Explore your future!

The PharmaSEE Mentorship Program: Explore your Future provides PharmD and PharmD for Pharmacists students at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy the opportunity to ‘Seek, Experience and Explore’ in preparation for the transition from student life to professional life. The program assembles alumni mentors with vast professional experiences to facilitate guidance and insights, supporting mentees through a one-on-one relationship.

Various images of students and preceptors

Mentorship Program Timelines

October 2023

Call for Mentors Applications

  • Mentor time commitment: October 2023 to March 2024
  • 4 one-on-one meetings with Mentee (minimum)
  • 3 program events to attend with Mentee: October 2023, Second event TBD, and March 2024

Applications now open!

October 2023

Call for Mentee Applications

  • Mentee time commitment: October 2023 to March 2024
  • 4 one-on-one meetings with Mentor (minimum)
  • 3 program events to attend with Mentee: October 2023, Second event TBD, and March 2024

Applications for mentees now closed.
Deadline for mentees to apply: September 22 at 5:00 p.m.

October 2023

Matching completed

  • Mentors and Mentees are matched and introduced by launch event

    Launch Event
    Tuesday, October 24, 2023
    6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    at the LDFP
November 2023 to
March 2024

Professional Development Event (Panel and Speed Networking)
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
at the LDFP


Closing Event (Panel and Speed Networking)
Wednesday, March 20, 2024
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
at the LDFP

Online Applications  



Regan Tigno
Manager, Alumni Relations


Meet Your Mentors

This area is currently being updated with active profiles of the 2023-24 program.

Community Pharmacy

Chris Hartman  |  Pharmacy/Owner, Ingersoll Pharmacy

Daniel Shehata  |  Pharmacy Manager, Cosmo Pharmacy

Dieu Ly  |  Pharmacy Manager, Walmart Pharmacy

Jasjit Garcha  |  Associate Owner, Shoppers Drug Mart

Jasneet Dulai  |  Pharmacy Manager, Wholehealth Pharmacy Partners

Mina Maseh  |  Pharmacy Manager, Victoria Commons Pharmacy

Poorang Roodbaraki  |  Pharmacist/Owner, Self-employed

Rema Kanna  |  Pharmacist, Costco

Saliman Joyian  |  Senior Manager, Specialty Pharmacy, Shoppers Drug Mart

Udhayakumari Aruljothi  |  Pharmacy Manager, Pharmasave


Adrian Leung  |  Program Manager, Digital Health, Ontario Health

Angela Rocchi  |  Principal, Retired, previously Athena Research Inc.

Michael Do  |  CTO and Co-Founder, MedEssist

Asif Velani  |  Founder, Aperture Biopharma Consulting

Karen Agro  |  Director, Agro Health Associates

Hospital Pharmacy

Anjana Sengar  |  Chair, Trillium Health Partners Research Ethics Board

Chantel Asamoah  |  Clinical Pharmacist, Alberta Health Services

Christine Peragine  |  Lead Pharmacist, Oral Anticancer Medication Program, Sunnybrook

Cindy Shen  |  Clinical Pharmacist, North York General Hospital

Geneviève Goulet  |  Pediatric Hematology Oncology Pharmacist, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

James Tjon  |  Clinical Pharmacist, Nephrology, SickKids Hospital

Jessie Singh  |  Clinical Pharmacist, Geriatric Medicine Clinic, William Olser Health Systems

Matt Girgis  |  Clinical Specialist - Infectious Diseases & Antimicrobial Stewardship, Department of Pharmacy, Mississauga Hospital

Raymond Borja  |  Health Administration Pharmacy Operations Manager (Inpatient Pharmacy), William Osler Health

Rimona Natanson  |  Clinical Pharmacist, Sunnybrook Sciences Center

Sama El Refaei  |  Accredited Canadian Pharmacy Residency (ACPR) Clinical Pharmacist, St. Michael's Hospital

Shreeya Thakrar  |  Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacotherapy Specialist, University Health Network

Siamak Badie  |  Clinical Pharmacist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centreo

Simon Oh  |  Advanced Practice Leader, Pharmacy, Runnymede Healthcare Centre

Sophie Gao  |  Clinical Pharmacist, St Michael's Hospital

Swasti Bhajan  |  PPharmacy Director, Scarborough Health Network

Independent Ownership

Chris Wong  |  Pharmacy Owner, Victoria Park Pharmacy

Dean Miller  |  President and CEO, Wholehealth Pharmacy Partners

Jeffrey Tso  |  Pharmacy Owner, Wellness Clinical Pharmacy

Lina Ko  |  Pharmacy Owner, Self-employed


Anne Milochik  |  President, J. A. Milochik Consulting Inc

Chengming (Peter) Zhang  |  Partner, Business Acceleration, ODAIA Intelligence

Dipti Tankala  |  Market Access and HEOR Manager, AbbVie

Jerry Yang  |  Medical Science Liaison, Astellas Pharma Canada

Katarina Pessina  |  Field Medical Affairs Scientist (Medical Science Liaison), Pfizer

Lichuan Liu  |  Chief Development Officer, T-Maximum

Marie-Helene Irvine  |  Health Economics and Market Access Senior Manager, Amgen Canada

Matthew Lau  |  Medical Science Liaison, Merck Canada

Michael Crosby  |  Medical Science Liaison, Amgen Canada

Mohammed Mahdi  |  Global Medical Director, Hematology & Nephrology, Alexion AstraZeneca Rare Disease

Peter Xia  |  National Medical Science Liaison Manager, LEO Pharma

Puja Grover  |  Medical Science Liaison, Amgen Canada

Seann Seto  |  Pipeline Medical Science Liaison, Oncology, AbbVie

Pharmacy Faculty

Jennifer Lake  |  Assistant Professor - Teaching Stream, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Karen Cameron  |  Assistant Professor - Teaching Stream, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Retail Head Office

John Ly  |  Director, Pharmacy Operations, Sobeys Capital Incorporated

Molly Yang  |  Director, Pharmacy Innovation & Professional Affairs, Wholehealth Pharmacy Partners


Aly Haji  |  Lawyer, Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP

Amy Lau  |  Epic Pharmacist Application Specialist, The Hospital for Sick Children

Georgina Rizik  |  Executive Director, King's College (London)

Joella Wang  |  Digital Health Senior Consultant, KPMG

Max Yaghchi  |  Investigator, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)

Menghan Lin  |  Pharmacist, Ministry of Solicitor General

Nikhil Gandhi  |  Clinical Pharmacist, Mental Health and Substance Use, First Nations Health Authority

Pamela Ip  |  Pharmacist, The PrEP clinic

Ran Shu  |  Hospital Pharmacist, Cree Health Board

Ravi Deshpande  |  Chief Business Development Officer, Elna Medical Group

Victor Wong  |  Senior Consultant, KPMG