News for Faculty

Monday, April 19, 2021

Pharmacy prof supports logistics and training for vaccine clinic

Brett Barrett receiving cooler with vaccines inside from woman

Brett Barrett was the person who received the very first delivery of Pfizer vaccines at the Region of Waterloo COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic located at the Health Sciences Campus of the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

A pharmacist perspective: School of Pharmacy staff member supports local vaccination efforts

Ken Manson and Nancy Grindrod wearing PPE and working at the vaccine clinic

Ken Manson and Professor Nancy Waite at work at the new COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Cancer care pharmacy provides friendly face and robust care through pandemic

Four staff members of Extend in the pharmacy wearing masks

In November 2019, Jason Wentzell, a regional clinical coordinator for Waterloo Pharmacy, opened Extend Pharmacy. This specialty pharmacy is dedicated to serving cancer patients and caregivers. Four months later, COVID-19 hit Canada.

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

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Taking a moment to check-in: Pharmacy team delivers assignment to help students manage burnout

As alumni, I know firsthand the effects of stress. I felt it was vital to design an assignment on burnout - Heidi Fernandes

Professional burnout is a serious risk in health-care. This fact is on full display during a global pandemic that has raged for nearly a year. Health-care providers’ (HCP) daily work demands great care, constant engagement with others and meticulous problem-solving. When HCP burnout occurs, patient health or satisfaction often suffers.

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