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Friday, December 14, 2018

Michael Beazely wins President’s Community Impact Award

The winners of the President's Community Impact Awards stand with UW President Feridun Hamdullahpur

Launched in 2017 as a legacy of the University’s 60th anniversary, the annual President’s Community Impact Awards recognize and celebrate those who embody the spirit of innovation and contribute to making Waterloo region strong and prosperous.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Pharmacy student works at Tanzanian hospital for co-op term

Jung In with Tanzanian children atop Haydom mountain

Haydom Lutheran Hospital is a series of squat brick buildings with metal roofs, nestled in the heart of a rural town called Haydom. It’s in northern Tanzania, a country on the east coast of Africa. The hospital is 300 kilometres from the nearest major city and serves an area that’s home to nearly 1 million people.  It’s also where Jung In Kim, a third year pharmacy student, spent a co-op work term.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Researchers identify drug mixtures that can lead to serotonin syndrome

Drugs that cause serotonin syndrome with Tejal Patel, BScPharm, PharmD

Mixing antidepressants with common drugs found in your medicine cabinet could lead to serotonin syndrome, a condition caused by excessive levels of the chemical in the brain.

Friday, November 9, 2018

Waterloo Pharmacy hosts public lecture on medication errors

Melissa speaking to crowd

On March 13, 2016 Melissa Sheldrick woke up to the news that no parent ever wants to face. Her son Andrew, a fun-loving eight-year-old boy, had died overnight. It would take the family four and half months to learn that the cause of death was a medication error.

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