Dr. Charity Evans

Assistant Professor

E3130 Health Sciences
Phone: 306-966-2836
Fax: 306-655-2350

Dr. Evans joined the College in 2012. 

  • Research Interests

Multiple sclerosis, pharmacoepidemiology and medication adherence.

  • Recent Publications (see more in Scopus)

Evans C, Kingwell E, Zhu F, Oger J, Zhao Y, Tremlett H . Hospital admissions and multiple sclerosis: a retrospective, observational study examining temporal trends and patient characteristics in a Canadian cohort. Am J Manag Care 2012; (in press)

Shirani A, Zhao Y, Karim ME, Evans C, Kingwell E, Van der Kop M, Oger J, Gustafson P, Petkau J, Tremlett H. Association between use of beta-interferon and progression of disability in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. JAMA 2012;308:247-256

Evans C, Tam J, Kingwell E, Oger J, UBC MS Clinic Neurologists, Tremlett H. Long-term persistence with the immunomodulatory drugs for multiple sclerosis: a retrospective database study. Clin Ther 2012; 32: 341-350

Evans C, Eurich D, Remillard AJ, Shevchuk Y, Blackburn D. First-Fill Medication Discontinuations and Non-Adherence to Antihypertensive Therapy: An Observational Study. Am J Hypertension 2012; 25: 195-203; doi:10.1038/ajh.2011.198

Evans C, Watson E, Eurich D, Taylor J, Yakiwchuk E, Shevchuk Y, Remillard A, Blackburn D. Diabetes and cardiovascular disease interventions by community pharmacists: a systematic review. Ann Pharmacother 2011; 45:615-628; DOI 10.1345/aph.1P615

Evans C, Eurich D, Taylor J, Blackburn D. Collaborative Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Primary Care: Results of the CCARP Study. Pharmacotherapy 2010; 30: 766-75

Evans C, Eurich D, Taylor J, Remillard A, Shevchuk Y, Blackburn D. A pragmatic cluster randomized trial evaluating the impact of a community pharmacy intervention on statin adherence: rationale and design of the Community Pharmacy Assisting in Total Cardiovascular Health (CPATCH) study. Trials 2010; 11:76 (8 July 2010)

Taylor J, Evans C, Blackburn D, Semchuk W. Patient self-medication with ASA 81mg. Canadian Pharmacists Journal 2010; 143: 192-98

Taylor J, Evans C. Cough and Cold Medicine Use in Young Children: Pharmacist Reaction to Changes in Canada. Journal of American Pharmacists Association 2009; 49: 783-86

Laubscher T, Evans C, Blackburn D, Taylor J, McKay S. Collaboration between Family Physicians and Community Pharmacists to Enhance Adherence to Chronic Medications – A Survey Looking at the Opinions of Saskatchewan Family Physicians. Can Fam Physician 2009; 55: e69-75

Evans C, Eurich D, Lamb D, Taylor J, Jorgenson D, Semchuk W, Mansell K, Blackburn D on behalf of the Community Pharmacists Assisting in Total Cardiovascular Health (CPATCH) Program. Assessment of adherence among subjects attending different community pharmacies: An observational study. Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy 2009; 15(6): 476-84

Blackburn D, Evans C, Lamb D, Taylor J, Skilton K. Cardiovascular risk reduction strategies in community pharmacy settings need real world angle.  Canadian Pharmacists Journal 2007; 140;295-297

Evans C, Blackburn D, Semchuk W, Taylor J. Collaborative cardiovascular risk-reduction in primary care: design of the CCARP study. Canadian Pharmacists Journal 2007;140:240-242