Biographies Speakers

Commander Sylvain Grenier graduated in 1995 from Université Laval, Québec with a Bachelor of Pharmacy. In 2008, he completed a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Toronto. He is currently the National Practice Leader for pharmacy for the Canadian Armed Forces, as well as the Military Occupation Advisor for military pharmacists. Aside from his military work, Cdr Grenier is an Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Medicine of the Ottawa University, where he teaches Clinical Pharmacology and he is involved as the Pharmacy consultant for the Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner program. The Pharmacy Practice Commitment to Care Award for Technology Innovation Honourable Mention was presented to him in November 2005. In February 2009, he received the Safe Medication Practices award from the CSHP. The Canadian Pharmacists Association International Leadership Award was presented to him in May 2010. He also received the Teaching, Learning and Education award from the CSHP, which was awarded to him in February 2011. The latest awards he received were the ADM(IM) NOVA award and the prestigious GTEC award for his contribution as a member of the CFHIS project team. Dr Grenier has presented to numerous pharmacy conferences both national and international, including the FIP congresses in Sydney 2003, Cairo 2005, Bangkok 2014, Dusseldorg 2015 and Buenos Aires 2016. He is the current President of the Military and Emergency Pharmacy Section.