GLOBALRx Staff

Andrew Canada, Pharm.D., Ph.D. Pharmacist-In-Charge

Dr. Canada received his B.S. in Pharmacy from the Medical College of Virginia his Pharm.D. degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts in Environmental Health. He has practiced pharmacy for over 40 years in both the hospital and retail areas. He founded GLOBALRx in 1996 with the primary purpose of providing USA-drugs internationally to countries where those drugs were not available. He is married with a daughter, who is a physician in Philadelphia. His passion is fly-fishing.

Melanie Bishop, International Pharmaceutical Broker. 

Melanie grew up in Chapel Hill, NC. She received her B.A., in Business Administration and Management from North Carolina Central University in 2001, where she graduated Cum Laude. Before joining GLOBALRx she worked for several insurance companies, and as an Administrative Assitant for the State of North Carolina Employment Security Commission. In addition, she has working knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, Title 21 of the FDA regulations that govern clinical trials. She is married with a daughter and a son. Away from work she enjoys decorating, basketball games and family functions. 

Yeralin Feliciano, International Pharmaceutical Broker 

Yeralin grew up in Puerto Rico and moved to the United States in May 2001. She received her B.S. in Human Resources with a minor in Economics from The University of North Carolina in Greensboro. She spent a semester studying abroad in Lyon, France at the Universite Jean Moulin Lyon 3. Before joining the GLOBALRx team she worked as an Administrative Officer for UNC Healthcare and started her Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration at UNC-Chapel Hill. Outside of GLOBALRx, Yeralin enjoys Art History, making jewelry, traveling, and learning new languages. She is currently brushing up on her French and will start Italian lessons soon. She dreams of taking Metal Smithing and Jewelry Design courses in Florence, Italy and launching her own jewelry line.

Karen Hamlett, Pharmaceutical Broker 

Karen grew up in Western New York and has lived in North Carolina since 1995. Before joining the GLOBALRx team in August 2013, Karen worked as an Assistant Branch Manager for a large local bank. In 2003, she attended Alamance Community College and received her Human Resources Certificate. Away from GLOBALRx she enjoys spending time with her family, riding four wheelers and dirt bikes with her children, and relaxing at the beach. 

Alicia Kelley-Tibbens-Pharmaceutical Broker

Alicia was born in Pittsburgh and is a huge Steelers fan. She has lived in North Carolina for 14 years and have raised my now 19 year old son who is getting ready to start MMI in Spring 2015. Priot to coming to N.C. we lived in Ft. Lauderdale Fl. for ten years. Her husband owns his own construction company and we stay very busy. She enjoys reading, and loves to be outside in her garden when the weather is nice and going to the beach every chance she can get.

Michael Newsholme, Coordinator-Shipping and Receiving

Michael grew up in South Carolina and has been living in North Carolina since 2007. He graduated Eastern Alamance High School in 2009 and immediately joined the work force. In 2012 Michael attended Alamance Community College and received several computer certifications. He is currently working at night on his degree in Welding Technology and plans on graduating Spring 2016. Michael is a huge South Carolina Gamecocks fan. He also enjoys fishing, fabricating, and spending time with his family.

Lisa Wood, Pharmacist-Professional Services

Lisa is a "mountain girl" born in Texas and raised in the mountains of Western North Carolina. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia in 1997. She has worked as a pharmacist for the past 17 years in both the hospital and retail setting and is an immunizing pharmacist. Lisa is married to a physical therapist and has 2 beautiful girls ages, 10 and 11. When away from work, she spends her time crafting, traveling, and hiking.