Educators

Our educators for are nationally and internationally recognized for their cutting-edge, forward-thinking course development, and are entirely unique from our entry-to-practice professors. 

Keith Bailey has been a pharmacist for over twenty years and graduated from Memorial University in 1996 with a B.Sc. Pharm. He also completed his MBA from Memorial University in 2007. He has been active in the profession in many roles including Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board, President of the Pharmacists Association of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Board of the Canadian Pharmacists Association. He is a regular lecturer at Memorial University’s School of Pharmacy and currently owns a Shoppers Drug Mart in metro St. John’s.

Dr. Hoan Linh Banh is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Family Medicine. She has extensive experience teaching therapeutics and has supervised numerous undergraduate pharmacy student research projects. She has also served as a pharmacy clinical coordinator and clinical pharmacy specialist in both Canada and the USA. She has a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Scott Edwards is the Clinical Oncology Pharmacy Specialist with the Cancer Care Program in St. John's, Newfoundland and Assistant Professor with Memorial University.
He completed a Bachelor of Neuroscience and Pharmacy at Memorial. He completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Washington. He completed a Master's degree in Oncology from Newcastle University. He is active in research in the area of chemotherapy toxicities and supportive care. He is passionate about teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Dr. Bradley Mitchelmore has a Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) from Dalhousie University (2007), completed a hospital residency at The Ottawa Hospital (2008), and completed a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) (2012) at the University of Toronto. He is currently Senior Science Manager with the Global Health and Guidelines Division at the Public Health Agency of Canada in Ottawa. Dr. Mitchelmore’s previous roles have included: Manager, Clinical Research at the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH), Clinical Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta, Manager, Pharmacare Business Solutions with the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, and various clinical pharmacy positions in critical care and primary care. He continues to practice part-time in community pharmacy.

Noelle Patten is an Associate Registrar with the NL Pharmacy Board working in the area of pharmacy regulation with a focus on quality assurance. She previously worked as a clinical pharmacist and relief pharmacy in NL. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at Memorial University and a Master of Health Management at McMaster University. She also has certificates in Opioid Depending Treatment and Biologic Treatments in Patience Care and training in Sterile Compounding Inspector Training and Prescribing Course-Safe Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain.

Travis Warner is a clinical pharmacist working in Cardiology and Critical Care at St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg. He assisted in the development of the PharmD curriculum at the U of M and is teaching Cardiology content in the undergraduate program at the U of M. He has taught and precepted numerous post-graduate PharmD students (particularly in his Cardiology practice) and has been involved in various Cardiology-related committees, work groups, and projects within the hospital, health region, and province (of Manitoba). He has also been actively involved in numerous national activities. Travis received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (with Distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.

Dr. Lisa Zhu is a clinical pharmacist working in Ambulatory Nephrology at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Ontario. She has served in many pharmacy, teaching, and preceptor roles in the last 12 years, including experience as a pharmacotherapy course coordinator and online course coordinator at the University of Toronto and a Pharmacy practice residency preceptor in Ambulatory Nephrology. She has a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Toronto and has completed a Designing Learning course through the University of Calgary that focused on the principles and theory of instructional design.

Contact

School of Pharmacy

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000