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Jennifer Isenor

Assistant Professor

College of Pharmacy , Faculty of Medicine

Email: jennifer.isenor@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-8916
Fax: 902-494-1396
Mailing Address: 
5968 College Street
PO Box 15000
College of Pharmacy
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS
B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Pharmacists immunizing
  • Geriatrics
  • Pharmacists prescribing
  • Pharmacy practice



  • BSc(Pharm) (Dalhousie)
  • PharmD (UBC)

Research interests

Dr. Jennifer Isenor’s research focuses on pharmacists’ expanded scope of practice, with particular emphasis on pharmacists as immunizers and pharmacists as prescribers.   She is one of the founding members of the Pharmacists as Immunizers (PAI) Research Team, which is currently studying pharmacist immunization activities in the Maritimes.

Selected awards and honours

  • Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists NS Branch, Dr. J.G. Duff Appreciation Award, 2015
  • Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia Appreciation Award, Minor Ailments Boot Camp, 2012
  • Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia Appreciation Award, Standards of Practice Orientation Sessions, 2011

Selected publications

  • Isenor JE, Killen JL, Billard BA, McNeil SA, MacDougall D, Halperin BA, Slayter KL, Bowles SK. Impact of pharmacists as immunizers on influenza vaccination coverage in Nova Scotia, Canada: 2013-2015. J Pharm Policy Pract. 2016; 9:32. Available at: http://rdcu.be/lvLn
  • Isenor JE, Edwards NT, Alia TA, Slayter KL, McNeil SA, MacDougall D, Bowles SK.  Impact of pharmacists as immunizers on vaccination rates: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Vaccine. 2016 Oct 17. {Epub ahead of print] Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X16307927
  • Buchan SA, Rosella LC, Finkelstein M, Juurlink D, Isenor J, Marra F, Patel A, Russel ML, Quach S, Waite N, Kwong JC.  Impact of pharmacist administration of influenze vaccines on uptake in Canada.  CMAJ. (Published online August 8, 2016, doi: 10.1503/cmaj.151027.  Available at: http://www.cmaj.ca/content/early/2016/08/08/cmaj.151027.abstract?sid=b7de72be-b461-404d-b005-111d1618a998)
  • MacDougall D, Halperin BA, Isenor J, MacKinnon-Cameron D, Li Li, McNeil SA, Langley JM, Halperin SA.  Routine immunization of adults by pharmacists: attitudes and beliefs of the Canadian public and health care providers.  Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016; 12(3): 623-31. PMID: 26810485.  Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21645515.2015.1093714
  • Edwards NT, Corsten E, Kiberd M, Bowles SK, Isenor JE, Slayter KL, McNeil SA. Pharmacists as immunizers: A survey of community pharmacists' willingness to administer adult immunizations. Int J Clin Pharm,m 2015; 37(2): 292-5.  Available at: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11096-015-0073-8