Greater Kansas City Society of Health System Pharmacists (GKCSHP)

GKCSHP is a local affiliate of MSHP consisting of pharmacists, students, and technicians from the Kansas City area.

Mission and Purpose:

Our mission is to represent our members, provide leadership, provide membership services, foster safe and rational drug use in society, to serve as a catalyst for practice innovation toward enabling members to better serve the public interest and the profession, and to provide a forum for professional and social interaction among our members.

  1. To promote the benefits and protection of a qualified pharmacist to the patient in an organized healthcare setting which it serves.
  2. To assist in promoting an adequate supply of such qualified pharmacists.
  3. To promote a high quality of professional practice through the establishment and maintenance of standards of professional ethics, education, and attainments.
  4. To promote research in hospital pharmacy practices and in pharmaceutical sciences in general.
  5. To disseminate pharmaceutical knowledge by providing for interchange of information among pharmacists and members of allied specialties and professions.

2022 GKCSHP Board Members:

President: Bethany Baker
President-Elect: Zach Gunter
Immediate Past President: Kerra Leaderbrand
Secretary: Nhi Lowe
Treasurer: Christine Tafoya
Programs Chair: Mackenzie Moritz
Programs Chair-Elect:  Aly Williamson
Membership Chair: Sarah Young
Newsletter/Social Media Chair: Lori Rio
Technician Liaison: Melissa Pein
KU Student Liaison: Waseem Ahmad
UMKC Student Liaison: Rylee Pitts
Resident Liaison: Brianna Chambers

We are excited about the upcoming year and invite you to join us at a meeting and learn about opportunities within GKCSHP. Our board would love to hear from you with questions or ideas! Contact us at:

Meeting Times:

Third (3rd) Thursday of every month unless otherwise specified

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