Todd A. Boyle, Ph.D.
Professor of Operations Management


Dr. Todd A. Boyle is a Professor of Operations Management at the Gerald Schwartz School of Business, St. Francis Xavier University.

Dr. Boyle’s primary teaching areas include operations management, enterprise systems, information systems, and business research methods. His research areas include quality management, manufacturing flexibility, lean production, concurrent engineering, and enterprise systems. Pills

From 2007-2017, Dr. Boyle held the Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Quality Assurance in Community Pharmacy and was team lead of SafetyNET-Rx; a research and outreach program focused on deploying continuous quality improvement to enhance medication incident reporting and learning in community pharmacies. Post-CRC, Dr. Boyle’s primary focus is assisting pharmacy regulatory authorities with deploying and assessing continuous quality improvement standards across their jurisdiction.

Dr. Boyle has over 80 publications, including journal articles, posters, conference papers, abstracts, and edited proceedings. He has received over two million dollars in funding awards spanning a wide variety of federal and provincial agencies, including the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Canada Research Chairs Program, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canada Foundation for Innovation, and Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF). Dr. Boyle has also received awards from Innovacorp and Springboard to commercialize products developed by his research program. Dr. Boyle has served as Chair and Vice-Chair of the NSHRF Health Policy, Services and Outcomes Review Committee, and as a scientific review panel member for various tri-council and provincial funding agencies.

Dr. Boyle holds a Ph.D. in Operations Management from Carleton University and has completed leadership workshops from the University of Manitoba’s Centre for Higher Education Research and Development.