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Welcome to the School of Pharmacy

The School of Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo is the first new pharmacy school in Canada in 20 years and housed in a state-of-the-art education and research building on the Health Sciences Campus in downtown Kitchener. 

We offer an innovative undergraduate pharmacy curriculum that integrates foundational knowledge in the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences with applied skills in the clinical, behavioural and social sciences to prepare our graduates to serve as medication therapy experts. 

  1. Nov. 9, 2018Waterloo Pharmacy hosts public lecture on medication errorsMelissa speaking to crowd

    On March 13, 2016 Melissa Sheldrick woke up to the news that no parent ever wants to face. Her son Andrew, a fun-loving eight-year-old boy, had died overnight. It would take the family four and half months to learn that the cause of death was a medication error.

  2. Oct. 29, 2018Waterloo Pharmacy students graduate at University of Waterloo’s 117th convocationClass of Rx2018 in graduation gowns jumping

    On Friday, October 26 the School of Pharmacy celebrated the graduation of 115 PharmD students, 15 PharmD bridging program students, and 4 graduate students. After the formal ceremony on the University of Waterloo main campus, pharmacy students and their families were invited to the School of Pharmacy for a convocation reception.

  3. Oct. 25, 2018How to help protect yourself from vaccine administration injuryDeltoid outlined on woman's arm with the word inject above.

    A study by professors Sherilyn Houle and Kelly Grindrod and pharmacy student Ashley Bancsi reiterates the need for health care professionals, including pharmacists, to take certain precautions to minimize the risk of their patients suffering shoulder injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA).

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  1. Nov. 21, 2018Men's Circle: Faculty of Science WorkshopMen's circle workshop event poster

    Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

  2. Nov. 22, 2018Ace your Grad School Applications

  3. Nov. 23, 2018Graduate Studies Seminar

    Rural Health, Rural Well-being: Three Population Challenges

    Al Lauzon

    ​Professor, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph

    Location: PHR 1012

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