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. Mar. 14, 2019Pharmacy graduate student receives President’s Accolade for club that helps older adults with technology

    Colin Whaley plans to attend medical school one day and has always had an interest in mental health. In his third year of undergrad at the University of Waterloo, Colin and his friend and fellow student Peter Hoang decided to turn that interest into action. As a Biomedical Sciences student, Colin had learned how older adults tended to have better mental health if they were more closely connected with their families.

  2. Mar. 12, 2019#RethinkPharmacists: Supporting people who want to quit smokingPharmacist breaking a cigarette in half

    Are you trying to quit smoking? Your pharmacist could be a good place to start. Pharmacists are trained in supporting people to quit smoking and are familiar with the wide variety of products to help quit. In Ontario, there’s a standard program that pharmacists use with patients. It looks like this:

  3. Mar. 6, 2019#RethinkPharmacists: Providing tools to prevent overdose-related harmGraphic with ambulance and person going to hospital. A phone with a checkmark, and a bathtub, bag of drugs and people with an x.

    Do you know someone taking opioid medications? Then you should have a naloxone kit in case of accidental overdose. In Ontario, naloxone kits are available free of charge at participating pharmacies, thanks to the Ontario Naloxone Program for Pharmacies.

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  1. Mar. 22, 2019Graduate Studies Seminar

    Gokul Raj Pullagura

    PhD Candidate, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo

  2. Mar. 27, 2019Listening Tour: Gender-based experiences in the Faculty of Science

    Join the Science HeForShe committee to share your experiences of being ______ (female, male, trans*, non-binary) in Science. The Faculty of Science HeForShe committee is looking to record gender-based experiences of science students, faculty and staff members.

  3. Mar. 29, 2019Graduate Studies Seminar

    Andrea Edginton

    Associate Professor, Associate Director for Graduate Studies and Research, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo

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