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.
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.
The University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy is delighted to announce a partnership with Apotex that will help shape the future of pharmaceutical research here at Waterloo. Apotex has been involved with the University since it hired its first co-op students in 1984. To date, the company has hired more than 700 co-op students and over 120 Waterloo graduates from a variety of faculties. Apotex has also helped support a number of student-related initiatives here at the School of Pharmacy.
Waterloo Pharmacy is pleased to announce the establishment of the Ambulatory Care Residency program. Pharmacy residencies are post-graduate training opportunities for pharmacy alumni. They partner residents with professional mentors in various practice settings and aim to prepare graduates for challenging and innovative pharmacy practice.