PhD candidate Alanna McEneny-King received a 2017 doctoral Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D) from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The $105,000 grant supports McEneny-King’s research developing mathematical models to improve dosing of people with hemophilia.
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.
MSc candidate Bogdan Diaconu shares his research with audience members during the poster session
April 26 marked the first ever Pharmacy Research Day, a conference-style event where keynote speakers and pharmacy graduate students presented research on topics ranging from the cellular basis of diabetes, to nanotechnology for gene therapy, to potential bias in pharmacist treatment of visible minorities.
On Friday, April 28, Gateway Centre of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) hosted a meeting to explore and discuss opportunities for connecting various sectors to advance health research in rural southwestern Ontario.
This week Waterloo Pharmacy recognized the impressive achievements of graduate students. The Graduate Students Award Ceremony is an annual event where six graduate awards and one faculty award are presented. This year’s winners are:
Excellence in teaching is both a tradition and a core mission of the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Science. Each year the Faculty of Science celebrates this dedication and superior teaching calibre by selecting two instructors to receive its highest teaching honour: the Excellence in Science Teaching Award (ESTA).