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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. Dec. 5, 2018Researchers identify drug mixtures that can lead to serotonin syndrome Drugs that cause serotonin syndrome with Tejal Patel, BScPharm, PharmD

    Mixing antidepressants with common drugs found in your medicine cabinet could lead to serotonin syndrome, a condition caused by excessive levels of the chemical in the brain.

  2. Nov. 16, 2018Pharmacy student relief service wins annual Pharmasave Business CompetitionWinners of the Pharmasave Industrial Case Comeptition smiling with trophy, Dave Edwards and Jaspreet Dhaliwall.

  3. 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.

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  1. Dec. 21, 2018Graduate Studies Seminar

    Heather L. Mair

    Professor, Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo

    Location: PHR 1012

  2. Feb. 15, 2019Graduate Studies Seminar

    Paul Kilgore

    Associate Professor, Director of Research, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

    Location: PHR 1012

  3. Mar. 15, 2019Graduate Studies Seminar

    Origins of electrical excitability and Cav3 T-type channels in heart pacemaking

    J. David Spafford

    Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo

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