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Pharmacists prescribing reduces CV risk

NOVEMBER 2016 – According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular (CV) disease remains the number one cause of mortality worldwide, accounting for 17.5 million deaths annually. Yet a recent study published in the Canadian Pharmacists Journal shows that pharmacists prescribing can dramatically help patients reach their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol goals. Led by Dr. Ross Tsuyuki, […]

Accolades for Pillar of Pharmacy award recipient, Carole McKiee

Picture of Carole McKiee receiving her award from Dayle Acorn - The Canadian Foundation For Pharmacy

NOVEMBER 2016 – Some 165 people gathered in downtown Toronto last month to pay tribute to this year’s Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) Pillar of Pharmacy Award recipient, Carole McKiee. Describing her as a mentor, innovator, change-agent and caring friend, former colleagues, friends and family members stood up to praise her accomplishments and impact on […]

Introducing the 2016 Innovation Fund winners

NOVEMBER 2016 – Three Canadian pharmacy researchers are leading initiatives to advance the care of patients and the role of the pharmacist with suppport from Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Innovation Fund. Strategies for deprescribing Dr. Barbara Farrell of the Bruyère Research Institute in Ottawa has been awarded $50,000 to support her research project on “Mobilizing […]