Dr. Lisa Bishop


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:

  • Substance use education
  • Cannabis policy
  • Opioid stewardship
  • Community-based research

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

Current projects:

  • Development and evaluation of a drug education strategy for youth called Drug Education Centred on Youth Decision Empowerment (DECYDE) 


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

Full list of publications


Dr. Lisa Bishop