PANL Awards

PANL Pharmacist Awards

The specific awards to be presented on behalf of the Association shall include, but are not limited to the following:

Bowl of Hygeia Award

This award may be presented annually to a member of the Association who fulfills the terms of reference laid down by the donor, viz. Exceptional service to the community through the profession of pharmacy. ALL nominations must be made on the prescribed form and must be proposed and seconded by members of the Association. Nominations must be received by the Executive Director on or before May 27, 2016.  

Honorary Life Membership Award

This award may be conferred upon any member of the Association who has been registered as a Regular or Supporting Member from the time of his/her first registration with the Association. The award shall take the form of a suitable scroll, and may not be presented annually, but at the discretion of this Committee and on final approval of Council. Members honoured with this award who wish to practice pharmacy must comply with all requirements as outlined in the Pharmacy Act, 2004 (Newfoundland and Labrador) and in the By-Laws of the Association, with the exception of the payment of Membership Fees. The criteria for selection of honorary life members shall be as follows:

a) Service to pharmacy via the Association through active participation in Council or Association committees;

b) An outstanding single contribution to the Association and/or a single achievement which enhanced the pharmacy profession in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador; or

c) Long-term service in the pharmacy profession in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador with a distinguished record.

Meritorious Service Award

This award is available to any member of the Association, an organization or group, or any person, in recognition of service that brings credit and prestige to the pharmacy profession. This award shall take the form of a suitable scroll, and may not be presented annually, but at the discretion of this Committee, who shall nominate appropriate persons, organizations or groups and make a decision for final approval by Council.

James C. Quick Award

The nominee for this award should be a pharmacist who has introduced innovative methods or services into pharmacy care; or who has, by his or her initiative, broadened the scope of the practice of pharmacy in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. This award is meant to recognize pharmacists who, in their day-to-day practice, have raised the expectations of what the public can expect from their pharmacist.


PANL Student Awards

The Ralph J. Harris Future of Pharmacy Award

This award is presented to a pharmacy student who exudes enthusiasm and passion for the future of pharmacy, is a visionary, involved in community volunteer work, and offers extraordinary promise to the profession. The nominee must be in good academic standing and enrolled in the MUN School of Pharmacy Program. Nomination submissions should identify activities, accomplishments, leadership and other ways in which this individual is contributing to the future of the pharmacy profession.

The award is comprised of $500 (interest from Harris Trust Fund) plus free registration to the PANL conference in that year and up to a maximum of $500 travel expenses (with receipts).

Previous Award Recipients

2015 Sydney Peckham

2014 Lindo Ou

2013​ Mathew Hamlyn

2012 Amanda Brett

2011 Christopher Grant

2010 Sara Alteen

2009 Sarah Strong

2008 Hany Ellaboudy

2007 Jonathan Edwards

PANL Student Spirit Award

This award is presented to a student enrolled in the School of Pharmacy at Memorial University of Newfoundland who has made an outstanding contribution to the Pharmacists’ Association of Newfoundland and Labrador through activities with PANL as a volunteer, committee member or supporter. Nomination submissions should describe the characteristics that enable the nominee to achieve their contributions and identify activities, involvement, leadership and other ways in which this student has contributed to the activities of the Pharmacists’ Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The award is comprised of $500 plus free registration to the PANL conference in that year and up to a maximum of $500 travel expenses (with receipts).

Previous Award Recipients

2015 Sydney Saunders

2014 Kara O'Keefe

2013​ Janice Coleman

2012 Ann-Marie Hodder

2011 Jamie Grady

2010 Brittany Churchill

2009 Jonathan Edwards

2008 Stephanie Pittman

2007 Andrew Tobin


CPBA / PANL Student Award

Submissions shall include a letter from the student describing his/her involvement in PANL and university life, his/her view of the importance of pharmacy to the community and his/her career goals. Submissions shall also include a letter of recommendation from the student’s preceptor or a faculty member who has taught the student and a short biography of the student.