Dr. Carla Dillon

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies
Cross appointment with the Faculty of Medicine (Family Medicine)

Dr. Dillon completed a bachelor of science in pharmacy at Memorial University. She completed a residency program in hospital pharmacy at Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation and doctor of pharmacy at University of Toronto.

Research Areas of Interest:

  • The effects of bariatric surgery
  • Interprofessional education
  • Polypharmacy in geriatrics

Teaching Areas of Interest: Women's Health, Drugs in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding, Mental Health, Interprofessional Education, Immunization

Current Projects:

  • The effects of bariatric surgery

Selected Publications:

  • Dillon C,Peddle J, Twells L, Lester K, Midodzi W, Manning K, Murphy R, Pace D, Smith C, Boone D, Gregory D. Rapid Reduction in Use of Antidiabetic Medication after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: The Newfoundland and Labrador Bariatric Surgery Cohort (BaSCo) Study. Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy. 2015;68(2):113-20. http://www.cjhp-online.ca/index.php/cjhp/article/view/1436
  • Dillon C, Mahoney J, Genge T, Conway A, Stringer K. Prevalence of medication management by community pharmacists in patients of a NL family medicine clinic. Canadian Pharmacists Journal/Revue des Pharmaciens du Canada May/June 2014 147: 154-158, first published on March 31, 2014 doi: 10.1177/1715163514528869 o PubMed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4025877/
  • Kearney A , Adey T, Bursey M, Cooze L, Dillon C, Barrett J, King-Jesso P, McCarthy P. Enhancing Patient Safety through Undergraduate Interprofessional Health Education. Healthc Q. 2010; 13 Spec No:88-93. o PubMed link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20959736

Full list of publications.

Dr. Carla Dillon
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School of Pharmacy

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

Tel: (709) 864-8000