Class of 2T1 with Leslie Dan (2018 Induction)

Achieving an Honours standing or Student Award in our rigorous programs is reflective of the hard work and commitment shown by our students.

Thank you to our donors and partners who continue to make a difference in the lives of our students.

Congratulations!

Students Graduating with Honours

  • Aleksandra Trkulja
  • Antonio Ajhert
  • Avneet Bahia
  • Bonnie Chi Yan Lam
  • Catherine Zhu
  • Chengming Zhang
  • Cynthia Wong
  • Danielle Elizabeth Dzikowski
  • Deanna Rachel Koo
  • Gabrielle Busque
  • Gigi Man Chit Lai
  • Helen Liu
  • Hillary Jewell
  • Isaac William Wade
  • Jacqueline Chan
  • Jinfan Zhang
  • Jubair Mohammad Aziz
  • Kendra Hewlett
  • Kristen Patricia Giroux
  • Larissa Szutu
  • Linda Pham
  • Linda Xioameng Li
  • Madeline Jean Powers
  • Matthew Patrick Skelly
  • Meghan Hayes
  • Michael Crosby
  • Michelle Hui-Yi Looi
  • Nicole Hsiao Yen Chang
  • Richard Kwong
  • Rohail Malhi Nawaz
  • Rui Si Pi
  • Sahil Dylan Bedi
  • Selvie Jegarajaratnam
  • Shreeya K Thakrar
  • Stephanie Deanna Burden
  • Syed Danial Akif
  • Teagan Rolf Von Den Baumen
  • Tiera-Marie Colonna
  • Tiffany Chung Yan Lai
  • Tracy Chin
  • Xiao-Lin Kathryn Chen
  • Yifan Zhou
  • Zhihao Chang

Fourth Year Awards

Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Please note that recipients who appear as Name Withheld did not consent to disclose their personal information.

Award descriptions have been shortened. For full descriptions, visit the Fourth Year Awards page.

American College of Apothecaries Award

The Ontario Branch of the American College of Apothecaries has established an award for a Fourth Year student who won the patient counselling competition.

Recipient: Aline Tram Ang Huynh

 

Bob Pritchard Memorial Award

This award is in memory of Bob Pritchard who was the Manager of Pharmacy Practice Programs at the Ontario College of Pharmacists in 1995. He was a highly respected member of the pharmacy community, and a friend to all who knew him. This award is presented to a Fourth Year student who obtained the highest cumulative UPS points, achieved at least Second Class Honours in each of Years 1, 2 and 3, and who achieved at least Pass standing in all Year 4 courses.

Recipient: Gigi Man Chit Lai

 

Danusia Oczko Award

The friends and family of Danusia Oczko, Class of 8T6, have established this award in honour of her determination, faith and courage. The recipient is a Fourth Year student who has been accepted into a hospital residency program and contributed significantly to undergraduate professional, athletic and student life.

Recipient: Yifan Zhou

 

Deanna Williams Award

This award is in recognition of Deanna Williams’s service to the OCP and to the profession of pharmacy. It is given to a student registered in Year 4 of the undergraduate program who achieved Second Class Honours in Years 1, 2 and 3, and Pass standing in all Year 4 courses. The recipient demonstrated innovative leadership in a pharmacy-related setting, and demonstrated the likelihood of a noteworthy future contribution to the profession; and a commitment to continuous learning.

Recipient: Matthew Spilka

 

Doris C. Kalamut Leadership Award

Doris Kalamut graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy in 1978. She returned in 1981 to teach on a part-time basis, and became a full-time course coordinator and lecturer in Professional Practice in 2004. In 2012, she was appointed the inaugural Director of Student Experience and Academic Progress at the Faculty. Mrs. Kalamut was very involved in student activities while attending the Faculty. She was valedictorian and president of her graduating class and remains actively involved in class activities, organizing the 35th reunion in 2013. A long-time supporter of Pharmacy students, Mrs. Kalamut established the Doris C. Kalamut Leadership Award to advocate for student success by encouraging leadership skills and involvement in extracurricular activities. It is awarded to a student in any year of the Professional Program who achieves academic excellence (minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0), exhibits strong leadership skills and is involved in extracurricular activities that contribute to the betterment of student life at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy.

Recipient: Elaine Anh Nguyen

Doris Thompson Award

The friends of Doris Thompson have established this award to be given to the Fourth Year student who achieved the highest final grade in Institutional Pharmacy Practice Management (PHM371), and who has been accepted into a hospital pharmacy residency program.

Recipient: Simran Mann

 

Douglas Stewart Memorial Award

The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy established this award to honour the memory of Professor Stewart. During his early years with the Faculty, he was also the Director of Pharmacy at the Toronto General Hospital. Professor Stewart was instrumental in the development of the first undergraduate clinical pharmacy course in Canada and impacted many careers through the Hospital Pharmacy Administration course. This award is given to a Fourth Year student who pursues a Hospital Pharmacy Residency.

Recipient: Nicole Hsiao Yen Chang

 

Harry and Frances Forman Award

Harry Forman graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy in 1947 at the age of 20. He had an almost sixty-year professional career including, as a young pharmacist, co-owner of a neighbourhood pharmacy, a many-year associateship with Shoppers Drug Mart, and, in later years, working as a part-time pharmacist before retiring at the age of 80. The Harry and Frances Forman Award is presented to a student in Year 4 of the undergraduate program at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy who best demonstrates dedication to the practice of pharmacy by going above and beyond in the provision of patient care. The recipient has achieved at least Second Class Honours in each of Years 1, 2 and 3, and achieved at least a Pass standing in all Year 4 experiential rotations.

Recipient: Yifan Zhou

 

John Roberts Scholarship and Medal

The John Roberts Scholarship and Medal is awarded to the Fourth Year student who obtained the highest number of Honours grades in the Year 4 courses.

Recipient: Tiera-Marie Colonna

 

Leon Koffler Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Mr. Leon Koffler, Shoppers Drug Mart/Pharmaprix Life Foundation presents a scholarship to the Fourth Year student with the highest cumulative GPA who achieved an Honours grade in Community Practice Direct Patient Care (PHM414).

Recipient: Tiera-Marie Colonna

 

Major F.A. Tilston, V.C., Scholarship

The graduating class of 1929 established an annual award in honour of Major F.A. Tilston, V.C., a member of the class. The award is given to a Fourth Year student who achieved academic excellence over all four years of the Doctor of Pharmacy program and has not won an award of greater value.

Recipient: Kristen Patricia Giroux

Marvin Kopstick Scholarship

This award was established by colleagues and friends in memory of Marvin Kopstick. Reflective of Mr. Kopstick’s extensive involvement in his community, this scholarship will be awarded to Fourth Year students who demonstrate significant involvement in their community while registered at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy. Recipients have achieved at least Second Class Honours in each of Years 1, 2 and 3, and achieved at least Pass standing in all Year 4 courses.

Recipients:
Jubair Mohammad Aziz
Shubham Pradeepkumar Mistry
Yifan Zhou

 

Mary T. Gannon Award

This award was established by the donor in honour of her sister Mary (Class of 5T6) who was the Director of Pharmacy at Princess Margaret Hospital for 35 years. Mary was actively involved in the profession, in particular with the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists. She strongly believed in mentoring the next generation of pharmacists. The recipient of the Mary T. Gannon Award is a Fourth Year Pharmacy student who has been accepted into a hospital pharmacy residency program.

Recipient: Madeline Jean Powers

 

Sydney Shrott Award

Medical Pharmacies Group Limited established the Sydney Shrott Award to honour the retirement of one of its owners. Sydney Shrott has been a respected visionary and innovator in the profession of pharmacy for over 60 years. This award is a tribute to his continuing dedication to developing strong pharmacy leaders. It is given to a student in Year 4 of the undergraduate program who has achieved the highest total grades in Pharmacotherapy in Older Adults (PHM352) and Community Pharmacy Management (PHM370), and has completed an Ambulatory Care rotation as part of the Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience program.

Recipient: Name Withheld 

 

Tom Chin Clinical Leader Award

Tom Chin is remembered for his many significant contributions to the pharmacy profession through his involvement in clinical practice, teaching, research and management. Tom approached his work with dedication, passion and resolve, and consistently produced results that were of high caliber and generated pride from his fellow pharmacists. The Tom Chin Clinical Leader Award is awarded to a Fourth Year student with the highest total grades in the seven required pharmacotherapy courses, who is also the recipient of a University of Toronto Student Leadership Award, (formerly Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award).

Recipient: Elaine Anh Nguyen

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