2023 Scholarship Recipients

ngoc phuong mai le

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Boston 


Ngoc Phuong Mai Le (Mai) is a third-year (P3) student pharmacist at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) Boston. She serves as the APhA-ASP chapter President and as a member of the National Standing Committee on Communications. 

Since 2018, Mai has organized more than 200 APhA-ASP events, meetings and projects to serve various communities, including students, patients, and healthcare providers. She has created many helpful resources to support the professional development of student pharmacists at the local chapter and across the nation. Mai is also the founder of the first chapter website to showcase previous chapter achievements and highlight student pharmacists’ experiences in APhA-ASP. With a strong passion for patient care, Mai spends her time volunteering at community centers to provide blood pressure screening, medication counseling, vaccination and educational programs for diverse patient populations. 

In addition to her involvement with APhA-ASP, Mai is also an active member of the Massachusetts Pharmacists Association, Phi Lambda Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Rho Chi, Industry Pharmacists Organization, International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She is also a peer mentor, peer tutor, student ambassador, orientation leader and event coordinator. Through these leadership positions, Mai is thankful for the opportunity to collaborate with student leaders from more than 80 professional organizations and to learn from inspiring mentors, leaders and friends. 

Mai’s professional interests include clinical research, community practice, academia and the pharmaceutical industry. She is a member of the MCPHS School of Pharmacy Honors program and is completing the Precision Medicine certificate course in conjunction with Harvard Medical School. Mai is beyond grateful to her family, friends and mentors for their support throughout pharmacy school. As an international student from Vietnam with a global mindset, Mai’s goal is to contribute her diverse experiences to improving healthcare access for patients worldwide.