Dr. Hindmarsh is Dean Emeritus and Professor of the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. He served as Dean at the University of Toronto for 11 years, from 1998-2009. Previously, he was Dean of Pharmacy at the University of Manitoba and Assistant Dean at the College of Pharmacy at the University of Saskatchewan.
Dr. Hindmarsh’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a M.Sc. Degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Ph.D from the University of Alberta. Among his many research accomplishments he is the author of two books dealing with drug related topics: 1) “Drugs. What your Kid Should Know”, a widely acclaimed book used by numerous libraries, high schools and parents and 2) “Too Cool for Drugs” (co-authored with a professional counsellor), a book aimed at primary school age children dealing with peer pressure and the problem of drug usage. He is also the author of over 80 scientific articles related to drug distribution and forensic toxicology.
Dr. Hindmarsh has served as President of the Association of Deans of Pharmacy of Canada, the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada, the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs, the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada and the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy. He has also represented Pharmacy on Hospital Boards in Manitoba and Toronto.
Dr. Hindmarsh is a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science, the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and the International Pharmaceutical Federation.