Speaker Profiles

Janet McCutchon

Janet McCutchon

Vice-Chair Of the Board of Directors

Ontario Pharmacists’Association

Janet McCutchon became Vice-Chair of the Ontario Pharmacists’ Association’s (OPA’s) Board of Directors in September 2009. She has been an OPA Board member since 2005 and has contributed to the association as both a committee member and committee chair. She has acted as a committee member of the membership committee, audit and finance committee as both member and chair and sits on the NIHB advisory council.Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Janet graduated from the University of Manitoba with her B.Sc.Pharm in 1983. She spent the first 12 years of career as a manager at Westfort Pharmacy in Thunder Bay before moving into her current role as co-owner of Woit’s
Pharmacy. This independent pharmacy based in Thunder Bay specializes in IV therapy,palliative, wound and ostomy care.
Janet has lectured on a wide variety of topics including pain management, hypertension,cardiac health, and cholesterol. She has also provided in-service training for the nursing staff and guest attendants at the two retirement homes served by her pharmacy.An active member of the Thunder Bay Pharmacists Association (TBPA) from 1983 — 2005, Janet served as TBPA president for eight years. She joined Superior Credit Union Board of Directors in 1994 and currently acts as First Vice-Chair. She has taken extensivedirector training through that role and has graduated from their director training programme. She has been a Pharmacy Council member since its inception in 2007.and spent 1 year there as co-chair.Janet lives with her husband, Dan in Thunder Bay; their daughter, Lauren is a student at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. In her spare time Janet enjoys music,vacations and entertaining friends and family

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