News archive - March 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020

#RethinkPharmacists: Providing care in remote communities

Christine and coworkers at the airport in Sioux Lookout

If you live in a rural Ontario community, you face greater challenges accessing health resources than your urban counterparts. There are fewer health services and supports available nearby, and residents often have to travel far for appointments.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Two third-year pharmacy students recognized with TEVA Professional Practice Award

Prof. Cynthia Richard, Mara, Alicia, and Professional Practice Lab Manager Robin Andrade

In March, Alicia Dakins and Mara Faggioni were recognized with the TEVA Professional Practice Award. This award honours two third-year students who have shown a high level of professional behaviour both inside and outside the classroom and have a record of academic excellence.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

#RethinkPharmacists: Supporting patients across the health care system

Sheri and Matt DiGiovanni with their kids standing outside the pharmacy van

Alumni Sheri and Matt DiGiovanni met in pharmacy school as members of Waterloo Pharmacy’s first cohort. Today, they’re married with two kids and are making a difference for patients in the Listowel, Wingham, North Huron and North Perth area.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

800 health care students attend event on collaborative practice and refugee health

Students gathering in groups for discussions at IPE Day

IPE Day is an annual interprofessional education event co-hosted by University of Waterloo and Western University.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Ontario government awards $3.4 million to Waterloo researchers for infrastructure

Representatives from the University of Waterloo, Laurier University and the Ontario Government standing and smiling

Twenty-nine University of Waterloo researchers will receive $3.4 million from the provincial government to further research innovation in Ontario. Pharmacy Prof. Emmanuel Ho is one of the recipients, and the funding will support his research into developing new methods of stopping HIV transmission. Ho describes the work in the following:

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