Meet the Team

Your Health, our priority. Meet the team at Medicine Shoppe Crowfoot that are putting your health care needs first.

Randy Howden, B.Sc.Pharm, APA, CDE
Owner, Pharmacist

Randy Howden is a respected pharmacist in Calgary and owner of the Crowfoot Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy & Compounding Centre. Randy opened the Crowfoot Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy & Compounding centre in 2008 to allow himself more time and focused attention with his patients. Randy’s goal was to build a healthcare practice where he could connect with patients to provide personalized care and promote healthy lifestyles. He is a graduate of the University of Alberta, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Randy is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and holds his Injection Certification and Additional Prescribing Authorization from the Alberta College of Pharmacists. Randy is also a Compounding Specialist and loves working with patients and health care professionals to create personalized medicine. Outside of work Randy enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids. If the weather is nice, he enjoys taking his car for drive. Randy’s favourite name for a medication is Tobramycin because it reminds him of his dog… Toby!

Jean, BSP, CDE
Pharmacist, Pharmacy Manager

Jean joined the Medicine Shoppe Crowfoot team in March of 2015. She graduated from the University of Saskatchewan and obtained her Injection certification through the Alberta College of Pharmacists. Jean is also a certified compression stocking fitter and a Certified Diabetes Educator. In her daily work, Jean values compassion, thoroughness, and diligence. By working as a pharmacist, Jean enjoys enabling others to improve patients lives through health and wellness. Outside of the pharmacy, Jean enjoys cooking, dancing, listening to music and practising Martial Arts. Jean’s favourite drug name is Java-caffeine because it is the world’s most accepted prescription.

Michael, R.Ph.T
Pharmacy Technician, Compounding Technician

Michael joined our team in December 2016 after completing the Pharmacy Technician program through Robertson College. Michael has also completed his Comprehensive Compounding training through PCCA. Three things Michael values at work are honesty, integrity, respect and adding a 4th thing to every list. Michael says the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of his neighbours is fulfilling in ways he ever expected. He looks forward to continuing to develop creative ways to improve Pharmacy practice and the lives of our patients. Outside of work Michael enjoys lake sports, Netflix and taking naps! His favourite name for a medication is Diphenylcyclopropenone because it is ridiculously long!

Janice, R. Ph. T
Pharmacy Technician, Compounding Supervisor, Certified Compression Stocking Fitter

Janice joined our Crowfoot Medicine Shoppe team in February 2019. Originally from Spaniard’s Bay Newfoundland, she studied in St. John’s to be a Registered Pharmacy Technician, and recently completed her training to be a Certified Compression Stocking Fitter. Three things Janice values at work are giving great customer service, communication with coworkers, and having high morale. Janice loves coming to work every day and enjoys every aspect of her job in the dispensary. In the summertime, she is usually out camping, fishing, and hunting with her family. But come winter time, she’s off to the rink for hockey season. Her favourite name for a medication is Moxifloxacin!

Christine, R. Ph. T

Pharmacy Technician

Bio coming soon!

Jen L. R. Ph. T

Pharmacy Technician

Bio coming soon!

Molly, Pharmacy Assistant

Molly started working at our sister store the Sunridge Medicine Shoppe in July 2018 before she switched over to the Crowfoot team in April 2019. Molly completed the Pharmacy Assistant program from SAIT in 2019. She is currently working on her Anthropology degree from the University of Calgary and hope to go on to complete either a Master’s degree or attend Medical School. Three things Molly values in the workplace are collaboration, humour, and being able to be friends with staff and customers. Outside of work Molly loves to bake, read, and hangout with her dogs Lucy and Nala. Her favourite name for a medication is Dexilant because… Wayne’s World.

Jen H. Ideal Protein Coach

Jen has been a part of our team since 2008! She trained to be an Ideal Protein Coach in 2012 when the program first launched at the pharmacy. Jen is also a graduate of the Ideal Protein Protocol, having successfully shed over 50 pounds on the protocol! She is committed to helping others reach their weight loss goals through the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol because she knows it works! Outside of work Jen enjoys spending time with her two sons and husband as well as reading and travelling. Jen absolutely loves everything Disney- especially Aladdin!

Brittany, Ideal Protein Coach

Brittany joined our team in May 2019 as one of our weight loss coaches. Brittany lost over 50 pounds and has kept all of her weight off for 10 years now by following a low fat keto diet! She loves the friendly atmosphere at the Crowfoot Medicine Shoppe between staff and clients. Three things Brittany values most are hard work, teamwork, and honesty. When she is not helping clients reach their weight loss goals, Brittany is sketching, spending time with friends and family, and working out. Brittany’s favourite Ideal Protein product is the Chocolate Soy Puffs!

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