Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Adjunct faculty member Barb Farrell receives prestigious CIHR award

Barb Farrell

Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Farrell, who has been awarded the 2019 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Betty Havens Prize for Knowledge Translation in Aging! Prof. Farrel is an Adjunct Clinical Assisstant Professor with the School of Pharmacy and a participant researcher in the Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Recent pharmacy grads begin new year two residency programs

Jennifer Curran and Emily Cowley smiling with three other residents

Jennifer Curran (middle) and Emily Cowley (second from right) with other residents from London Health Sciences Centre

Rx2018 alumni Emily Cowley and Jennifer Curran will be the first pharmacy graduates to complete new Year Two pharmacy residency programs in based in Edmonton and Toronto.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Supporting student success at the eighth annual golf invitational

Large crowd of golfers gathered on green

Alumni and friends of the Waterloo Pharmacy community came out to the 8th annual golf invitational, a competitive and fun-filled day of golf which dedicates proceeds to the Student Success Fund. This annual event has raised over $200,000, providing funding for a variety of student initiatives.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Addiction Policy Forum launches overdose awareness toolkit in collaboration with University of Waterloo

Naloxone - temporary antidote to opioid overdoses and a map showing pharmacies across Canada

Today Addiction Policy Forum released a comprehensive Overdose Awareness Toolkit in collaboration with the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy (Ontario, Canada). This toolkit comes ahead of International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31st. 

Friday, July 19, 2019

Continuing education course using artificial intelligence receives education award

Jeff Nagge - "We know having a pharmacisy involved in anticoagualtion management improves quality of care.

A course created by a professor from University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy and the Centre for Extended Learning (CEL) was recognized by the national association for university continuing education. Entitled Management of Oral Anticoagulation Therapy – Online (MOAT Online), the course received the Non-credit Programming under 48 hours award at the annual conference of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education (CAUCE).

Monday, July 15, 2019

Student-led motions passed at annual meeting of Ontario Pharmacists Association

Brad and George smiling and holding their motion

In June, second year pharmacy students successfully presented two motions at the Ontario Pharmacists Association’s (OPA) Annual General Meeting (AGM). Rx2021s Bradley Grightmire and George Daskalakis introduced the motions to further strengthen OPA’s relationship with pharmacy students. OPA is the province’s pharmacy advocacy group; it serves as a resource to pharmacists and a voice for the profession in Ontario.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Waterloo Pharmacy students, alumni, and faculty attend Women in Pharmacy Leadership Summit

Waterloo Pharmacy faculty, alumni and students stand in front of a banner that says Women in Pharmacy Leadership Summit.

Conversations about female representation and leadership in STEM fields are increasingly common.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Nancy Waite named director of Academic Leadership Program

Nancy chatting with students

This article originally appeared in the Daily Bulletin.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Pharmacy alumnus recognized nationally with New Practitioner Award

Michael Kani speaking at a lectern

In early June, pharmacists from across Canada attended PxP, a conference jointly hosted by the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) and the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA). At this event, Canada’s largest pharmacy conference, Waterloo Pharmacy alumnus Michael Kani of Rx2014 received the New Practitioner Award from the Canadian Pharmacists Association.

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