Danielle comes to CPhA after working as a Clinical Pharmacist at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto. With previous experience in community pharmacy, industry and academia, she brings a unique pan-Canadian perspective on the needs of pharmacists across the country. Danielle holds a bachelor’s and a doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Guelph.
“Danielle is recognized as a dynamic and forward-thinking pharmacist, committed to advancing her profession and the impact of pharmacy professionals on the lives of our patients,” said Christina tulk, president of the APhC. “She brings a wealth of experience to CPhA and a passion for pharmacy that is truly inspiring.”
As Chief Pharmacist, Danielle will act as a spokesperson for the CPhA, representing the pharmaceutical community and the association on advisory committees, at conferences, in the media and with various other stakeholders and decision-makers. She will lead many aspects of CPhA’s new strategic plan, with a particular focus on improving engagement with pharmacists through Canada, addressing the mental health and well-being of the profession, and developing a vision for the future of pharmacy.
“I am delighted to get to work and connect with my colleagues across the country so that I can represent our national voice,” said Danielle. “In this role, I will strive to ensure that we have a strong connection to and focus on the frontline, so that our diverse perspectives are clearly heard and can guide decisions and discussions at the front line. APhC.
Read Letter from Danielle to the profession of pharmacist and follow her on Twitter and Instagram (@CdnPharmChief).
About the Canadian Pharmacists Association
The Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is the unifying national voice of pharmacy and the pharmacy profession in Canada. As pharmacists play an increased role in health service delivery, CPhA ensures the profession is recognized as a national leader in health care, influencing policies, programs, budgets and initiatives. that affect the profession and the health of Canadians. More information is available at www.pharmaciens.ca.
SOURCE Canadian Pharmacists Association
For further information: Tyler Gogo, Director of Strategic Communications, Canadian Pharmacists Association, [email protected], 613-293-7223