Events - 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019 — 11:00 AM EST

Strategies to improve hPSC-derived pancreatic cells engraftment and functionality

Maria Cristina Nostro

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 — 9:00 AM EST

Shades of gray in vaccine decision making: Understanding, exploring, and addressing the challenges of influenza vaccine hesitancy in Ontario community pharmacies

Candidate: Gokul Raj Pullagura

Supervisor: Nancy Waite

Location: PHR 7007

Friday, November 22, 2019 — 11:00 AM EST

Vasculopathy in Metabolic Disease:  Lessons Learned at Multiple Scales

Jefferson Frisbee

Professor and Department Chair, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University

Thursday, November 14, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Cannabis edibles cookie products

This is a free public lecture hosted by the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy.

Friday, November 8, 2019 — 11:00 AM EST

Getting To Rs=2. HPLC Method Development Tips For Achieving Results

Brian Smith

Product Specialist, Chemistries and Supplies

Agilent Technologies

Monday, November 4, 2019 (all day) to Friday, November 8, 2019 (all day)
Thrive - building positive mental health for all

Thrive Week is November 4-8. Thrive is university-wide event focused on building positive mental health for University of Waterloo students, faculty, and staff.

Friday, October 25, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

Monica Hoang

PhD Candidate, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo

Thursday, October 17, 2019 — 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

A panel presentation and discussion for Waterloo faculty, staff, and students examining the barriers and strategies associated with vaccination programs:

Heather MacDougall (Arts): Exploring the historical, social, and cultural forces behind vaccine hesitancy

Friday, October 11, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

The role of molecular modelling in drug discovery applications

Dr. Aravindhan Ganesan

Research Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Students and alumni at various Waterloo Pharmacy events

The University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy is coming to Thunder Bay! Please join us for a reception and CE session about "Debunking Major Inaccuracies of Minor Ailments" presented by Nardine Nakhla.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

Understanding the Relationship Between Pharmacists’ Implicit and Explicit Bias and Perceptions of Pharmacist Services Among Arab and Black Individuals

Candidate: Fahad Alzahrani

Supervisor: Nancy Waite

Location: PHR 7007

Saturday, September 28, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Reunion 2019, Sept 27-28. Pictures of smiling students.

Join us at the annual Waterloo Pharmacy Reunion – it’s a great opportunity to connect with former classmates, faculty, and staff while hearing about the latest hot topics in pharmacy practice.

Attend one or both events - both require registration at the links below:

Friday, September 27, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

Evaluating the impact of cannabis policies: findings from the International Cannabis Policy Study

Samantha Goodman

Post-Doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo

Friday, September 13, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

Carotid Ultrasound Imaging and Single Nucleotide Polymorphism as Biomarkers to Determine the Severity of Atherosclerosis

Terry Li

Anatomy & Physiology Course/Lab Instructor (acting) and Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo

Monday, September 9, 2019 — 10:30 AM EDT

Analysis of circulating tumour cells and plasma chemokines in colorectal and breast cancer patient peripheral blood.

Candidate: Deep Patel

Supervisor: Jonathan Blay

Location: PHR 7007

Monday, August 26, 2019 (all day)
Students at golf tournament


  • Individual Golfer $250
  • UW Pharmacy Alumni $150

If you'd like to play, please visit our Registration page

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 — 1:00 PM EDT

Health and Economic Impact of Treatment-based Strategies on Chronic Hepatitis B in Ontario

Candidate: Feng Tian

Supervisor: William WL Wong

Location: PHR 7007

Friday, June 14, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT

Characterization of Bacteriophage Lambda Displaying Epidermal Growth Factor in the Uptake, Infiltration and Formation of HT29 Spheroids

Candidate: Haein Huh

Supervisor: Jonathan Blay and Roderick Slavcev 

Location: PHR 7007

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT
Dave Edwards and Pharmacy alumni at the OPA Conference

Waterloo Pharmacy Alumni, Preceptors, and Friends

If you are attending the upcoming PxP Conference in Toronto, we invite you to drop by the Jack Astor's on Front Street, Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 5pm-6:30pm. Join Director Dave Edwards and other faculty and staff from the School for some casual conversation and refreshments.

If you are attending the PxP Conference or live in the area, we would love to see you.

Friday, May 24, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

New enzymes and bioactive lipids in health and disease

Robin Duncan

Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo

PHR 1012

Friday, April 26, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

The Relationship between Pharmacists’ Implicit and Explicit Bias and Perceptions of Pharmacist Services among Black and Arab Individuals

Fahad Alzahrani

PhD Candidate, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo

PHR 1012

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (all day)
students chatting and presenting reserach

Members of the University of Waterloo research community, our colleagues, collaborators, and students are invited to join us for our third annual Pharmacy Research Day, where we showcase the leading edge research of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows conducting research in fields related to clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics.

Friday, April 5, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

Adult Immunization Update and Challenges

Paul Kilgore

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

PHR 1012

Friday, March 29, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

Individualized dosing in hemophilia: the Web-Accessible Population Pharmacokinetics Service-Hemophilia (WAPPS-Hemo) experience

Andrea Edginton

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

PHR 1012

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

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