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Lisa Dolovich

Lisa Dolovich BScPhm, PharmD, MSc

Professor Pharmacist, McMaster Family Health TeamAssociate Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and BiostatisticsProfessor, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of TorontoScientist, Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St. Joseph's HospitalAdjunct Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo
David Braley Health Sciences Centre


Dr. Lisa Dolovich obtained her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto. She completed a Canadian Society of Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship at the Centre for Evaluation of Medicines and completed her Master of Science degree in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University.
She co-leads the Health Teams Advancing Patient Experience: Strengthening Quality (or Health TAPESTRY) research program and co-leads for the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP) which was recognized as a CIHR-CMAJ Top Canadian Achievements in Health Research Award in 2013 and by the BMJ in 2015 as one of the top 20 papers to mark its two digital decades.

Dr. Dolovich is also the co-lead of the Ontario Pharmacy Research Collaboration (OPEN) that began in 2012. Between 2003-2007 she co-led the a large demonstration project examining pharmacist integration into family practice in Ontario (IMPACT) that contributed to the inclusion of pharmacists as regular members of interdisciplinary team based care in Ontario. She has been central in the development of the Quality in Family Practice program. She also leads the Drug Safety and Effectiveness Cross- Disciplinary Training (DSECT) Program, a program that provides a training environment for future scientists in Canada to produce new knowledge related to the generation and use of safe and effective medications.

She was recognized as the first-ever Canadian Pharmacist of the Year (2003) and holds the honour of a Canadian Pharmacists Association Centennial pharmacist. She is also a wife, mother of two wonderful girls, daughter, walking enthusiast and country music fan.

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