• Lalitha Raman-Wilms, Dean of Pharmacy
  • Dean and professor, College of Pharmacy

    College of Pharmacy
    Apotex Centre, 750 McDermot Ave. W.
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T5

    Fax: 204-798-3744

Research summary

Lalitha Raman-Wilms’ research relates to the optimization of medication use in the elderly, specifically related to deprescribing of medications.

She is a member of the deprescribing group focused on medication optimization through development and evaluation of deprescribing guidelines and algorithms for clinical care and through community engagement. The team has organized an international symposium on deprescribing guideline implementation, research and education.

Dr. Raman-Wilms is a member of the Canadian Medication Appropriateness and Deprescribing Network (CaDeN). She is also a research affiliate with the Centre on Aging, University of Manitoba.

Dr. Raman-Wilms’ educational scholarly interests include interprofessional education and curriculum development.

Working with clinicians, researchers and educators nationally, she has recently co-led the development of a Canadian interprofessional deprescribing educational framework.


    Lalitha Raman-Wilms is a professor and dean of the College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. Prior to her current role, she served as associate dean for education at the University of Toronto. Previous leadership roles include associate dean, professional programs; PharmD program director; and director of the division of pharmacy practice.

    Dr. Raman-Wilms has served as the president of the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC), and serves on the board of various pharmacy organizations.


    • Baccalaureate of Science in Pharmacy, University of Toronto
    • Doctor of Pharmacy degree, University of Toronto

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    College of Pharmacy
    Apotex Centre
    750 McDermot Avenue West
    University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T5 Canada