Academic Detailer Profile

Jennifer Carefoot BSc (Pharm)

Jennifer CarefootHealth Authority

Island Health

Communities Served

Duncan, Cowichan Valley, Greater Victoria, Gulf Islands



Jen earned her BSc in Pharmacy from the University of Alberta.

Work Experience

Currently, Jen works part-time as an academic detailer for PAD and casually as a clinical pharmacist in Residential Care at Aberdeen Hospital in Victoria. Jen’s diverse pharmacy career includes experience as a consultant pharmacist conducting home visits and medication reviews for the geriatric population, as a pharmacy manager of compounding pharmacies and as a community pharmacist in rural Alberta. She is passionate about evidence-based medicine and a reducing polypharmacy.

Academic Detailing Experience

Jen joined the PAD team in summer 2016 and has completed Basic Academic Detailing training.


In her spare time, Jen enjoys running, travelling, gardening and spending time with her family outdoors and at the lake.