Vancouver, BC

2018 Award Recipients

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Past President AwardDr. Tamar Koleba
Distinguished Service AwardDr. Karen Shalansky
Meritorious Service AwardDr. Michael Legal
Mentorship AwardDr. Doson Chua
New Hospital Pharmacy Practitioner AwardDr. Hilary Wu
Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists of British Columbia Student AwardMs. Arpita Patel
Ms. Caeleigh Smith
Publication Award – Original ArticleMs. Rebecca Liang

Liang SQR, et al. Care gaps in the electronic discharge medication reconciliation process at an acute care facility. Can J Hosp Pharm. 2017 Nov;70(6):430-434.

Publication Award – Review ArticleDr. Doson Chua, Dr. Stacey Tkachuk

Chua D, Tkachuk S. Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOAC) for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation and valvular heart disease – systematic review.  Journal of Cardiol Ther 2018;5(1):729-733.

Pharmacy Practice Residency Award – 4 Awards
(Sponsor: Pfizer Canada Inc.)
Ms. Candy Lee:  Real World Evaluation of Sacubitril/Valsartan in a Heart Function Clinic

Mr. Leo Leung: Adverse Effects of High Dose vs Standard Dose Dexmedetomidine in Cardiac Surgery Patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Ms. Jasminder Mourh: Barriers and Strategies for Transition from Student to Successful Hospital Pharmacist

Mr. Brendan Woods: Designing a Pharmacist Opioid Safety and Intervention Tool (POSIT)

Pharmacy Practice (AGM Poster) AwardDr. Jillian Reardon

Impact of collaboration between primary care pharmacists and a neurologist in the management of headache patients – a retrospective review

Maria Machado Memorial Education Program AwardZahra Kanji – Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit, A Guide for Families and Patients
Continuing Education Travel Grant
(Sponsor: Fresenius Kabi Canada Ltd.)
Dr. Jillian Reardon, Ms. Candice Leung, Ms. Shelagh Martinusen
Hospital Participation Award

– Small Hospital

– Medium Hospital

– Large Hospital


Ridge Meadows Hospital

Lions Gate Hospital

St. Paul’s Hospital

Pharmacy Awareness Month Award

– Small Hospital

– Medium Hospital

– Large Hospital



Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre

St. Paul’s Hospital

Future Professional Student Award
(Sponsor: McKesson)
Mr. Geoff Martinson
Most Outstanding Recruiter of Members AwardDr. Alan Low
Most Outstanding Recruiter of Student Supporters AwardMr. Solomon Chow