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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. June 19, 2018Waterloo Pharmacy celebrates Costco, long-time supporter of the School School of Pharmacy faculty and staff with Costco staff at the Costco head office

    Co-op is what makes Waterloo Pharmacy unique: we’re the only co-operative education pharmacy school in Canada. Offering a co-op program is challenging and requires the support of the pharmacist community all across the country. Without employers to consistently hire students and offer invaluable learning opportunities, our program would not be possible.

  2. June 18, 2018Waterloo Pharmacy on the road: OttawaFaculty, staff and students at the national conference for pharmacy educators.

    Faculty, staff and students at the national conference for pharmacy educators.

  3. June 15, 2018Pharmacy instructor Elaine Lillie receives national excellence in education awardElaine holding her award

    On June 13, Waterloo Pharmacy instructor Elaine Lillie was recognized with the Association of Faculties of Pharmacies of Canada (AFPC) National Award for Excellence in Education. Lillie is Waterloo Pharmacy’s Director of Interprofessional Education and Curriculum Development and has been an instructor in the program since the School opened in 2008.

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  1. June 29, 2018MSc Thesis Defence

    Characterizing Changes in Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV on Colon Carcinoma Cells in Response to Prostaglandin Treatment

    Candidate: Alexandra Durocher

    Supervisor: Jonathan Blay

    Location: PHR 7007

  2. July 16, 2018PhD Thesis Defence

    Cationic gelatin/Pluronic-based Nanoparticles as Novel Non-Viral Delivery Systems for Gene Therapy

    Candidate: Osama Madkhali

    Supervisor: Shawn Wettig

    Location: PHR 7007

  3. July 16, 2018PhD Thesis Defence

    Development of in vitro 3D model systems for screening non-viral neurotrophic factor gene therapies for the retina

    Candidate: Ding Wen (Roger) Chen

    Supervisor: Marianna Foldvari

    Location: PHR 7007

    This defence is 'without public disclosure'; all attendees are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement.

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