2019 Honorary Member

Robert (Bob) Nakagawa is the Registrar of the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia.

Bob has over 35-years of pharmacy, health administration and policy experience. He has a pharmacy degree from the University of British Columbia and a residency from St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists. He has worked in hospitals, health authorities, and government settings as a pharmacist, Director, and Assistant Deputy Minister.

Bob is an experienced leader. He has been President of both the College of Pharmacists of BC and the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists. He has chaired the Medical Services Commission, the BC Drug Benefits Committee, and the Federal Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee for Canada. He has served as the Federal government representative on the Health Council of Canada.

In his spare time, he is an amateur photographer, avid runner, and cyclist.