Recent Funding

2014-2017 - Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) Establishment Grant – Dr. James Barker (PI), Dr. Todd Boyle (co-PI & Mentor), Drs. Neil MacKinnon, Thomas Mahaffey, Bobbi Morison, Andrea Murphy, Marilyn MacDonald, Certina Ho (Co-Investigators), Andrea Bishop (Associate), Ms. Beverly Zwicker, Ms. Sylvia Hyland (Healthcare Decision Makers), A framework for communicating medication incidents in Nova Scotia community pharmacies - $113,829.00

2012-2017 - Canada Research Chairs Program - Dr. Todd Boyle - Canada Research Chair in Quality Assurance in Community Pharmacy - $500,000.00

2011-2014 - Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Partnerships for Health System Improvement - Dr. Todd Boyle (PI), Dr. Neil MacKinnon (co-PI), Ms. Bev Zwicker (Health Care Partner), Drs. Darren Ashcroft, David Brushwood, Thomas Mahaffey (Co-Investigators). Medication Incident Reporting in Community Pharmacy: Determinants of Reporting and Regulatory Effectiveness - $216,672.00

2011 - Innovacorp Early Stage Commercialization Fund - Dr. Todd Boyle (PI), Dr. Neil MacKinnon (co-PI), Dr. Thomas Mahaffey (Co-Investigator), Ms. Bev Zwicker (Co-Investigator). SafetyNET-Rx: Business Development of a pharmacy-based continuous quality improvement program - $10,000.00

2011 - Springboard - Dr. Todd Boyle (PI), Andrew Kendall (Industry Liaison Officer). SafetyNET-Rx: Legal Framework for Business Development of a Pharmacy-based Continuous Quality Improvement Program - $1,782.50

2011-2012 - The Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy Innovation Fund - Dr. Neil MacKinnon (PI), Dr. Todd Boyle (co-PI), Dr. Thomas Mahaffey, Ms. Bev Zwicker, and Ms. Andrea Scobie (collaborators). SafetyNET-Rx: Development and Testing of Evaluation Guides - $48,382.00

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 - Human Resources and Skills Development Canada Summer Jobs Grant - Dr. Todd Boyle (PI)- Supplemental funding for four summer research students in the area of QRE reporting in community pharmacies - $6,500.00

2010-2011 - Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Meeting, Planning, and Dissemination Grant - Drs. Neil MacKinnon (PI) and Todd. Boyle (co-applicant) - CQI in Community Pharmacies: Reducing, Reporting and Learning from Medication Incidents - $9,852.00

2009-2012 - Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF) - Drs. Todd A. Boyle (PI), Neil MacKinnon (co-PI), Thomas Mahaffey, Lars Hallström, Bev Zwicker, and Holly Etchegary - A Prescription for Patient Safety: Implications of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) on Adverse Drug Event Reporting and Learning in Nova Scotia Community Pharmacies - $125,711.00

2009-2010 - SSHRC Public Outreach Grant - Drs. Todd A. Boyle (PI), Neil MacKinnon (co-PI), Thomas Mahaffey, Lars Hallström, and Ms. Certina Ho - SafetyNET: Improving Medication Safety through Quality Management and Integrative IT - $115,000.00

2008-2009 - SSHRC Public Outreach Grant - Drs. Todd A. Boyle (PI), Neil MacKinnon (co-PI), Thomas Mahaffey, Lars Hallström - SafetyNET: A Quality Management Program for Community Pharmacies - $80,000.00