Beverly Zwicker is the Registrar of the Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists (NSCP). As registrar, Ms. Zwicker works with the NSCP Council to fulfill the College’s mandate to protect the public interest in the regulation of pharmacy practice in Nova Scotia. Prior to her appointment to this role in January 2016, she held a key leadership position with the NSCP as Deputy Registrar for nine years. During this time she was instrumental in establishing and implementing standards of practice for continuous quality assurance programs in community pharmacies - the first such standards in the country. Ms. Zwicker also led the development of standards of practice for the provision of methadone maintenance treatment pharmacy services, and has contributed to the work of various key stakeholders in furthering the public’s health interest through participation on a number of provincial and national committees. Prior to joining the NSCP, Ms. Zwicker led the provision of continuing education for pharmacists in Nova Scotia in her role as Coordinator, Dalhousie University Continuing Pharmacy Education. She also educated first year pharmacy students as the Course Coordinator/Lecturer of the Pharmacy Law and Health Care Ethics course at Dalhousie University College of Pharmacy. Ms. Zwicker obtained her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from Dalhousie University and is currently completing her Master of Public Administration degree through Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management. Ms. Zwicker enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, and also enjoys cooking, running, and biking.
This is an opportunity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to ask questions of representatives from their regulatory body, the Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists (NSCP).