News archive - August 2021

Friday, August 27, 2021

How to turn a classroom into a vaccine clinic

School of Pharmacy with signage for health care clinic

In late February, the Region needed a vaccine clinic to serve downtown Kitchener. Joe Lee and the Centre for Family Medicine (CFFM) stepped forward. When it came to finding an appropriate location, CFFM asked their neighbour, the School of Pharmacy.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Niagara region pharmacy students organize outreach COVID-19 vaccine clinic

The team that ran the clinic smiling and wearing masks in a parking lot

This article was written by Donnie Edwards, Niagara Regional Clinical Coordinator, and Nicole Gwiazdowicz, pharmacy student

Friday, August 20, 2021

Students integral part of team at Health Sciences Campus clinic

Students in different roles wearing PPE while workign at clinic

Teamwork – that’s the secret to running a COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Ask anyone who volunteered and worked at the Health Sciences Campus COVID-19 vaccine, the downtown Kitchener clinic run by the Centre for Family Medicine and hosted in the School of Pharmacy. The clinic, which operated from March 15 to August 13, 2021, ran on a legion of staff and volunteers from all walks of life, and their positivity and hard work led to many describing the location as “the happiest place on earth.”

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Running a vaccine clinic? There’s an app for that

Ryan wearing PPE in a hallway with a tablet

Ryan Tennant is interested in bridging health care and engineering. From co-op terms and research projects at Sunnybrook and Sick Kids hospitals to developing a medical device at a company in Switzerland, he’s always looking to use his biomedical engineering education to improve the world around him. 

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