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.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Waterloo Pharmacy bridging PharmD and MSc students graduate at spring convocation

Bridging and MSc graduates smiling and standing together

On June 13, 18 bridging students and one graduate student received their degrees at the University of Waterloo spring convocation. The School welcomed graduates and their friends and family for a pre-convocation celebration.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Waterloo Pharmacy strongly represented among annual pharmacy practice awards

Director Dave Edwards with students and alumni

Last week was PxP, Canada’s largest pharmacy conference. Hosted by the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) and the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA), the conference connected pharmacists and pharmacy students from across Canada for two days of education, networking, and celebration.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Preceptor and Co-op Supervisor of the year awards announced at annual pharmacy conference

Nas Keshmiri, Mark Pasetka, Dave Edwards, Nancy Waite, Phil Hauser, Ken Manson smiling

Each year Waterloo Pharmacy presents awards to celebrate our outstanding partners in experiential education. These awards recognize preceptors and co-op supervisors who show exceptional dedication in their mentorship of Waterloo Pharmacy students. This year's outstanding mentors are Phil Hauser and Mark Pasetka; they received their awards at the PxP conference in Toronto earlier this week.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

New publication shares lessons learned from building international research partnership

group of 16 researchers standing and smiling

Collaborating across disciplines. Connecting between institutions on shared research. Partnerships in higher education are becoming increasingly important, but building meaningful and sustainable research partnerships can be logistically challenging. How do institutions avoid duplication of effort? What are the sources of funding available? What are the best strategies for long lasting engagement?

Friday, May 17, 2019

Pharmacy students win several student leadership awards

Kelsey Ann Prior, Mikaela Ney, UW President Feridun Hamdullahpur, and Munaza Saleem with 2 other pharmacy students

Kelsey-Ann Prior (award winner), Mikaela Ney (award winner), Feridun Hamdullahpur (unviersity president), Nastaran Keshmiri (pharmacy student), Munaza Saleem (award winner) and Ridwaan Safi (pharmacy student)

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