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Chief Executive Officer

Dr. K. Wayne Hindmarsh, Ph. D.

Ph 1-416–946–5055

Fax 1-416–978–8511
Email: director@ccapp-accredit.ca

Dr. Hindmarsh is Dean Emeritus and Professor of the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. He served as Dean at the University of Toronto for 11 years, from 1998-2009. Previously, he was Dean of Pharmacy at the University of Manitoba and Assistant Dean at the College of Pharmacy at the University of Saskatchewan.

Dr. Hindmarsh’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a M.Sc. Degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Ph.D from the University of Alberta. Among his many research accomplishments he is the author of two books dealing with drug related topics: 1) “Drugs. What your Kid Should Know”, a widely acclaimed book used by numerous libraries, high schools and parents and 2) “Too Cool for Drugs” (co-authored with a professional counsellor), a book aimed at primary school age children dealing with peer pressure and the problem of drug usage. He is also the author of over 80 scientific articles related to drug distribution and forensic toxicology.

Dr. Hindmarsh has served as President of the Association of Deans of Pharmacy of Canada, the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada, the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs, the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada and the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy. He has also represented Pharmacy on Hospital Boards in Manitoba and Toronto.

Dr. Hindmarsh is a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and the International Pharmaceutical Federation.

Catherine Schuster, RPEBC, R.Ph.T.Coordinator, Pharmacy technician Programs Accreditation

Catherine Schuster is a licensed Pharmacy Technician in the province of Ontario. She graduated from the Pharmacy Assistant Program in 1974 from St. Clair College in Windsor. Catherine has many years of practicing in retail and hospital settings.

She began her career as a Pharmacy Assistant in a community pharmacy setting and in 1986 continued her career, working in the in-patient pharmacy at Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance. Catherine served as Coordinator of the Pharmacy Technician Program at Lambton College in Sarnia, Ontario from 2006 – 2014.

Catherine has served on a number of Pharmacy committees and boards, including the Ontario College of Pharmacists Pharmacy Technician Working Group, OCP Jurisprudence Steering Committee, National Advisory Committee – Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks, CCAPP Working Group for the Development of Standards for Accreditation of Pharmacy Technician Programs, CCAPP Pharmacy Technician Programs Accreditation Committee, PEBC Blueprint for Qualifying Exam for Regulation of Pharmacy Technicians, and PEBC Evaluating Exam Question Writing Group. She served on the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Technician and the Canadian Pharmacy Technician Educators Association Board of Directors. Catherine is currently the Executive Vice President on the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada.