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Jeff Taylor Professor

Director, EduLab Program

E3108 Health Sciences


Dr. Taylor joined the College in October 1989.

Teaching Responsibilities

Undergraduate topics in Therapeutics, specifically self-medication and nonprescription drugs.

Research Interests

Self-medication; factors influencing patient counseling; patient education

Recent research studies have focused on the consumer-pharmacist interface during sale of OTCs.

Recent Publications

Taylor J and Mansell K. Patient Feedback on Pharmacist Prescribing for Minor Ailmentsin a Canadian Province. Innov Pharm 2017; 8 (1): Article 17.

Rafferty E, Yaghoubi M, Taylor J, Farag M. Costs and savings associated with a pharmacist prescribing program for minor ailments in Saskatchewan. BMC Cost Effect Res Alloc 2017; 15 (3): Open access.

Taylor J. Patient perspectives on symptom severity. SelfCare 2016; 7(4): 10-17. 

Taylor J and Joubert R. Pharmacist-led minor ailment programs: a Canadian perspective. Int J Gen Med 2016; 9: 291-302. 

Taylor J. Minor ailment prescribing: Part II – physician feedback. SelfCare 2016; 7(1):22-40.

Taylor J and Mansell K. Minor ailment prescribing: Part I – pharmacist feedback. SelfCare 2016; 7(1): 10-21. 

Mansell K, Bootsman N, Kuntz A and Taylor J. Evaluating pharmacist prescribing for minor ailments.  Int J Pharm Pract; 2014; June: 1-6 (online).

Bootsman N and Taylor J. The requirement for a patient’s self-diagnosis within the minor ailments prescribing process in a Canadian province. A commentary. SelfCare 2014; 5: 2-10.

Tsuyuki RT, Landry E, Lalonde L, Taylor J. Results of a national survey on OTC medicines, Part 3: Perceived time expectations for clinical encounters associated with over-the-counter medicines. Can Pharm J 2012; 145: 116-118.

Lalonde L, Tsuyuki RT, Landry E, Taylor J. Results of a national survey on OTC medicines, Part 2: Do pharmacists support switching prescription agents to over-the-counter status? Can Pharm J 2012; 145: 73-76.

Taylor J, Landry E, Lalonde L, Tsuyuki RT. Results of a National Survey on Over-the-Counter Medicines, Part 1: Pharmacist Opinion on Current Scheduling Status. Can Pharm J 2012; 145: 40-44.

Taylor J. Factors that Influence the Public’s Ability to Effectively Self-Medicate: Part 3 – Package Information and Product Attributes. Self Care J 2011; 2: 139-150.

Taylor J. Factors that Influence the Public’s Ability to Effectively Self-Medicate: Part 2 – Seeking Relief for Minor Illness. Self Care J 2011; 2: 98-110.

Taylor J, Hosseini, M, Quest D. Framing the Risk of an OTC Medicine Side Effect. Can Pharm J 2011; 144: 34-39.

Taylor J. Factors that influence the public’s ability to self-medicate. Self Care 2011; 2: 1-9.

J Taylor. Patient Self-care and OTC Drugs in Health Care. Repchinsky C (ed). Patient Self-Care. Canadian Pharmacists Association, 2nd edition, 2010.

M Seyed-Hoseini, J Taylor, D Quest. Discussing side effects of over-the-counter medicines: Impact of adding percentage data. Int J Pharm Pract 2010; 18: 275-281.

J Taylor, C Evans, D Blackburn, B Semchuk. Patient self-medication with ASA 81 mg. Can Pharm J 2010; 143: 192-8.

J Taylor and C Evans. Cough and cold medication use in young children: Pharmacist reaction to changes in Canada. J Amer Pharm Assoc 2009; 49: 783-786.

J Taylor, YN Lo, R Dobson and L Suveges. Consumer Over-the-Counter Usage and Attitudes: A Survey in One Canadian City. Int J Pharm Pract 2008; 16: 295-302.

J Taylor. Assessing Risk in the Over-the-Counter Drug User. In: Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program, 6th Edition (2008), Book 8, American College of Clinical Pharmacy: 133-147.

JG Taylor, YN Lo, R Dobson and L Suveges. Consumer Expectations of Nonprescription Medications according to Location of Sale. J Amer Pharm Assoc 2007; 47:729-736.

J Taylor, S Chorney, I Fleck et al. Assisting Consumers with their OTC Choices, Can Pharm J 2006; 139(1): 38-45.