Many Canadians are busier than ever before: workplaces are fast-paced and digital communication makes it hard to relax and disconnect. With so much going on, it’s easy to neglect health, especially when doctor and specialist appointments involve long waits or time off work.
The Waterloo School of Pharmacy is pleased to welcome Associate Professor Emmanuel Ho to the faculty. Ho joins Waterloo Pharmacy from the University of Manitoba and has research experience in developing strategies for the imaging, treatment, and prevention of diseases.
Doctor of Pharmacy student Munaza Saleem (photo credit James MacDonald) was selected from an applicant pool of young women across Canada to step into the role of Minister of National Defense for a day.
As part of the University of Waterloo’s Reunion Weekend Sept 29-30, the School of Pharmacy hosted Friday night trivia and Saturday Continuing Professional Development (CPD). The events brought alumni from every cohort back to Kitchener to reconnect with senior students, staff, and faculty.
Andrea Wong had never worked in a rural community before her six month clinical placement on Manitoulin Island. Her fourth year placement saw her working at community pharmacies, a hospital, and a family health team on the island.
Andrea hiking at the Bridal Veil Falls in Kagawong, a town on the Island.
Faculty, alumni and friends of the Waterloo Pharmacy community came together for a fun-filled day of golf in support of our Student Success Fund. This year’s event, held August 28,is part of an annual tradition which has raised close to $180,000 towards this cause.
In August, Waterloo Pharmacy’s Colleen Maxwell was appointed a University of Waterloo Research Chair. The position recognizes exceptional achievement in a particular field of knowledge. Professor Maxwell’s primary field is pharmcoepidemiology – the study of medication use and effects in human populations – and she is nationally and internationally recognized as a leader in aging-related research.