Holly L. – Registered Pharmacy Technician: Holly graduated from the Lambton College Technician Program and has completed all requirements with honours in order to gain the title as “Certified Pharmacy Technician” with the Ontario College of Pharmacists. This title has additional certifications, which legally allows her to take on extra technical roles within the pharmacy. This results in the pharmacist having more free time to talk to patients and take extra time on important clinical issues like drug interactions or safe over the counter medication selection. Holly specializes in blister packaging medications for our patients and is excellent at analyzing hospital discharges with the pharmacist to ensure patients go home with the right medications after long hospital stays. Her critical thinking skills keep the workflow moving at a fast pace which results in less wait times for our patients!
Denise M. – Pharmacy Assistant: Denise graduated from the St. Clair College Pharmacy Assistant program and has been working in the pharmacy field for 22 years, making her one of our most knowledgeable staff members. During this time, she has worked for different chains and independent pharmacies (including Zellers before its closure), which has given her priceless on-the-job experience – this has benefited our pharmacy greatly, and we are so proud to have her on the team. Her amazing customer service skills have patients always leaving with a smile! She is also heavily involved in the community via Sarnia minor sports teams. Denise wears many hats in this area such as coach, director and registrar for multiple lacrosse and hockey teams. Her interpersonal skills and active community life brings joy to our patients and the pharmacy as a whole!
Kim M. – Pharmacy Assistant: Kim graduated from the Pharmacy Assistant program at Lambton college. She has worked for chains such as Zellers pharmacy before its closure. Kim’s experience at Zellers helped to ease the transition for our patients when they were saddened by the news of their longtime pharmacy closing its doors. Kim truly knows the meaning of family as she always ensures each patient that comes in gets the same treatment as her own mother and father would. Her concern for the welfare of others and her kind heart is what shines most about Kim, and this spirit is exactly why she is on our team!
Roxanne M. – Pharmacy Assistant: Roxanne is a graduate from the Pharmacy Assistant program at Lambton College and has been an asset to our pharmacy ever since she joined our team. She has excellent interpersonal skills and always knows how to make the patient feel at home. She also plans to further her education by eventually registering as a certified pharmacy technician. Her drive to always continue learning is what makes her a great addition to the Centrepoint Pharmacy family and we are proud to have her on board!
Chantal C. – Pharmacy Assistant: Chantal is a graduate of the Lambton College Pharmacy Technician program and graduated with honours. She plans to continue on with her technician training and eventually be registered with the college, exhibiting her thirst for knowledge and her desire to continue educating herself in the pharmacy field. She has been a huge asset to our French-speaking patients, as Chantal is certified bilingual! Chantal has French as a first language and attended full French school for elementary and highshcool education. She is bubbly and vibrant and ready to help anyone with a smile!
Laura Dunn – pharmacist: Laura is immunization certified and also works part-time at the Central Lambton Family Health Team in Petrolia as their sole clinical pharmacist, where she uses her clinical skills to aid physicians with questions regarding their patient’s medication therapies. She also is certified for Warfarin/Coumadin dosing. She brings these skills to our pharmacy where patients can take advantage of a more clinical approach to their medication therapy management.
Pam Leatherdale-Smith – pharmacist: Pam is immunization certified and has a great sense of customer service since she was previously the owner of her own pharmacy in Windsor, Ontario. Through this experience, Pam knows the importance of customer satisfaction and thus, our patients are always happy to interact with her!
Vesna Popovski – pharmacist: Vesna is immunization certified and also has a pharmacist license in Michigan, USA. Vesna has worked in both Sarnia and Petrolia for years and knows the community and people very well. Patients find it a delight to interact with her and Vesna has a thirst for knowledge as she is always looking into new certifications for herself to better her practice.
Rebecca W. – Driver: Rebecca came on board to be our delivery driver, but she is much more than that. With a job history that includes aiding the elderly, Rebecca often helps our patients if she finds them in need when delivering their prescriptions. Her kind and caring nature with our elderly patients have caregivers feeling secure, always knowing their loved ones are taken care of in and out of the pharmacy. Rebecca delivers prescription medications as well as over the counter products to help patients get on the road to recovery!
Robin A. – Weight-loss specialist for the Healthwise Diet Program: Robin is our lead expert and coach for our successful Healthwise Diet Program. Robin’s work has led to patients shedding hundreds of pounds – her biggest success story has lost 60 pounds so far!!! If you are looking for someone to help you on your weight-loss journey and motivate you to a better and healthier version of yourself, come see Robin at Centrepoint Pharmacy or call her direct line at 226-349-2000. Or visit the Healthwise Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/healthwisesarnia/?fref=ts