A stack of suitcases filled with medications, a CPS and an English-Spanish medical phrasebook – that’s what Sandra MacTavish, a class of 2016 Waterloo Pharmacy student, had to work with when she landed in Peru last summer.
Sandra and fellow volunteers at the pharmacy clinic in Lima.
As Alzheimer’s disease continues to impact more and more Canadians, the need for novel therapies and therapeutic drugs is greater than ever. Using a state-of-the-art technology to discover new therapies to treat Alzheimer’s disease is among the projects receiving funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), announced today.
Professionals providing students with rewarding patient care rotations
The University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy is Canada’s newest pharmacy school, but its roots in innovative experience-based education are firmly established.
It began with the Waterloo Pharmacy co-operative education program, the first and only co-op pharmacy program in Canada, which provides students with 48 weeks of practice-based education to connect what’s taught in the classroom with real-world experiences.