Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Rx2023 welcomed to pharmacy school at white coat ceremony

Rx2023 on stage in their new white coats giving the thumbs up

On January 9, the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy welcomed friends and family to celebrate Rx2023, the newest class of pharmacy students.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Waterloo Pharmacy students support unique interprofessional education event in London

Waterloo Pharmacy students pose with Fanshawe students next to banner that says Pharmacy Technician

Rx2021 pharmacy students Hanein Madlol (left) and Saaima Hansrod (second from right) with two Fanshawe pharmacy technician students.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Waterloo Pharmacy launches new Master of Pharmacy program

New Program - MPharm in Advanced Pharmacy Practice. Photo of student chatting with patient in counselling room.

Waterloo Pharmacy is excited to launch a new Master of Pharmacy in Advanced Pharmacy Practice program. Applicants can now apply for the two-year program which will have its first students start class in September 2020.

Monday, December 2, 2019

PhD candidate blends engineering and biology in award-winning research project

Yannick standing next to a 3D printer at the Ho Research Lab's research bench

When he was a young boy growing up in Burkina Faso, Yannick Traore’s dad didn’t like to buy him toys. Yannick had a habit of taking things apart just to figure out how to put them back together. Even as a child, he needed to understand how things worked.

Today, Yannick’s putting that curiosity to good use as a PhD candidate in Prof. Emmanuel Ho’s lab.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Pharmacy student experiences co-op in rural Tanzanian hospital

Katie standing outside Haydom Lutheran Hospital in Tanzania

Last summer Rx2020 student Katie Flynn travelled to Tanzania, a country in east Africa, for co-op work term at Haydom Lutheran Hospital. Hear how the experience challenged Katie and altered her career path:

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Get the facts on cannabis edibles

Mike lecturing to a group of people

Missed last week’s public lecture, Let’s Talk Edibles? Here’s a recap of facts from speakers Prof. Michael Beazely, School of Pharmacy, and Research Scientist Samantha Goodman, School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS).

Is edible cannabis legal in Canada?

Monday, November 18, 2019

Pharmacy student joins World Health Organization influenza team for co-op term

John in the WHO executive board room smiling

John Kim never thought he’d land an intern job with the World Health Organization (WHO).

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Pharmacy alumni and grad student provides patient care in rural Uganda

Heidi and the pharmacy team sorting medications on a table

Heidi and the volunteer team sorting and conducting inventory on the clinic's medications.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Thank you to our donors on National Philanthropy Day

On national philanthropy day we say thank you to all our donors. Group of smiling students at conference.

Your support sends our students to conferences and rewards excellence through awards. You help us develop the pharmacy leaders of tomorrow. You empower our students to dream beyond boundaries and push the limits of pharmacy practice. Today, on National Philanthropy Day, we say thank you.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Five days of Thrive at Waterloo Pharmacy

Students, staff, and faculty wearing thrive shirts and holding thrive signs in the Pharmacy building lobby

Yellow Thrive t-shirts. Fresh fruit courtesy of Marten’s Apples. Conversations and events about mental health and wellness. Thrive Week is a new staple of the University of Waterloo, a week long event in the fall term that seeks to raise awareness about mental health.

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