News for Faculty

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Pharmacy professor, alumnus and student recognized with Ontario Pharmacists Association Awards

Prof. Nardine Nakhla, Nastaran Keshmiri and George Daskalakis  smiling

Left to right: Prof. Nardine Nakhla, Nastaran Keshmiri and George Daskalakis

In early June, the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) held their annual conference which included an award ceremony. Three winners were associated with Waterloo Pharmacy.

Bowl of Hygeia Award 2020: Nardine Nakhla

Friday, May 21, 2021

Pharmacy professor Brett Barrett receives 2021 Excellence in Pharmacy Teaching Award

Excellence in Pharmacy Teaching Award 2021 Brett Barrett and prof Barret's smiling face

To be a professor during the pandemic has been challenging. Adapting content to online learning spaces demands time, dedication, and creative exploration of new ways to keep online learners engaged. This year’s recipient of the Excellence in Pharmacy Teaching Award demonstrates this commitment to learners.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Cannabis use in older adults: American and Canadian researchers team up to identify trends

Colleen Maxwell and Bill Jesdale

Study by professors Colleen Maxwell and Bill Jesdale show increased cannabis use in 65+ population

In Canada, cannabis became legal to produce, distribute, purchase and use non-medicinally for adults on October 17, 2018. Though Canada is only the second country in the world to adopt this legalization, other countries have also implemented more lax cannabis laws in recent years.

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

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