Events - 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018 — 11:00 AM EST

Understanding the role of leisure and sport in health and wellbeing for rural Canadians

Heather L. Mair

Professor, Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo

Location: PHR 1012

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 — 1:30 PM EST

Characterising changes in adhesion and enzyme activity related to drug resistance in colon cancer cells

Candidate: Heather Dekker

Supervisor: Jonathan Blay 

Location: PHR 7007

Friday, December 7, 2018 — 11:00 AM EST

Engaging pharmacies in the tuberculosis care cascade: lessons learned from an intervention study in India. 

Amrita Daftary

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occuptional Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Location: PHR 1004

Friday, November 23, 2018 — 11:00 AM EST

Rural Health, Rural Well-being: Three Population Challenges

Al Lauzon

​Professor, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph

Location: PHR 1012

Thursday, November 22, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Men's circle workshop event poster

Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST
Group of 8 women smiling

Please join us on Tues. November 13th, 2018 from 7:00-8:30pm for a free educational event for pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare providers.

Friday, November 9, 2018 — 11:00 AM EST

Ultrasound-Mediated Drug Delivery: Acoustics, Biophysics, and Cytodynamics

Alfred C. H. Yu

Professor of Biochemical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo

Principal Investigator, Laboratory on Innovative Technology in Medical Ultrasound (LITMUS)

Location: PHR 1012

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Medication bottles on a shelf
Saturday, November 3, 2018 (all day)
Fall Open House Staruday November 3. Pharmacy building.

Join us on Saturday, November 3 for tours and program information sessions, learn about key campus services, and meet current students and professors. Drop in for part of the day or make a day of it!

A printed Fall Open House guide will be available when you arrive on campus.

Registration

If you haven't already, you can register to let us know you'll be attending.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 — 11:00 AM EDT

Sumit Raybardhan

Pharmacy Practitioner, North York General Hospital

PHR 1008

Monday, October 29, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Register now for the GRADflix training session!

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 11:00 AM EDT

Blood Biomarkers of Dietary Fat: Fatty Acids or Lipidomics

Ken Stark

Canada Research Chair in Nutritional Lipidomics​​

Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo

Location: PHR 1012

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 12:50 PM EDT

Thrive is a week-long series of events focused on building positive mental health for University of Waterloo faculty, staff, and students. To show our support, the School of Pharmacy Wellness Committee has organized a few events here at the School of Pharmacy.     

Join us for a walk around Victoria Park; wear gold or UW/Warrior gear to show your support!

We will meet in the lobby at 12:50pm for a group photo before heading out for a walk from 1:00-1:30pm.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 10:30 AM EDT

Brett Barrett 

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo

Location: PHR 1008

Friday, October 12, 2018 — 11:00 AM EDT

Population health intervention research for chronic disease prevention: A priority populations approach

Bruce Baskerville

Senior Scientist, Propel Centre for Population Health Impact 

Location: PHR 1012

Thursday, October 11, 2018 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Join four researchers at the next Research Talks for a panel and discussion examining advancements in patient diagnosis and treatment for Waterloo staff, faculty and students featuring:

Friday, September 28, 2018 — 11:00 AM EDT

From big data to the real-world: Using pharmacoepidemiology to shape drug policy

Mina Tadrous

​Assistant Professor (Status-only), Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto

​Research Associate, Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN)

Location: PHR 1012

Friday, September 14, 2018 — 11:00 AM EDT

Transitions to and from the Emergency Department  – Where the wheels fall off

Andrew Costa

Assistant Professor | Schlegel Chair in Clinical Epidemiology & Aging | Dept. of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (formerly "Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics")

Research Director | Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Waterloo Regional Campus

Location: PHR 1012

Monday, August 20, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

Peptide-Driven Tri-Modal Gene Delivery Systems (PDTMG): Novel Versatile Peptide-Based Lipopolyplexes Incorporating Peptide-Functionalized Gemini Surfactants for Targeted Gene Therapy- Implementation of RGD Motifs as a Means for Endosomal Escape

Candidate: Amirreza Rafiee

Supervisor: Dave Edwards

Location: PHR 7007

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

Monday, July 16, 2018 — 2:30 PM EDT

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.

Monday, July 16, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

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

Candidate: Osama Madkhali

Supervisor: Shawn Wettig

Location: PHR 7007

Friday, June 29, 2018 — 10:30 AM EDT

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

Candidate: Alexandra Durocher

Supervisor: Jonathan Blay

Location: PHR 7007

Friday, June 8, 2018 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Alumni group at OPA conference 2017

If you are attending the upcoming Ontario Pharmacist's Association Conference (OPA) at Deerhurst Resort, we invite you to drop by the Compass Lobby Lounge Friday, June 8, 2018 from 5pm-7pm. Join Director Dave Edwards and other faculty and staff from the School for some casual conversation and refreshments.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT


Join us for our second annual Pharmacy Research Day, where we showcase the leading edge research of graduate students and post doctoral fellows conducting research in fields related to clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical sciences, and pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics.  

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