Kaitlin Bynkoski (BScPhm ’13, PharmD ’17) graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy in 2013, receiving the honour of the Ontario Pharmacists Association Student of the Year Award. In 2017, she earned her PharmD from Waterloo Pharmacy through the PharmD bridging program.
Giving pharmacists an incentive to talk with their patients about vaccines could prevent thousands of influenza cases each year.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo found that, in Ontario, Canada, introducing a $15 consultation fee for pharmacists who consult patients over 65-years-old and over could prevent approximately 2,400 influenza cases, which result in three deaths, per year.
Heidi Fernandes, a Masters student in the School of Pharmacy, has received the Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student. This prestigious award is open to all students who teach at the University of Waterloo, and only four are awarded each year.