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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. 

Pharmacy: The Next Generation

Check out the video our students created to share their vision of the next generation of pharmacy:

  1. June 20, 2016Pharmacy student Jenn Mackenzie wins OPA Student of Distinction Award

    Fourth-year student and former Waterloo Society of Pharmacy Students president Jennifer Mackenzie received the 2016 Ontario Pharmacist Association’s (OPA) Student of Distinction Award for her leadership ability and commitment to advancing the profession.

  2. June 20, 2016Medication management during the holy month of Ramadan

    This year the holy month of Ramadan spans from June 7 to July 7. This is a time of fasting, prayer, and charity during which many Muslims will not ingest anything between dawn and sunset. This includes food, drink, and medications.

    Though Muslims who are sick or have a chronic health conditions are exempt from Ramadan, many still choose to fast. Thus, pharmacists may be required to adjust medication schedules and dosage strengths for patients on oral medications, suppositories, or eye, ear and nose drops.

  3. June 13, 2016Waterloo Pharmacy well-represented in annual pharmacy practice awards

    Last weekend marked the annual Ontario Pharmacist Association’s (OPA) conference, and Waterloo Pharmacy staff, students and faculty were out in force.

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Five Years in the Field

2016 marks five years since the School of Pharmacy graduated its first cohort!

The Five Years in the Field series will check-in with that cohort, profiling one vanguard a month.

Heather smilingRead about vanguard Heather Foley.