Dragana Skokovic-Sunjic RPh, BScPhm, NCMP
Dragana Skokovic-Sunjic is a Clinical Pharmacist and NAMS credentialed Menopause Practitioner NCMP, practicing in a primary care setting with Hamilton Family Health Team. In addition to her collaborative clinical practice, she is a leader in knowledge mobilization for probiotics in Canada and the Unites States.
Translating scientific research in this field, she has authored ‘Clinical Guide to Probiotic Supplements Available in Canada’ and ‘Clinical Guide to Probiotic Products Available in the US’ since 2008. This practical clinical tool is peer-reviewed and updated annually to reflect the latest evidence and includes available probiotic products in the Canadian and US markets. Dragana’s project has been presented, published and recognized internationally, receiving numerous awards and recognition.
The Canadian version of the Clinical Guide to Probiotics can be found at www.ProbioticChart.ca and the US version at www.USProbioticGuide.com
Dragana’s efforts to promote evidence-based education in this field resulted in establishing the Alliance for Education on Probiotics or AEProbio™ in 2015. AEProbio supports publishing the Clinical Guides to Probiotic Products and coordinates the preparation and delivery of various educational pieces designed for healthcare professionals and consumers.
The summary of the educational offerings can be found at www.AEProbio.com
Dragana’s objective is to enable clinicians and patients to recognize if and when probiotic therapy is necessary and what particular strain(s) would be the most appropriate for the desired outcome.
Dragana has collaborated and coauthored books and publications in the area of public health, probiotics, women’s health and more. She is a guest lecturer at the Pharmacy School, University of Waterloo in Ontario, McMaster University Medical Residents, Hamilton, Ontario.
Dragana’s probiotic project has been featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, Forbes, National Geographic, CBC, and more.