CAPhO's Board of Directors

The Canadian Association of Pharmacy in Oncology's Board of Directors is comprised of pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants working in oncology.

The Board is comprised of volunteers committed to representing the professional interests and issues of oncology pharmacy at a national level.

The CAPhO Board is also responsible for maintaining our Bylaws.

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CAPhO Organizational Chart

Board Members

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Tina Crosbie
Clinical Pharmacist - Hematology, Pharmacy, The Ottawa Hospital — Ottawa, Ontario
Tina is the clinical pharmacist in the hematology chemotherapy unit at The Ottawa Hospital. Here she oversees patients with lymphomas, multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia who are receiving care on an outpatient basis. Tina joined the hematology team at The Ottawa Hospital in 1999. Tina has written educational materials and has given presentations on topics in hematology and patient care. She enjoys being a peer reviewer for CCCEP, is the current President of CAPhO and serves on the Oncology Fundamental Day (OFD) education committee. Tina was honoured to chair the 2018 CAPhO conference in Ottawa. Tina received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at Memorial University of Newfoundland and completed an accredited residency in hospital pharmacy in Ottawa.
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President
Tina Crosbie
 
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Philip Shaheen
Oncology Pharmacist, Pharmacy, Cape Breton Cancer Centre/Cape Breton Regional Hospital — Sydney, Nova Scotia
Philip graduated from Dalhousie University College of Pharmacy in 2003 and has served as the Clinical Pharmacist for Oncology at the Cape Breton Cancer Centre since 2010. He is involved in areas of process of coordination between clinic and community pharmacy, and is the primary patient educator for oral systemic therapy and immuno-oncology treatments. He serves on several regional and provincial quality and policy committees and assists with undergraduate oncology education at Dalhousie University.
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Past President
Philip Shaheen
 
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Jason Wentzell
Extend Pharmacist, Pharmacy, Extend Pharmacy — Ottawa, Ontario
Jason completed his pharmacy degree at Dalhouise University and his Pharmacy Residency at The Ottawa Hospital. He has practiced as an inpatient Medical Oncology pharmacist for nearly 10 years, from 2010 to 2019 and is a Board-Certified Oncology Pharmacist. He has earned a Master’s in Health Management in 2019. Jason is the Founder of and Oncology Pharmacist at Extend Pharmacy, Ottawa’s first cancer-focused ambulatory oncology pharmacy. His areas of research interest include integration of pharmacy learners into practice, simulation education, oral anticancer therapy education and key performance indicators for pharmacists. He is currently involved in several CAPhO initiatives and is a Regional Clinical Coordinator for the University of Waterloo PharmD program in Ottawa.
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Vice - President
Jason Wentzell
 
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Esther Jadusingh
Clinical Pharmacist/CAPhO Treasurer, Hematology Oncology Transplant And Immunology Program, Alberta Children's Hospital — Calgary, Alberta
Esther graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of British Columbia in 2005 and completed an Accredited Canadian Pharmacy Residency in 2006. She is currently the Clinical Pharmacist in Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation at the Alberta Children's Hospital in Calgary.
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Treasurer
Esther Jadusingh
 
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Sarah Zorzit
Pharmacist, iCcare Pharmacy-- Sault Area Hospital Outpatient Pharmacy, Sault Area Hospital — Sault Ste Marie, Ontario
Sarah Zorzit is a pharmacist at the iCcare Pharmacy, Sault Area Hospital’s (SAH) outpatient pharmacy providing specialized cancer care to the Algoma District Cancer Program. She completed her Bachelor of Science in 2007 and her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 2014 at the University of Waterloo. Sarah assisted in opening SAH’s retail pharmacy in 2017, which includes a unique interprofessional collaboration to initiate and monitor patient’s take-home cancer therapies. Her interests also include supportive oncology medications, HIV therapies, diabetes, and retail operations. Sarah also volunteers with the Ontario College of Pharmacists as a QA Coach and PACE Assessor.
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Awards Committee Chair
Sarah Zorzit
 
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Meghan Mior
Clinical practice Leader, Pharmacy, Alberta Health Services — Edmonton, Alberta
Meghan received her BSc Pharm from Memorial University of Newfoundland's School of Pharmacy and has completed a Doctor of Pharmacy degree through Idaho State University. She is currently working in Edmonton as a Clinical Practice leader with a focus in acute lymphoblastic leukemia at the Cross Cancer Institute. She has worked in a variety of oncology settings in the past including outpatient solid tumor group management and inpatient hematology. She is working on practice based research in the pharmacy field and currently involved in a CAR-T cell research project in Alberta. Meghan is passionate about advancing pharmacy practice and excited about where oncology pharmacy is headed.
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Communications Chair
Meghan Mior
 
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Nikki Blosser
Pharmacist, Pharmacy, Tom Baker Cancer Centre — Calgary, Alberta

Nikki graduated from Memorial University in 2010 and then moved to Calgary to complete a pharmacy residency with a focus in oncology. Since that time she has been working as a clinical pharmacist in the BMT program at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and served as the interim clinical research pharmacist in the hematology, oncology and transplant clinic at Alberta Children’s Hospital. She has an interest in survivorship and enjoy participating in research projects with the BMT long term follow-up clinic.

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EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIR PHARMACIST - ADVANCED
Nikki Blosser
 
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Nicole MacDonald
Systemic Therapy Manager of Pharmacy Services, Pharmacy, Eastern Health — Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador
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EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIR PHARMACIST - FUNDAMENTALS
Nicole MacDonald
 
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Colleen Thurber
Senior Pharmacy Technician, Pharmacy, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency — Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Colleen graduated with a Pharmacy Technician Certificate from SIAST in 1998 and started her career with the Royal University Hospital pharmacy department in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan the same year. She has worked as an oncology pharmacy technician at the Saskatoon Cancer Centre since 2004 and moved to a senior technician position in 2009. Colleen is also the Co-chairperson of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee at the Cancer Centre.

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Education Committee Chair Technician / Pharmacy Assistant
Colleen Thurber
 
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Tiffany Nguyen
Pharmacist, Pharmacy, The Ottawa Hospital — Ottawa, Ontario
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RESEARCH COMMITTEE CHAIR
Tiffany Nguyen
 
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Michelle Koberinski
Oncology Certification Pharmacy Technician, Provincial Pharmacy, BC Cancer — Kelowna, British Columbia
Michelle Koberinski has worked in various community and hospital pharmacy settings in BC and Alberta since graduating from Vancouver Community College’s Pharmacy Technician Program in 1999. She currently works for Provincial Pharmacy at BC Cancer as the Oncology Certification Pharmacy Technician where she developed, implements, and maintains an Oncology Certification program for pharmacy staff in British Columbia that prepares and dispenses oncology medication. In 2010, Michelle received CAPhO’s Merit award for her work on the BCCA Pharmacy Practice Standards for Hazardous Drugs Manual. Michelle dedicates much of her time to improving aseptic compounding processes that involve hazardous drugs and developing guidelines for safe practice.
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Director at Large
Michelle Koberinski
 
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Jennifer Voisey
Clinical Pharmacist, Pharmacy, Eastern Health — St. John's , Newfoundland and Labrador

Jennifer Voisey completed her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at Memorial University in 2016 and joined the pharmacy department at Eastern Health upon graduation. She landed in Oncology in 2017 and has been a Clinical Pharmacist with that program ever since. She currently works in Adult Outpatient Hematology/Oncology where she oversees hematology patients receiving treatment on an outpatient basis. Jennifer enjoys preparing and delivering presentations with a focus on making the material easy for audiences to understand.

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DIRECTOR AT LARGE
Jennifer Voisey