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"A world where all individuals living with mental illness, including those with substance use and neurologic disorders, receive safe, appropriate and effective treatment" -CPNP Vision


The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) is an organization made up of Professionals with the common goal of improving health outcomes for people with psychiatric and neurologic disorders. Members of CPNP aim to apply specialized clinical knowledge to educate/train healthcare professionals and provide improved patient care. The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences chapter was started in 2017.

Past Officers (2017-2018):

Past-President: Brittany Banks

Past-Vice President: Zach McAtee

Past-Treasurer: Christopher Banker

 Past-Secretary: Madeline Garvin

Past-Historian: Stephanie Carter

Chapter Founders: Penny McDermott , Jessica Costello

Current Officers (2018-2019):

President: Christopher Banker

Vice-President: Madeline Garvin

Treasurer: Alexis Watters

Secretary: Elaine Shao

Historian: Miranda Graham

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Tammie Lee Demler



2018 CPNP Annual Meeting Indianapolis

The Annual Meeting in Indianapolis spanned 5 days and included 25 speakers, Industry representatives, and Student Workshops. Poster sessions towards the end of the meeting gave students the opportunity to present their research to a large number of professionals and students.


The Annual AFSP Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk (2017)

Students represented CPNP and raised money to donate at the Annual Out of the Darkness Walk hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).