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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Co-op in Sudbury offers student hospital, community, and interprofessional experiences

Blake Houle and other pharmacy students

Rx2019 Blake Houle and the Rx2017 students on rotation in Sudbury - Matthew Filipovic, Jillian Belanger, Tayyaba Mawani and Monique Eisa.

Health Sciences North (HSN) is one of the largest hospitals in northern Ontario. For Blake Houle, a second year pharmacy student who’d never worked in a hospital before, a work term at HSN was an exciting prospect.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Professor Nardine Nakhla appointed clinical lecturer

'Pharmacists should strive to inform patient self-care decisions to ensure that they are optimal, effective, & safe' Dr. Nakhla

The School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that long-time adjunct clinical assistant professor Nardine Nakhla has been appointed to the role of clinical lecturer. The full-time faculty role will allow Professor Nakhla to expand both her teaching and her pharmacy practice research.

Monday, July 31, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy faculty and staff win national community outreach award

Mary Stanley, Alana Rigby, Mike Beazely, Kelly Grindrod and Adrian Poon with the award plaque

Left to right: Mary Stanley, Alana Rigby, Michael Beazely, Kelly Grindrod, Adrian Poon

Thursday, July 27, 2017

City of Kitchener’s digital storytelling tour features School of Pharmacy as a stop

School of Pharmacy behind Made in Kitchener Stop 9 sign for Innovation District

The School of Pharmacy was pleased to partner with the City of Kitchener to support the Made in Kitchener walking tour. Made in Kitchener is a digital storytelling tour with stops around downtown Kitchener.

Monday, July 17, 2017

New study investigates antibiotic use in long-term care facilities

Antibiotics are among the most common medications prescribed in long-term care facilities, and often those prescriptions can be inappropriate and in fact dangerous to residents and to others in this setting. Prescribing antibiotics unnecessarily or for too long exposes people, especially more vulnerable seniors, to potentially avoidable harms like allergies, infections, and antibiotic resistance.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Announcing the Annual Golf Invitational 2017

Players at the golf tournament

Waterloo Pharmacy is excited to announce that the Annual Golf Invitational will be held this year on August 28 at the Grey Silo Golf Club.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Co-op student in Fort McMurray explores Alberta's expanded pharmacy scope

Chris Voss

7 hours north of Calgary, the northern lights are easily visible in Fort McMurray

Monday, June 26, 2017

PhD graduate Anil Maharaj wins two awards for academic achievement

Andrea Edginton and Anil Maharaj

Andrea Edginton and Anil Maharaj at spring convocation

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy members present and win awards at provincial pharmacy conference

Group of alumni and students at the conference reception

  Last week, the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) ran its annual conference for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians throughout the province. Waterloo Pharmacy faculty, staff, students, alumni participated in a variety of ways at the conference.