UNIVERSITY OF UTAH COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, SALT LAKE CITY
Kelsey Merlo is a third-year pharmacy student at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy. She graduated from Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL where she graduated with my Bachelor's in biology/pre-med and played four years of college soccer, finishing out her soccer career as an All-American Athlete and All-American Scholar.
Currently, she is the VALOR pharmacy intern at the Salt Lake City VA and works at Walgreens in South Ogden, UT where she lives. She has served as the APhA-IPSF Vice President for the past two terms and has been involved with the new women's health campaign as well as many of the other APhA operations. In addition to APhA and IPSF, she is also heavily involved in ACCP, Phi Lambda Sigma, the Midvale Community Building Community Clinic, and many other pharmacy organizations.
Outside of pharmacy school, her husband, David, and her go on annual medical mission trips to Guatemala and Honduras; they are also Superhosts for Airbnb, they love to camp and hike with their dog, Stella, and they try to ski as often as they can!