Vice-President of Pharmacy Affairs
Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada
Directors - Pharmacy
Dr. Shelita Dattani is currently the Senior Vice President, Pharmacy Affairs and Strategic Engagement at the Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada and in this role she leads a team advocating for pharmacy’s evidence-based role in delivering accessible, high-quality healthcare. Sheli is a dynamic pharmacist and a pharmacy leader with more than 20 years experience in many sectors of the profession in both Canada and the US, including community, hospital, academia, industry, group purchasing organizations and pharmacy associations.
Sheli maintains a practice in community pharmacy and primary care team-based practice. She is an adjunct faculty member of the new Doctor of Pharmacy Program at the University of Ottawa, and a lecturer and block instructor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. She is a sought after speaker in diverse areas of practice and policy and is passionate about her continued engagement as an advisor, consultant, educator and dynamic thought leader. Sheli has previously sat on the Board for the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy and is currently a board member of Hypertension Canada. Sheli is fueled by contributing to the evidence-informed policy change that will drive the profession and sector forward as an integral healthcare partner.