American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists
The mission of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is to serve the pharmaceutical sciences, promote the economic vitality of the pharmaceutical sciences and scientists, and represent scientific interests within academia, industry, government, and other private and public institutions.
Founded in 1986, AAPS is an individual membership society composed of pharmaceutical scientists who have joined together to serve both society and their own common professional interests. By the end of the Association’s first year, 2,876 individuals had signed on as charter members. By August of 1997, AAPS membership had grown to more than 7,500.