Prestigious award dispensed to WDMH pharmacist

Dr. Mohamed Gazarin (centre) received the award from the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists – Ontario Branch at a ceremony in Toronto.

WINCHESTER — Dr. Mohamed Gazarin, a pharmacist at Winchester District Memorial Hospital, was recently honoured with the Hospital Practice in a Rural Setting Award.

The award is presented by the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists – Ontario Branch.

According to the Society, the award honours pharmacists for their innovative efforts and important advancements in hospital pharmacies in rural settings. The award recognizes recipients for their creativity to innovate and find better ways to do things, their persistence and resilience, their courage to take risks, and, above all, their outstanding talent.

WDMH has expressed congratulations to its latest award winner.

“Mohamed is very deserving of this award and we are lucky to have him as part of our WDMH team. He exemplifies our commitment to compassionate excellence for patients and families,” says Pharmacy Manager Joanne Leclair.

The recipient travelled to Toronto to pick up his award, noting: “This achievement is due to the amazing team we have here at WDMH. In all of my time here, I have never heard ‘no’ being said for any new initiative or idea.”