Larry Leung BSc(Pharm), PharmD, RPh

Associate Professor of Teaching (with Tenure)

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Dr. Larry Leung is an Associate Professor of Teaching at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He holds a bachelor of science in pharmacy and also completed a postgraduate Community Pharmacy Residency at UBC. He currently serves in the following academic leadership capacities – course coordinator of PHRM141 Seminar: Pharmacists in Practice I, PHRM261: Indigenous Health and Cultural Safety, and PHRM323 Pharmaceutical Care in Indigenous Health; Neurology Module co-lead of PHRM 212 Medication Management III; Interprofessional Education Curricular Theme co-lead. Larry has a strong passion for collaborating with colleagues and external partners to explore three educational and scholarly areas of significant interest: 1) decolonizing and Indigenizing pharmacy education, 2) interprofessional education, and 3) the role of the pharmacist in practice and neurology.

Larry currently serves as co-principal investigator of a Vancouver Foundation grant entitled, "Uprooting Pharmacy: A Two-Eyed Seeing Path for Change" and principal investigator on a Community-University Engagement Support fund entitled, "Leading by Learning: A Patient-Engaged Education Program for Parkinson’s Disease.”

Larry's current focus of scholarly research is on Indigenous health and interprofessional education.


Fazelipour M, Leung L, Min J, Ryan TS. Building practice-informed indigenous health curricula: A systematic review of pharmacy services for indigenous peoples. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2022;14(11):1448-1460. https://doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2022.09.019

Leung L, Min J, Medgyesi N, Soon J. An Indigenous health elective – Perspectives of pharmacy undergraduate students and alumni. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching & Learning. 2022;14(5):647-654.

Min J, MacNeil K, Zekic F, Leung L. Assessing Indigenous Cultural Safety Learning using Modified Reflexive Visual Arts. Innovations in Pharmacy. 2021;12(3).

Kapanen A, Conklin A, Gobis B, Leung L, Yuen J, Zed P. Pharmacist-led cardiovascular risk prevention in Western Canada: a qualitative study. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2021;29(1):45-54.

Min J, Albon S, Leung L, Clarke A. Creating a pharmacy elective course in Indigenous health. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching & Learning. 2020;12(8):1004-1013.

Medgyesi N, Reardon J, Leung L, Min J, Yuen J. Family physician perceptions of barriers and enablers to integrating a co-located clinical pharmacist in a medical clinic: A qualitative study. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. 2020;60(6):1021-1028.

Leung L, Min J. Navigating Allyship through Indigenization, Decolonization, and Reconciliation: Perspectives from Non-Indigenous Pharmacy Educators. Innovations in Pharmacy. 2020;11(1):8.

Min J, Albon S, Leung L. Indigenous Cultural Competency in Pharmacy Education: A Canadian Perspective. Pulses. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning Scholarly Blog. January 22, 2019.…


West Coast Teaching Award for Excellence. British Columbia Teaching and Learning Council. 2022.

Teacher of the Year – Program Year Level 2. UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022.

Future Alumni Agent of Change. UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2018.

The British Columbia Community Achievement Award. British Columbia Achievement Foundation. 2014.

Ben Gant Innovative Practice Award. BC Pharmacy Association. 2014.


Leung L, Min J. UPROOT – The Building and Delivery of a Mandatory Indigenous Health and Cultural Safety Course in Pharmacy. AFPC CPERC 2022 Abstracts – Oral and Poster Presentations. Can Pharm J (Ott) 2022;155(6):S18.

Guo L, Leung L. Optimizing Online Interprofessional Case-based Learning for All Health Disciplines Involved. AFPC CPERC 2022 Abstracts – Oral and Poster Presentations. Can Pharm J (Ott) 2022;155(6):S66.

Min J, Li J, Leung L. A two-eyed seeing framework for building Indigenous health courses in pharmacy. AFPC CPERC 2022 Abstracts – Oral and Poster Presentations. Can Pharm J (Ott) 2022;155(6):S63.

Bihelek N, Leung L. Impact of Online Seminar Course on Pharmacy Student Career Decisions and Understanding of the Pharmacist Role. AFPC CPERC 2022 Abstracts – Oral and Poster Presentations. Can Pharm J (Ott) 2022;155(6):S76.

Leung L, Min J, Young E. Perceptions of Online Community-based Student Projects: Building Sustainability and Reciprocity with Indigenous Partners. AFPC CPERC 2022 Abstracts – Oral and Poster Presentations. Can Pharm J (Ott) 2022;155(6):S81.

Leung L, Min J, Swanson I. Supporting Self-governance of Medication Practices in a Remote Indigenous Community. AFPC CPERC 2022 Abstracts – Oral and Poster Presentations. Can Pharm J (Ott) 2022;155(6):S95.

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Office 3515, Pharmaceutical Sciences Building

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