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.

Award Recipients 2020

Previous Award Recipients

    • Award Recipients 2019

      Teri Charrois
      Clinical Associate Professor
      2019 Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences' Teaching Excellence Award

      Dr. Nathan Beahm
      Clinical Assistant Professor
      2019 Canadian Pharmacists Journal's Best Paper of the Year Award

      Dallyce Bialowas, Anjela Dela Cruz, Dr. Dion Brocks & Dr. Ravina Sanghera

      Pharmacy Student Services Team
      2019 University of Alberta Wellness Champion

      Dr. Nese Yuksel
      Professor
      Osteoporosis Canada Backbone Award


    • Award Recipients 2018
      Dr. Neal M Davies
      Dean & Professor
      2018 Patient Safety Award with team of fellow councillors of the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba

      Dr. Lisa Guirguis
      Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies in Pharmacy Practice
      2018 American Pharmacist Association- Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science Fellow

      Dr. Raimar Loebenberg
      Professor
      2018 Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences Fellow

      Dr. Sherif Mahmoud
      Clinical Assistant Professor
      2018 Presidential Citation, Neurocritical Care Society

      Candace Necyk
      Clinical Associate Professor
      2018 Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Teaching Excellence Award

      Cheryl Sadowski
      Professor
      2018 Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist
    • Award Recipients 2017
      Lisa Guirguis
      Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies, Pharmacy Practice
      2017 Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association

      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
    • 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