News archive - June 2020

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Adapting to COVID-19 in large community pharmacy

Peter and Paul standing in their pharmacy wearing masks

Alumni Paul Stefan (left) and Peter Rempel (right) share experiences responding to COVID-19 in their Simcoe pharmacy

Friday, June 26, 2020

Researcher wins backing to develop COVID detector

Carolyn Ren, a professor at Waterloo Engineering, has won $265,000 in federal backing to develop a palm-sized device capable of detecting COVID-19 infection within 30 minutes. Pharmacy professor Emmanuel Ho, along with Keith Fowke of the University of Manitoba, are supporting the project.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Behind the scenes with online learning

William W.L. Wong and Robin Andrade working from home

William W.L. Wong and Robin Andrade running informatics labs from home

Online learning is the new norm at the School of Pharmacy in Spring Term as a result of COVID-19. Faculty members are exploring a variety of innovative methods to deliver content and assessments in a virtual space.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Prof. Cynthia Richard is first Pharmacy recipient of Distinguished Teaching Award

Prof. Cynthia Richard in the classroom

Richard is one of four recipients chosen from among University of Waterloo instructors

Monday, June 22, 2020

Rotation reflections from the Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie regions

Charin and coworkers wearing masks in the pharmacy department

Senior pharmacy students are supporting Ontario’s health-care system in the fight against COVID-19. These students are completing their rotations, a requirement for senior pharmacy students where they are placed in health-care sites across the province for six months.

Here are some of their stories:

Charina Alducente in Thunder Bay Region

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