Our Team

Reviewers

Alexandre Couture
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Graduated in 2018, Alexandre has already gained significant experience in pharmacy quality assurance. On top of his interest in clinical pharmacy, he also has a particular interest in entrepreneurial projects and digital innovation in healthcare.
Alexanne Beaudoin
Nutritionist

About this reviewer:

I am registered dietitian and currently I work as a software Product Designer for mobile and desktop Food Service and nutrition solutions.
Alexandre Chagnon
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

I am a licensed pharmacist (U. Laval, 2013), I hold a Telehealth Facilitator Certificate from Jefferson University and I am now pursuing a Master Degree in Health Informatics at Université de Sherbrooke. I am the chairman and founder of Ask your Pharmacist Inc and co-founder of TherAppX Inc, a new patient-facing platform on which both patients and healthcare providers (HCP) can learn about digital therapeutics.  
Anne-Émilie Dionne
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Working as a pharmacist for more than a year in a brand new pharmacy “Familiprix” in Sherbrooke area and sometimes working as a substitute pharmacist, I am passionate about pharmacy and health field. Constantly looking for intellectual (and physical!!) challenges, I like working for the benefit of patients. I have a keen interest for pharmacotherapy of chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension and my specialty area is the management of migraines and dermatological problems. Furthermore, I love pediatric and perinatal clientele. I occasionally give conferences on pediatric and other various health subjects to other pharmacists, doctors and to pharmacy customers. I am also a chronicler for Radio-Canada radio station where I talk about many health topics. Finally, I am a responding pharmacist on "Question pour un pharmacien" internet platform team created by Alexandre Chagnon. All these beautiful occupations make me a motivated and dynamic pharmacist having the desire to contribute to the health of humans. Hoping to collaborate with you!
Charles Dagenais
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Charles Dagenais est diplômé de la première cohorte du doctorat en pharmacie de l’Université Laval en 2015, et poursuit des études au microprogramme de 2e cycle en gestion de pharmacie. Il pratique dans plusieurs pharmacies communautaires de la région de Québec ainsi qu’en clinique GMF. Il met à profit ses connaissances et son intérêt marqué pour les technologies de l’information au service de l’organisation et l’optimisation du travail en pharmacie.
Éric Gamache
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Éric Gamache is a practicing community pharmacist in Sherbrooke. He received his Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Laval in 2013, where he also completed a micro-program in pharmacy management. He is implicated in many aspects of his profession. He was appointed to the Board of directors of the Order of Pharmacists of Quebec in 2017 and has been president of the regional pharmaceutical services committee for the CIUSSS of Estrie – CHUS since 2014. His dedication to his profession was recently recognized by the Jean Coutu Group when he became the recipient of their Commitment Award in 2017 and by the Association québécoise des pharmaciens propriétaires who named him employed pharmacist of the year 2018.
Justin Grenier
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Originally from Montreal's South Shore region, Justin Grenier studied pharmacy at Laval University from 2014 to 2018. Having recently acquired his Pharm D. diploma, he is now working as a community pharmacist in the Bromont region. His curiosity and interest for health's technology led to his implication in the TherAppx project.
Josiane Provost
Nurse

About this reviewer:

Josiane Provost studied 2 years in computer engineering at the University of Sherbrooke before developing a passion for nursing while working 4 years as manager of medical computerization at Clinique de Santé Jacques-Cartier in Sherbrooke. She started a nursing degree in University of Sherbrooke in the fall of 2017 and became a member of the AQIISTI in 2018. She started working with TherappX in 2018 to entertain her love for new technology.
Laurie Soulière
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Laurie Soulière graduated from Université de Montréal in 2001. She worked as community pharmacist for more than fifteen years. In addition, she taught in the pharmacist's assistant program, she worked in professional services of a pharmacy banner, and she is currently part of the disciplinary council of the of the Ordre des pharmaciens du Québec.
Marie-Eve Bertrand
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Certified in business management, Ms. Bertrand works as a substitute pharmacist and as a consultant in development of clinical potential with pharmacists. Passionate about teaching, she shares her enthusiasm for innovative practices and her pragmatic vision of the profession with the University of Montreal students since 2010. She is an elected director on the Ordre des Pharmaciens du Québec board.
Marie-Eve Turcotte
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Pharmacist for more than 15 years, including 8 as a chief pharmacist, I am interested in digital health trends and the impact of patient empowerment on the care process. I am sensitive to the importance of the quality of the sources of information and tools made available to the patients increasingly proactive in the management of their health and I wish a democratization of content that is clear, informative, unbiaised and of quality. I am convinced that digital health will pose challenges that need to be addressed now to ensure quality care in the future. Canadian patients, faced with the effervescent digital health market, will benefit from my impartiality in choosing quality  digital health tools.
Mervat Saleh
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Mervat Saleh is a community pharmacist, graduated from University of Montreal in 2010. Observational, challenging and passionate about pharmacokinetics, psychology and geriatric pharmacotherapy.
Michael Cardinal
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Pharmacist and entrepreneur, Michael is a true passionate. Along with pharmacy, Michael loves to learn about information and communication technologies, web marketing and management. Combining all his passions together, Michael joined Therappx's team as a reviewer in order to help pharmacists continuously improve their practice.
Philippe De Grandpré
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Pharmacist since 2006
Shafik Dissou
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

With a Masters in advanced pharmacotherapy in hand, Shafik is a dedicated Montreal-based hospital pharmacist. He allies his interest in new technologies and his critical view of the scientific literature to fulfill his desire of providing the best care available to his patients.
Naji Samaha
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Pharmacist since 2011 and professional practice tutor for future pharmacists since 2013. Eager for learning and transfer of knowledge, I am currently pursuing a master's degree in pharmaceutical sciences to better substantiate the use of opioids in the treatment of pain and drug addiction. I work mainly with elderly patients, with a penchant for diabetes and pneumology. As the field of technology takes a more prominent place in healthcare, I aim to help patients find their way around by ensuring that they receive the most accurate and objective information possible, as well as personalized to their needs.
Stéphane Villeneuve
Pharmacist

About this reviewer:

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) graduated from Laval University in Quebec City, Stéphane Villeneuve joined TherAppX as part of a reflection on technology's impact on general health. He is dedicated to helping Internet users in search of answers on digiceutics and health-oriented apps. His extensive pharmacological expertise, his deep understanding of lifestyle habits' impacts on the evolution of diseases, and his professional rigor are solid foundations on which his TherAppX reviews are based.

Our review team includes Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses and Dietecians and other healthcare professionals. Before joining our review team, they all successfully achieve a series of courses about digital tools. 

Management

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Alexandre Chagnon

CEO

Alexandre Chagnon is a licensed pharmacist (U. Laval – 2013) and holds a Telehealth Facilitator Certificate from Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He is the founder of AskYourPharmacist.ca.

Alexandre is recognized by his peers as one of Canada’s most innovative HCP. He was awarded both the Innovation Award from the Ordre des pharmaciens du Québec (2017) and the Merck Patients First Award (2018).

He was also a guest speaker at the 2017 Innovation Showcase held by the Canadian Pharmacists Association and became an International Society of Telemedecine and eHealth member around the same moment.

Since 2017, Alexandre work as a health columnist for Virage, a magazine distributed to more than 430,000 families across the province of Quebec. He co-authored 3 articles about the outcomes generated by the telehealth platform he founded and for which he still supports more than 160 pharmacists involved with this service in their daily practice. Finally, he sits as an INESSS’ Advisory Committee member since 2018.

Michael Cardinal

Head of Clinical Operations

Graduating from University of Montreal’s Doctor in Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program in 2017, Michael was soon recognized as a pharmacist committed to improving the care provided to the population and the renewal of practices in healthcare.

 

Through his many engagements during his studies, he has been awarded with prizes and distinctions by the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI), the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) and the Faculty of Pharmacy of Université de Montréal (UdeM).

 

Since he graduated, Michael has combined many experiences, practicing in more than 30 community pharmacies, specialty pharmacy and has a consultant. He is also a graduate of Université Laval’s pharmacy management microprogram.

 

Since then, he has been involved with Therappx as Head of Clinical Operations. According to him, this project combines three essential poles for the improvement of health care practices: digital health, interdisciplinarity and innovation through entrepreneurship.

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