Distinguished Service Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize the outstanding achievements and long term service to the practice of hospital pharmacy of a member of the society.

Award Description
This award will be given to a member of CSHP-BC Branch who has shown significant and extensive contribution to hospital pharmacy at the local, provincial and national level. The award recipient may choose one of the two options below:

Option 1) A plaque, cash award of $1500, and a $500 donation to the CSHP Research and Education Foundation made in honor of the winner.

Option 2) A plaque, travel award of $500.00 towards an out-of-town CSHP event, a lifetime complimentary registration to any local CSHP-BC event, and a $500 donation to the CSHP Research made in honor of the winner.

Eligibility/Application Deadline
The candidate must be an active member of the CSHP-BC Branch and have been a member of CSHP-BC Branch for a minimum of 15 years. Nominations shall be requested from the CSHP-BC Branch membership. Nominations shall be made by two active members of the CSHP-BC Branch. Nominations shall be submitted to the Awards Committee in writing, or on-line via the Branch web site, no later than September 30.

Click here for the Nomination Form

Selection Criteria
The nomination should consist of:

  • A letter (two pages maximum) describing the individual’s contribution to hospital pharmacy, signed by both nominators.
  • The nominee’s curriculum vitae.
Nominations shall be reviewed by the CSHP-BC Branch Council and shall be selected based on:
  • Professional Experience - professional, academic, research, etc. in pharmacy or related fields
  • Service to the profession
  • Professional service to the community
  • Membership in professional organizations
  • Involvement in CSHP and other professional organizations
  • Publications
  • Provision of education and/or mentoring
  • Special activities and/or areas of major contributions

Award Presentation
The award will be presented at the Annual General Meeting.


Past Recipients

1985 Jack Dancey
1986 David du Plessis
1990 Allan Brooks
1995 Louanne Twaites
1996 Don Hamilton
1997 Glen Brown
1998 Ken McGregor
2003 Robin Ensom
2004 Peter Jewesson
2008 Richard Slavik
2009 John Hope
2010 Luciana Frigetto
2012 Mits Miyata
2013 Marianna Leung
2014 Mary H.H. Ensom
2015 Nilu Partovi