Continuous Professional Development Education Coordinator
Pharmacist/Owner, Ash Medical Pharmacy
Nardine Nakhla earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2007 and has since been employed in both academic and community pharmacy settings in the United States and Canada.
Dr. Nakhla currently holds the title of Lecturer and CPD Education Coordinator at the University of Toronto Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy. She coordinates and instructs in the Minor Ailments Elective (PHM388) and Introduction to APPE Course (PHM400) for the PharmD curriculum. She also coordinates and instructs in the CPSII Self-Care Course for the International Pharmacy Graduate Program and is the academic lead for the CPD Minor Ailments Course for Pharmacists. In addition, Nardine has held the title of Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy for the past seven years.
Dr. Nakhla’s areas of clinical expertise are minor ailments and self-care. At both pharmacy institutions, she is responsible for designing and delivering curricular content on self-care, nonprescription therapeutics and common ailments in both the lecture and practical laboratory settings. As a columnist for Pharmacy Practice+, Dr. Nakhla regularly writes about common and current issues related to Over-The-Counter medications.
She is a member of the Ontario College of Pharmacist’s Jurisprudence Steering Committee and is active in the legislative changes being made to enhance the scope of pharmacy practice across the province.
In addition to her extensive academic work, Dr. Nakhla is a part-owner of an independent pharmacy and actively practices as a community pharmacist 1 day a week.
She is an effective, enthusiastic and knowledgeable educator who enjoys teaching patients, colleagues and the community.