Ingrid Sketris

Bio

Dr. Ingrid Sketris has been the lead of the CNODES Knowledge Translation Team since 2011. She is a Professor in the College of Pharmacy, School of Health Administration, and Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS). Dr. Sketris’ research interests include health services and pharmaceutical policy, knowledge translation, and implementation science.

From 2000-2011, Dr. Sketris held a Chair of Health Services Research, with a focus on drug use management and policy, funded by CIHR/CFHI (formerly CHSRF) and co-sponsored by the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation.

Dr. Sketris is a fellow of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. She received a Wellspring Leadership Award (2014, Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy), a Faculty of Health Professions Senior Research Award (2013, Dalhousie University), a Distinguished Practitioner Award (2010, American National Academies of Practice in Pharmacy), a Pfizer/AFPC Research Career Award (2010, Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada), and a CPhA Centennial Award (2007, Canadian Pharmacists Association).

Dr. Sketris earned degrees in pharmacy (BSc(Phm), PharmD, Residency in Clinical Toxicology/Pharmacy Practice) and health services administration (MPA(HSA)). She has authored / co-authored over 150 peer-reviewed publications and mentored more than 50 students and post-doctorate fellows.