News for Future students

Friday, February 26, 2021

Spreading awareness one Tuesday at a time

Top row: Randilynne Urslak, Pruntha Kanagasundaram, Melissa Abraham. Bottom row: Kajal Mehta, Andy Kwok, Hanein Madlol

Community Action Now members. Top row: Randilynne Urslak, Pruntha Kanagasundaram, Melissa Abraham. Bottom row: Kajal Mehta, Andy Kwok, Hanein Madlol

Friday, November 13, 2020

Co-op student splits work term between compounding pharmacy and Canadian Armed Forces

Elisa and Adam in the compounding lab wearing masks

Elisa Basile’s work term was altered by COVID-19 but led to unique experiences in two workplaces. The above shows Elisa and her preceptor Adam Livingston, the Designated Manager at NutriChem. They are in a section of NutriChem's compounding laboratory, a non-sterile negative pressure room where the hormones and other hazardous agents are compounded.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Experimenting with new tools for online learning

Caitlin Carter in her work from home office

Caitlin Carter, Liaison Librarian, describes software used to deliver interactive lessons for first-year pharmacy course

“I felt recording videos of myself performing searches on the library website and in the various research databases would be unengaging for students,” Caitlin Carter says.

Friday, August 28, 2020

Rotation Reflections from Hamilton and GTA regions

Lauren and coworkers at the hospital

Senior pharmacy students are supporting Ontario’s health-care system in the fight against COVID-19. These students are completing their rotations, a requirement for senior pharmacy students where they are placed in health-care sites across the province for six months.

Here are some of their stories:

Lauren Tailor in Hamilton Region

“I completed block three at McMaster Children's Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario in the General Pediatric ward under the preceptorship of Nicole Clarke and Sara Yousaf.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Working the COVID front lines as a student

Students working at Grand River Hospital. Left to right: Lauren Thompson (Oncology), Melissa Garellek (Emergency Department), an

Students working at Grand River Hospital. Left to right: Lauren Thompson (Oncology), Melissa Garellek (Emergency Department), and Maria Anton (In-Patient Psychiatry) and Olivia McPherson (Intensive Care Unit)

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