Dr. Lisa Bishop

Associate Professor

Dr. Lisa Bishop

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:

  • Opioid Stewardship
  • Mental health and addictions
  • Community-based research
  • Pharmacy practice
  • Chronic pain
  • Cannabis policy

Teaching Areas of Interest: Pharmacy skills, chronic non-malignant pain, neuropathic pain, informatics, leadership, health promotion.

Current Projects:

  • Promoting youth mental health and well-being through a community-based music program
  • Evaluation of an opioid deprescribing program at a family medicine clinic
  • An Integrated Process and Outcomes Evaluation of Cannabis Legalization Policies in NL to Examine Public Health and Safety Impacts of Sales, Consumption and Enforcement Regulations 


Selected Awards:

  • Alumni Achievement Award, Memorial University School of Pharmacy, 2019
  • 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:

Full list of publications


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