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.

Lisa Wood, Pharm.D., Pharmacist

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 18 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. When away from work, she spends her time crafting, traveling, and hiking.

Christopher R. Wight, Director of Development & Strategy

Mr. Wight is responsible for global business development and implementation of strategic plans.  Previously he was COO of Via Media Energy where he helped organizations reduce energy costs.  Prior to that he held management positions at J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank, and Goldman Sachs.  In 2012 he was nominated to run for U.S. Congress.  Central to his campaign was a plan to lower health care costs and improve medical outcomes.  He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from The Ohio State University.  In his free time he enjoys sailing, golfing, and spending time with his wife Jill and daughter Caroline.

Fabiola Estrada, International Pharmaceutical Broker

Fabiola was born in Mexico city, Mexico. She moved to Houston and North Carolina, respectively. She attended Meredith College and in 2011 she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and International Business. She enjoys mountain biking, cycling, traveling and skydiving.

Karen Hamlett, International 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.

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. 

Matt Brant, Manager of Shipping and Receiving

Matt grew up in Mebane, NC.  He graduated from Eastern Alamance High School in 2012 and decided to further his education studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  During his time at UNC Charlotte, he helped to found the Mu Alpha chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, and was heavily involved with the Campus Chapter of Habitat for Humanity.  After two years he moved back to Mebane to be a father to his newborn son, who was born in September 2014.  He is planning on going back to school in the Fall of 2015 to continue pursuing his degree.  Matt is a big fan of warm weather, being outdoors, hunting, and spending time with his family.