Orest Buchko

Orest was the director and staff member of Pharmacy Service at the University Hospital in Saskatoon for over 35 years. During this time he was actively engaged in a leadership role in hospital pharmacy as well as teaching and contributing to pharmacy organizations. He was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy with the College of Pharmacy from 1974 onwards. He has served and president and vice-president of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists. He also served on the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada as a board member (1966) and as an examiner (1972). He was the assistant editor of the Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy from 1961 until 1982. With the Saskatchewan Pharmaceutical Association he was a council member and committee chair. His CPhA involvement included serving as chairman of the publications committee (1969) and as a Council member (1969-70). He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 1955. Orest received the CPhA Meritorious Service Award in 1990.


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