Dr. Lisa Bishop

Associate Professor

Dr. Lisa Bishop graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1995, completed a hospital pharmacy residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario in 1998, and earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado in 2007. Dr. Bishop joined Memorial University School of Pharmacy in July 2006. 

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Mental health and addictions
  • Community-based participatory action research
  • Pharmacy informatics
  • Pharmacy practice

Teaching Areas of Interest: Pharmacy skills, chronic non-malignant pain, neuropathic pain, informatics

Current Projects:

  • Developing community-based strategies for youth mental health and wellness
  • Pharmacy educator peer leader network for the adoption of pharmacy informatics
  • Promoting youth mental health and well-being through a community-based music program
  • Art-based program for improving youth mental health and wellness
  • Neurodevelopmentally-appropriate addictions treatments for youth adults


Selected Awards:

  • Leadership in Pharmacy Practice Award, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, NL Branch, September 2015
  • Isabel E. Stauffer Meritorious Service Award, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, February 2014
  • Fellow of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (FCSHP), October 2013
  • School of Pharmacy Excellence in Pharmaceutical Teaching Award, MUN, 2011-2012
  • Preceptor of the Year Award, School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado, USA. 2009-2010
  • Bristol Myers Squibb Teaching Excellence Award, School of Pharmacy, MUN, 2007-2008
  • Alfred G. Dawe Distinguished Service Award, CSHP NL Branch, 2006

Selected Publications:

  • Dunne T, Bishop L, Avery S, Darcy S. A review of effective youth engagement strategies for mental health and substance use interventions. Journal of Adolescent Health 2017; 60(5):487-512. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.11.019
  • Etchegary H, Bishop L, Street C, Aubrey-Bassler K, Humphries D, Vat LE, Barrett B. Engaging Patients in health research: identifying research priorities through community town halls. BMC Health Services Research 2017; 17:192 DOI 10.1186/s12913-017-2138-y
  • Bader MS, Yanqing Y, Abouchehade KA, Haroon B, Bishop LD, Hawboldt J. Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Elderly Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: Outcomes and Time to First Dose of Appropriate Antibiotic Therapy. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 2015; 23(6):294-300.
  • Bishop LD, Young SW, Twells L, Dillon C, Hawboldt J. Patients' and Physicians' Satisfaction with a Pharmacist Managed Anticoagulation Program in a Family Medicine Clinic. BMC Family Practice 2015; 8:233.
  • Bishop L. Sustainable Opioid Abuse Risk Reduction Strategies (SOAR): Reducing the Risks of Opioid Use in Chronic Pain Management. http://soar-essor.ca/pharmacists/ March 2014
  • Bishop L, Rocci M. Informatics for Pharmacy Students: Electronic Resources & Decision Support Tools. Association of Facilities of Pharmacy of Canada and Canada Health Infoway. January 2014 http://afpc-education.info/moodle/index.php
  • Bishop LD, Duggan N, Flynn H. Teaching family medicine residents how to answer clinical questions using QUIPs. Canadian Medical Education Journal 2013, 4(2):e4-e9

Full list of publications.


Dr. Lisa Bishop
(709) 864-8469


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