Dr Douglas Steinke BSc(Pharm), MSc, PhD, FHEA, ARPharmS, FISPE

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacoepidemiology

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Dr Steinke is a Senior Lecturer in Pharmacoepidemiology with a teaching and research focus.  Dr Steinke teaches in the 3rd and 4th year of the MPharm programme and in the postgraduate Diploma course.  His research involves the epidemiology of medication use and outcomes (good or bad) in chronic diseases.  His research has focused on medicines use in type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.  His pharmacy career has spanned from working in a community and hospital pharmacy to industry and government services in Canada.  His research has been conducted in Canada, USA and in Scotland using large medical administrative data bases. 


BSc Pharmacy from the University of Manitoba, Canada

MSc Community Health and Epidemiology from Queen's University, Canada

PGCertificate in Health Economics from the University of Aberdeen

PhD Pharmacoepidemiology from the University of Dundee

Register Pharmacist (Part B) with the Ontario College of Pharmacists

Fellow of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (FISPE)

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Dr Steinke is an active member of the International Society of Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE), the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), the Canadian Society of Epidemiology and Biosatistics (CSEB) and the European Drug Utilisation Research Group (EuroDURG)

External positions

PGT External Examiner, Queen's University Belfast

1 Sep 20201 Sep 2022

MSc External Examiner, University of Hertfordshire

1 Oct 2015 → …

Biology, Medicine and Health (BMH) Domains


  • Pharmacoepidemiology, Health Services Research, Drug Utilisation Studies, Epidemiology , Biostatistics

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