Our Team

Deon Ramgoolam
Principal

At EOCI, our mission is to help educate physicians and other health care professionals on vital developments in drug and medical device therapy.

Communicating the results of practice-changing clinical trials that could improve the lives of patients around the world is a deeply rewarding experience.

Natasha Walia
Account Director

Natasha’s commitment to producing high-quality CME programs stems from the concept that small ideas can lead to big changes. No mandate is too small and no detail too insignificant when it comes to her work. After all, the ability may be what you are capable of doing, but attitude determines how well you do it.

Raphaëlle Roy
Account Director

Raphaëlle is committed to producing and delivering high-quality CME programs, and she is dedicated to the dissemination of the latest medical advancements. Her journey in the CME world has allowed her to gain significant knowledge in several therapeutic areas. Raphaëlle’s passion for life comes through every part of her work, even the smallest details.

“Aim for great, not good. Nobody remembers good.”

“Excellence is in the details.”

Katrina Deane-Riggio
Project Manager

Katrina comes to EOCI from the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University, where she was responsible for executing all CME conferences and events. She has a strong background in communications, public relations, and client management. Top-notch customer service plays a key role in her overall job effectiveness. She’s a team player, and her strong ability to multitask makes her an asset to the EOCI team.

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” — Albert Einstein

Geneviève Parent
Associate Project Manager

With many years of experience in the Canadian pharmaceutical industry on both the client side and agency side, Geneviève recently joined the EOCI team to further her career in continuing medical education. She possesses a comprehensive knowledge of marketing, psychology, and communications, which is a great asset to the team. Geneviève is also recognized for her strong organization skills and attention to details, and always goes above and beyond her role to ensure projects are completed promptly. She sets high-performance standards for herself and never gives in to “good enough”.

“It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.” — Winston Churchill

Vyvian Nguyen-La
Project Manager

Vyvian’s journey in the pharmaceutical industry started in 2007 and she has been in the CME business for the past 6 years. Striving for excellence, she’s a strong team player, detailed-oriented, and has an impressive ability to multitask. Her work undoubtedly showcases her commitment to innovative concepts and client satisfaction.

Penelope Bernier
Project Manager

Penelope joined EOCI in 2012 with determination to deliver the finest results in a timely manner. Strong communication skills, attention to details, and fine multitasking abilities contribute to her success in providing first-class continuing medical educational events, all with a pearl white smile.

“I believe that we learn by practice. Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.” — Martha Graham

Craig Ward
Digital Media Specialist

Craig has been involved in the many facets of the CME industry over the past 12 years.

From organizing live meetings to live-streaming broadcasts, and video production, challenges, and problem-solving are all in a day’s work for Craig.

Striving for perfection and having a positive attitude is part of his directive to ensure the success of any project.

Dominique Bujold
Project Coordinator

Personable and driven, Dominique joined EOCI in 2015 after earning her bachelor’s degree in Commerce from UBC. Her strong and methodical work ethic has proven her ability to manage numerous project variables. Proactive with a keen eye for detail, she displays skills that make her a reliable team member. She is committed to delivering high-quality work and ultimately strives to contribute to the success of CME programs and events.

"If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work." — Thomas J. Watson

Lara Codipietro
Project Coordinator

Lara comes to EOCI with a Bachelor in Marketing from John Molson School of Business. Her ability to multitask and being a team player makes her an important asset to the team. Her goal is to always complete projects efficiently while producing the best results for the client.

Anh-Thu Le
Event Logistics and Project Coordinator

Anh-Thu began her pharmaceutical career in 2007, having since worked for many of the top companies in the field. Through these experiences, she’s had the opportunity to develop as a professional and distinguish herself as a self-motived and detail oriented person who values creative problem solving and prioritizing the results sought by the client above all else. She is able to play a key role in arranging special events and executing them in the most successful way possible in order to achieve the marketing goals and promotional objectives of the business organization.

Brenna Levin
Event Development Manager

Having begun her pharmaceutical career in 1996, Brenna has cultivated an extensive wealth of event planning knowledge by applying her strong interpersonal skills and leveraging her comprehensive expertise as a CME/CHE project manager and logistics planner. Brenna’s unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction plus her ability to actively listen and anticipate client and industry needs, allows her to facilitate a smooth path to an unforgettable event.

“There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you; and no greater satisfaction than to vindicate that expectation.” — K. Brewster

Dawn Golemic
Office Administrator

Dawn joined EOCI with over 12 years of experience in the CME industry along with a solid background in office administration.

She's responsible for providing administrative support to the EOCI team along with performing many tasks involved in helping to run the agency. Her dedication and positive attitude ensure that all administrative and human resource functions are completed efficiently.

“There is one thing one has to have: either a soul that is cheerful by nature, or a soul made cheerful by work, love, art and knowledge” — Frederick Nietzsche

Myriam Gonzalez
Accounting Assistant

From the moment Myriam joined EOCI, she has always given the best of herself and most importantly, always in an organined manner. She makes sure that all aspects of the accounting department are accurately in order. She is always willing to provide assistance and support to the team. As a good Costa Rican, she lives her life “Pura Vida”!

Lee Cappel
Senior Project Manager

Lee Cappel has been communicating to healthcare professionals, patients, and stakeholders for over 20 years. She is an expert at developing strategic solutions to motivate behaviour change. As a certified adult educator and continuing health education (CHE) specialist, Lee focuses on the important role of integrating communications and education to meet client and healthcare objectives, always with an eye on an end result of improved patient outcomes.

Sandrine Bouffard
Project Coordinator

Anita Czeski
Project coordinator