Awards Listings and Applications
CSHP BC Branch Awards Application Deadline
Continuing Education Travel Grant March 31
Compassionate Membership Grant
Pharmacy Awareness Month Award April 30
Pharmacy Practice Residency Award August 31
Publication Awards (Original Research/Review Article) August 31
New Hospital Pharmacy Practitioner Award August 31
Maria Machado Memorial Education Program Award September 30
Mentorship Award September 30
Meritorious Service Award September 30
Distinguished Service Award September 30
Recruitment Awards October 31
Future Professional Student Award November 30
BC Branch Doctor of Pharmacy Award -
Hospital Participation Award -
Past President Award -

To download application, click on respective award above. Submissions for all other awards should be sent to:
Awards Chair CSHP-BC Branch

CSHP Fellowship Program

Fellowships are awarded by CSHP National to practitioners who achieve excellence in pharmacy practice in organized health care settings.

In B.C, the following pharmacists have achieved fellowship status:
  • Shirin Abadi, Pharm.D.
  • Glen Brown, Pharm.D.
  • Mark Collins, B.Sc., M.Sc.(Pharm.)
  • Mary H.H. Ensom, Pharm.D., FASHP,FCCP
  • Robin Ensom, Pharm.D.
  • Luciana Frighetto, B.Sc.(Pharm.)
  • Patricia Gerber, Pharm.D.
  • Wendy Gordon, B.Sc.(Pharm.), Pharm.D.
  • Don Hamilton, B.Sc.(Pharm.)
  • David Hill, M.Sc., MBA
  • Peter Jewesson, Ph.D.
  • Zahra Kanji, Pharm.D.
  • Angela Kim-Sing, Pharm.D.
  • Fawziah Lalji, Pharm.D.
  • Tim Lau, B.Sc.(Pharm.), Pharm.D.
  • Shallen Letwin, Pharm.D.
  • Marianna Leung, Pharm.D.
  • Peter Loewen, Pharm.D.
  • Alan Low, Pharm.D.
  • Carlo Marra, Pharm.D.
  • Mits Miyata, B.Sc.(Pharm), ACPR
  • Dan Martinusen, Pharm.D.
  • Ron McKerrow, B.Sc.(Pharm.), M.B.A.
  • Bob Nakagawa, B.Sc.(Pharm.)
  • Brenda Osmond, Pharm.D.
  • Erica (Greanya) Otto, Pharm.D.
  • Nilufar Partovi, Pharm.D.
  • Karen Shalansky, Pharm.D.
  • Steve Shalansky, Pharm.D.
  • Sean Spina, Pharm.D.
  • Richard Slavik, Pharm.D.
  • Judith A. Soon, B.Sc.(Pharm.), Ph.D.
  • Rubina Sunderji, Pharm.D.
  • Suzanne Taylor, Pharm.D.
  • Louanne Twaites, B.Sc.(Pharm.)
  • Adil Virani, Pharm.D.
  • Peter Zed, Pharm.D.
Recent Award Winners

2015 Winners

Past President Award Dr. Michael Legal
Distinguished Service Award Dr. Nilu Partovi
Meritorious Service Award Dr. Sean Spina
Mentorship Award Dr. Glen Brown
New Hospital Pharmacy Practitioner Award Herb Wong
Doctor of Pharmacy Award Megan Harbin
Publication Award – Original Article Dr. Erica Wang, Dr. Jennifer Bolt, Diane Decarie, Dr. William Semchuk, Dr. Mary HH Ensom
Stability of Dabigatran Etexilate in Manufacturer’s Blister Pack, Unit-Dose Packaging, and Community Pharmacy Blister Pack. Can J Hosp Pharm 2015;68(1):16-21
Publication Award – Review Article Tim Leung, Dr. Ernest Law
Differential benefit risk assessment of DOACs in the treatment of venous thromboembolism: focus on dabigatran. Drug Des Devel Ther 2015 Jul 9;9:3557-69.
Pharmacy Practice Residency Award – 3 Awards
(Sponsor: Pfizer Canada Inc.)
Leanne Leung
Co-authors: Dr. Mario de Lemos, Dr. Laurel Kovacic
Development and validation of a deliberative framework to identify oncology treatments for retrospective outcomes analysis
Shaylee Peterson
Co-authors: Dr. Sean Gorman, Sarah Murrary, Melissa McQuat, Dr. Richard Slavik, Dr. Dawn Dalen
Optimal Time to Educate Cardiac Surgery Patients about Medications: A Pilot Study
Carly Webb
Co-author: Dr. Sean Spina
Integrating Smartphone Communication Strategy and Technology into Clinical Practice: A Mixed Methods Research Study
Pharmacy Practice (AGM Poster) Award Eva Cho
Review of pneumococcal vaccination in pediatric cystic fibrosis population
Maria Machado Memorial Education Program Award Dr. Carolyn Bubbar and Lori Blain
Peace Arch Hospital
Continuing Education Travel Grant
(Sponsor: Fresenius Kabi Canada Ltd.)
Dr. Carolyn Bubbar, Dr. Robin Cho, Dr. Jennifer Haymond, Dr. Tim Lau
Hospital Participation Award - Small
Hospital Participation Award – Medium
Hospital Participation Award – Large
Ridge Meadows Hospital
Peace Arch Hospital
Royal Columbian Hospital
Pharmacy Awareness Month Award BC Cancer Agency – Vancouver Centre Surrey Memorial Hospital
Future Professional Student Award
(Sponsor: McKesson)
Renee Dagenais
Most Outstanding Recruiter of Active Members Dr. Shirin Abadi
Most Outstanding Recruiter of Student Supporters Award Jackson Stewart
Recruitment Raffle Draw Winners Karyn Bagri, Dr. Mario de Lemos, Jarred Kelly,Chen Shen

The Awards Committee of the B.C. Branch of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists is responsible for promoting interest and submissions for the awards offered by the Branch to its members.

Awards are generally presented at the Annual General Meeting of the Branch in November of each year.

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