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Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) advances the profession of pharmacy and patient care on behalf of the 14,000 pharmacists and 15,000 pharmacy technicians in the state.


Contact Us

Pharmacists around Michigan are ready to answer your health care-related questions and media requests. Please contact Kristina Bird, MPA director of communications, at (517) 377-0232, or Kristina@MichiganPharmacists.org for all media inquiries and story requests.

Utilize MPA’s expertise on the following topics and issues:

    • Drug diversion
    • Emergency preparedness/the role of pharmacists in assisting the public during crisis events
    • Health care reform
    • Health information technology
    • Immunizations
    • Mail-order prescriptions
    • Medicare Part D
    • Medication disposal
    • Medications, over-the-counter medications, herbal supplements
    • Medication therapy management
    • Pharmacy operations/business issues
    • Pharmacy compounding
    • Wellness issues


Who We Represent

MPA represents community pharmacists (in retail, independent stores, grocery stores, etc.), health-system pharmacists, consultant pharmacists (in long-term care, home infusion, etc.), pharmacy academia, industry pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists in the state of Michigan.


What We Do

    • Our Mission: The mission of MPA is to serve members by providing support, advocacy and resources that ultimately improve patient care, safety, health, and the practice of pharmacy.
    • Our Vision: MPA, as the leader of pharmacy professionals in Michigan, is the premier source of professional development, information and practice innovations. Through the active involvement of its diverse members, MPA is an influential force in developing health policy and optimizing patient health, safety, and medication management.


Our Affiliates

As one of the most progressive state associations in the nation, MPA supports pharmacists and pharmacies through its diverse affiliates. MPA companies provide business resources for independents, insurance services, medication therapy management business models and guidance, foundation support to ensure future growth, and advocacy and lobbyist efforts to protect the profession and the patient.