The first class in the School of Pharmacy at University of Waterloo officially graduated on Saturday, October 22. The School hosted a pre-convocation reception on Friday, October 21 that was attended by more than 200 graduates, family members, faculty, staff and supporters of the program. Hallman Director David Edwards welcomed everyone and introduced Carl Zehr, Mayor of Kitchener and Ken Seiling, Chair of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. Terry McMahon, Dean of Science and George Dixon, Vice-President, Office of Research brought greetings from the University of Waterloo.
Congratulations to the team of Alia Thawer, Calvin Poon, Catherine Prochazka, Vanessa Raco and Mihir Patel who are this year’s winners of the PharmaSave Industrial Case Competition. The title of their proposal was “University of Waterloo, School of Pharmacy Clinical Capstone Program: A self-sustaining business model“. The quality of the submissions this year was excellent making it very difficult for the judges to come up with a winner.