The academic detailing service is now available
Family physicians across Ontario are now invited to participate in our voluntary and free academic detailing service. This service will provide one-on-one visits with an academic detailer who will offer discussions on balanced evidence-informed best practices tailored to areas of physicians’ expressed interests. These visits are usually 30 – 45 minutes long and will be provided at a time and place that is convenient for each interested physician.
The first visit focuses on supporting interested family physicians with the management of patients living with chronic non-cancer pain. The CEP will continue to build on topics as the service progresses for primary care.
To sign up for a visit, please click the sign-up tab above.
Erie St. Clair LHIN
Laura Dunn, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh
Laura Dunn is a clinical pharmacist currently practicing at Central Lambton Family Health Team, in addition to her work as an academic detailer. Her area of practice is medication management in primary care where she works within a multi-disciplinary Family Health Team. While she sees a variety of patients for medication therapy management, her areas of focus are anti-coagulation management, smoking cessation and pain management.
Laura obtained her pharmacy degree from the University of Waterloo after which she practiced hospital pharmacy at Health Sciences North and Windsor Regional Hospital for three years. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Waterloo.
South West LHIN
Nicole Seymour, BScPharm, PharmD, ACPR, RPh
Nicole Seymour is currently working as an academic detailer. She has experience as a clinical pharmacist with London Health Sciences Centre’s Acute Care of the Elderly, outpatient Nephrology and inpatient Mental Health programs. She has also worked with Thames Valley Family Health Team as a clinical pharmacist.
Nicole obtained her pharmacy degree from the University of Waterloo and then went on to complete her hospital pharmacy residency at London Health Sciences Centre. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Waterloo.
Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN
Joscelyn Gagnon, BScPhm, RPh
Joscelyn Gagnon is currently working as an academic detailer. She is an experienced community pharmacist with a background in hospital and long-term care pharmacy.
Joscelyn obtained her pharmacy degree from the University of Toronto and completed her hospital residency at the Ottawa General Hospital.
Mississauga Halton LHIN
Mandip Khela, BScPhm, ACPR, PharmD
Mandip Khela is a clinical pharmacist currently practicing at Hamilton Health Sciences, in addition to his work as an academic detailer. His current role encompasses drug utilization and project management. Previously, Mandip practiced at the Oakville Hospital within a multi-disciplinary Chronic Kidney Disease clinic as well managing patients on dialysis.
Mandip obtained his pharmacy degree from the University of Waterloo and then went on to complete a hospital residency at Trillium Health Partners. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Waterloo.
Toronto Central LHIN
Trish Rawn, BScPhm, PharmD
Trish Rawn is an experienced hospital pharmacist who currently practices at Mount Sinai hospital, in addition to her work as an academic detailer. She has extensive experience in hospital pharmacy, continuing education for health professionals, critical appraisal of health literature, medical writing, and patient health coaching programs. She is also a certified health coach specializing in health behaviour change.
Trish obtained her pharmacy degree and later her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Toronto.
North East LHIN
Mathew DeMarco, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh
Mathew DeMarco is a clinical pharmacist currently practicing in hospital at Health Sciences North, in addition to his work as an academic detailer. His areas of practice include cardiology, HIV, and HCV where he works with multi-disciplinary teams. He also recently started a new clinical pharmacist role at Health Science North’s new Chronic Pain Clinic.
Mathew obtained his entry-level Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy and maintains strong ties to both University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo in precepting their PHARM D students year-round. Mathew’s passion for education is further exemplified through his volunteer work with Health Sciences North’s Grand Rounds program development and as the Ontario College of Pharmacist’s Education Coordinator for the City of Greater Sudbury.
Hamilton Family Health Team
Lucy Feng, BScPhm, PharmD, ACPR
Lucy Feng is a clinical pharmacist and academic detailer at the Hamilton Family Health Team. She has also worked as a nephrology pharmacist at London Health Science Center where she completed her hospital pharmacy residency.
Lucy obtained her pharmacy degree and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Waterloo.
Hamilton Family Health Team
Margaret Jin, BScPhm, PharmD, MSc, CDE
Margaret Jin has been with the Hamilton Family Health Team for over 10 years as the academic detailing coordinator and clinical pharmacist in primary care. She is also a Certified Diabetes Educator and helps manage patients with diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Margaret obtained her pharmacy degree and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Toronto. She also obtained her Master of Science in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University.
Hamilton Family Health Team
Sandy Lu, BScPhm, PharmD, CDE
Sandy Lu is a clinical pharmacist and academic detailer currently practicing at the Hamilton Family Health Team. Her area of expertise is diabetes and opioid management in primary care.
Sandy obtained her pharmacy degree from the University of Toronto. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado.
Hamilton Family Health Team
Leslie Bhardwaj, BScPhm, PharmD, CDE
Leslie Bhardwaj is a clinical pharmacist who has been practicing with the Hamilton Family Health Team for over 11 years, and more recently an academic detailer. She works in a multi-disciplinary team setting where her practice involves chronic disease management including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, smoking cessation and chronic pain.
Leslie obtained both her pharmacy degree and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Toronto.
Clinical service director
Loren Regier, BSP
Loren Regier is one of Canada’s renowned leaders in Academic Detailing Service. As the Program Coordinator of the RxFiles Academic Detailing Service in Saskatoon, Loren has guided the development and implementation of this provincial program since 1997. He is active as a member of the Canadian Academic Detailing Collaboration and provides training and consultation to various programs and initiatives. Additionally, Loren serves as a faculty facilitator for National Resource Center for Academic Detailing (NaRCAD) Academic Detailing Techniques trainings.
Clinical lead, chronic non-cancer pain
Arun Radhakrishnan, MSc, MD, CM CCFP
Dr. Arun Radhakrishnan is a family physician with a focused practice in chronic pain and is the current co-chair of the Collaborative Mental Health Network and the Medical Mentoring for Addictions and Pain Network at the Ontario College of Family Physicians. He is also an adjunct assistant professor with the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.
In 2013 Arun completed a Master’s degree at the University of Toronto in Health Services Research focusing on the value of information and communication technologies to enable knowledge translation activities in the areas of pain, mental health and addictions to support community physicians. His interests also include teaching and curriculum development around the integration of technology into the clinical encounter.
Sign up for an academic detailing service visit
Fill out the form below to sign up for a primary care academic detailing service visit.
Please note: our service will be initially offered to family physicians from the following LHINs: Erie St. Clair, South West, Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant, Mississauga Halton, Toronto Central and North East. Our service will be expanded to additional LHINs in the coming months, so please sign up to let us know you would like the service in your LHIN!