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Carole McKiee this year's Pillar of Pharmacy

September 2016 - This year’s Pillar of Pharmacy Award winner Carole McKiee will be celebrated at a gala event at the King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto on October 27, 2016. 

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CFP honours Marshall Moleschi

SEPTEMBER 2016 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy is pleased to honour Marshall Moleschi, who recently retired as Registrar of the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP), with its Lifetime Achievement Award. While at OCP and also while Registrar for the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia, Moleschi tirelessly advocated for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to embrace the opportunities to improve services to patients under an expanded scope of practice.

CFP/AFCP award winner researches DTP risks

SEPTEMBER 2016 - Pharmacist Robert Pammett and his team set out to determine if a short screening questionnaire conducted in the community pharmacy setting could identify patients at high risk for drug therapy problems (DTPs).

Paying tribute to past presidents

September 2016 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) is pleased to honour those individuals dedicated to serving their pharmacy organizations through the Past President award. “This year’s recipients have worked tirelessly on behalf of...

Pharmacogenomics a good match

SEPTEMBER 2016 - A Canadian team of researchers won the top research prize at the 2016 World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences conference, hosted by the International Pharmaceutical Federation, for its study on personalized medicine in community practice.

More OPEN findings at OPA conference

JULY 2016 - As more findings emerge from the Ontario Pharmacy Research Collaboration (OPEN), stakeholders across the healthcare system cannot ignore the evidence of the challenges-and missed opportunities-facing pharmacists. Fortunately, the evidence also shows that pharmacists can make a positive difference for patients.

Golf with a biologic twist

JULY 2016 - More than 140 supporters of the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) pondered the profound impact of biologic pharmaceuticals before enjoying the Foundation's 21st annual Golf Charity Tournament in May. The event contributed more than $75,000 toward research in pharmacy innovation, and CFP is especially grateful to this year's Platinum sponsors, Apotex and TEVA.

Meet the 2016 Wellspring Award Winners

JULY 2016 - This year's Wellspring Pharmacy Leadership Award Winners-Cheyanne Boehms, Mark Kunzli and Nicole Tsao-are proof positive that pharmacists are qualified to be leaders in the healthcare profession.

Two CFP Board Members earn lifetime achievement awards

JULY 2016 - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Vice-President, Derek Desrosiers, and Executive Director Dayle Acorn, were recently honoured for their long-standing service to the profession.

Personalized medicine in community practice

MAY 2016 - Researchers for the Pharmacists as Personalized Medicine Experts (PRIME) pilot project are aiming to prove that pharmacists in a community practice setting are well positioned to play a key role in the emerging field of personalized medicine.