Associate Professor (Status-only)
Pharmacy Scientist, Women’s College Hospital
Health Services Research; Safe Medication Use
Dr. McCarthy’s research program uses mixed methods to address questions related to two broad areas:
- Optimizing the safe and effective use of medications in ambulatory care settings, and
- Testing innovations in models of ambulatory health care delivery.
Current projects include:
- Medication Reconciliation in Ambulatory Care (scoping review funded by a CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant);
- Pharmacists as Personalized Medicine Experts (funded by an Innovation Fund Grant from the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy)
- Building a Model of Care for Older Adults in Ontario’s Family Health Teams: (various funding)
- Ontario Pharmacy REsearch CollaboratioN (OPEN): (funded by the Health System Research Fund from the MOHLTC; lead by Nancy Waite and Lisa Dolovich). My role is as project lead for two mixed-methods projects:
- Evaluation of Renew/Adapt Authority for Pharmacists in Ontario,
- Examining Stakeholder Perspectives about expanding prescriptive authority for pharmacists using minor ailments as the example.
Women’s College Hospital
730 – 790 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1N8