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FAMU CoPPS, IPH

Offering Scholarships, Networking Opportunities & Other Support for Students and Alumni of FAMU

Non-profit Organization Providing Support for FAMU College of Pharmacy, Institute of Public Health

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Who we are

Welcome to the National Diamondback Pharmacy Alumni Council (NDPAC) website, your resource for alumni news, networking, and continuing education of the Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy, Institute of Public Health.

We originated as the National Florida A&M University Pharmacy Alumni Council in 1970. Although we changed our name to The National Diamondback Pharmacy Alumni Council in 2004, our commitment and dedication to the students, faculty, and administration of the FAMU College of Pharmacy, Institute of Public Health remains unchanged.

There are currently seven alumni chapters, five in Florida, one in Georgia, and one in the Washington, DC area. The alumni members in these chapters are essential to the foundation of our success. They recruit pharmacy students and alumni pharmacists, help promote a positive public image of FAMU College of Pharmacy, Institute of Public Health, raise funds for scholarships, and provide valuable networking opportunities.

To become a member, click “Join Now” and continue the tradition of “Excellence With Caring.” Contact a local chapter near you or send us an email at info@nationaldpac.com, and we’ll put you in touch with a local council president near you.

Mission Statement

The purpose of the National Diamondback Pharmacy Alumni Council (National FAMU Pharmacy Alumni Council of FAMU College of Pharmacy, Institute of Public Health) is to provide an entity that promotes the goals of the (College of Pharmacy), The National Diamondback Pharmacy Alumni Council (National Pharmacy Alumni Council), and the profession of pharmacy.

These goals include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing financial support for the College of Pharmacy students and program

  • Providing community health education

  • Identifying and recruiting qualified students and/or staff for FAMU in general, the College of Pharmacy, Institute of Public Health specifically

  • Improving interaction among the members of the profession and its friends

  • Increasing membership in other national, state, and local health associations (ASHP, APHA, FSHP, FPA, etc.)

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National Officers

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Nicketris Mandela

President
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Sharon M. White

Immediate Past President
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Maui Umar

Treasurer
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Lonnie Carr

Sergeant at Arms/Chaplain
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Walter Clark

Parliamentarian
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Invite Letter from Nicketris Mandela, NDPAC President

Greetings CoPPS, IPH Alumni and Friends,

I hope that you and your family have been safe and healthy as we have navigated life in a pandemic. I am eager for us to meet and interact with one another again throughout my 2022 – 2024 term as President of the National Diamondback Pharmacy Alumni Council.

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Give to the NDPAC

The National Diamondback Pharmacy Alumni Council(NDPAC), formerly the National Florida A&M University Pharmacy Alumni Council, is a 501(c)(3) educational organization comprised primarily of FAMU pharmacy graduates and their supporters. The NDPAC works closely with the FAMU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health (FAMU COPPS, IPH) to help support its programs and activities for students and staff and enable the FAMU COPPS' role as a "Center of Excellence."

2022 Virtual Annual Meeting

SAVE the DATE

Saturday & Sunday, JUNE 25-26, 2022

Chapters

  • Jaffice Donaldson

  • djaffice54@yahoo.com

    Chapter dues can be paid via Cash App or Venmo - $TampaNDPAC

NDPAC hosted a Scholarship Giveaway Raffle

Winners of the Scholarship Give-away Drawing (Cary Brown, Charis Johnson, Leola Cleveland)

Here are our winners of the Scholarship Give-Away Drawing

  • Cary Brown, Poinciana, Fla., Grand Prize Winner

  • Charis Johnson, St. Petersburg, Fla., 2nd Prize Winner

  • Leola Cleveland, Tallahassee, Fla., 3rd Prize Winner