Dr. Yvonne Shevchuk
B.S.P.(Sask.), Pharm.D.(Minn.)Professor of Pharmacy and Director of the Saskatchewan Drug Information Service
Associate Dean Academic, Professor of Pharmacy and Director of the Saskatchewan Drug Information Service
Director of the SDIS and Professor of Pharmacy
Dr. Shevchuk joined the College in August 1985.
Undergraduate courses in Therapeutics and Drug Information.
Infectious diseases; antibiotic/antimicrobial monitoring; antibiotic pharmacokinetics; antibiotic adverse effects; antibiotic prescribing and utilization; drug literature evaluation; and drug information services.
Recent research studies have involved investigation of initiatives to improve antibiotic prescribing and adherence; a pilot project to compare medication use in pharmacare programs; surveys of consumer use of drug information services; survey of pharmacist use of drug information services; and impact of drug information services on patient clinical outcome.
Y.M. Shevchuk, 2007. Acute Otitis Media in Children (Chapter 9), Acute Otitis Externa (Chapter 11), Osteomyelitis (Chapter 33), Bacterial Septic Arthritis (Chapter 34). In: Snippets for Snappy Antimicrobial Therapy, A Concise Canadian Guide, Daniel J.G. Thirion (ed.) Publications PRISM Inc.
P.S. Melnyk, Y.M. Shevchuk and A.J. Remillard, 2000. Impact of the Dial Access Drug Information Service on Patient Outcome, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 34, 585-592.
P.S. Melnyk, Y.M. Shevchuk and M. Sue, 2000. Assessment of a Consumer Drug Information Service, Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal, 133(9), 28-31.
S.S. Sanche, W.N. Dust and Y.M. Shevchuk, 2000. Vancomycin-induced Neutropenia Resolves after Substitution with Teicoplanin, Clinical Infectious Diseases, 31, 824-825.
S. Tailor, M. Foisy, A. Tseng, A. Beardsall, N. Ostrop, Y. Khaliq, Y. Shevchuk, T. Chin, A. Gin, N. Dayneka, K. Slayter, G. Meneilly and C. Hughes for the Canadian Collaborative HIV/AIDS Pharmacy Network, 2000. The Role of the Pharmacist Caring for People Living with HIV/AIDS: A Canadian Position Paper, Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 53, 92-103.
C. Bramble, B. Evans and Y.M. Shevchuk, 1999. A Pilot Project Implementing Pharmaceutical Care and Continuity of Care in an Ambulatory HIV Clinic, Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 52, 156-161.
B. Jarvis and Y.M. Shevchuk, 1997. Recurrent Clostridium difficile Associated with Administration of Mitoxantrone and Etoposide: A Case Report and Review, Pharmacotherapy, 17, 600-611.
W. Semchuk, Y.M. Shevchuk, K. Sankaran and S.M. Wallace, 1995. Prospective Randomized Controlled Evaluation of a Gentamicin Loading Dose in Neonates, Biology of the Neonate, 67, 13-20.
Research Category Key Words:
Clinical Research, Hospital, Pharmacokinetics, Antibiotics, Infectious Disease, Drug Information.