Communication Team


Vice President Media (Webmaster)

Adam Ling, B.Sc., PharmD, R.Ph.

Adam has always had a strong connection with smoking cessation and has been involved since high school where he founded Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU). Adam was Team Leader for Leave the Pack Behind (LTPB) in his undergraduate Science program at the University of Waterloo. Adam is certified in smoking cessation and has completed the TEACH Core Course as well as a Specialty Course on addressing other modifiable risk factors through the TEACH Project at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). He has worked for Shoppers Drug Mart, Lovell Drugs, the Ottawa Hospital, and as a consultant for RL Solutions giving him an extensive range of pharmacy practice experience. He has co-authored a research paper on new guidelines for increased transparency in pharmacokinetic studies (ClinPK). Additionally, Adam served as Webmaster for CAPSI’s national pharmacy student conference, Professional Development Week 2016.


Vice President Media (Social Media)

Elaine Dinh, B.Sc., PharmD, R.Ph.

Elaine graduated from the University of Waterloo with a B.Sc and PharmD in 2016. During her school years, she served as the UW National Representative for CAPSI. She has organized events ranging from IPSF Health Campaign on counterfeit drugs and smoking cessation, Waterloo’s Next Top Pharmacist fundraisers, and CAPSI National’s Professional Development Week 2016 conference.

Since graduation, Elaine has worked many independent and retail pharmacy settings. She currently works in community pharmacy where she works closely with local physicians to optimize patient care. She is passionate about travel health, chronic pain management, medication deprescribing and helping her patients quit smoking and stay quit. Elaine volunteers annually with the “RACE Against Drugs” program which teaches elementary students about the safe use of prescription medicine, and the dangers of smoking and illicit drugs. Follow Elaine on Twitter @RPhSmokeFree for information, tips and updates!