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. 9, 2019Waterloo Pharmacy launches new Master of Pharmacy program
    New Program - MPharm in Advanced Pharmacy Practice. Photo of student chatting with patient in counselling room.

    Waterloo Pharmacy is excited to launch a new Master of Pharmacy in Advanced Pharmacy Practice program. Applicants can now apply for the two-year program which will have its first students start class in September 2020.

  2. Dec. 2, 2019PhD candidate blends engineering and biology in award-winning research project
    Yannick standing next to a 3D printer at the Ho Research Lab's research bench

    When he was a young boy growing up in Burkina Faso, Yannick Traore’s dad didn’t like to buy him toys. Yannick had a habit of taking things apart just to figure out how to put them back together. Even as a child, he needed to understand how things worked.

    Today, Yannick’s putting that curiosity to good use as a PhD candidate in Prof. Emmanuel Ho’s lab.

  3. Nov. 20, 2019Pharmacy student experiences co-op in rural Tanzanian hospital
    Katie standing outside Haydom Lutheran Hospital in Tanzania

    Last summer Rx2020 student Katie Flynn travelled to Tanzania, a country in east Africa, for co-op work term at Haydom Lutheran Hospital. Hear how the experience challenged Katie and altered her career path:

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  1. Dec. 20, 2019Research Seminar Series

    Therapeutic Contact Lenses for Drug and Cell Delivery: Dream or Reality? 

    Lydon Jones

    Professor, School of Optometry and Vision Science; Director, Centre for Ocular Research & Education

    University of Waterloo

  2. Apr. 28, 2020Pharmacy Research Day 2020

    Save the date for our fourth annual Pharmacy Research Day!

    Join us as we showcase leading edge research of members of our research community in fields related to clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics.

    Lind to our Research webpage for information about research conducted at the School of Pharmacy and stay tuned for further details.    

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