Welcome on Board

The CAPhO Board of Directors officially appointed Jason Wentzell the role of Vice President and Meghan Mior the role of Communications Committee Chair. They will assume their positions at the close of this year’s AGM taking place virtually on Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Jason Wentzell

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.

Meghan Mior

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.

In addition, Colleen Thurber will remain in her role as Education Committee Chair Technician / Pharmacy Assistant.