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||Dr Perrier obtained his Ph.D. in pharmaceutics from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in pharmacy from the University of Alberta. From 1986 to 1998 he was Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. He also has held teaching, research and/or administrative positions at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, at the University of Arizona, and previously at the University of Kentucky. He became Chair of the Pharmacy Practice and Science Department on Nov. 1, 2001. He has about 100 publications, primarily in the area of pharmacokinetics, and two co-authored textbooks in this area as well.
||1. Kentucky Pharmacy Leadership Council, 2002-
2. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 1973-
3. Canadian and Ontario Societies of Hospital Pharmacists, 1986-
4. Honorary Life Member
5. American Pharmacists Association, 1970-1986; 2001-
6. American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2001-
7. Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society
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||The pharmacist's role in changing physician and patient behavior to improve clinical, economic and humanistic outcomes in patients as it relates to the use of medications. Application of pharmacokinetic principles to optimize medication use in patients.
||Obtain research funds to support faculty in the area of outcomes research. In 2005 he obtained a $992,000 grant through CDC for this purpose.