The Haitian American Pharmacists Association

HAPA is inspired by the life and legacy of Dr Thomas W. Patrick Sr.
Doctor Thomas W. Patrick Sr (1872-1953) migrated from Haiti to the United States as a child with his family in 1892. While in the U.S he became a Pharmacist and a Doctor providing healthcare education, medical services and pharmaceutical knowledge to the Haitian community.

We, at HAPA, strive to continue Dr. Patrick’s legacy by providing the much needed services within the Haitian American community and in other communities where our expertise is also needed.


Dr. Patrick operated his school until 1937. He was a member of the Bay State Medical, Dental, and Pharmaceutical Association. Dr. Thomas Patrick died in 1953.

To unite pharmacists and encourage inter-professional relations while promoting public health through education in undeserved communities.