Cheryl Cox wins CPhA International Leadership Award

Cheryl Cox was recently recognized by the Canadian Pharmacists Association for her significant contribution to the advancement of the profession of pharmacy.

Canadian Pharmacists Association - 13 July 2015

(CPhA) - Local pharmacist and educator Cheryl Cox was honoured with the CPhA International Leadership Award at the Canadian Pharmacists Conference Awards Ceremony in Ottawa, ON, on Thursday, May 28.

Innovation, strategic thinking and the ability to develop strong and lasting personal relationships have made Cheryl Cox a leader in international experiential education. Her dedication to advocating for international clinical placements has led to exchanges in Japan, the United States, Trinidad, Australia, Singapore, France, Sweden, Norway, Brazil, Mexico and Egypt. Cheryl has been an exemplary role model for her peers, her students and the international pharmacy community. Her dedication has given the university an outstanding portfolio of high quality international experiences for their students, stronger curricular integration cross faculties and more diverse offerings of interdisciplinary studies that truly set the University of Alberta apart as a leading international university.

Sponsored by GenMed, A Division of Pfizer Canada, the CPhA International Leadership Award recognizes a significant contribution to the advancement of the profession of pharmacy within an international context.

"CPhA is immensely proud of these outstanding pharmacists and the difference they are making to the lives of patients, their communities and to our profession," said CPhA Chair Carlo Berardi. "I'd like to offer my thanks and congratulations to our winners for the leadership, compassion and dedication they demonstrate each and every day."

The CPhA Awards celebrate pharmacists who are making a difference in the health and well-being of Canadians and the dedication those pharmacists have to their patients. CPhA extends its sincere congratulations to all our 2015 award winners. For a full list of award winners and biographies, please