Lindsay Yoo

Lindsay Yoo
Medication Safety Specialist,
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
ISMP, Canada


Lindsay Yoo, BSc, BScPhm, RPh, CDE, CGP, PharmD (Candidate) Medication Safety Specialist Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP Canada). Lindsay has a diverse range of experiences as a pharmacist, with experience in front-line clinical patient care, research, academia, knowledge dissemination, as well as educating other professionals and students. She currently practices as a community pharmacist and as a medication safety specialist at ISMP Canada. In addition to medication safety, Lindsay has a special interest in chronic disease management such as diabetes and pharmacotherapy in the elderly, and has achieved certification as a Certified Diabetes Educator and as a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist.

Lindsay joined ISMP Canada as a pharmacy student during her first co-op term as a research analyst assistant, where she developed a strong interest in medication safety. Following this placement, she remained with ISMP Canada in the capacity of a medication safety specialist, and has since been involved in a variety of medication safety initiatives related to analysis of medication incidents, research projects, and community pharmacy initiatives.

Lindsay is also involved in delivering presentations related to medication safety, and has been fortunate to deliver presentations at numerous conferences and large- scale meetings on the local, provincial, and international levels.