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Monday, January 14, 2019

Rx2022 welcomed at white coat ceremony

Class of 2022 in their white coats giving thumbs up

What does a white coat truly symbolize? Speakers explore this question at the annual event.

On January 10, Waterloo Pharmacy held its eleventh white coat ceremony to welcome Rx2022, the newest cohort of pharmacy students. White coat ceremonies are traditional events that first began in the 1980s, but what does the white coat truly represent? The event’s speakers had some thoughts:

Friday, May 25, 2018

Celebrating our bold start and bright future at Founders and Friends event

Students standing with instructor Josie Orso-Simon

A project manager who didn’t plan on becoming Waterloo Pharmacy’s first Hallman Director. A mayor who didn’t expect to lead Kitchener city council in providing 30 million dollars and 8 acres of land to the University of Waterloo. Students who took a chance on a program with no building, six faculty members, and Canada’s first co-operative education pharmacy program.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy hosts sixth annual golf invitational

Students and alumni at the golf tournament

Faculty, alumni and friends of the Waterloo Pharmacy community came together for a fun-filled day of golf in support of our Student Success Fund. This year’s event, held August 28,is part of an annual tradition which has raised close to $180,000 towards this cause.

Congratulations to the following:

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Alumnus Allison Tario receives national New Practitioner Award

We have the skills, passion, and opportunity to push pharmacy to the best it can be for Canadian patients," Allison Tario

Waterloo Pharmacy alumnus Allison Tario received the New Practitioner Award at the Canadian Pharmacists Conference this weekend. Tario graduated in 2014 and is the first Waterloo Pharmacy alumni to receive this prestigious national award, bestowed by the Canadian Pharmacists Association.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ramadan and health discussed at Waterloo Pharmacy public lecture

Professor Alsabbagh explaining to the audience

On May 16, Waterloo Pharmacy hosted a public lecture on Ramadan and health, inviting those who celebrate Ramadan and those who provide healthcare services to learn how the religious celebration can impact health. The Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins at the end of May this year. Approximately 4% of people in Waterloo Region are Muslims and most of them will observe Ramadan at this time.

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