Infectious Diseases/
Critical Care
Conference

Moderators

Linda Dresser

Linda Dresser is currently a Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Antimicrobial Stewardship at the University Health Network, Toronto, and an Assistant Professor at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto.

Linda received her BSc Phm from the University of Toronto. After completing a hospital practice residency at McMaster University Medical Centre in Hamilton, Ontario she moved to Hamilton Bermuda and practiced as a clinical coordinator and clinical pharmacist at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. She pursued her Pharm D degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, followed by a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacoeconomics in Buffalo under the supervision of Dr. Joe Paladino.

Linda is an active member of a number of professional organizations including Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, American Society for Microbiology, American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the Canadian College of Clinical Pharmacy. Linda has presented nationally and internationally, has authored peer reviewed articles and chapters and serves as a peer reviewer to a number of publications.

 

Norman Dewhurst

Norman Dewhurst received his BSc Phm degree from the University of Toronto. After completing a hospital pharmacy practice residency at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, he stayed on and joined the Infectious Diseases team as a clinical pharmacist in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings. Upon completing his Doctor of Pharmacy at U of T, Norman shifted his practice to the medical-surgical intensive care unit.

Norman is currently St. Michael Hospital's Clinical Pharmacy Specialist/Leader of Critical Care. He is also cross appointed to the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, where he is course coordinator and lecturer for pharmacotherapy courses in both infectious diseases and critical care. Norman is an active member of a number of professional organizations, including the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

*All moderators subject to change