The Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPhO) is dedicated to preparing our student pharmacists for pharmaceutical industry-focused career opportunities. Our student chapter serves as a networking resource and works with industry professionals to provide education regarding the many pharmacist roles in industry.

Shahab Esfandiary (IPhO President)


Title Name
President Shahab Esfandiary
President Elect Connor McGovern
Director of Professional Programming Ashley Stock
Director of Social Media and Marketing Hannah Harman
Director of Communications Megan Farenden
Director of National Engagement Tiffany Chao
Director of Finances and Fundraising Gil Haro


Michael Hageman




2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to Kansans in need during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU