Clinical Pharmacist and Lecturer
Larry is a lecturer and 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 pharmacy and nursing programs in a variety of topics. He is the co-coordinator of the PHAR 457: Pharmaceutical care in Aboriginal Health course.
In 2011, Larry co-founded Clinicare Pharmacists Inc., a non-dispensing pharmacy organization aimed at developing and implementing clinical pharmacist services in the community. Through Clinicare Pharmacists Inc., he has worked in many different clinical settings including interdisciplinary health centres, pain management clinics, and hospitals.
Larry has a strong passion for collaborating with Aboriginal communities in the delivery of culturally safe pharmacy services. He holds a bachelor of science in pharmacy from UBC and also completed a postgraduate community pharmacy residency at the University.
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.
"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.
"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.