Dr. Miranda So, BScPhm, PharmD

Dr. Miranda So, BScPhm, PharmD

Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Mount Sinai Hospital / University Health Network

Assistant Professor (Status), Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Toronto
miranda.so@uhn.ca
T: 416.340.4800 x 8758

Dr. So is a Pharmacotherapy Specialist of the Sinai Health System-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and an Assistant Professor (Status Only) at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto.  Dr. So received both her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Toronto, where she is currently the Course Coordinator of the Year 3 elective “Introduction to Antimicrobial Stewardship” in the PharmD Program.  Prior to joining UHN, she was the Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist at William Osler Health System, where she was a founding member of its antimicrobial stewardship program.

Dr. So’s research interests are antimicrobial stewardship in immunocompromised patients and the use of education technology for effective knowledge translation.  Dr. So has presented at many local, national, and international infectious disease and pharmacy conferences.  She has published on the opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship in solid organ transplant patients. Dr. So is also the recipient of several research grants.  In 2013, she received a Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) Foundation Research Grant to study the impact of an antimicrobial stewardship program in leukemia patients.  To study the use of virtual patient technology in undergraduate and post-graduate pharmacy education, Dr. So received funding from CSHP’s Foundation Education Grant in 2015 and the University of Toronto’s Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, as well as the Teaching Innovation Award from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy in 2016.

In her spare time, she loves to knit and would be equally happy to "talk a good yarn" as she would with antibiotics!