Carolyn Whiskin

Pharmacist

Carolyn Whiskin, BSc. Phm, graduated from the faculty of pharmacy at the University of Toronto, in 1986. She began her career as the rheumatology pharmacist at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario and is now the current director of pharmacy programs for the Charlton Centre for Specialized Treatment in Hamilton, Ontario. This center focuses on patients with various autoimmune conditions, like psoriasis, different types of inflammatory arthritis, as well as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Carolyn has helped to write the first year communications course for pharmacy students at the University of Toronto, and has lectured there as well as at the University of Waterloo and McMaster University.

As a motivational speaker, Carolyn gives lectures and workshops across Canada to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, family health teams, church groups, and the public on various therapeutic topics and areas of personal growth. She has been a guest on radio and television. Her work has been recognized and rewarded by many organizations, including winning national “Commitment to Care Award” in the area of patient care (2005).

Why I joined Psoriasis Busters:

“I joined the Psoriasis Busters initiative to provide reliable, accurate, evidence-based information to help people. Patients need good information in order to understand their condition and treatment options, and become good advocates for their own health.”

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