Terri Schindel, PhD, MCE, BSP

Full Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Full Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
(780) 492-6134
2-35 Medical Sciences Building
8613 - 114 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H7


Area of Study / Keywords

Social and Administrative Pharmacy; Pharmacy Practice; Professional Development; Information Behaviour



Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Interdisciplinary: Educational Policy Studies and Information Studies - University of Alberta

Master of Continuing Education (MCE), Workplace Learning - University of Calgary

Accredited Canadian Pharmacy Residency (ACPR) - Saskatoon City Hospital

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BSP) - University of Saskatchewan

Editorial Boards

Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy



Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada

Professional Awards and Honours

Meritorious Service Award - Alberta Branch, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, 2013

Wellspring Leadership Award - Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy, 2012

Centennial Award of Distinction - Alberta College of Pharmacists, 2011

Excellence in Distance Education - Commonwealth of Learning, 2006

Fellow - Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, 2002

Professional Qualifications

Clinical Pharmacist, Alberta College of Pharmacists

Professional Experience

Ottawa Hospital - Oncology, hematology

Calgary General Hospital - Geriatric assessment


Research Areas and Interests

Practice change

Professional roles and identity

Professional learning, education, and development

Information seeking and use

Interprofessional collaboration


Qualitative research methods

Current list of publications


Lead Instructor

PHARM 504 - Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice

PHARM 495 - Leadership in Healthcare Decision Making


PHARM 213 - BASE 2 (Leadership, How Professionals Learn)

PHARM 312 - BASE 3 (Planning education for groups of patients)

PHARM 521 - Critical Appraisal of Evidence in Practice (Qualitative Research)


PHARM 515 - PharmD Specialty Elective Rotation - PharmD for Practicing Pharmacists students (Research focus)

Undergraduate Research

PHARM 498 - Research and Directed Studies - Independent student projects (various topics)


PHARM 495 - Leadership in Healthcare Decision Making

This course aims to enhance students' professional and personal leadership capacity through participating in real-world activities and team work and learning from invited pharmacy/healthcare leaders of different styles and various settings. Prerequisite: Consent of the Faculty.

PHARM 504 - Frameworks for Teams, Collaboration and Education in Pharmacy Practice

Provides students with the theoretical foundations to prepare them for practice in an interprofessional team environment and the preparation of and ongoing learning of professionals, and education of patients and groups of patients. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. (Restricted to PharmD Students or with Faculty consent.)

Browse more courses taught by Terri Schindel


Hospital pharmacists’ experiences with Medical Assistance in Dying: A qualitative study

Author(s): Schindel TJ, Woods P, Mey A, King MA. Gray M, Navarrete J
Publication Date: 10/4/2022
Publication: Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy
Volume: 75
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 294-301
External Link: https://www.cjhp-online.ca/index.php/cjhp/article/view/3213

Drawing out experience: Arts-informed qualitative research exploring public perceptions of community pharmacy services

Author(s): Schindel TJ, Hughes CA, Makhinova T, Daniels JS
Publication Date: 3/13/2021
Publication: Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
External Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1551741121001121

“It made a difference to me”: A comparative case study of community pharmacists’ care planning services in primary health care

Author(s): Schindel TJ, Breault RR, Hughes CA
Publication Date: 2019
Publication: Pharmacy
Volume: 7
Issue: 3
Page Numbers: 90
External Link: https://www.mdpi.com/2226-4787/7/3/90

Perceptions of pharmacists’ roles in the era of expanding scopes of practice

Author(s): Schindel TJ, Yuksel N, Breault R, Daniels J, Varnhagen S, Hughes CA
Publication Date: 2017
Publication: Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Volume: 13
Issue: 1
Page Numbers: 148-161
External Link: http://www.rsap.org/article/S1551-7411(16)00054-1/fulltext

The pharmacist as prescriber: A discourse analysis of newspaper media in Canada.

Author(s): Schindel TJ, Given LM
Publication Date: 2013
Publication: Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Volume: 9
Issue: 4
Page Numbers: 384-395
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