TORONTO, May 25, 2011 /CNW/ - Bonnie Hauser, President of the Ontario
College of Pharmacists (OCP) today announced the appointment of
Marshall Moleschi as Registrar, effective September 2011.
Mr. Moleschi comes to OCP from the College of Pharmacists of British
Columbia, where he has served as Registrar since 2005. He is also the
current chair of the Canadian Pharmacy Registrars Council and chair of
the Health Regulatory Organizations of BC.
"On behalf of OCP Council, I am pleased to welcome Marshall to the
College," said Ms. Hauser. "Marshall is a renowned leader who brings a
wealth of experience in healthcare at the national, provincial and
local level and in community and hospital pharmacy. He also brings the
experience and expertise needed to optimize the opportunities for
pharmacy in Ontario, through a proven record of strategic and
As Registrar of the College of Pharmacists of B.C., Mr. Moleschi led the
organization through a number of strategic initiatives, including the
legislation to enable the regulation of pharmacy technicians, and an
increased scope of practice for pharmacists which includes the
adaptation of prescriptions and the authorization to provide
immunizations. During his time as Registrar, he has also served as an
influential member of the National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory
Authorities and as a member of the B.C. Ministry of Health eHealth
Strategy Council. Prior to becoming Registrar at the B.C. College, Mr.
Moleschi served as Director of Pharmacy for Northern Health in Prince
George, B.C., as Chief Operating Officer of the North Okanagan Health
Region, and in senior leadership roles in multidisciplinary health
organizations across the province. He holds a Bachelor of Science in
Pharmacy from the University of British Columbia and Master's of Health
Administration from Hawthorne University in Salt Lake City, Utah.
"I am honoured to take on the position of Registrar of the Ontario
College of Pharmacists," said Mr. Moleschi. "I look forward to working
with OCP council, staff and members across Ontario to create an
environment where pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can practice to
the fullness of their scope and deliver safe and effective pharmacy
care to help people achieve better health."
Established in 1871, the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) is the
licensing and regulating body for pharmacy in Ontario with the mandate
to regulate the profession in the public interest.
SOURCE Ontario College of Pharmacists
For further information:
Anjali Baichwal, Communications Advisor, Ontario College of Pharmacists
416-847-8294, 1-800-220-1921, ext. 2294