Clinical Pharmacist and Lecturer
Larry is a lecturer and clinical pharmacist in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UBC. As a pharmacist, he works at the Faculty's Pharmacists Clinic, Canada's first university-affiliated, licensed, pharmacist-led patient care clinic. His responsibilities include providing direct patient care and leading innovative projects aimed at expanding the scope of practice for pharmacists. As a lecturer, he teaches in the Entry-to-Practice PharmD program and is a course coordinator for a first year seminars course and co-coordinator of an Indigenous Health elective. He is also the interprofessional education co-lead for the Faculty.
His areas of interest include primary care, interprofessional education and Indigenous Health. Particularly, he has a strong passion for collaborating with Indigenous communities in the development and delivery of culturally-safe pharmacy services. He holds a bachelor of science in pharmacy and also completed a postgraduate Community Pharmacy Residency at UBC. He is currently completing his Flexible PharmD through UBC as well.
Larry's current research focus is on developing pharmacist services in a pharmacist-led clinic and integrating pharmacists into primary care. He is also involved in research related to the delivery of Aboriginal health content in the pharmacy curriculum.
"Future Alumni Agent of Change." Leung L. UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2018.
"Commitment to Care and Service Award for Innovative Practice." UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences' Pharmacists Clinic Team (Leung L). Rogers Media. November 2014.
"The British Columbia Community Achievement Award." Leung L. British Columbia Achievement Foundation. 2014.
"Ben Gant Innovative Practice Award." Leung L. BC Pharmacy Association. 2014.
"Pharmacist Supported Medication Management in First Nations Communities." Leung. L. BC Patient Safety and Quality Council's Quality Forum 2018 - Joint Collaborative Committee's Champions of Change. February 21, 2018.
"The Healthy Medication Use Initiative - Medication Management in BC First Nations Communities." Leung. L. Canadian Pharmacists Conference - Innovation Showcase. Quebec City, Quebec. June 3, 2017.
"Leading Change in Pharmacy." Leung L. Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns Symposium. Vancouver, BC. November 19, 2014.
"Improving employability of future pharmacists." Leung L. Professional Development Week 2014. Vancouver, BC. January 10, 2014.
"Clinical Pharmacist Integration into Family Practice." Leung L, Min J. Optimizing Medications – Time to bring the pieces together. Vancouver, BC. January 2014.
Keynote Address, White Coat Ceremony. Leung L, Min J. UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Vancouver, BC. September 19, 2013.
"Graduating Collaboration Read: Transition to Practice." Leung L. Collaborating Across Borders IV: Transformative Change from the Classroom to Practice. Vancouver, BC. June 13, 2013.