Lindsay Richels is in her 4th year at the University of Saskatchewan pursuing her Doctor of Medicine. Born and raised in Churchbridge, Saskatchewan Lindsay is all too familiar with the rural “can-do” attitude that spans the province of Saskatchewan. Richels, is proud of her rural Saskatchewan roots and the experience she has gained growing up in a small town.
After graduating from Churchbridge High School Lindsay went on to study pharmacy at the University of Saskatchewan and graduated from the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 2007 and then completed a Hospital Pharmacy Residency. After completing her hospital residency Richels practiced as a hospital pharmacist gaining invaluable experience as a clinical pharmacist.
Always interested in business and making systematic revolutions and enhancements Lindsay went on to complete her MBA and opened her own consulting company providing relief pharmacy services to rural pharmacies throughout Saskatchewan. Understanding all too well the healthcare struggles those in rural Saskatchewan face being able to serve rural communities was an extremely rewarding experience for Lindsay. Richels’ has gone on to pursue multiple business concepts since first operating her relief pharmacy business and continues to work in the consulting field while working towards attaining her Medical Doctor (MD) degree
Lindsay Richels is the founder of Wellness Pharmacy. Established in 2013 Lindsay was the visionary behind the clinical community pharmacist foundation that Wellness Pharmacy was built upon. In order to pursue her dream of becoming a physician Lindsay sold the Wellness Pharmacies but still consults on various health initiatives she originally developed.
The Lindsay Richels' Health Scholarship
Committed to supporting those pursuing careers in healthcare Lindsay Richels developed a scholarship for individuals graduating from Churchbridge High School going on to post secondary education in a health related field. The Lindsay Richels‘ Health Scholarship of $1000 is awarded to a student with an honour roll average, who has demonstrated good character, community leadership, and is entering a health related field of study. Recipients are awarded at Churchbridge Grad at the end of June each year.