News archive - 2014

Friday, July 25, 2014

Access to birth control isn't just about doctors

Kelly Grindrod and Sherilyn Houle, both assistant professors and pharmacists here at the School of Pharmacy, discuss pharmacists' abilities to renew prescriptions in an Op-Ed piece featured in today's Ottawa Citizen.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Most prescription labels fail to meet guidelines, risking dosage errors

prescription labelling

Small print and poor printing on prescription labels handed out by pharmacists may be misread and may lead to errors in taking medication, according to new research by the University of Waterloo and CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind).

Monday, July 7, 2014

Waterloo Pharmacy welcomes Samantha Yau, new team of Regional Clinical Coordinators

Regional Clinical Coordinator map

Professionals providing students with rewarding patient care rotations

The University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy is Canada’s newest pharmacy school, but its roots in innovative experience-based education are firmly established.

It began with the Waterloo Pharmacy co-operative education program, the first and only co-op pharmacy program in Canada, which provides students with 48 weeks of practice-based education to connect what’s taught in the classroom with real-world experiences.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Waterloo Pharmacy student and alumnus receive top provincial awards

Pharmacy student Sarah Johnson

Two University of Waterloo pharmacists have been recognized by the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) for their extraordinary contributions to the pharmacy profession. Fourth-year Pharmacy student Sarah Johnson was named the 2014 Student of Distinction and Pharmacy alumnus Heather Foley was selected as the 2014 Outstanding New Practitioner.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Nancy Waite wins the 2015 Journal Award

Nancy Waite.

Nancy Waite, Professor and Associate Director at the School of Pharmacy, wins the 2015 Journal Award from the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education.

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