Sydney pharmacy lecturer awarded FIP Fellowship

16 November 2015

Dr Rebekah Moles, Senior Lecturer of Pharmacy Practice with the Sydney Faculty of Pharmacy, has been awarded a International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Fellowship for her services to the international pharmacy community at the 75th World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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Rebekah Moles (right) accepting her FIP Fellowship award (Photo credit: University of Sydney)

A FIP Fellowship recognises individual members of the organisation who have exhibited strong leadership, have distinguished themselves, and contributed to the advancement of pharmacy practice.
Dr Rebekah Moles said, “I am honoured to be awarded this fellowship. I have been involved in the Hospital Pharmacy Section of FIP for more than a decade, and it is nice to be acknowledged for my efforts in trying to advance the profession.”
The list of Dr Moles’ contributions and achievements, which led to her recognition and nomination for this eminent title, demonstrated her focused lifelong vision and commitment to the field of pharmacy.
“Rebekah has been tirelessly involved in trying to advance her profession. From her time as a pharmacy intern and still as active today, she has been a member of pharmacy committees striving to improve hospital pharmacy,” said Marianne Ivey, President of the Hospital Section, FIP.
Dr Moles’ professional career and engagement with the international pharmacy community has seen her impart her skills and knowledge to thousands of pharmacy students as a lecturer, and receive numerous invitations to deliver talks internationally. In recent years she has held the position of Assistant Secretary on the Hospital Section of FIP and also been appointed as an associate editor for the Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy. She was also the instigator behind establishing the World Hospital Pharmacy Research Consortium (WHoPReC), which is the official research group of the hospital section of FIP.

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