Heather Kertland

Assistant Professor (Status-only)

BScPhm (University of Toronto), PharmD (Wayne State University)

Area of Practice:
Acute Cardiology, St Michael’s Hospital

Area of Teaching:
Cardiovascular Therapeutics – Doctor of Pharmacy program, BScPhm program

Research Interests:

  • Optimizing Use of Medications in patients with cardiovascular disease
  • Patient Education
  • Innovative Teaching Methods

Recent Presentations/Publications:

Njuguna CW, Kertland H, Parrish A. Drug Utilization Evaluation (DUE): Are we using warfarin in the safest manner? SAAHIP 2009

Munsamy JL, Parish A, Kertland H. validation of a fixed-dose, weight adjusted, subcutaneous unfractionated heparin for acute treatment of venous thromboembolism SAAHIP 2009

Singh S, Kertland H. Role of the pharmacist as a team leader for total parenteral nutrition in a south African tertiary hospital complex SAAHIP 2009

Brown TER, Chant C, Dresser L, Einarson T, Kertland H. Comparison of student course evaluations between a Full-time and Part-time Doctor of Pharmacy Program AJPE 2008;72:61

Chant C, Dresser L, Kertland H, Brown TER Webcam utilization in a part-time Distance-Learning Doctor of Pharmacy Program AJPE 2008;72:81

Lail S, Jeffrey J, Bhojwani R, Fitchett D, Kertland H. Root Cause Analysis for Major Bleeding in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome Pharmacotherapy 2008

Yan AT, Yan RT, Tan M, Hackman DG, Leblanc KL, Kertland H, et al Contemporary Management of dyslipidemia in High Risk patients: Targets Still Not Met Am J Med 2006;119:676-83.

Fitchett DH, Borgundvaag B, Cantor W, Cohen E, Dhingra S, Fremes S, Gupta M, Hefferman M, Kertland H, Husain M, Langer A, Letovsky E, Goodman SG for the Renewal of the NonSTE ACS algorithm group Non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: A simplified risk-oriented algorithm Can J Cardiol 2006;22

St. Michael’s Hospital
Email: kertlandh@smh.toronto.on.ca