Journal Issues

List of Journal Issues
UBC PSSJ Volume 3 Issue 1
Published on March 21st, 2016

UBC PSSJ Volume 2 Issue 1
Published on September 24th, 2014

UBC PSSJ Volume 1 Issue 2
Published on September 23rd, 2013

UBC PSSJ Volume 1 Issue 1
Published on January 28th, 2013


UBC PSSJ Volume 3 Issue 1The first issue of the third volume of the PSSJ was published on March 21st, 2016. The theme of the issue “International Pharmacist” focuses on pharmacist’s increasing global reach in the health care system.

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Foreword
If We Don’t, Somebody Else Will
Dr. James P. McCormack
Full Article (.pdf)

From the Editors
Our Thoughts on the Change in Pharmacy Practice
Jennifer Jun
Sarah Cheng
Full Article (.pdf)

Opinion-Editorial
Working Alongside International Pharmacy Graduates
Martin Cheung
Full Article (.pdf)

Comparing Pharmacy Practice between India and Canada
Anand Kapoor
Full Article (.pdf)

Canadian Pharmacy Practice – a Perspective from an International Pharmacist
Buhwan Lee
Full Article (.pdf)

International Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences: Partnerships between Brazilian Research Institutions and the University of British Columbia
Rachel Magarinos-Torres
Francisca Adilfa de Oliveira Garcia
Paulo Eduardo Potyguara Coutinho Marques
Violet G. Yuen
Glauce Socorro de Barros Viana
Claudia Garcia Serpa Osorio-de-Castro
Larry D. Lynd
John H. McNeill
Full Article (.pdf)

Practice Issues
Patient-Centered Care: A Two-Way Street in Inter-Professional Practice
Jacky Tang
Full Article (.pdf)

Workplace Spotlight
The Canadian Pharmacy Programme: A Bridge Between Worlds
Sandi Hutty
Full Article (.pdf)

Pharming in Rural Ghana
Maria Paiva
Full Article (.pdf)

Original Research
Why Does a High Extraction Ratio Drug Given Orally Behave Like a Low Extraction Ratio Drug? – An Intuitive Explanation
Dr. Elaine Lo
Dr. Lawrence Law
Dr. Mary Ensom
Full Article (.pdf)

Case Report
Preparation of Lower Dosages of SNRI Antidepressants to Ameliorate Discontinuation Symptoms: Two Case Studies
Benton Attfield
Lori Bonertz
Cory Hermans
Valerie Kantz
Full Article (.pdf)

UBC PSSJ Volume 2 Issue 1The first issue of the second volume of the PSSJ was published on September 24th, 2014. The theme of the issue “No Longer the End but the Beginning” focuses on the work educators do in moving pharmacy forward.

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Foreword
No Longer the End but the Beginning
Dr. Peter Loewen
Full Article (.pdf)

From the Editors
Glancing Back, Looking Forward
Alysa Pompeo
Elaine Xu
Full Article (.pdf)

Original Research
Exploring the Effects of Service-Learning Course Design on Pharmacy Students’ Understanding of the Profession and Patient Centred Care
Dr. Angela Kim-Sing
Allyson Rayner
Jason Penner
Paulo Tchen
Jas Jawanda
Full Article (.pdf)

Op-Eds
Pipettes versus Charts: A Comparison of Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Sarah Hin Mui Au-Yeung
Full Article (.pdf)

A Dose of Theory on Becoming a Drug Expert
Renée Dagenais
Dr. Simon Albon
Full Article (.pdf)

After a Decade, What I Wish I had learned Sooner
Dr. Jonathan Mailman
Full Article (.pdf)

Entry-Level PharmD in Ontario: A UBC Alumnus’ Perspective
Andrew Chang
Full Article (.pdf)

Expanding the Role of Pharmacy Technicians
Laura Miskimins
Full Article (.pdf)

Practice Issues
Doctor of Pharmacy Degree: No Longer the End, but Now Just the Beginning
Dr. Doson Chua
Dr. Victoria Su
Dr. Cindy San
Dr. Michael Kammermayer
Full Article (.pdf)

Workplace Spotlight
Pharmacy Practice Education: A Mirror of the Changing Landscape of Pharmacy in British Columbia
Tony Seet
Dr. Katherine Seto
Tamiz Kanji
Colleen Brady
Full Article (.pdf)

Public Health
Applying the Principles of Disease Screening to Prostate Cancer
Dr. Maria Paiva
Dr. Mary Ensom
Full Article (.pdf)

UBC PSSJ Volume 1 Issue 2The second issue of the first volume of the PSSJ was published on September 23rd, 2013. The theme “Broadening Horizons” projects how this issue continues to highlight the excellent work researchers do, while paving a way for future opportunities in this exciting field.

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Foreword
Broadening Horizons
Dr. Michael Coughtrie
Full Article (.pdf)

Editorial
Small Molecules, Large Views
Katherine Milbers
Full Article (.pdf)

Reviews
Research Advances in the Formulation of Inhalable Chitosan-based RNA Interference Vectors
Alexander Kumar Mehta
Full Article (.pdf)

Op-Eds
Pharmacist in the Developing World: Providing Impact to the Poorest of the Poor
Jocelyn Conway
Kishor M Wasan
Full Article (.pdf)

Pharmacy “On Deck” – the Bases Are Loaded
Mits Miyata
Full Article (.pdf)

Workshop Article
Critically Appraising Randomized Controlled Trials: Is there Substance in Subgroups?
Ricky D Turgeon
Full Article (.pdf)

Workshop Spotlight
Evolving the Role of Community-based Clinical Pharmacists
Larry Leung
Jason Min
Full Article (.pdf)

Practice Issues
Advance Experiential Learning in Institutional Pharmacy Practice: The University of British Columbia’s AGILE Project
Dr. Michael Legal
Maggie Billingsley
France Carriere
Dr. Peter Loewen
Dr. Peter Zed
Full Article (.pdf)

Point-Counterpoint
Paper or Paperless? A Point-Counterpoint Student’s Perspective
Jason Tan
Mihailo Veljovic
Jessica Tom
Jordan Stewart
Full Article (.pdf)


UBC PSSJ Volume 1 Issue 1The debut issue of the PSSJ was published on January 28th, 2013. This issue sparked a new chapter for Pharmacy students by being the first student-run peer-reviewed open-access pharmacy journal in Canada. Fittingly the theme for this issue is “Pharmaceutical Innovation: The Path Less Travelled.”

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Foreword
Introducing UBC PSSJ
Mary H.H. Ensom
Full Article (.pdf)

From the Editors
Bringing Research Back and the Culture of Student Scholarship
Kelvin Lou
Sandy Mok
Full Article (.pdf)

Editorial
Why Heart Health is not Just a Numbers Game
James P. McCormack
Full Article (.pdf)

Reviews
Review of Treatments in Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 1 Individuals
Khushminder Rai
Full Article (.pdf)

Narrative Comparison of Hospital Pharmacy Practice Between Three Canadian Provinces
Charles Au
Cindy San
Sara Ingram
Full Article (.pdf)

Op-Eds
Taking Notice of the Nocebo Effect on Drug Therapy
Grace Chan
Anthony Le
Full Article (.pdf)

Implementation of a Student-Initiated Tri-Mentorship Program: A New Platform for Pharmacy Students to Connect with Hospital Practice, Research and Residency
Jane Lin
Full Article (.pdf)

Workplace Spotlight
Using Technology to Support Clinical Pharmacy Practice
Dean Elbe
Full Article (.pdf)

Medication Management Program: Clinical Pharmacy on the Front-Lines
Andrea Cartwright
Peggy Dang
Priti Flanagan
Full Article (.pdf)

Public Health
Looking Beyond the USA—Lessons for the Canadian Healthcare System from Around the World
Sarah Li
Full Article (.pdf)

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2 thoughts on “Journal Issues

    1. ubcpssj1 Post author

      We’re glad that you are learning something from our students! We hope you will pass the word along so that others will benefit too.

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