Awards and Recognition

Our faculty is proud to be the recipient of many awards that recognize the professors for their overall excellence and specific achievements. The awards listed speak to the dedication and commitment of our faculty members.


Christine Hughes
Professor
2017 Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Teaching Excellence Award

Fakhreddin Jamali
Professor
2017 Founders' Award, Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Cheryl Sadowski
Professor
2017 AFPC - Janssen Award for Innovation in Education

Candace Necyk
Clinical Assistant Professor
2017-2020 Doctoral Federick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Doctoral Award (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)
2017 President's Doctoral Award of Distinction

Previous Award Recipients

  • Award Recipients 2016

    Fakhreddin Jamali
    Professor
    2016 Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Afsaneh Lavasanifar
    Professor
    2016 Innovation Makes Sense patent award for TEC Edmonton

    Sherif Mahmoud
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    2016 Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

    Nese Yuksel
    Associate Professor
    2016 Canadian Pharmacist of the Year, Canadian Pharmacists Association

  • Award Recipients 2015

    Award Recipients 2015

    Cheryl Cox
    Experiential Education Coordinator
    Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) International Leadership Award

    Michael Doschak
    Associate Professor
    2015 "Innovation... Makes Sense" patent award from TEC Edmonton

    Sharon Mitchell
    Clinical Associate Professor
    2015 Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada National Award for Excellence in Education

    Candace Necyk
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Faculty Award of Merit for Teaching

    Ubaka Ogbogu
    Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Faculty of Law
    Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations (CAFA) Distinguished Academic Early Career Award

    Drew Price
    Instrumentation Coordinator
    Faculty Award of Merit

    Cheryl Sadowski
    Associate Professor
    Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Recognition Program Award

  • Award Recipients 2014

    Raimar Löbenberg
    Faculty Award of Merit, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Scot Simpson
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences' Teaching Excellence Award

    Terri Schindel
    Centennial Alumni of Influence Award, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan

  • Award Recipients 2013

    René Breault
    Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists-Alberta Branch Commitment to Practice Excellence Award

    Dion Brocks
    Fellow of the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Cheryl Sadowski
    Canadian Pharmacists Association Patient Care Achievement Award for Specialty Practice

    Cheryl Cox, Cheryl Sadowski, Marlene Gukert, Hoan Linh Banh, Shirley Heschuk, Lynette Shultz
    Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada Innovation in Education Award

    Mike Doschak
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences' Teaching Excellence Award

    Christine Hughes
    2013 Rutherford Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

    Afsaneh Lavasanifar
    TEC Edmonton Innovation Makes Sense patent recognition

    Cheryl Sadowski
    Clinical Trials, American Geriatrics Society Presidential Poster Award

    Terri Schindel
    Alberta Branch, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Meritorious Service Award

    Hoon Sunwoo
    TEC Edmonton Innovation Makes Sense  patent recognition

    Nese Yuksel
    Faculty Award of Merit

  • Award Recipients 2012

    Hoan Linh Banh
    Alberta College of Pharmacists' Alberta Pharmacy Excellence Award - M.J. Huston Pharmacist of Distinction

    Lisa Guirguis
    Canadian Pharmacists Association Best Pharmacy Practice Research: Oral Presentation
    *This research was presented on behalf of the prescribing research team: Dale Cooney, Lisa Dolovich, Greg Eberhart, Christine A. Hughes, Mark J. Makowsky, Cheryl A. Sadowski, Theresa J. Schindel & Nese Yuksel

    Kevin Hall
    Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Management and Leadership Best Practices Award

    Raimar Löbenberg
    University of Alberta’s President’s Achievement Award “Dare to Discover”

    Franco M. Pasutto
    Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharaceutical Sciences' Faculty Award of Merit

    Liam Rourke
    Journal of Distance Education Editors' Award for the article 'Academic Socialization In Online Doctoral Programs'

    Terri Schindel
    Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Wellspring Leadership Award

    Hoan Linh Bahn
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Excellence in Teaching Award

  • Award Recipients 2011

    Jamali Fakhreddin
    Alberta Pharmacy Centennial Award of Distinction

    Michelle Foisy
    Alberta Pharmacy Centennial Award of Distinction, Pharmacy Practice Commitment to Care & Services (National)- Disease Management Initiative Award

    Lisa Guirguis
    Teaching Unit Award

    Christine Hughes
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Excellence in Teaching Award
    Alberta Pharmacy Centennial Award of Distinction

    Raimar Löbenberg
    Hugh Kelly Fellowship for Senior Scientists, Rhodes University, South Africa

    Sharon Mitchell
    Alberta Pharmacy Centennial Award of Distinction

    Franco Pasutto
    Alberta Pharmacy Centennial Award of Distinction

    Cheryl Sadowski
    Alberta Pharmacy Centennial Award of Distinction
    Teaching Unit Award

    Terri Schindel
    Alberta Pharmacy Centennial Award of Distinction, Faculty Award of  Merit

    Scot Simpson
    Alberta Pharmacy Centennial Award of Distinction

    Nese Yuksel
    Alberta College of Pharmacists' Alberta Pharmacy Centennial Award of Distinction

    Nese Yuksel
    Rutherford Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

    Nese Yuksel
    Canadian Pharmacists' Association (CPhA) Patient Care Achievement Award for Specialty Practice

    Nese Yuksel
    APEX Award of Excellence Award (ACP and RxA)

  • Award Recipients 2010

    Fakhreddin Jamali
    Award of Merit

    Christine Hughes
    Canadian Pharmacists' Association Patient Care Achievement Award for Specialty Practice

    Christine Hughes
    CSHP Alberta Branch, Recognition Program focusing on Preceptorship

    Christine Hughes
    Alberta College of Pharmacist’s M.J. Huston Pharmacist of Distinction Award

    Lars-Oliver Klotz
    Canada Research Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2011-2016)

    Raimar Löbenberg
    Premier's Gold Award of Excellence for the participation in the Rhodiola Rosea Commercialization Project

    Raimar Löbenberg
    Canada Awards of Excellence for the participation in the Rhodiola Rosea Commercialization Project

    Raimar Löbenberg
    ASTech Award; Alberta Science and Technology Leadership Foundation

    Sharon Mitchell
    William Hardy Alexander Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

    Cheryl Sadowski
    Fellow of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP)

    Cheryl Sadowski
    CSHP Alberta Branch Practitioner Award

    Cheryl Sadowski
    Alberta Pharmacists’ Association APEX Partners in Practice Award

    Terri Schindel
    Award of Merit

    Ann Thompson
    Hypertension Canada Award of Excellence

    Nese Yuksel
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Excellence in Teaching Award

  • Award Recipients 2009

    Christine Hughes
    CSHP Alberta Branch, Enhancing Patient Care through Prescribing Recognition Awards

    Edward Knaus
    The Lifelong Learning in Pharmacy Award

    Afsaneh Lavasanifar
    Sanofi-aventis/Association of the Faculties of Pharmacy, New Investigator Research Award

    Mark Makowsky
    Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Management and Leadership Best Practice Award

  • Award Recipients 2008

    Mike Doschak
    Young Investigator Award - International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD)

    Christine Hughes
    Fellow of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP)

    Christine Hughes
    Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (National), Rational Drug Use Award

    Mark Makowsky,
    Recognition of Excellence and Achievement in Capital Health (REACH) Award for Teamwork – Collaborate study research team

    Sharon Mitchell
    Bristol Myers Squibbs Award

    Sharon Mitchell
    Beyond These Halls Community Service Recognition Award

    Sharon Mitchell
    The John A Bachynsky Award

    Cheryl Sadowski
    Meritorious Service Award, Canadian College of Clinical Pharmacy (CCCP)

    Terri Schindel
    REACH Award – Capital Health Collaborate Study Research Team

    John Seubert
    Glaxosmithkline/CSPS Early Career Award

    Nese Yuksel
    Certificate of Recognition by the Alberta College of Pharmacists and Pharmacists Association of Alberta, one of the first 15 pharmacists granted additional prescribing authorization

    Nese Yuksel
    Fellow of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP)

  • Award Recipients 2007

    Christine Hughes
    Capital Health Regional REACH Award

    Christine Hughes
    Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (National), Specialties in Pharmacy Practice Award

    Afsaneh Lavasanifar
    Glaxosmithkline/CSPS Early Career Award

    Cheryl Sadowski
    Past President Award - Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) Alberta Branch

    John Seubert
    McDonald Scholarship  - Highest Ranked New Investigator HSFC

    John Seubert
    New Investigator Award, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (2007-2012)

    John Seubert
    Health Scholar Award, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (2007-2014)

    Scot Simpson
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Excellence in Teaching Award