Shanna Trenaman

Postdoctoral Fellow
Supervisor(s): Dr Melissa Andrew


Twitter @ShannaTrenaman


Dr. Shanna Trenaman is a Postdoctoral Fellow with Geriatric Medicine Research. Shanna completed her BScPharm, MAHSR and PhD at Dalhousie University. She is an Accredited Canadian Pharmacy Resident, having completed her hospital pharmacy residency at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in affiliation with Dalhousie University. Dr. Trenaman is a licensed pharmacist and practices as a hospital pharmacist in Nova Scotia. 

As a clinician-scientist Dr. Trenaman’s research approaches the topic of appropriate drug use in older adults from the perspectives of pharmacology, epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology and health services research. Her research interests are in polypharmacy, deprescribing, drugs used by older adults with dementia, anticholinergic medications, sex- and gender-based differences in drug use, and medication and health services use in relation to sex and gender.