Feng Chang, BScPhm, PharmD
Co-lead, Chronic pain management by rural and urban community pharmacists project
Co-lead, Opioid Education Partnership
Member, Pharmacist services evaluation framework project
Member, Gender and vulnerable populations team
Feng co-leads with Tejal Patel and Beth Sproule OPEN’s Chronic pain management project, a research study that is developing, implementing and evaluating new pharmacist services to better manage chronic pain and use of opioids in urban and rural communities. She also co-leads with Tejal Patel, Rosemary Killeen and Agnes Kluz the Opioid Education Partnership, a Health Canada–funded initiative the goal of which is to develop and implement a collaborative, web-based education program for evidence-based opioid management that targets physicians, pharmacists, students and trainees.
Feng is a clinical pharmacist and an Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy. Specializing in geriatric pharmacotherapy, Feng’s main research interest is studying new services or models of care for integrating pharmacists into interprofessional teams that care for vulnerable older adults in primary care settings, particularly older adults in rural areas, for conditions such as chronic pain and dementia. Her other research interests include interprofessional education, safe medication use, and rural aging.
Feng completed a BScPhm degree at the University of Toronto and a PharmD degree at Ohio State University. She has also completed postdoctoral specialty training in geriatric pharmacotherapy at Wayne State University.