USF Health’s Dr. Angela Garcia elected President Elect for Florida Pharmacy Association

USF Health pharmacy faculty member Angela Garcia, MPH, PharmD, was recently elected president elect for Florida Pharmacy Association.

Dr. Angela Garcia

Dr. Garcia, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice in the USF College of Pharmacy, will be installed at the group’s annual convention in Orlando in July.

Dr. Garcia earned her pharmacy degree, as well as her Master of Public Health degree, from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Garcia served as the co-coordinator for an international medical mission outreach program through Women of HOPE, working in an interprofessional capacity in Jamaica, West Indies, since 2008. In addition, she has worked in community pharmacy and spent her time building relationships that fostered initiatives resulting in improved outcomes for patients.

Currently, Dr. Garcia serves as the member-at-large for the Florida Public Health Association, and formerly served as a member of its Board of Directors.

She has supported the pharmacy profession through local unit leadership as a former member of the Board of Directors with Broward County Pharmacy Association and currently with the Pinellas County Pharmacy Association.

Within FPA, Dr. Garcia has served as chair for both the Public Affairs and the Educational Affairs councils, as well as the Ad Hoc Health Fair Committee. She has been active in advocacy and legislation to support the Florida Pharmacists’ Health Fair and Legislative Days, a program designed to support public health and awareness.