The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (CAPhO)'s committees and taskforces are made up of volunteers committed to representing the professional interests and issues of oncology pharmacy in Canada. See below for a list of the committees and taskforces and find out more about volunteering for CAPhO.
CAPhO Conference Planning Committee
CAPhO Education (CEC) Pharmacist Committee
CAPhO Oncology Fundamentals Day Task Force
Drug Interactions Module Task Force
Webinar Series Task Force
CAPhO Education Technician Committee
Fellow of the Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology (FCAPhO) Task Force
Undergraduate Pharmacy Education Task Force
The Awards Committee coordinates the Awards and Grants Program.
Coleen Schroeder (Chair): awards @ capho.org
The CAPhO Conference Planning Committee coordinates the organization of the CAPhO Conference.
Kimberly Defoe (Conference Chair)
Karen Van der Lee
The CAPhO Education (CEC) Pharmacist Committee oversees the educational activities for CAPhO members.
Tara Leslie (Chair): educationpharmacist @ capho.org
Carlo De Angelis
The CAPhO Oncology Fundamentals Day Task Force coordinates the Oncology Fundamentals Day.
The Drug Interactions Module Task Force coordinates the development of the Drug Interactions Module as a part of Oncology Essentials.
The Webinar Series Task Force is responsible for reviewing webinar applications.
The CAPhO Education Technician Committee oversees the educational activities for CAPhO members pertaining to Technicians.
Colleen Thurber (Chair): educationtechandassistant @ capho.org
The Communications Committee coordinates the e-newsletter, the website, social media activities and promotional materials and ensures that CAPhO branding is consistent on all our materials.
Soha Ahrari (Chair): communications @ capho.org
The Membership Committee develops, promotes and builds the value of membership in CAPhO.
Adam Gordon (Chair): membership @ capho.org
The Research Committee facilitates research activity among the CAPhO membership and promotes research activity currently being undertaken by CAPhO members.
Thomas McFarlane (Chair): research @ capho.org
The FCAPhO Task Force is charged with promoting the FCAPhO Recognition Program, collecting and reviewing applications against the criteria, deciding if the applicants are deserving, communicating the decisions to the applicants, and awarding the FCAPhO status to those who are successful. The FCAPhO is awarded on an annual basis.
Lynne Nakashima (Chair)
The Undergraduate Pharmacy Educations Task Force was formed shortly after CAPhO Conference (formerly NOPS) 2011 to explore opportunities between CAPhO, faculties of pharmacy and pharmacy technician schools. It will be disbanded once a strategy to target these schools for membership has been developed.
Carlo De Angelis