Waterloo Pharmacy Hallman Director David Edwards was awarded the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Honorary Life Award this June in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He was one of several award winners at the CPhA annual conference. The School of Pharmacy was also celebrated by CPhA with a Certificate of Recognition in acknowledgement of the School’s 10th anniversary.
A project manager who didn’t plan on becoming Waterloo Pharmacy’s first Hallman Director. A mayor who didn’t expect to lead Kitchener city council in providing 30 million dollars and 8 acres of land to the University of Waterloo. Students who took a chance on a program with no building, six faculty members, and Canada’s first co-operative education pharmacy program.
Last weekend, students, staff, and faculty from the School of Pharmacy supported local service organization Ray of Hope in delivering two events.
On Friday February 23, the team brought 80 pounds of potatoes, 100 pounds of ham, 45 litres of ice cream, and more to Ray of Hope Community Centre. They peeled, sliced, and cooked to produce scalloped potatoes, ham, vegetables, and dessert. The meal fed approximately 220 needful people in Kitchener.