Meet our Researchers
Schlegel Specialist in Medication Management and Aging
Clinical Associate Professor
School of Pharmacy
University of Waterloo
Tejal Patel is a Clinical Associate Professor and Co-Director, Master of Advanced Pharmacy Practice Program at the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy, and Schlegel Specialist in Medication Management and Aging with the Schlegel-UW Research Institute of Aging and Pharmacy Lead for the MINT Memory Clinics. Patel obtained her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Kentucky and completed a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Pharmacokinetics and Neurology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Patel’s clinical practice is focused on the pharmacotherapeutic management of cognitive disorders, seizures, and Parkinson’s disease. Patel’s research program centers on: 1. Identifying medication related problems in older adults with neurological disorders; 2. Examining the impact of pharmacist interventions on medication optimization and; 3. Investigating the role of healthcare technology in medication self-management by older adults.