Academic Detailer Profile

Cait Stephanie O’Sullivan PharmD, BScPh, BA

Health AuthorityCait O'Sullivan

Island Health 

Communities served

Alert Bay, Campbell River, Comox, Cortes Island, Courteney, Cumberland, Denman Island, Gold River, Hornby Island, Lantzville, Nanaimo, Parksville, Port Alice, Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Powell River, Quadra  Island, Qualicum, Texada Island, Tofino, and Ucluelet.


Cait O'Sullivan has a clinical pharmacy background in acute general medicine, long term care, and community practice. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Brunswick (Medical Anthropology), a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Dalhousie University, and a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Washington.

Work experience

Based in the Comox Valley, Cait is an academic pharmacist with the B.C. Provincial Academic Detailing (PAD) Service.

Prior to joining the academic detailing team, Cait practiced as a clinical pharmacist in general medicine/acute care for Vancouver Coastal Health, and earlier as a community pharmacist in northern Vancouver Island.

Academic detailing experience

Cait has been with the PAD service since October 2010. Her first exposure to this form of continuing medical education was during a doctor of pharmacy internship with Dalhousie’s Academic Detailing Service in Halifax. Cait has completed Basic and Advanced Academic Detailing training.


Cait has a practice interest in the drug approval process and clinical practice guideline methodology. Living in rural B.C. allows her to indulge in exploring the outdoors through mountain biking, snowshoeing, and running.