Academic Detailer Profile

Cait Stephanie O’Sullivan PharmD, BScPh, BA

Health Authority

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 earned her Doctorate from the University of Washington, her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Dalhousie University, and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Brunswick.

Work Experience

Currently, Cait is a full-time academic detailing pharmacist for the BC 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 Detailer Work 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 began her academic career studying medical anthropology and has since been interested in understanding the culture of contemporary prescribing practices. Living in rural B.C. allows Cait to indulge in exploring the outdoors through mountain biking, snowshoeing, and running.