Dr. Stephanie Young
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Phone: 709 777 8833
Currently, Dr. Young is not accepting any graduate students.
B.Sc.(Pharm) – Memorial University, 1990
CSHP Accredited Hospital Pharmacy Residency – Halifax, 1992
Pharm.D. – Idaho State University, 2003
MScMed (Community Health) – Memorial University, 2009
Over her career, Dr. Young has had the opportunity to work in a number of different types of pharmacy practices. Much of her time was as a full time hospital pharmacist as well as a part time community pharmacist.
During Dr. Young's hospital positions, she had the opportunity to work in a number of different clinical practice areas, such as cardiology, drug utilization evaluation, and critical care.
In 2005 Dr. Young joined the School of Pharmacy at Memorial, where her position as Assistant Professor involves teaching, research, and maintaining a clinical practice site.
Dr. Young's teaching is primarily in fourth year therapeutics and supervision of students in the final Structured Practical Experience.
Research interests have included evaluating the role of the community pharmacist in caring for patients with type 2 diabetes, evaluating the role of the pharmacist in primary health care (including anticoagulation management), and examining pharmacy human resource issues in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Dr. Young is currently the primary investigator on an study to collect provincial data on community pharmacist interventions.
Young SW, Hawboldt J, Pearce NJ. "Use of Evidenced-Based Therapy at Discharge for Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: Retrospective Audit of Medical Records." Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, In Press
Young SW, Mathews M. “Current Work Locations and Reasons for Job Choice of Graduates of Memorial University School of Pharmacy.” Canadian Pharmacists Journal 2009;142(6):290-296.
Young S. "Current Work Locations and Reasons for Job Choice of Graduates of Memorial University School of Pharmacy". St. John’s: Division of Community Health and Humanities, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2009. [thesis]
Basky G, Young S, Mathews M. "Maintaining a stable pharmacy workforce in Newfoundland and Labrador: Offering more training seats for NL students, better pay keys to keeping Memorial-trained graduates in province." St. John’s: Division of Community Health and Humanities, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2009. [summary report]
Hoddinott C, Young SW. "Rivaroxaban (Xarelto®) – a review." Pharmacy Association of Newfoundland And Labrador Advocacy News, 2009; Mar-Apr 9(2);p8. (non-peer reviewed)
Community Pharmaceutical Care Program. Bridging the Care Gap for Diabetes Management in Newfoundland and Labrador. Executive Summary. (Supplement to The Advocacy News, 2009;Jul-Aug 9(2))
Community Pharmaceutical Care Program. Bridging the Care Gap for Diabetes Management in Newfoundland and Labrador. Final Report. Submitted to Health Canada March 2009.
Young SW. “SSRIs and Weight Gain”. Atlantic Psychopharmacology Quarterly 2003;6(2):1-3.
Other Professional Involvement
- Volunteer involvement as a pharmacist with the Canadian Diabetes Association
- Vice President of the Pharmacists Assoication of Newfoundland and Labrador (PANL) 2009-2010
- Professional Memberships: Canadian Pharmacists Association; Canadian Cardiovascular Society; Canadian Cardiovascular Pharmacists Network; Canadian College of Clinical Pharmacy; Pharmacists Association of Newfoundland and Labrador; Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board; The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter 110, Idaho State University
Awards and Distinctions
- Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies (2009)
- General Hospital Foundation Scholarship (2002)
- Named as one of the top 100 pharmacists in the last 100 years of pharmacy in Newfoundland and Labrador by the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board (2010)