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Pharmacy Leader of the week: Hala Jawad – “I’m a pharmacist who’s passionate about all things pharmacy!”

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I would hope that I have contributed in some small way to the greater involvement of women, especially those from minority groups, in the highest levels of pharmacy. It is a wonderful profession that needs to constantly evolve and reflect the diversity of its members. Read more

“I like what she said…!” (Part 1 of 3)

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Over the past four months, I have been working with PharmacyU.ca on a yearlong initiative to highlight every week an amazing woman leader in pharmacy. Read more

Pharmacy Leader profile: Dr. Carmen Peña – “Do not give up in pursuing your dreams”

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Mentoring has been very important. I had the fortune of having had great mentors who taught me that to be a good leader one should be honest, but strong and perseverant. By the way, my first and best mentor was my mother. Read more

Pharmacy Leader profile: Amy Oliver – “As a pharmacy student I wanted to be exposed to everything.”

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I am running a company I am really proud of that helps pharmacy owners and other healthcare practice owners develop and implement strategy and embark on collaborative leadership journeys in an effort to positively influence their communities and the health and wellbeing of Canadians. Read more

Pharmacy Leader profile: RxA’s Margaret Wing – “Advocacy is my job, but I am extremely passionate about this profession.”

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Margaret Wing oversees the administration and operation of RxA, which promotes pharmacists and their role in supporting and advancing the health of Albertans. “One of our primary roles,” she says, “is working with elected officials in Alberta so they better understand and acknowledge the contribution pharmacists can make to the healthcare system.” Read more

Pharmacy Leader profile: Donnie Edwards – dedicated customer service with random acts of kindness

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Donnie Edwards co-owns Boggio & Edwards IDA, a specialty compounding pharmacy in Ridgeway, Ont., and is a clinical coordinator at the University of Waterloo. He spoke with us about making exceptional service a daily experience for customers. Read more

Pharmacy Leader profile: CFP’s Dayle Acorn advocates for the profession of pharmacy.

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The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, a registered charity, has a singular mission: to advance the profession of pharmacy. Read more

Pharmacy Leader profile: Erin MacKenzie advocates for pharmacists in PEI.

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As the head of the Island’s professional advocacy organization, Erin MacKenzie serves as spokesperson for pharmacists in the province. She works closely with government to advance an expanded role of pharmacists in the healthcare system. Read more

Pharmacy Leader profile: Ashesh Desai of Shoppers Drug Mart

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Ashesh Desai has been with Shoppers Drug Mart since 2001. In his current role as executive vice president of pharmacy, he oversees the pharmacy and healthcare businesses for Loblaw Companies Limited (LCL) and Shoppers Drug Mart (SDM) across Canada. Read more

Pharmacy Leader: Pierre-Marc Gervais of Pharmacie Pierre-Marc Gervais

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Pierre-Marc Gervais opened his pharmacy in downtown Montreal in 2008. As a young pharmacist, he was looking to contain expenses while building his expertise. He determined the best approach was to focus on the pharmacy and forego the frontshop. Read more