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Thursday, March 31, 2016

#AskAPharmacist: The School of Pharmacy faculty talk about why they love being a pharmacist

Now more than ever before, pharmacists in Ontario play an active role in patient healthcare.

They provide flu vaccines, counsel on quitting smoking, review medications with you, and so much more – the role is changing, and the School of Pharmacy is embracing these changes.

For the last question of the month, our #AskAPharmacist team shares what they love most about being pharmacists.

Thanks for following along with us, and happy Pharmacist Awareness Month!

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

#AskAPharmacist: Waterloo pharmacy lecturer Tom McFarlane talks about cancer

Colorectal cancer is the number two leading cause of cancer death in Canada.

Want to learn how you can prevent it? Clinical Lecturer Tom McFarlane shares an important tip.

The last installment of #AskAPharmacist airs on Thursday and will discuss why we love being pharmacists.

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Thursday, March 24, 2016

#AskAPharmacist: Waterloo pharmacists talk about pharmacy errors and pharmacists as vaccinators

Wrong number of pills in your bottle? What happens when pharmacists make a mistake? Pharmacist Andrew Tolmie explains.

Can pharmacists give you vaccines? Assistant Professor Kelly Grindrod gives the answer.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Waterloo Pharmacy scores annual OPA Cup

On Sunday March 13, the Waterloo School of Pharmacy welcomed the University of Toronto Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy to our city. UofT Pharmacy joined us for the annual Ontario Pharmacist Association Cup, one of many student-organized events during Pharmacist Awareness Month 2016.

This year Waterloo Pharmacy scored big – with an impressive 4-1 final score for Waterloo, our team made all of us proud. Great playing everyone!

View photos from the event here.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

#AskAPharmacist: School of Pharmacy Director Dave Edwards talks about the cost of your medications

Today’s topic: the price you pay for medications.

Dave Edwards, Associate Dean and Hallman Director of the School of Pharmacy, explains why brand name drugs are more expensive than generics.  

Dr. Edwards also tackle the larger question of why many drugs are expensive.

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