Dr Bernadette Chevalier BSc Pharm, ACPR, PhD
Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Alberta, Canada
Dr Bernadette Chevalier received her Ph.D. from the School of Pharmacy at The University of Queensland where she also holds an Honorary Fellow position. Her Ph.D. research investigated the effectiveness of hospital pharmacist communication with patients during medication counselling. Currently, Bernadette is a Lecturer/Course Coordinator in the Certificate to Canadian Pharmacy Practice (CCPP) program in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada. CCPP is a 10-month bridging program for internationally trained pharmacists and a requirement for the Canadian and Alberta licensing process. Her courses fall within the Behaviour- Administrative – Social – Evidence Based (BASE) stream, and include a range of topics from pharmacist-patient communication, interprofessional collaboration and communication to leadership and professionalism. Her other research interests include healthcare communication with patients as well as between other health professionals, pharmacy and interprofessional practice research, pharmacy education, and medication adherence.