Dr. Justin Peddle

Assistant Professor

Dr. Peddle received his BSc. Pharm from Memorial University in 2006. After practicing in both community and hospital settings, he completed a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology Research in 2010 (Memorial University) and a Doctor of Pharmacy in 2012 (University of Colorado). He spent four years as a Drug Information Pharmacist before assuming his faculty position in 2014.

Research Areas of Interest:

  • Treatment of obesity
  • Mental health
  • Teaching and learning

Teaching Areas of Interest: Pharmacy Skills, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacotherapy

Current Projects:

  • The Newfoundland and Labrador Bariatric Surgery Cohort Study: A pre-experimental study with pre-surgical and post-surgical assessments of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy
  • Pharmacy students learn to critically self-reflect using e-portfolios

Selected Awards:

  • Alfred G. Dawe Distinguished Service Award, CSHP NL Branch (2015)
  • Takeda Magnum Opus Award (2013)

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; Mar-Apr; 68(2).

Full list of publications.

Dr. Justin Peddle
Phone: (709) 777-7695



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