Pharmacist of the Year

Pharmacist of the Year

The Award

This award is given annually to a Manitoba Pharmacist who, in the opinion of his/her peers, has made a significant contribution to the profession during his/her career.

Penny Shefrin (2016 Pharmacist of the Year)

Throughout her 30-plus years as a pharmacist, Ms. Shefrin has volunteered on committees with the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba, Pharmacists Manitoba, the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Pan-Am Games, the City of Winnipeg, the Manitoba Pharmacists-at-Risk program and many other community organizations.

Ms. Shefrin has mentored many in her capacity as pharmacy manager, and her more recent work at the Mount Carmel Clinic attests to her commitment to optimizing pharmacy care for the community she serves.

For the past 20 years, Ms. Shefrin has been an active member of the Manitoba Pharmacists-at-Risk Committee. As the Committee Chair, Penny Shefrin has led this group of volunteer pharmacists committed to assisting their colleagues and family members in need of physical, psychological, social and spiritual support.

PREVIOUS AWARD WINNERS:

1969
Jack Richardson
1970
Joe Karr
1971
Colin Barlow
1972
Bruce Moir
1973
Jack Litvack
1974
A. Langley Jones
1975
Alf Bell
1976
Bev Lloyd
1977
J. Laurie Johnston
1978
C. “Gerry” Chapman
1979
John Clubb
1980
Harvey Cantin
1981
Vernon Cooke
1982
Archie Orlikow
1983
B. Marie Berry
1984
Morna Cook
1985
Raymond Biglow
1986
Stewart Wilcox
1987
Alistaire Pringle
1988
Nick Otten
1989
Bonnie Schultz
1990
Ernest Stefanson
1991
Orville Wagner
1992
Marian Kremers
1993
Darryl Darling
1994
Kevin Hall
1995
Myron Kurjewicz
1996
Real Mulaire
1997
Albert Eros
1998
Rem Weiss
1999
Sharon Smith
2000
Chuck McClure
2001
Barbara Cinnamon
2002
Dexter Boyd
2003
Rob Ariano
2004
Ronald Eros
2005
Ralph Whitfield
2006
Lois Cantin
2007
Ruby Grymonpré
2008
Dr. Lavern Vercaigne
2009
Penny Murray
2010
Pat Trozzo
2011
Dinah Santos
2012
Grant Lawson
2014
W. Gary Cavanagh
2015 Dr. Shawn Bugden