IMSN Members

As of 2022, IMSN participating members are:

Argentina


Asociacion Argentina de Farmaceuticos de Hospital
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Pamela Bertoldo, Secretary
    Marcela Rousseau
  • Contact
    Secreteria
    Asociacion Argentina de Farmaceuticos de Hospital
    Tel 011-155-4122870
    Julio A Roca 751 2o Piso, C1067ABC
    Buenos Aires
    Email : fvg@aafhospitalaria.org.ar

Australia


The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Full IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Chris Leahy, Director eHealth and Medication Safety

Brasil


Instituto para Práticas Seguras no Uso de Medicamentos (ISMP-Brasil)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Mario Borges Rosa, President
    Tânia Azevedo Anacleto, Scientific Director

Canada


Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP-Canada)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Carolyn Hoffman, President & CEO
    Sylvia Hyland, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
    Dr. Michael Hamilton, Medical Director
    Dorothy Tscheng, Director, Practitioner & Consumer Reporting & Learning Programs
  • Contact
    ISMP Canada
    Tel 416-733-3131 Fax 416-733-1146
    4711 Yonge Street, Suite 706
    Toronto, Ontario - M2N 6K8
    Website : https://ismpcanada.ca/

Healthcare Excellence Canada

  • Delegates
    Ioana Popescu, Director, Safety Strategies & Programs
    Joanne Sidorchuk

Health Canada

  • Delegate
    Sally Pepper, Patient Safety Specialist, Health Canada
    Georgia Paraskevakos
    Parag Buch
  • Contact
    Sally Pepper
    Patient Safety Specialist
    Health Canada

China


Chinese Pharmaceutical Association
Full IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Fang Liu
  • Contact
    Fang Liu, Senior pharmacist, MD, MSc
    Department of Pharmacy,Peking University Third Hospital
    Room 509, Building of Pharmacy
    No.49,Hua Yuan Bei Road,Haidian District
    Beijing,100191,China
    Tel 861082266682
    Fax 861082265740
    Email : liufang8-111@163.com

Colombia


ACQFH (Colombian Society of Hospital Pharmacists)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Juan Pablo Osorio, President
    Fabian Beltran
  • Contact
    ACQFH (Colombian Society of Hospital Pharmacists)
    Tel 571-603-0303 Ext. 5145
    Calle 119 No. 7 - 75 Bogota, DC
    Colombia -
    Email : presidenteacqfh@gmail.com

Denmark


Styrelsen for Patientsikkerheds læringsenhed
Danish Patient Safety Authority

Full IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Gitte Claris Christensen, Pharmacist
  • Contact
    Gitte Claris Christensen, Pharmacist,
    Danish Patient Safety Authority, Knowledge and Learning
    Styrelsen for Patientsikkerhed, Vidensformidling og Læring
    Islands Brygge 67
    DK-2300 København S
    Website : stps.dk
    Email : gicc@stps.dk

European Medicines Agency


European Medicines Agency
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Alexios Skarlatos, Head of Office of European Medicine Agency
    Monica Prizzi, Labelling specialist
    Ana Zanoletty Perez, Labelling specialist
    European Medicines Agency
    Website: www.ema.europa.eu

France


Prescrire - Programme Éviter l’Évitable
Prescrire' Preventing the Preventable Programme

Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Étienne Schmitt, Head of Prescrire Programme Éviter l’Évitable
    Marie-France Gonzalvez, Coordinator

French Network of Pharmacovigilance Centers

  • Delegate
    Dr Marie-Blanche Valnet-Rabier, Associate Director, Regional Pharmacovigilance Centre of Franche Comté
  • Contact
    Dr Marie-Blanche Valnet-Rabier, Associate Director, Regional Pharmacovigilance Centre of Franche Comté
    CHRU Jean Minjoz 3 boulevard Alexandre Fleming
    25030 BESANCON Cedex
    Tel +333 81 66 84 74 Fax +333 81 66 85 58
    Website : www.rfcrpv.fr
    Email : mbrabier@chu-besancon.fr

Germany


Drug Commission of the German Medical Association
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Dipl.-Pharm. Birgit Vogt, MSc
    Dr. med. Ursula Köberle
  • Contact
    Dipl.-Pharm. Birgit Vogt, MSc
    Arzneimittelkommission der deutschen Ärzteschaft
    Herbert-Lewin-Platz 1
    10623 Berlin
    Website : www.akdae.de
    Email : Birgit.Vogt@akdae.de

Hong-Kong


Hong-Kong Hospital Authority
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Grace Chan, Assistant Chief Pharmacist of Hong Kong Hospital Authority
    Brian Ching, Pharmacist of the Chief Pharmacist’s Office of Hospital Authority Head Office
    Kiki Yeung, Pharmacist of the Chief Pharmacist’s Office of Hospital Authority Head Office
  • Contact
    Hospital Authority Chief Pharmacist's Office
    Tel + 852 23007492 Fax + 852 21946844
    147B Argyle Street; Rm 518N
    Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Website : www.ha.org.hk
    Email : leesc@ha.org.hk

Ireland


Irish Medication Safety Network
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Niamh O’Hanlon, Chair, Irish Medication Safety Network
    Eileen Relihan, Irish Medication Safety Network member
    Jennifer Hayde, Irish Medication Safety Network general secretary

Medication Safety Improvement Programme, Health Service Executive
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Ciara Kirke, Clinical Lead, Medication Safety
    Muriel Pate, Medication Safety Specialist Pharmacist
  • Contact
    Ciara Kirke
    Clinical Lead, Medication Safety Improvement Programme,
    Quality Improvement Division, Health Service Executive
    Room 1.45, Dr Steevens’ Hospital
    Steevens’ Lane, Dublin D08 W2A8, Ireland
    Website : www.safermeds.ie
    Email : safermeds@hse.ie

Morocco


Morocco Poison Control and Pharmacovigilance Centre (CAPM)
IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Ghita Benabdallah, Pharmacist of Morocco Poison Control and Phamacovigilance Centre
    Pr Rachida Soulaymani
    Dr Houda Sefiani
  • Contact
    Pr Rachida Soulaymani Bencheikh, Director
    Centre Anti Poison et de Pharmacovigilance du Maroc (CAPM)
    Rue Lamfedel Cherkaoui, Rabat Instituts
    Madinate Al Irfane, B.P. 6671, Rabat 10100, Maroc
    Tel +212 05 37 77 71 69 Fax +212 05 37 77 71 67
    Website : www.capm.ma
    Email : ritabenabdallah@gmail.com

Netherlands


ivm Voorkomen Medicatie-Incidenten (VMI)
Instituut Verantwoord Medicijngebruik - Voorkomen Medicatie-Incidenten
Institute for Responsible Medication Use - Prevention of Medication Incidents

  • Delegates
    Rob Essink, Pharmacist and Manager of IVM
    Jaap Dik
    Linda Kok
  • Contact
    Instituut Verantwoord Medicijngebruik - Voorkomen Medicatie-Incidenten (VMI)
    Piet van Dommelenhuis
    Churchillaan 11-5 hoog
    3527 GV Utrecht
    Tel +31-888 800 400
    Website : www.medicijngebruik.nl/vmi
    Email : info@ivm.nl

New Zealand


New Zealand National Medication Safety Programme
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Dr Michael Tatley, Director, New Zealand Pharmacovigilance Centre

Norway


Norway Medecines Agency
Associate IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Sigurd Hortemo, Senior Medical Consultant, Medical Information

Oman


Ministry of health sultanate of Oman -Muscat
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Ph.Nussaiba Habib Mohammed, Director general of medical supplies
    Sara Albalushi

Portugal


Associação Portuguesa de Farmacêuticos Hospitalares (APFH)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Ana Margarida Freitas (APFH President)
    Paulo Tavares de Almeida (APFH secretary)
  • Contact
    APFH
    Rua Padre Estevão Cabral, nº 120
    1º andar, sala 108
    3000-316 Coimbra
    Tel: +351 239 837 161
    Website : www.apfh.pt
    Email : geral@apfh.pt

Qatar


Medication Safety & Quality Center (MSQC)
Pharmacy Executive Office
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Dr. Moza Al-Hail, Chair of MSQC & Executive Director of Pharmacy, HMC
    Dr. Anas Hamad, Head of MSQC, HMC
    Dr. Wessam El Kassem, Co-Head of MSQC, HMC
  • Contact
    Dr. Anas Hamad
    Director of Pharmacy Department, National Center for Cancer Care and Research
    Head of Medication Safety & Quality Center, Pharmacy Executive Office
    Hamad Medical Corporation
    Tel: +974 44397919/ 095
    P.O. Box: 3050 Doha, Qatar
    Website : www.hamad.qa
    Email : ahamad6@hamad.qa

Saudi Arabia


Saudi Medication Safety Center
Full IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Hani S. Alhamdan, Chairman, Saudi Medication Safety Center
    Deputy Executive Director, Allied Health Departments King Abdulaziz Medical City – Jeddah
  • Contact
    Hani S. Alhamdan, Chairman,
    Saudi Medication Safety Center
    Ministry of National Guard-Health Affairs
    P.O.Box 9515 Jeddah 21423
    Mail code 6100
    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Tel. 00966(12)2266666 Ext. 66117/66175
    Email : hamdanhs@ngha.med.sa

Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA)
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Abdulaziz S. Al Draihm, Director of Medication Errors Department
    Ghadeer M. Banasser, Alert and Monitoring Expert
  • Contact
    Abdulaziz S. Al Draihm, Director of Medication Errors Department
    Medication Errors Department
    Vigilance Executive Directorate
    Drug Sector
    Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA)
    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Tel. +966 (1) 1203 8222
    Website : www.sfda.gov.sa/en
    Email : ASDraihm@sfda.gov.sa

Singapore


Singapore National Medication Safety Taskforce
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Augustine Tee, Chair of Medication Safety Committee
    Luisa Tan, Singapore Ministry of Health
    Adelina Young, Singapore Ministry of Health
    Email: augustine.tee.k.h@singhealth.com.sg
  • Contact
    Ms Luisa Tan, Assistant Director, Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Branch, Clinical Quality, Performance & Technology Division
    Ministry of Health, Singapore
    College of Medicine Building
    16 College Road, Singapore 169854
    Tel: (65) 6325 8343
    Website : www.moh.gov.sg
    Email : luisa_tan@moh.gov.sg

    Adelina Young,
    Ministry of Health, Singapore
    Email: adelina_young@moh.gov.sg

Spain


Instituto para el Uso Seguro de los Medicamentos ISMP-España
Full IMSN member

  • Delegate
    Maria Jose Otéro Lopez, PhD, President ISMP-España
  • Contact
    Maria Jose Otéro Lopez, PhD
    ISMP-España
    Tel +34 923291257 Fax +34 923291174
    Hospital Universitario de Salamanca,Paseo San Vicente 58
    Salamanca, - 37007
    Website : www.ismp-espana.org
    Email : MJOTERO@telefonica.net

Switzerland


Swissmedic, Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Dr Irene Scholz, Vigilance Assessor
    Dr Thomas Stammschulte, Head of Pharmacovigilance Unit
    Dr Gabriele Zenhäusern, Deputy Head Stakeholder Engagement

United Arab Emirates


Emirates Pharmaceutical Society
Full IMSN member

  • Delegates
    Dr. Mariam Galadari, President, Emirates Pharmaceutical Society
    Dr. Nadia Almazroui, Vice President, Emirates Pharmaceutical Society
  • Contact
    Dr. Mariam Galadari, President
    Emirates Pharmaceutical Society

United Kingdom


NHS England and NHS Improvement

      • Delegates
        Graeme Fitzpatrick, Director of Patient Safety Advice and Guidance
        Pauline Lockey, Clinical Lead Patient Safety (Medication Safety)

MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency)

      • Delegates
        Kendal Harrison
        Mick Foy

United States of America


Institute for Safe Medication Practices ISMP
Full IMSN member

      • Delegates
        Rita Jew, President of ISMP
        Michael Cohen, President Emeritus of ISMP
        Christina Michalek, Medication Safety Specialist

US Food & Drug Administration

      • Delegate
        Jo Wyeth, Acting Director, Division of Mitigation and Medication Error Surveillance (DMAMES)
        Barbra Fobi, Medication Error Safety Advisor (PMET)
        Zach Oleszczuk, Postmarket Medication Error Program Lead

Industry Associate members


Baxter
Associate IMSN member

      • Delegate
        Zarina Lyner, Strategic Key Account Manager
      • Contact
        Zarina Lyner, Strategic Key Account Manager
        Pharmacy Services
        Baxter Healthcare Ltd
        Wallingford Road / Compton / Newbury, Berkshire RG20 7QW USA
        Email : zarina_lyner@baxter.com

Novartis
Associate IMSN member

      • Delegates
        Dorothy Linvill-Neal, Global Head, Name Creation & Regulatory Strategy
        Phuong Nguyen, Manager, Naming & Medication Safety
        Matthew Fried, PharmD, Manager, Naming and Medication Safety
      • Contact
        Dorothy Linvill-Neal, Global Head, Name Creation & Regulatory Strategy
        Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
        One Health Plaza
        East Hanover, NJ 07936-1080 USA
        Email : dorothy.linvillneal@novartis.com

Pfizer
Associate IMSN member

      • Delegates
        Mary Baker, Pharm.D, MBA FASPEN Senior Medical Director Sterile Injectables North America Medical Affairs Hospital Business Unit
        Judith Hey-Hadavi, DDS, MD, MSc Vice President Hospital Products and Sterile Injectables Global Medical Affairs Hospital Business Unit
        Lubna Merchant, Pharm.D. Risk Management Product Lead Worldwide Research and Development
      • Contact
        Mary Baker, Pharm.D. MBA FASPEN
        Pfizer, Inc.
        275 N Field Drive
        Lake Forest IL 60045
        Email : mary.baker@pfizer.com