Vesna has a Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She brings 26 years of hospital and community pharmacy experience to REEL Outline.
Vesna started her career working for a retail chain pharmacy in Michigan before transitioning to Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH). She currently works at Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH) as a clinical pharmacist. During her career in Windsor, she has also worked in a variety of community pharmacies, primarily Ziter Pharmacy.
Vesna worked in acute care at WRH for 20 years. During her early years at the hospital, Vesna helped to develop an educational program for the Canadian Mental Health Association in Windsor to help patients living with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.
As part of the HDGH pharmacy team, Vesna has worked mainly with rehabilitation patients and provided education to patients in the hospital’s Cardiac Wellness Outpatient Clinic. She also currently sits on the CEO Advisory Board at HDGH.
Vesna is passionate about continuous learning. She has obtained a Certification for Diabetes Education and Anticoagulation Therapy, recently completed an Entrepreneurship 101 course through MaRS Discovery, and is currently completing a Cardiovascular Coaching course and certification in Medication Therapy Management.
Vesna’s passion for continuous learning has inspired her to develop REEL Outline to help change the delivery of patient education. Away from work, her hobbies include yoga, playing tennis, and traveling.
Vesna is passionate about continuous learning. She has obtained a Certification for Diabetes Education and Anticoagulation Therapy. Most recently she has completed an Entrepreneurship 101 course through MaRS Discovery and the APhA Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services Certification training program. Currently, she is working to complete the Cardiovascular Coaching Program offered through the Ontario Pharmacist’s Association.