Ravi Davuluri received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with dual minors in Chemistry and Philosophy from Louisiana State University in 2006. He first discovered his passion for independent pharmacy during his 3.5 years of employment as a pharmacy tech at Dutchtown Pharmacy, where he realized the importance of having caring, meaningful, and personal relationships with his patients.. Ravi is currently in his fourth professional year in the Doctor of Pharmacy program at the University of Texas at Austin's College of Pharmacy. He has been very involved in his NCPA chapter serving as the Pharmacy Council Representative, Legislative Chair, President-Elect, and President. He attended the NCPA Annual Convention in Philadelphia (2010), Nashville (2011), and San Diego (2012) and the Legislative Conference in Washington DC in 2012 and 2013. He currently sits on the NCPA Pharmacy Payment Programs Steering Committee. Ravi is also very active within the Texas Pharmacy Association. He has served as the statewide Student Patient Counseling Competition Coordinator during his first and second year and as a Director of the executive committee of the TPA - Academy of Student Pharmacists during his second and third years. He attended the TPA Annual Convention in Ft. Worth (2011) and The Woodlands (2012), TPA Day at the Dome (Lobby Day) in Austin (2011), and the TPA Leadership and Advocacy Symposium in Austin (2012 and 2013). Ravi was recognized as Member of the Year (2013) within his APhA-ASP Chapter and as an NCPA Outstanding Chapter Member of the Year (2013).
Through his positions in TPA, APhA-ASP, and NCPA, Ravi has encouraged his classmates to get involved in advocacy by hosting events such as letter writing campaigns and legislative discussion panels. He is also an active member of and held leadership positions in APhA-ASP (Historian & TPA-ASP Director) and Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity (Historian & Worthy Alumni Liaison). He is on a team that entered the 2013 NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition. Ravi enjoys having an entrepreneurial spirit and aspires to be a pharmacy owner where he can offer specialty services such as sterile/nonsterile compounding, veterinary compounding, disease state education workshops, immunizations, and medication therapy management to serve patients' diverse and changing needs. He has immensely enjoyed serving as a Jr. Member on the Student Leadership council and looks forward to the coming year as a Sr. Member and National Secretary and the many opportunities it will grant to lead students interested in independent pharmacy.
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