Shereen Cox Née Dawkins

Doctoral Research Fellow - Centre for Medical Ethics
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Mobile phone +478163530255
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


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.


  • 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




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. 69- 70



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