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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. 20, 2017Professor Marianna Foldvari receives provincial and international honours for nanomedicine researchProfessor Foldvari and her students

    On November 10, Professor Marianna Foldvari received an award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievements in Nanoscience from Nano Ontario, an organization that represents Ontario’s nanotechnology community. She then travelled to San Diego to be appointed a Fellow of the prestigious American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS). These honours recognize Foldvari’s accomplishments in pharmaceutical sciences and nanomedicine research. 

  2. Nov. 15, 2017Pharmacy competitions test students in compounding, interviewing, counselling and writingA group of students in the compounding lab

    Participants in the compounding competition, competition judges and event organizers gather in the Flex Lab.

  3. Nov. 13, 20175 Facts You Need to Know about Pharmacist-administered ImmunizationsTwo students completing immunization training. One student administering a needle to another.

    Since December 2016, Ontario pharmacists have been able to administer vaccines for 13 vaccine-preventable diseases in addition to influenza. Most of these are vaccinations related to travel. With flu season well underway, pharmacies are accessible locations for flu shots.

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  1. Nov. 23, 2017Let's Talk Pot: The Facts on Recreational Marijuana

    This is a free public lecture hosted by the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy. Registration is required.

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