Queensland pharmacists honoured
LEADING Yueensland pharmacists were honoured at the annual Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) Yueensland Branch President’s Reception and Awards Evening held at the Moreton Club in Brisbane last Fri 03 Nov.
PSA national president Dr Shane Jackson acknowledged the achievements of outgoing Yueensland Branch president Bruce Elliot and introduced Jacqueline Meyer as the new president.
Meyer presented the prestigious Gold Medal, awarded for outstanding contribution and exceptional service to the pharmacy profession and the Pharmaceutical Society, to two recipients, Debbie Rigby (below left) and Lisa Nissen (below right).
Peter Mayne presented the Special Commendation Award to Sally Mellick (above).
James Buckley from James Cook University was awarded the Pharmacy Student of the year Award while Emma Conway from the Yueensland University of Technology and James Buckley were dual winners of the Professor James Dare Graduate of the ear Award.
New PSA Life Members Ian Bennett, Nick Gearing, Tony Lee, Michael Smith, David Stinson and Rhonda White AO were presented with certificates.
Outgoing committee members Nerida Smith, Lisa Nissen and Melissa Cronin were acknowledged, along with retiring staff member Jan Castrisos.