Clinical pharmacist consultant
Michael Boivin is a clinical pharmacist consultant, continuing education developer and president of CommPharm Consulting Inc. Michael graduated from the faculty of pharmacy at the University of Toronto in 1993. He worked extensively for 18 years in the community pharmacy setting for a variety of retail pharmacy companies. In 2005, Michael became a minority owner of the independent pharmacy Angus Borden Guardian Pharmacy. He later sold his position in this pharmacy to pursue a career in continuing education. He has developed over 500 different continuing education activities for pharmacists, family physicians, physician specialists, nurses and other allied professionals. Michael attained his Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and Certified Tobacco Educator (CTE) status in 2014. He obtained his Certificate in Travel Health (CTH®) from the International Society of Travel Medicine in 2015. Michael works extensively with clients that include pharmaceutical manufacturers, third party agencies and pharmacy chains. He has also taken his patient education knowledge from over 17 years of front-line pharmacy practice and has written extensive patient education materials for pharmacy patient magazines. Michael lives in Barrie, Ontario and continues to work in front-line pharmacy practice to apply his clinical knowledge skills to help improve overall patient care and outcomes.