Mrs. Valérie Boyer obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Université de Montréal in 1999, and completed a Master’s degree in Drug Development with a focus on pharmacoeconomics in 2001. In 2021, she completed a certificate in Healthy Living and Nutrition at Cornell University. She is also certified in plant-based nutrition by the T. Collin Campbell Center for Nutritional Studies.
After obtaining her Master’s degree in 2001, Valérie worked in the pharmaceutical industry, holding positions in sales, marketing and medical information. After a few years, she decided to return to pharmacy practice and bought her first pharmacy in 2005. She was pharmacist-owner for over fifteen years. Her role as manager has given her a better understanding of the Quebec healthcare system and experience in human resources management.
She is particularly interested in the use of lifestyle modification as a tool for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. She is also interested in deprescribing and accompanying patients on their journey towards optimizing their health.
Valérie is passionate about cooking and plant-based nutrition. She enjoys physical activity, particularly cross-country skiing. She makes sure she takes time to connect with nature and spend with her loved ones.