Past Grant & Award Winners

Every day oncology pharmacists make a difference in the lives of cancer patients around the world. ISOPP is pleased to present past award and grant recipients.

Format: 2017
2017

Achievement Award

Felice Musicco

Italy

Sustained Technology Innovator

Peter Gilbar

Australia

Creator of Educational Opportunities

Platform Award

Racha Sabbagh Dit Hawasli

United Kingdom

Towards the Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs in Academic Research Settings; Recommendations from a Multidisciplinary Working Group

En Hui Phebe Si

Singapore

Developing a Decision Support Tool to Assist Clinicians to Assess the Benefit of Palliative Chemotherapy in Stage 4 Breast Cancer Patients

Tine Van Nieuwenhuyse and Birgit Tans

Belgium

Oral Anticancer Drugs: to Crush or Not to Crush

Shinya Suzuki

Japan

Differences Between Online Survey and Mailed Survey from the Nationwide Survey for Community Pharmacists in Japan

Eskinder Eshetu Ali and Lita Chew

Singapore

Patient Adherence to Oral Anticancer Medications in an Asian Tertiary Cancer Care Centre

Lauren Charbonneau

Canada

Implementation of Camera Technology to Meet Traceability Standards for Compounded Sterile Products and Increase Efficiency in a Regional Cancer Centre

Lisa Holle

United States

Oncology Dose-Rounding Program

Shinya Suzuki

Japan

Characteristics and Management of High Incidence of Grade 3, 4 Hypertension in Lenvatinib Oral Chemotherapy for Thyroid Cancer Patients

Matteo Federici

Germany

Efficacy of Four Cleaning Solutions for the Decontamination of Cytotoxic Drugs on Different Surfaces of the Automated Compounding System APOTECAchemo

Chenchia Lin

Taiwan

Challenge the Compatibility of Closed System Transfer Devices with Multiple Chemotherapy Drugs

Poster Award

Takahiro Ohta

Japan

Survey of Chemotherapy Regimen Checks for Oral Anticancer Agents by Pharmacist in the Cancer Designated Hospitals of the NHO/NCC in Japan

Research Grant

Marliese Alexander

Australia

Targeted thromboprophylaxis (TP) for cancer patients at high risk of thromboembolism (TE)

Travel Grant

Eskinder Eshetu Ali

Singapore

Tamrat Assefa

Ethiopia

Paul Obeng

Ghana
2016

Helen McKinnon Award

Jill Davis

Australia

Johan Vandenbroucke

Belgium

Poster Award

Shirin Abadi

Canada

Utilization of Capecitabine plus Oxaliplatin (CAPOX) and 5-Fluorouracil/Folinic Acid plus Oxaliplatin (FFOX) in the Adjuvant Treatment of Stage II and Stage III Colon Cancer

JOPP Award

Jose R. Azanza, Belen Sadaba and Almudena Gomez-Guiu

JOPP Best Paper Awards
Monoclonal antibodies: pharmacokinetics as a basis for new dosage regimens?

Hillary Thomas, Monica Randolph and Jane Pruemer

JOPP Best Research Paper Award

The effects of a palliative care program on antidepressant use and continuing maintenance medications in near end-of-life oncology patients (the HEALED study)

Travel Grant

Himanshu Patel

India

Sandra Antonieta Palacios Garcia

Mexico

László Székely

Hungary

David Wata

Kenya
2014

JOPP Award

JOPP Research Award

France

A quantitative and qualitative method to control chemotherapeutic preparations by Fourier transform infrared–ultraviolet spectrophotometry 

Authors: Florian Dziopa, Guillaume Galy, Stéphanie Bauler, Benoit Vincent, Sarah Crochon, Mamadou Lamine Tall, Fabrice Pirot, Christine Pivot

JOPP Best Practice Award

United States

Disintegration of chemotherapy tablets for oral administration in patients with swallowing difficulties

Authors: Rivka Siden & Matthew Wolf

Travel Grant

Nadia Ayoub

Pakistan

Rhonda Kalyn

Canada

Aasma Hamid

Pakistan

Bogumila Sobkowiak

Poland
2012

Helen McKinnon Award

Terry Maunsell

Australia

Carole Chambers

Canada

Fellowship Award

Carole Chambers

Canada

JOPP Award

JOPP Research Award

Key components of intravenous chemotherapy labelling: a systematic review and practice guideline

Authors: Maureen Trudeau, Esther Green, Roxanne Cosby, Flay Charbonneau, Tony Easty, Yooj Ko, Patti Marchand, U David, Nadia Berger, Sherri Hertz

JOPP Best Practice Award

Cytotoxics compounded sterile preparation control by HPLC during a 16-month assessment in a French university hospital: importance of the mixing bags step

Authors: Vincent Castagne, Helene Habert, Chadi Abbara, Eric Rudant, Laurence Bonhomme-Faivre

Research Grant

Rosalyn Sims

United States

Shereen Nabhani

United States
2010

Fellowship Award

Michael Dooley

Australia

Achievement Award

Johan Vandenbroucke

Belgium

Tom Connor

United States

Barry Goldspiel

United States

Robbie McLauchlan

Australia

JOPP Award

JOPP Research Award

Use of prescription and non-prescription medications and supplements by cancer patients during chemotherapy; questionnaire validation

Authors: Marie H Hanigan, Brian L. dela Cruz, David M. Thompson, Kevin C. Farmer, Patrick J. Medina

Research Grant

Carlo De Angelis

Canada
2008

Helen McKinnon Award

Graham Sewell

United Kingdom

Fellowship Award

John Wiernikowski

Canada

Judith Smith

United States

JOPP Award

JOPP Research Award

The incidence of extravasation of vinca alkaloids supplied in syringes or minibags

Authors: Peter Gilbar, Christine Carrington

JOPP Best Practice Award

Therapeutic drug monitoring of cancer chemotherapy

Author: Lamya Alnaim

Research Grant

Claire Mach

United States
2006

Helen McKinnon Award

Barry Goldspiel

United States

Fellowship Award

Barry Goldspiel

United States

Achievement Award

Carole Chambers

Canada

Helen Leather

United States

JOPP Award

JOPP Research Award

Temozolomide for malignant gliomas in British Columbia; a population based cost-effectiveness analysis

Authors: E.D. Greanya, S.C.M. Taylor,  F. Hu,  J. Barnett,  B. Thiessen

JOPP Best Practice Award

Developing a targeted pharmacy oncology guide

Author: Dawn Annable

Research Grant

Rami Ibrahim

United States
2004

Helen McKinnon Award

Klaus Meier

Germany

Fellowship Award

Peter Gilbar

Australia

Jude Lees

Australia

Jill Davis

Australia

Achievement Award

Victor Jimenez

Spain

Rowena (Moe) Schwartz

United States

JOPP Award

JOPP Research Award

External contamination of vials containing cytotoxic agents supplied by pharmaceutical manufacturers

Authors: B. Favier B, L. Gilles, C. Ardiet, J.F.  Latour

JOPP Best Practice Award

Development of procedures to address health and safety issues in the administration of gene therapy within the clinical setting

Authors: N.S. Stoner, R.N.  Gibson, J. Edwards

2003

Research Grant

Gerhard Carstens

Germany
2002

JOPP Award

JOPP Research Award

Prospective evaluation of a policy of early discontinuation of antibiotics and discharge from hospital in children with cancer who develop fever

Authors: John T Wiernikowski, Ronal D. Barr, Ross Pennie

JOPP Best Practice Award

Establishing a baseline incidence of adverse drug reactions in hospitalized oncology patients

Authors: Susan Gaye Poole, Michael Joseph Dooley