Ms. Helen Mantzanis received her Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy (B.Pharm) in 2009, followed by her Master’s Degree in advanced pharmaceutical care for hospital practice (M.Sc) in 2010 from the Université de Montréal. She has been a staff clinical pharmacist at the Jewish General Hospital since 2010, and also serves as an associate clinician for the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Université de Montréal.
Helen Mantzanis has been a pharmacist in Cardiology (Cardiovascular Intensive Care and Cardiovascular unit) since the beginning of her career at the Jewish General Hospital, but has also worked in the Surgical and Medicine Short Stay units. She has been very involved in the cardiology team in various projects and quality initiatives to optimize pharmacotherapy in patients with cardiovascular diseases, as well as being an active member in the Pulmonary Hypertension multidisciplinary team. She is dedicated in highlighting the impact of the clinical pharmacist in patient care. By working in cardiology, the optimal use of anticoagulation therapy has always been an important focus throughout her career. She has participated in various projects in relation to anticoagulation; amongst these projects, include analyzing anticoagulation prescribing and appropriateness in atrial fibrillation patients, as well as co-participating in the hospital’s anticoagulation guidelines in 2017. In March 2019, she officially joined the CETAC team. She plays an active role in many hospital committees, focusing on improving quality of care and promoting the role of the clinical pharmacist in optimizing patient care.