Events - 2020

Friday, December 18, 2020 — 11:00 AM EST

Family Record Linkage for Population-Based Multigenerational Health Research

Amani Hamad

Postdoctoral Fellow, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

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Friday, December 4, 2020 — 11:00 AM EST

Ca2+ permeable TRPM2 channels contribute to NMDA receptor signalling in neurons and microglia

Michael F. Jackson

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Manitoba

Thursday, December 3, 2020 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Dave laughing with students

Join alumni, members of the pharmacy profession, faculty and staff as we celebrate Dr. David Edwards' time as Hallman Director of the School of Pharmacy. It will be an entertaining hour, filled with remarks from colleagues, alumni, students and friends as well as some fun video presentations.

Friday, November 20, 2020 — 11:00 AM EST

Cardiovascular Health in Canadians

Stephanie Frisbee

Assistant Professor, Shulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University

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Friday, November 6, 2020 — 11:00 AM EST

Segmented intravaginal ring co-delivering hydroxychloroquine and siRNA-encapsulated nanoparticles for preventing HIV infection

Yannick Traore

PhD Candidate, School of Pharmacy

Monday, November 2, 2020 (all day) to Friday, November 6, 2020 (all day)
Thrive - building positive mental health for all

Thrive is university-wide event focused on building positive mental health for University of Waterloo students, faculty, and staff. It is also a mindset that encourages you to flourish. We all have mental health, and we can each strengthen our mental health by learning about it, thinking about it, talking about it, and discovering new skills and resources to help us Thrive all year long.

Saturday, October 24, 2020 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
rx 2020 group photo
Friday, October 23, 2020 — 11:00 AM EDT

Development of a Novel Nanomedicine for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Emmanuel Ho

Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy

Praveen Nekkar Rao

Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy

Friday, October 9, 2020 — 11:00 AM EDT

Economic evaluation of offering pharmacists’ expanding scope services to manage minor ailment cases in Ontario

Wasem Alsabbagh

Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy

William Wong

Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy

Monday, October 5, 2020 — 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
rx 2020 group photo

Join us on October 5 at 6:30pm for a virtual PEBC Prep session with alumni Khrystine Waked (Rx 2018) and Ashley Bancsi (Rx 2019). Ashley and Khrystine will share strategies for PEBC preparation, what to focus on, what to expect and helpful study tips. They will then answer your questions.


Saturday, September 26, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Pharmacy alumni

While we can't reconnect in the way we planned, we hope you can join us virtually for the fifth annual Waterloo Pharmacy Reunion CE Saturday – it’s a great opportunity to connect with former classmates, faculty, and staff while hearing about the latest hot topics in pharmacy practice.

Registration is free and includes a half-day of continuing education on current and emerging trends in the pharmacy world. 

Friday, September 25, 2020 — 11:00 AM EDT

Mechanistic dermal modeling for leveraging in vitro skin penetration assays to predict in vivo absorption: a case of sunscreens

Abdullah Hamadeh

Research Associate, Pharmacokinetics Research Group, School of Pharmacy

Friday, September 11, 2020 — 11:00 AM EDT

A Team Approach to Polypharmacy Evaluation and Reduction as routine prevention in primary care? The TAPER research program

Dr. Dee Mangin

Professor; Associate Chair and Director, Research

David Braley & Nancy Gordon Chair in Family Medicine

David Braley Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 — 5:30 PM EDT

The School of Pharmacy is hosting an online panel discussion on Advanced Training in Pharmacy on August 25, 2020 at 5:30pm.  Hear Pharmacy leaders discuss how they advanced their skills to get to where they are today. We will also discuss on our new MPharm program, which will welcome its first cohort in Fall 2021.

The formal presentation will be about 1 hour, after which you will have the opportunity to participate in an hour-long informal question and answer period with our guest panelists and faculty members from the School who are involved in delivering the MPharm program.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 (all day)

This event is cancelled due to concerns surrounding the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  

To anyone who has submitted an abstract, we thank you for your interest and support and we look forward to holding the event again in April 2021. 

Link to our Research webpage for information about research conducted at the School of Pharmacy. 

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 11:00 AM EST

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

Dr. Lydon Jones

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

University of Waterloo

Sunday, March 1, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Waterloo Pharmacy hockey team group picture

Skate with us and then watch our Waterloo Pharmacy team defend the OPA Cup!

About this Event

This year's OPA cup will be hosted by the University of Waterloo at the Aud in Kitchener.

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 11:00 AM EST

A Team Approach to Polypharmacy Evaluation and Reduction as routine prevention in primary care? The TAPER research program.

Dr. Dee Mangin

Professor and Associate Chair and Director Research, David Braley & Nancy Gordon Chair in Family Medicine, David Braley Health Sciences Centre, McMaster University

Professor and Director of Research, University of Otago, Christchurch

Friday, February 21, 2020 — 11:00 AM EST

Dr. Tejal Patel

Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo

PHR 1012

Friday, January 24, 2020 — 11:00 AM EST

Optimizing Precision Medicine Through An Integral Understanding Of Pharmacology In Critically Ill Pediatric Patients

Dr. Catherine Sherwin

Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, 

Director, Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology,

Department of Pediatrics,

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Dayton Children's Hospital

Friday, January 10, 2020 — 11:00 AM EST

Strategies to derive first-in-pediatric doses for biologics and nanomedicines

Paul Malik

PhD Candidate, School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo

PHR 1012

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