2023 Scholarship Recipients

Rachel dittrich

Roseman University of Health Sciences 


Rachel Dittrich is a final-year student pharmacist from Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy in Henderson, Nevada. She is a proud, born and raised Las Vegas native and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Professional Biological Sciences from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

As a student pharmacist, Rachel has served as a member of the National Policy Standing Committee for the American Pharmacists Association- Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), where she has helped facilitate the implementation of several APhA-ASP resolutions, including episodes of the Off Script Podcast and articles in Student Pharmacist Magazine. In addition, she served as Policy Vice President for her local chapter of APhA-ASP, where she educated her chapter’s members on recently passed pharmacy policies and legislation within the state of Nevada and the nation. While serving in this role, she combined efforts with another organization on campus, where she served as President of the Drug Awareness and Advocacy Team to increase sustainability and safe drug disposal within her college of pharmacy by providing safe drug disposal bags and recycling amber plastic vials to be reused in medically underserved communities. She has also played an active role in her state associations, motivating student pharmacists and increasing their advocacy efforts by serving as the student representative for the Nevada Society of Health-System Pharmacists on the Board of Directors. Rachel is also very involved in other pharmacy organizations, including Phi Lambda Sigma and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Incorporated. Outside of academics and pharmacy, she enjoys volunteering at the Ronald McDonald house, reading books, playing video games, and decorating her planner in her free time.