globally minded health professionals and equip students with the skills necessary to become leaders in pharmacy education and practice on a global scale.

 

GEO is an umbrella organization composed of three student organizations:

1. PharmAlliance:

The mission of Pharmalliance is to encourage, educate, and promote cultural awareness of pharmacy and to promote collaboration on a global scale between University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University College London School of Pharmacy, and Monash University.

2. Global Ambassador Program:

The mission of the Global Ambassadors Program within GEO is to welcome visiting international students and scholars from across the globe, while educating and promoting cultural awareness of pharmacy within UNC ESOP

3. International Pharmaceutical Students Federation:

The mission of IPSF is to be the leading international advocacy organization for pharmacy students, promoting improved public health through provision of information, education, networking and a range of publications and professional initiatives.


Dues

$15 per school year


GEO Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I join GEO?
    Sign up on a Qualtrics form sent out at the beginning of the school year
  • How much are dues?
    $15
  • What are my responsibilities as a member?
    Attend GBMs and other responsibilities depending upon personal interests
  • How much of a time commitment is GEO?
    Members can be as involved as they like dependent on their personal interests
  • What happens at GEO meetings?
    Organize pharmacy related events while collaborating with our partner schools Monash (AU) and UCL (UK), interact and welcome pharmacy students from international pharmacy schools and promote study abroad opportunities at pharmacies across the world
  • What would I benefit from being a part of GEO?
    GEO contributes to the personal and professional development of student pharmacists as globally minded health professionals and equip students with the skills necessary to become leaders in pharmacy education and practice on a global scale

Events/Projects

  • Ready, Set, Go Global!
  • International Case Competition
  • International Workshop Series
  • Antibiotic Awareness Week
  • World Mental Health Day
  • Virtual Student Exchange Program
  • International Career Opportunities in Pharmacy – Faculty Panel

Leadership

President
Sophia Mortha, Class of 2023

Secretary
Elaine Kim, Class of 2024

Treasurer
Leah White, Class of 2024

PharmAlliance Co-Vice President
Stephania Zheng, Class of 2024

PharmAlliance Co-Vice President
Isabel Cheng, Class of 2024

Global Ambassador Program Vice President
Grace Paleracio, Class of 2024

International Pharmaceutical Students Federation Vice President
Grace McCrorie, Class of 2024

Asheville Liason
Helen Kim, Class of 2023


Faculty Advisor

Dr. David Steeb


 

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