Carolyn Whiskin, BSc. Phm, graduated from the faculty of pharmacy at the University of Toronto in 1986. Carolyn specializes in arthritis, pain, and counseling and smoking cessation. She is a Certified Menopause Practitioner with the North American Menopause Society and a member of the Model of Care Committee for the Ontario Rheumatology Association.

In addition to her busy practice, Carolyn helped to write the first year communications course for pharmacy students at University of Toronto, and has lectured at U of T, University of Waterloo, and McMaster University. She has worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital as the rheumatology pharmacist and at Mc Master University Medical Centre in Hamilton writing continuing education programs for pharmacists. She initiated the Pharmacist/Physician Collaboration Committee in Burlington and is a member of their Diabetes Collaborative Working Group.

As a motivational speaker, Carolyn gives lectures and workshops across Canada to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, family health teams and the public on various therapeutic topics and areas of personal growth. She has been a guest on radio and television.

Carolyn has won many awards including the national “Commitment to Care Award” in the area of patient care (2005).