News archive - March 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Pharmacist Awareness Month: Think Community Partners

Think Pharmacists. Think Community Partners. #Pam2018. People walking outside the School of Pharmacy.

March is Pharmacy Awareness Month and the School of Pharmacy is encouraging others to think about the many roles pharmacists play. Community partner is one of those roles.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Waterloo Pharmacy hockey team wins 10th Ontario Pharmacist Association Cup

Waterloo Pharmacy hockey team with their fans

On March 3 the Waterloo Pharmacy hockey team won the tenth annual Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) Cup. The OPA Cup is awarded to the winner of an annual hockey game that pits teams from Ontario’s two pharmacy schools against each other.

Monday, March 5, 2018

New weapons in the battle against antibiotic resistant bacteria

Two MSRA cells surrounded by solid lipid nanoparticles that have delivered a deadly biocide.

Two MSRA cells surrounded by solid lipid nanoparticles designed to target MSRA specifically. The particles are used to deliver a deadly biocide as part of a new therapy developed by Waterloo Professor Emmanuel Ho and colleagues at the University of Manitoba that can kill antibiotic resistant pathogens. Scientists have developed a new therapy to combat deadly bacteria that is infecting hospital patients worldwide.

Scientists have developed a new therapy to combat deadly bacteria that is infecting hospital patients worldwide.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Think pharmacists this Pharmacist Awareness Month

Think Pharmacists #PAM 2018. Smiling pharmacists.

Pharmacists in Ontario are doing more for their patients than ever before. This March, we’re joining the Canadian Pharmacists Association and encouraging people to Think Pharmacists.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Pharmacy team volunteers in local initiatives for homeless and hungry in Kitchener

Coldest night walkers passing School of Pharmacy

Last weekend, students, staff, and faculty from the School of Pharmacy supported local service organization Ray of Hope in delivering two events.

On Friday February 23, the team brought 80 pounds of potatoes, 100 pounds of ham, 45 litres of ice cream, and more to Ray of Hope Community Centre. They peeled, sliced, and cooked to produce scalloped potatoes, ham, vegetables, and dessert. The meal fed approximately 220 needful people in Kitchener.

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