Our Staff

Pradeep Acharya

B.Sc.Phm., R.Ph, CAE, CDE – Pharmacist & Owner

Pradeep has been practicing pharmacy for the past 35 years and has owned the KW Pharmacy since 1999. He graduated from the University Of Sunderland School Of Pharmacy in the United Kingdom in 1980 and received his Ontario College of Pharmacists Registration in 1987.

Pradeep is currently a member of the Ontario College of Pharmacists, the Canadian Pharmacists Association, and the Ontario Pharmacists Association, as well as the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in the UK.

In addition to being a registered pharmacist Pradeep is also a Certified Diabetes Educator, Certified Asthma Educator, Certified Compounding Pharmacist, and has pursued further education and training in cardiovascular, geriatric, and psychiatric care.

Pradeep is available at The KW Pharmacy every day except Wednesday

Sanjita Laing

B.Sc.Phm., R.Ph – Staff Pharmacist

Sanjita graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1987 and practiced pharmacy in Winnipeg until 1998.

She then moved to Ontario and practiced as a retail pharmacy manager for A&P until 2007. Sanjita then joined Medical Pharmacies, a long term care pharmacy services provider, where she was a manager until January 2013.

She joined The KW Pharmacy team in March 2013 and still works part time at various pharmacies in the area. Sanjita is a member of the Ontario College of Pharmacists and is actively involved in the Region of Waterloo Pharmacists Association (RWPA).

With her extensive history in long term care pharmacy management Sanjita is an asset to The KW Pharmacy team and we’re happy to have her on board!

Sanjita is available at The KW Pharmacy every Wednesday.

Sheri Racine

RPhT – Registered Pharmacy Technician

Sheri has been working as a pharmacy technician since 2001.

She has completed her Registered Pharmacy Technician training, which is a newly recognized designation under the Ontario College of Pharmacists.

Sheri is a Certified Compounding Technician, and also holds certifications in Sigvaris Compression Therapy fitting, CoaguCheck, and Blood Glucose Meter Training.

She has been a member of the KW Pharmacy team for the past 11 years and is available at The KW Pharmacy every weekday.

Maria Ciomplik

Pharmacy Assistant

Maria has been working at the KW Pharmacy for the past 10 years.

She is Certified in Sigvaris Compression Therapy fitting and is fluent in both Polish and Russian.

Maria is available at The KW Pharmacy every weekday.

Debbie Robinson

Pharmacy Assistant

Debbie is the newest member of The KW Pharmacy team having started with us in April 2012.

She has previously worked as a pharmacy technician at Shoppers Drug Mart and has completed the Pharmacy Assistant training program at Medix College.

Debbie has completed the PCCA Compounding Boot Camp training, is a Certified Compression Therapy Fitter, and has her first aid certificate from the Canadian Red Cross.

Debbie is available at The KW Pharmacy every weekday.


Co-Op Pharmacy Students
In addition to our full time staff we are proud to employ Co-op Pharmacy Students from the new and innovative University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy in Kitchener!