Awards 2015

AWARD WINNER TITLE SPONSOR
       
Awards for Project or Articles:
E. Amy Eck Certina Ho
Roger Cheng
Safety Alerts as Drivers for the Pharmaceutical Opinion Program: A pilot study to reduce potential hospitalizations due to preventable drug-drug interactions E. Amy Eck Fund
OB Literary Award
Therapeutic Review or Case Report
Alice Tseng The evolution of three decades of antiretroviral
therapy: challenges, triumphs and the promise of the future
 
OB Literary Award
Original Research or Program Established
Olavo Fernandes  Development of Clinical Pharmacy Key Performance Indicators for Hospital Pharmacists Using a Modified Delphi Approach  
Douglas J. Stewart Award Kori Leblanc  Atrial Fibrillation Quality Care Program Teva
The Bill Wilson Patient Safety Award Calvin Poon Going Beyond the Numbers: Using Incident Reports to Assess Medication Safety Culture Omega Laboratory
The Innovative Information Technology Award Miranda So Development and implementation of two user-focussed, interactive febrile neutropenia guidelines incorporating antimicrobial stewardship principles and human factors engineering Omega Laboratory
Personal Recognition Awards:
Gordon Murray Ontario Branch Contribution Award Derek Leong   Apotex
Dan Dasko Pharm Administrator  Andrea Wist   Sandoz Canada Inc.
William McLean Clinical Pharmacist  Linda Dresser   Sandoz Canada Inc.
Ontario Branch Mentorship Award Heather Kertland    HealthPRO Procurement Services
New Hospital Pharmacy Practitioner Award Aleesa Carter   Teva
Hospital Practice in a Rural Setting Award  Raaeka Noorbhai    Sterimax
Grants and Other Awards:
Scott Walker Research Award Karen Cameron Assessing the feasibility of Virtual Interactive Cases (VIC) software as a bridge from the classroom to the bedside for Year 4 Pharmacy Students AstraZeneca Canada Inc.
Ontario Branch Patient Care Grant Gayathri Radhakrishnan Antimicrobial Stewardship Software Implementation Medbuy Corporation
Student Awards:
OB Student Award
(U of Toronto)
Michael De Marco   Teva
PharmD Award Amy Dresser    Apotex
OB Student Award
(U of Waterloo)
Rachel Lee   Fresenius Kabi
Jim Mann Trent Fookes   Fresenius Kabi
Residency Awards:
Pharmacy Practice Residency Award Brendan Yeats A retrospective analysis of the safety of rivaroxaban 15 mg once daily compared to enoxaparin once daily for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in a spinal cord injury population. Pfizer
Jacqui Herbert A Survey To Assess Adherence To Antibiotics Upon Hospital Discharge Pfizer
Lynda Mao Implementation of a Pharmacist-Led Patient Monitoring Tool to Identify Critically Ill Patients at Increased Risk of QTc Interval Prolongation Pfizer
Monique Potvin Extended-Interval Dosing Recommendations For Gentamicin In Neonates Pfizer
Rose Liao Analysis of the Adherence to Seizure Prophylaxis Guidelines in Neurosurgery Patients Pfizer
Paul Halligan Memorial Pharmacy Resident Award Ian Pang   Sandoz Canada Inc.
Charlie Bayliff Resident Preceptor of the Year Award John Baskette   Fresenius Kabi
OPRA Poster Awards:
OPRA Poster Award Brendan Yeats A retrospective analysis of the safety of rivaroxaban 15 mg once daily compared to enoxaparin once daily for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in a spinal cord injury population. Teva
Ian Pang Evaluating prescribing practice of pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia prophylaxis
in allogeneic bone marrow transplant recipients
Teva
Julia Denomme Vancomycin Assessment of Nonlinear Kinetics in Pediatrics (VANKo-­P) Teva
Marie-France Gauthier Clinicians’ Perspectives of the Enablers of and Barriers to Antibiotic De-escalation Teva
Lynda Mao Implementation of a Pharmacist-Led Patient Monitoring Tool to Identify Critically Ill Patients at Increased Risk of QTc Interval Prolongation Teva
Rose Liao Analysis of the Adherence to Seizure Prophylaxis Guidelines in Neurosurgery Patients Teva
Souzi Badr VISTA: Vitamin K supplementation to improve INR stability in patients on hemodialysis taking warfarin for atrial fibrillation  Teva
Triyu Vather An analysis of candidemia in critically ill patients at London Health Sciences Centre Teva