Shereen Cox Née Dawkins

Doctoral Research Fellow - Centre for Medical Ethics
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Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Medicine (Student)

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 Née Dawkins, Shereen; Solbakk, Jan Helge & Bernabe, Rosemarie de La Cruz (2022). Research ethics committees and post-approval activities: a qualitative study on the perspectives of European research ethics committee representatives. Current Medical Research and Opinion. ISSN 0300-7995. p. 1–10. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2022.2115773.
  • Cox Née Dawkins, Shereen; Solbakk, Jan Helge & Bernabe, Rosemarie de la Cruz (2021). The role of research ethics committees after the approval of clinical trial protocols in the EU and the USA: a descriptive content analysis of international and regional normative documents. Current Medical Research and Opinion. ISSN 0300-7995. 37(6), p. 1061–1069. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2021.1905621.
  • 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, p. 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 [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2020). Back to WHAT? The role of research ethics in pandemic times. Medicine, Health care and Philosophy. ISSN 1386-7423. p. 1–16. doi: 10.1007/s11019-020-09984-x. Full text in Research Archive

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