Farid Wassef was elected as the Central Ontario District - Postal Code L Representative to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Pharmacists Association in June 2018.
Farid is a pharmacist who has been in practice in Stouffville since 1989. In 1993, he opened a fee-for-service patient consultation practice. Farid has authored more than 200 articles, continuing education courses, books and has conducted numerous presentations across North America and Europe. He has been invited to appear on various television programs including CBC, CTV, Global and TVO.
Farid served on the Ontario Pharmacists Association Education Committee from 2004-2005 and as a Council Member at the Ontario College of Pharmacists from 2010 to 2016. In 2006, Farid was honoured as the Canadian Pharmacist of the Year. Farid was also the PC Candidate who ran for Member of Provincial Parliament in the 2011 and 2014 elections. Currently, he continues to live and work in Stouffville.