Past Winners - Specialties in Pharmacy Practice Award

The Specialties in Pharmacy Practice Award has been retired. Please read the full article here about the new CSHP National Awards Program.

Abstracts for the projects listed below can be viewed in the Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy (CJHP). Award-winning abstracts are generally published in the first or second issue of each volume.

Past award recipients

2017

Sponsored by Pharmascience Inc.

Alice Tseng, Michelle Foisy, Pierre Giguère

Development of a New Web-Based Resource for Managing HIV and Hepatitis C Drug
Therapy/Drug Interactions (completed at University Health Network, Alberta Health
Services, and The Ottawa Hospital)

2017

Sponsored by Sandoz Canada Inc.

Marianna Leung

Creation of a Natural Health Products Database for Assessing Safety in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease or Renal Transplant (completed at St Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2016

Sponsored by Pharmascience Inc.

Monique Potvin, Sandra A N Walker, Marion Elligsen, Dolores Iaboni, Winnie Seto

Extended-Interval Dosing Recommendations for Gentamicin in Neonates (completed at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario)

2016

Sponsored by Sandoz Canada Inc.

Elissa S Y Aeng, Karen Shalansky, and Tim T Y Lau

Acute Kidney Injury with Tobramycin-Impregnated Bone Cement Spacers in Prosthetic Joint Infections (completed at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2015

Sponsored by Pharmascience Inc.

Vivian Law, Scott Walker, Linda Dresser, Marisa Battistella

Optimized Dosing of Cefazolin in Patients on Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis (completed at University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario)

2014

Sponsored by Pharmascience Inc.

Lori Wazny, Amy Sood

Conversion Process and Cost Savings of a Switch from Intravenous to Subcutaneous Epoetin Alfa in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis (completed at the Manitoba Renal Program, Winnipeg, Manitoba)

2013

Not awarded in 2012-2013

2012

Sponsored by Pharmascience Inc.

Lucas Thorne-Humphrey, Kathy Slayter

Oseltamivir Pharmacokinetics in Morbid Obesity (OPTIMO Trial) (completed at IWK Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia)

2012

Sponsored by Hospira Healthcare Corporation

Alison Wong, Alice Tseng, Pamela Ng, Jack Seki

Interactions Between Antiretroviral Agents and Chemotherapy Regimens for the Treatment of Lymphoma: A Quick Reference Guide (completed at University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario)

2011

Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada

Eric Poulin, Erica D Greanya, Nilufar Partovi and Mary H H Ensom

Development and Validation of Limited Sampling Strategies for Tacrolimus and Mycophenolate in Steroid-Free Renal Transplant Regimens (completed at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2011

Sponsored by Hospira Healthcare Corporation

Rosanne Thalakada, Tim T Y Lau, Michael Legal, Mary H H Ensom

Development of a Novel Vancomycin Dosing Nomogram for Achieving High-Target Pre-Dose Levels at Two Major Canadian Teaching Hospitals (completed at Vancouver General Hospital/St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2010

Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada

Mário L de Lemos, Sarah Jennings

Evaluation of Creatinine-Based Formulas in Dosing Adjustment of Cancer Drugs Other
than Carboplatin (completed at BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2010

Sponsored by Hospira Healthcare Corporation

Karen Shalansky, Victoria Su

Evaluation of Parenteral Vitamin B12 Administration in Hemodialysis Patients (completed at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia)

2009

Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada

Jennifer Tam, Mary H H Ensom, Roxane Carr

Pharmacokinetics of Vancomycin and Gentamicin in Pediatric Patients on Extracorporeal Life Support (completed at BC Children's & Women's Health Centre,British Columbia)

2009

Sponsored by Hospira Healthcare Corporation

Suzanne C M Taylor, Vincent H Mabasa

Verification of Imatinib Cost-Effectiveness in Advanced Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor in our Province (completed at BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia)

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