Pharmacy Practice

Research has always been a strength of the faculty. We have one of the largest faculties of pharmacy in Canada. Our Division of Pharmacy Practice researchers cover seven research areas:

Clinical

Patient oriented research conducted with human subjects; it includes mechanisms of human disease, therapeutic interventions, clinical trials, development of new technologies (National Institute of Heath).

Researchers

Dr. Jill Hall, Dr. Christine Hughes, Dr. Sharon Mitchell & Dr. Nese Yuksel


Education

A field of inquiry aimed at advancing knowledge of education and learning processes and development of the tools and methods necessary to support this endeavor.(American Educational Research Association).

Researchers

Dr. Ken Cor, Dr. Neal Davies, Dr. Lisa Guirguis, Dr. Cheryl Sadowski & Dr. Scot Simpson


Health services

Improving the way health care services are organized, regulated, managed, financed, paid for, used and delivered, in the interest of improving the health and quality of life of all Canadians (CIHR).

Researchers

Dr. Mark Makowsky, Dr. Cheryl Sadowski, Dr. Scot Simpson & Dr. Nese Yuksel


Knowledge translation

Using knowledge obtained from research to inform the decision making of healthcare professionals and improve outcomes (CIHR).

Researchers

Dr. Mark Makowsky


Pharmacoepidemiology

Provides an estimate of the probability of beneficial effects of a drug in a population and the probability of adverse effects  (John Hopkins University).

Researchers

Dr. Jill Hall & Dr. Scot Simpson


Pharmacy practice

Focuses on the assessment and evaluation of pharmacy practice. It includes studies that evaluate pharmacists' roles in a variety of capacities (CPhA). 

Researchers

Dr. René Breault, Dr. Lisa Guirguis & Terri Schindel


Social Administrative

The "people" aspect of pharmacy and medication use. Focusing on the scientific and humanistic bases for understanding and influencing interactions involving patients, medicines, caregivers, and health care systems (University of Wisconsin).

Researchers

Dr. Lisa Guirguis & Terri Schindel