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OAPA Update and Membership Meeting Notice

2009 Pharmacology Conference March 26-28

Registration is now available online at for the 2009 Pharmacology Conference that will be held March 26-28 at the Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls. The member rate for the entire conference is $225. Daily rates are also available. This program is approved for 15 CME hours.

Call for Nominations for the OAPA Board of Directors

A slate of candidates for terms beginning July 1, 2009 is being coordinated. If you are interested in running for a seat on the board please contact the OAPA Office (800/292-4997 or or Ken Herbold ( Copies of the OAPA Bylaws, Policies and Board Member Job Descriptions are available on the OAPA website at ( under "About."

We are also seeking volunteers for election to the AAPA House of Delegates. Two seats are up for election. Please contact OAPA if you are interested.

Hudson Award Nomination Deadline March 2

The Charles L. Hudson Award is given annually to a person, not necessarily in the medical field, who has demonstrated service to the PA profession in Ohio during the past year and service in general to fellow citizens, either professionally or through the community.

This year's award will be presented March 27, 2009 at the Pharmacology Conference Membership Meeting in Cuyahoga Falls. Nominations must be received by March 2, 2009. The form may be emailed, faxed or sent USPS. Hudson Nomination Form

Silent Auction Items Needed

A silent auction will be held at the Pharmacology Conference on March 27 with the proceeds going to John Trimbath's family. John is currently in a spine rehabilitation facility in Atlanta, GA and will return to Ohio in several months.

Please contact the OAPA office about the item that you would like to donate ( or 800/292-4997). You may bring the item to the conference or forward it to the association office.

Ohio Association of Physician Assistants
Notice of General Membership Meeting

Friday, March 27, 2009
12:30 2:00 PM
Sheraton Suites
1989 Front Street
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
For Directions: or OAPA at 800/292-4997

The agenda will include a review of the slate of officer and board candidates and reports. Any member having a question or wishing to place an issue on the agenda should contact Beth Adamson at the OAPA office.

You do NOT have to be registered for the Pharmacology Conference to attend the Business Meeting.

The meeting will be held during lunch. If you are NOT attending the conference and would like to have lunch, there is a $25.00 charge to cover your meal, payable at the door. Please RSVP by March 20, 2009 to the OAPA office (800/292-4997 or

If you are registered for the conference, your lunch is included in the fee and you do not have to RSVP.

Seating will be available for those who want to attend the meeting but NOT have lunch. No RSVP is required.

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