We have appointed a team of advisers to support us in developing future projects and expand our portfolio of work across the Commonwealth
MPharm DipClinPharm MRPharmS MPH FRSPH
Pharmacist Lead, AMR Programme, Public Health England
Diane is the brains behind the Antibiotic Guardian Campaign and is very keen to support tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the Commonwealth. She has led several national groups for guideline/guidance development and advocates for the role of pharmacy/pharmacists within Government policy. She has a key role in the national implementation of the UK AMR strategy and a strong research background that will be able to help the CPA with research and funding applications for AMR related projects.
Diane has spoken at several national and international conferences/workshops and meetings on the antimicrobial stewardship including at the World Health Organisation (WHO) and European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC). She has several peer reviewed publications and led/contributed to a number of national and international reports.
In 2015, Diane won the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Public Health Pharmacist of the Year and in 2016 was announced Outstanding Woman in Public Sector at the 10th PRECIOUS awards, which is supported yearly by the Prime Ministers.
BPharm, PGDip Pharm Prac, PGDiP Teaching & Learning in Higher Ed., FHEA, FRPharmS
Senior Teaching Fellow & Preregistration Co-ordinator, UCL School of Pharmacy, London
Nadia leads the pre-registration programme for the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and has written many books to support pre-registration pharmacists in their qualifying exams and is a great advocate of continual profession development. Nadia is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and she is committed to education & training for the pharmacy profession.
Nadia has been awarded the status of Fellow of the Royal pharmaceutical society for her excellence and contributions to the pharmacy profession. She is currently studying for her PhD around leadership in pharmacy and is a great advocate for women in leadership.
Working with the CPA, Nadia will help input into CPD platforms and training programmes that the CPA would like to develop in order to support pharmacists in the Commonwealth develop their clinical skills.
MPharm Teaching & Learning in Higher Ed.
Teaching Fellow Department of Practice and Policy, UCL School of Pharmacy, London
With a background in global health Oksana is heading up the UCL ‘Fight the Fakes’ campaign to tackle ‘fake’ medicines. Oksana has also partnered with the United Nations for the Global Partnership for Youth in the Post- 2015 Development Agenda (GPY 2015) to lobby local and national government to prioritise youth in the development agenda.
As a Fellow at University College London (UCL) School of Pharmacy, Oksana is also leading the UCL Global Citizenship Programme on Infectious Diseases and will be sharing her expertise in education, policy and regulation to support many of our member organisations in their efforts to safeguard public health.
BPharm MSc MRPharmS
Pharmacist Consultant in Resource Poor Settings
Trudi has a wealth of experience interacting with the incredible health care professionals working in very difficult situations, including disaster-relief areas. These challenging settings have allowed Trudi to learn a lot about the requirements in resource-poor settings, which she has used to help train others and build capacity according to need.
Trudi has great links with many Commonwealth countries and expertise in developing sustainable supplies of medicines to lower income countries. She will be able to use her knowledge and skills to help us support Commonwealth countries get access to essential medicines and strengthen quality supply chains.
In 2015 Trudi received a Special Recognition Award from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society for innovation in developing the field of humanitarian pharmacy practice.