Douglas Brown graduated from the University of Toronto’s Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy in 1989, completing his internship at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Following his passion for community practice, he transitioned to primary care pharmacy and worked with an independent pharmacy, followed by a group practice (Big V Pharmacies) before realizing his dream to be a pharmacist/owner.
Kaitlin’s background includes community and hospital pharmacy practice, as well as experience in medication safety, delivery of continuing education programs for pharmacists, and continuous quality improvement. Her current position is focused on recruiting and admitting highly qualified students to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) undergraduate degree program and the Conditional Admission to Pharmacy (CAP) status.
Carla graduated in 2004 from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan with a doctorate in pharmacy.
For the first four years after completing her pharmacy degree Carla worked as a part-time clinical pharmacist for the renal/dialysis program at her local hospital. Medication management and education were her main areas of interest and involvement. She also worked full time in a community setting for a local company.
Donnie co-owns Boggio & Edwards IDA, a specialty compounding pharmacy in Ridgeway, Ontario. His focus is on pain management, women’s health and addiction services. He has been appointed to the Narcotics Monitoring Working Group by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to provide advice on managing and evaluating data created by the Narcotics Monitoring System.
Peet de Villiers joined the University of Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy in April 2014 as the Regional Clinical Coordinator for Kingston and Belleville and as an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor.
Since graduating as a member of Waterloo’s first graduating class – the Vanguards — Dr. Heather Foley is now on a mission to discover all there is to know about the profession of pharmacy.
Angela Heintzman joined the University of Waterloo's School of Pharmacy in January 2015 as the Regional Clinical Coordinator for Thunder Bay and the the surrounding area.
Noëlla Robert-Kappel is the Regional Clinical Coordinator for Barrie and Hunstville. She has 15 years of professional experience in hospital pharmacy and six years in long-term care. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator, a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, and an assessor for the Pharmacy Examination Board of Canada's qualifying examination.
Dave Knoppert spent 25 years as a Neonatal Pharmacist and Clinical Coordinator at St Joseph’s Hospital in London. His research interests were the effects of drugs on the newborn, especially methadone, as well as the pharmacokinetics of drugs in the neonate.
In 2011 Dave became the Coordinator for the Residency Program at London Health Sciences Centre, a position he held until his retirement in 2013.
Rosemarie graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Toronto, after which she completed her hospital pharmacy residency.
Stephan graduated in 1999 from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy, after which he completed a general hospital residency at St. Michael's Hospital in 2000. He was fortunate to have spent three years at Toronto East General Hospital, practising as a hospital pharmacist in the inpatient adult mental health unit.
Jason Wentzell joined the University of Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy in April 2014 as a Regional Clinical Coordinator, representing the Ottawa and Brockville region.
Bronwyn joined the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy in July 2018, and is the Regional Clinical Coordinator for the Kitchener-Waterloo region.
Nicole graduated from Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy in 2013. She completed a hospital pharmacy residency at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC).
Lidia Yrigoyen-DaCruz is the Regional Clinical Coordinator for Windsor / Essex County and Sarnia and has over 19 years of professional experience. She is a graduate of the Wayne State University Pharm.D program and has achieved ACCP board certification as a pharmacotherapy specialist. Lidia has pharmacy experience both in the United States as well as a critical care specialist at Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH).
Tracy joined the University of Waterloo's School of Pharmacy as a clinical preceptor in 2016, a case assessor for the PharmD bridging program (PHARM 497) in 2016, and the Regional Clinical Coordinator for Sault Ste. Marie in 2019.
Claude is a member of the School of Pharmacy’s original Vanguard Class and the student societies’ inaugural President. Following graduation Claude joined Health Sciences North specializing in infectious diseases, critical care and medicine while maintaining a presence in community pharmacy.
Sarah has a background in psychology research and education and has worked in program evaluation in various non-profit and educational settings. In her current role, she is responsible for the ongoing assessment of Waterloo’s pharmacy programs. Sarah also holds an interest in educational practices and conducts academic research on pharmacy education in her role at the University of Waterloo.