Dr. Lisa Dolovich is the Research Director & Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University. She is also a Scientist & Associate Director of the Centre for Evaluation of Medicines at St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto. She completed a Canadian Society of Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship at the Centre for Evaluation of Medicines and completed her Master of Science degree in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University. Dr. Dolovich leads the Drug Safety and Effectiveness Cross -Disciplinary Training Program (DSECT; www.safeandeffectiverx.com). DSECT is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research training program in bridging scientific domains for drug safety and effectiveness. She co-leads the Cardiovascular Health Awareness Program (CHAP; www.chapprogram.ca) with Dr. Larry Chambers (University of Ottawa) and Dr. Janusz Kaczorowski (University of Montreal). She has recently initiated a project to study the use of a patient controlled health record to improve hypertension and medication management. She also recently co-led a large demonstration project examining pharmacist integration into family practice, IMPACT (www.impactteam.info) and has been one of the central team members in the Quality in Family Practice program (www.qualityinfamilypractice.com). Lisa was recently the Chair of the Ontario Ministry of Health’s Expanding Professional Pharmacy Services Working Group. She was recognized as the first-ever Canadian Pharmacist of the Year (2003) and was recently honoured as a Canadian Pharmacists Association Centennial pharmacist (2007).