News archive - May 2019

Friday, May 17, 2019

Pharmacy students win several student leadership awards

Kelsey Ann Prior, Mikaela Ney, UW President Feridun Hamdullahpur, and Munaza Saleem with 2 other pharmacy students

Kelsey-Ann Prior (award winner), Mikaela Ney (award winner), Feridun Hamdullahpur (unviersity president), Nastaran Keshmiri (pharmacy student), Munaza Saleem (award winner) and Ridwaan Safi (pharmacy student)

Monday, May 13, 2019

New discovery could slow Alzheimer’s in its tracks

Hand holding basket full of medications

By Kathy Smidt University Relations

A new breakthrough is offering hope to people living with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Travel health kit company wins annual Pharmasave Business Competition

Jaspreet Dhaliwall with the students behind Oversees, Joey Champigny, Saara Manji, Arthur Catapano, Rebecca Conti, Lee Pham

Jaspreet Dhaliwall with the students behind Oversees, Joey Champigny, Saara Manji, Arthur Catapano, Rebecca Conti and Lee Pham

Monday, May 6, 2019

OPEN:STIMULUS program grant terminated

The Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network (OPEN) is disappointed to announce that the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) has cancelled funding for the OPEN:STIMULUS 3 year program grant. OPEN:STIMULUS’s research will end on July 17, 2019, 14.5 months earlier than the original end date.

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Helping health care providers understand Ramadan

Hands reaching for dishes of food on a table

Sunday, May 5 marked the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is a time of fasting, prayer and charity for more than one billion Muslims worldwide. Fasting takes place between Suhoor, the morning meal that occurs before sunrise, and Iftar, the evening meal after sunset. 

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