Dr. Shelita Dattani, Bsc.Phm., Pharm.D
Dr. Shelita Dattani is the Vice President of Pharmacy Affairs at the Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada and in this role she leads a team advocating for pharmacy’s evidence based role in delivering accessible, high-quality healthcare and building capacity in public health and primary care.
Sheli received her bachelor of science in pharmacy from Northeastern University and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Sheli is a pharmacist with over 20 years’ experience in many sectors of the profession, including community, hospital, academia, industry, group purchasing organizations and professional and pharmacy associations.
Sheli maintains a part-time practice in primary care team based practice, community pharmacy, and remote hospital telepharmacy. Sheli also serves as a lecturer at The Memorial University of Newfoundland and as a guest lecturer at The University of Waterloo in their Doctor of Pharmacy Programs. She is passionate about her continued engagement as a preceptor, teacher and educator and is draws inspiration from her roles supporting students and pharmacists in their professional development. Sheli is committed to contributing to pharmacy’s growing role as an integral health care partner.