PPRC Membership

Ingrid S. Sketris


College of Pharmacy

Dalhousie University

Team Role: 
Senior Advisor


Dr. Sketris is a professor in the College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University. She is  a graduate of the University of Toronto (BSc(Phm), 1977), University of Minnesota (PharmD, 1979), University of Tennessee, Centre for Health Sciences (Residency in Clinical Toxicology/Pharmacy Practice, 1980) and Dalhousie University (MPA(HSA) 1989). She is a fellow of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the US National Academies of Practice.  Dr. Sketris was a member of the Scientific Advisory Panel of the Canadian Coordinating Office for Health Technology Assessment from 1996 to 1998 and of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) from 1999 to 2004. She was a member of the CIHR Institute Advisory Board for Health Services and Policy Research from   2003 to 2009. She was elected to the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) in 2005. She and her team conduct research on the effectiveness of policies and programs in providing safe, effective and affordable medications.

Research Interests

Drug Use Evaluation
Health Services Utilization
Population Drug Use


Canadian Progress Club – Halifax Region – Women of Excellence Award for Education and Research
CPhA Centennial Award, The Canadian Pharmacists Association
Anne and Neil McArthur Award for Outstanding Research in Health Sciences, St. Joseph’s Healthcare

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