News archive - 2021

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Pharmacy prof supports training of up to 5,000 new vaccinators in Ontario

Sherilyn Houle in front a computer with the injections training course on screen

COVID-19 vaccinations may be in short supply, but when shipments arrive, Canada will need all the help it can get to administer millions of vaccines across the country.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Q and A with the experts: AstraZeneca and viral vector vaccines

The AstraZeneca vaccine has recently been approved in Canada and is evaluated to be about 62 per cent effective in preventing the COVID-19 virus. 

Kelly Grindrod, a pharmacist and professor, breaks down how this vaccine and others like it work.

What is a viral vector vaccine?

Monday, March 1, 2021

Show pharmacy your appreciation for #PAM2021

Pharmacy Appreciation Month, thank you pharmacy, March 2021, #PAM2021

Pharmacy Appreciation Month (PAM) is an initiative led by the Canadian Pharmacists Association. Throughout March, people across the country will celebrate the important contributions that pharmacists, technicians, and pharmacy students have made to the health of Canadians.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Spreading awareness one Tuesday at a time

Top row: Randilynne Urslak, Pruntha Kanagasundaram, Melissa Abraham. Bottom row: Kajal Mehta, Andy Kwok, Hanein Madlol

Community Action Now members. Top row: Randilynne Urslak, Pruntha Kanagasundaram, Melissa Abraham. Bottom row: Kajal Mehta, Andy Kwok, Hanein Madlol

Friday, February 12, 2021

Hallman Director Andrea Edginton is making the rounds

Grad student alumni and Andrea Edginton smiling on a Teams call

Change is afoot at Waterloo Pharmacy. In January, Andrea Edginton, the School’s new Hallman Director began her term. The University of Waterloo announced a new Innovation Arena to be built on the Health Sciences Campus. And, of course, COVID-19 continues to impact pharmacy education.

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