Ingrid Sketris

Professor and Associate Director; Research

IngridSketris

Related information:


Email: ingrid.sketris@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3755
Mailing Address: 
5968 College Street
PO Box 15000
College of Pharmacy
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS
B3H 4R2
 
Research Topics:
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • Drug safety
  • Pharmacy practice
  • Pharmacoepidemiology

Education

  • BSc(Pharm) (U Toronto)
  • PharmD (Minn)
  • MPA(HSA) (Dalhousie)
  • Clinical Toxicology Residency (UTennesse)

Research interests

She founded a unit, Initiative for Medication Management, Policy Analysis, Research and Training, which conducts research on professional, regulatory, financial and organizational factors affecting the medication management system to improve its safety, effectiveness and affordability.  Her research involves: identifying gaps in appropriate drug use and evaluating strategies to improve these.

Selected awards and honours

  • 2016  Dalhousie University Research Professor. The honorary title, with a five-year term, recognized. Sketris ability to conduct relevant and rigorous research to inform clinical practice and policy. Dalhousie University Professor honorary title given to up to 15 total professors, recognizes research excellence.
  • 2019. Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, 30th Anniversary Medal. One of 10 Canadians to receive this award. https://www.cadth.ca/cadth-anniversary-medal
  • 2019. International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) Fellowship. ISPE has 2650 members of whom 125 are fellows – 15 from Canada.

Selected publications