Shereen Cox Née Dawkins

Doctoral Research Fellow - Centre for Medical Ethics
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Academic interests

  • Regulatory Ethics
  • Health Law 
  • Bioethics
  • Research Ethics
  • Pharmacy Ethics
  • Assisted Reproduction 

Courses taught

Pharmacy Law and Ethics

Background

Shereen graduated with a first class honors Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Technology, Jamaica in 2004 and Honors Diploma from the same University in 1998.  She received a Master of Arts in Healthcare Ethics and Law from the University of Manchester, England and subsequently taught ethics to both the Bachelors and Doctor of Pharmacy students at the Universities of the West Indies and Technology (Jamaica) respectively. 

She worked as a Pharmacy Inspector with the Pharmacy Council of Jamaica and eventually was appointed a member of the same Council where she chaired the Standards Committee.  She worked as adjunct lecturer at Excelsior Community College School of Nursing where she taught Pharmacology. She is the immediate past- President of the Jamaica Association of Private Pharmacy Owners and an executive member of the Bioethics Society of the English speaking Caribbean, where she also served as Vice-President and secretary during 2008-2015. She was an Executive member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica and the National Bioethics Committee. She also serves as a Justice of the Peace for the Parish of St. Andrew.

Awards

  • Pharmacist of the year (2019), Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica
  • Outstanding Pharmacy Entrepreneur (2017), University of Technology alumni

Positions held

  • Chair of the Standards Committee, Pharmacy Council of Jamaica
  • Executive member, Bioethics Society of the English speaking Caribbean
  • Member, National Bioethics Committee of Jamaica

 

 

Publications

Cox, Shereen (2012). Biosimilars in the Caribbean: Key Considerations. West Indian Medical Journal. (61) 9 doi:10.7727/wimj.2012.331

Cox S. To dispense or not to dispense: Lessons to be learnt from ethical challenges faced by pharmacists in the COVID-19 pandemic. Developing World Bioeth. 2020;00:1–8. https://doi.org/10.1111/dewb.12284 69- 70

 

 

  • Cox, Shereen (2020). To dispense or not to dispense: Lessons to be learnt from ethical challenges faced by pharmacists in the COVID-19 pandemic. Developing World Bioethics.  ISSN 1471-8731.  00, s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1111/dewb.12284 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Solbakk, Jan Helge; Bentzen, Heidi Beate; Holm, Søren; Heggestad, Anne Kari Tolo; Hofmann, Bjørn Morten; Robertsen, Annette; Alnæs, Anne Hambro; Cox, Shereen; Pedersen, Reidar & Bernabe, Rosemarie de la Cruz (2020). Back to WHAT? The role of research ethics in pandemic times. Medicine, Health care and Philosophy.  ISSN 1386-7423.  s 1- 16 . doi: 10.1007/s11019-020-09984-x Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Solbakk, Jan Helge; Bentzen, Heidi Beate; Holm, Søren; Heggestad, Anne Kari Tolo; Hofmann, Bjørn Morten; Robertsen, Annette; Alnæs, Anne Hambro; Cox, Shereen; Pedersen, Reidar & Bernabe, Rosemarie de la Cruz (2020). Høyrisikostudier på alle mennesker i Covid-19-sammenheng er etisk uforsvarlig. Uniforum.  ISSN 1891-5825.
  • Solbakk, Jan Helge; Bernabe, Rosemarie de la Cruz & Cox, Shereen (2020). Kynisk svar om TRIPS. Klassekampen.  ISSN 0805-3839.
  • Solbakk, Jan Helge; Bernabe, Rosemarie de la Cruz & Cox, Shereen (2020). Mer enn symbolpolitikk. Klassekampen.  ISSN 0805-3839.
Published Mar. 4, 2020 12:53 PM - Last modified Nov. 10, 2020 12:50 AM