Dr. Sara Guilcher (PT, PhD) is an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and has cross-appointments to the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Guilcher also has scientific appointments at ICES (ICES@UofT), and West Park Healthcare Centre. As a clinician scientist with a background in physical therapy, Dr. Guilcher is a Canadian Institutes for Health Research-funded Embedded Clinician Scientist working with Health Quality Ontario (Ontario, Canada) to improve transitions in care for populations with multimorbidity and disability. Using mixed-methods, Dr. Guilcher and her team are examining optimal medication management for persons with spinal cord injury/dysfunction, with the goal to improve medication self-management strategies and support.
Lauren Cadel (MSc) is a Research Coordinator at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and a Research Associate at the Institute for Better Health at Trillium Health Partners. In 2019, Lauren completed her Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Toronto under the supervision of Dr. Sara Guilcher. Her thesis focused on exploring the attitudes, beliefs and experiences of persons with spinal cord injury/ dysfunction pertaining to the management of prescribed and unprescribed medications.
Amanda Everall (MSc) is a Research Coordinator at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy. She completed her Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Toronto in 2018. Her thesis research used a multi-case study approach to describe the community pharmacy enablers (structures and processes) that supported best practice adherence-focused medication review services. Her research resulted in the development of a conceptual definition.