Meet the Pharmacists
Meet our Lorette Pharmacie Dufresne Team
Cecile Dumesnil, B.Sc.(Pharm)
Cecile graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1988. She pursued her studies in hospital residency radiopharmacy at Chedoke-McMaster Hospitals in Hamilton, ON. She has worked in hospital and community pharmacy practice. She is currently the Regional Manager - Pharmacy for Southern Health-Sante Sud and owner of Lorette Pharmacie Dufresne. She is a Certified Asthma Educator, Smoking Cessation QUIT certified Vaccine Administration certified, Authorized to Prescribe a Drug for Self-Limiting Conditions and certified in Diabetes Strategy for Pharmacists. She is involved in the community and sits on the Ste.Anne Hospital Fund, is on the board of the Centre of Canada project, and supports many community events. She likes curling, reading, camping, traveling and scrapbooking in her spare time.
Louise Cooney, B.Sc.(Pharm)
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Louise graduated from University of Manitoba in 1985. She has worked in community pharmacy and at the Life Saving Drug Program in Winnipeg. For the past 4 years Louise has lived in Ste.Rose du Lac where she worked at Super Thrifty pharmacy and the Ste. Rose hospital. She also gave community health presentations to seniors groups in the area and to the residents of the Addictions Foundation treatment centre. She was also involved with the mental health support group in Ste. Rose. She has recently moved back to Winnipeg and started working at Dufresne phamacy in Lorette in January 2016 . Louise is a certified diabetes educator and is certified to administer vaccines and prescribe drugs for self-limiting conditions and smoking cessation. She likes reading, hiking, snow shoeing and travel.
Joël Dornez, B.Sc.(Pharm)
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Joël graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2014. Until 2017, he worked in Steinbach, in a community pharmacy and at Bethesda Hospital. He was also involved in the preparation and checking of chemotherapy orders for the local Community Cancer Program. He is certified in the administration of vaccines and other injections, and in prescribing for minor ailments. Joël has been working here at Lorette Pharmacie Dufresne since June 2017. He lives in the country and enjoys reading, travel, landscape photography, and a good cup of coffee. He has recently developed an interest in travel health – come and ask him your questions!