Our Team of Pharmacy Experts
Our local Sunshine Coast team is led by Chris Juozaitis, B.Sc. Pharmacy, RPh Registered Pharmacist, CGP Certified Geriatric Pharmacist.
Chris has been an Owner, Manager, Innovator and a Pharmacist at Howe Sound Pharmacy Ltd since 1988.
With over 35 years of experience in clinical community pharmacy, he is the heart of our team and the driving force behind our unique patient-centered care model.
Chris managed several pharmacies in various small towns throughout the East Kootenays before moving to the Sunshine Coast and joining Howe Sound Pharmacy. He learned the importance of developing caring relationships with his patients by taking the time to know each person individually.
This caring relationship provides an excellent basis to help you and your Pharmacist, both personally and professionally.
Chris feels that it is essential to create an atmosphere that is compassionate while providing vital services, information and education to people, which makes his chosen profession so rewarding. Chris works with organizations within our community to educate on treatment and prevention; including partnering with other health care specialists to collaborate on patient care. He also appears regularly with other professionals on the local TV station to discuss different approaches to good health. Chris is trained in multiple complementary therapies, including as a Geriatric Pharmacist, has a certificate in Homeopathic Pharmacy, is a certified compression fitter, and more. He is active in sport, community and cultural outreach.
Through Chris’ continuing collaboration and leadership, he has developed Howe Sound Pharmacy into one of our country’s most clinically advanced community dispensaries. Our team hosts and trains visiting pharmacy professionals from around the world who come to experience our unique way of pharmacy practice. Chris and his team are constantly improving pharmacy workflow designs, harnessing technology and refining staff training that allow pharmacists to practice at the fullest extent of their scope, concentrating on authentic patient engagement, drug therapy problems and proactive care plans. This fosters an atmosphere to bring our community the best patient care and experience possible.
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