Cecilia Laskoski, Class of 1970

Hospital Pharmacist & Preceptor
2014 Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Awardee

As a clinical pharmacist at the Royal Alexandra hospital, Cecilia's drive to promote excellence in the pharmacy profession has made her an exceptional leader in mentorship and training. Recognition for her compassion and dedication to patient care over the past 40 years includes multiple awards, such as the Alberta College of Pharmacists M. J. Huston Pharmacist of the Year and becoming a fellow of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists.

Cecilia's lead role in the development of the Faculty's Clinical Placement Program helped set high professional standards for patient safety and optimal patient care for the Faculty's clinical rotations. Her long-standing, unwavering commitment to helping educate our Faculty's student pharmacists as well as nursing and medical residents in hospital pharmacy settings has made her a valuable member of the hospital's clinical team.

Her passion for the pharmacy profession is apparent in her volunteer roles, providing remedial support to our student pharmacists and co-precepting her peers as they take on a preceptor role for the first time.

Cecilia's ongoing exceptional patient care and holistic approach illustrates her desire to help people get their lives back on track.