Secretariat & Chairs

Shaun O'Connor
Alexandre Chan
United States
Past President
Marliese Alexander
Robert Duncombe
United Kingdom
Irene Weru
General Member
Aygin Bayraktar-Ekincioglu
General Member
Hisanaga Nomura
General Member
Kimberley-Ann Kerr
General Member

ISOPP Chairs

ISOPP governance model, in addition to the Secretariat, is made up of standing committees, task forces, and work groups, each of which has an appointed Chair or Lead and each of which requires your input and time.  Volunteer for a committee, task force or work group. Contact to join your peers and make a difference.  

Let us introduce you to the current ISOPP Chairs.

Alexandre Chan
United States
Governance Committee Chair
Robert Duncombe
United Kingdom
Finance Committee Chair
Jennifer Jupp
Research Committee Chair
Himanshu Patel
Education Committee Chair
John Wiernikowski
Advocacy Task Force Chair
Terry Maunsell
Awards and Travel Grants Annual Task Force Chair
Barry Goldspiel
United States
Credentialing/Specialization/Scope of Practice Task Force Key lead
Alexandre Chan
United States
Standards Review Task Force Co-Chair
Shaun O'Connor
Standards Review Task Force Co-Chair
Rowena (Moe) Schwartz
United States
Vision Task Force Chair
Emma Foreman
United Kingdom
Biosimilars Task Force Chair
Felice Musicco
Communications Work Group Key Lead
Evelyn Handel
United States
Newsletter Editor


Committees, Task Force and Work Group Members

Below is a list of ISOPP’s committee, task force and work group members currently engaged and working for you the member. Volunteer for a committee, task force or working group. Contact to join your peers and make a difference.  

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Advocacy Task Force

Chair: John Wiernikowski
Secretariat Member: Irene Weru
Members: Shirin Abadi, Brooke Bernahardt, Carole Chambers, Alexandre Chan, Luh Komang Mela Dewi, Harbans Dhillon, Evelyn Handel, Lisa Holle, Annemeri Livinalli, Felice Musicco, Himanshu Patel, Rowena Schwartz, Rosalyn Sims and Bo (Miguel) Yu

Awards and Travel Grants Annual Task Force

Chair: Terry Maunsell
Secretariat Member: Kimberley-Ann Kerr
Members: Waël Abi Ghanem, Lisa Holle, Fabrizio Festinese, Siew Woon Lim and Rosalyn Sims

Biosimilars Task Force

Chair: Emma Foreman
Secretariat Member: 
Alexandre Chan
Members: Joseph Bubalo, Milagros Cubilla, Mário De Lemos, Harbans Dhillon, Nirachorn (Jean) Kuchonthara, Annemeri Livinalli, Rodrigo Macedo, Winnie Mwangi, Hisanaga Nomura, Shaun O'Connor, Himanshu Patel, Maggie (Margaret) Patterson, Jim Siderov, Mayde Seadi Torriani and Barbara Yim

Communications Work Group
Key Lead: Felice Musicco
Secretariat Member: Hisanaga Nomura
Members: Jill Davis and Shaun O’Connor

Virtual Journal Club (Communications sub group)

Members: Felice Musicco, Carole Chambers, Tandy-Sue Copeland, Jill Davis, Peter Gilbar, Maria Larizza and Lynne Nakashima

Newsletter Editor
Evelyn Handel
Secretariat Member: Hisanaga Nomura


Credentialing/Specialization/Scope of Practice Task Force 
Chair: Barry Goldspiel
Secretariat Member: Alexandre Chan
Members: Tegan Bilse, Peter Gilbar, Donald Harvey and Rowena Schwartz

Education Committee

Chair: Himanshu Patel
Secretariat Member: Aygin Ekincioglu
Members: Jared Borlagdan, Ashraf Chatterjee, Tandy-Sue Copeland, Netty Cracknell, Melanie Danilak, Luh Komang Mela Dewi, Harbans Dhilon, Sarah Glewis, Felipe Gomes, Evelyn Handel, Kimberley-Ann Kerr, Chea Xin Lim, May Oh, Manit Seateaw, Chiajie Tan, David Wata, Irene Weru and Toh Yilong 

Masterclass (Education Committee sub group)

Chair: Harbans Dhilon
Vice Chair: Kimberley-Ann Kerr
Oral Anti-cancer: Kimberley-Ann Kerr (Lead), Melanie Danilak and Evelyn Handel
Supportive Care: Chiajie Tan (Lead), Tandy-Sue Copeland, Sarah Glewis, Evelyn Handel and Himanshu Patel
Safe Handling: Harbans Dhilon (Lead), Chiajie Tan and Irene Weru
Advanced Aseptic Preparation: Harbans Dhilon (Lead), Aygin Ekincioglu and Lim Chea Xin Lim

Finance Committee

Treasurer (Chair): Robert Duncombe
President: Shaun O’Connor
Past President: Alexandre Chan
Member: Melanie Danilak

Governance Committee
Past President (Chair): Alexandre Chan
Secretariat Member: Shaun O’Connor
Members: Barry Goldspiel and Moe Schwartz

Immunotherapy Task Force

Call for members to develop an ISOPP position paper on the role of the oncology pharmacist in the era of immunotherapy.

Contact to express your interest in being part of the Task Force. 

Member Engagement Task Force

Call for members to propose strategies to increase member engagement and membership numbers, and to make recommendations on ways to reward active members formally.

Contact to express your interest in being part of the Task Force. 

Nominations Task Force 2020 (later 2020)

Chair: Alexandre Chan
Members: Call for members

Policy Endorsement Task Force

Formed as needed

Research Committee 

Chair: Jennifer Jupp
Secretariat Member: Marliese Alexander
Members: Tiene Bauters,Tandy-Sue Copeland, Nick Duncan, Peter Gilbar, Kellie Jones Weddle, Maria Larizza, Hisanaga Nomura, Paul Sessink and Shinya Suzuki 

Standards Review Task Force

Co-Chairs: Shaun O’Connor and Alexandre Chan
Secretariat Member: Alexandre Chan
Members: Wael E. Abi Ghanem, Asunción Albert, Marliese Alexander, Suhaime Ali, Tiene Bauters, Habibah Binti Kamaruzaman, Carole Chambers, Thomas H. Connor, Sylvie Crauste-manciet, Harbans Dhillon, Shereen Elnabhani, Emma Foreman, Sarah Glewis, Evelyn Handel, Lauren Hutton, Kimberley-Ann Kerr, Yin (Sarah) Lo, Lynne Nakashima, Sandra Palacios, Racha Sabbagh Dit Hawasli, Rowena Schwartz, Paul Sessink, Graham Sewell, Gouri Shankar Bhattacharyya, Suzanne Staude, Steve Stricker, Shinya Suzuki and Mayde Torriani

Vision Task Force
Chair: Rowena (Moe) Schwartz
Secretariat Member: Alexandre Chan
Members: Suhaime Ali, Brooke Bernhardt, Tandy-Sue Copeland, Netty Cracknell, Jacinta Emejulu, Evelyn Handel, Polly Kintzel, Elaine Lazzaroni Moraes, Kofi Boamah Mensah, Jim Mullowney, Mario Jorge Silva, Judith Smith, David Wata and John Wiernikowski