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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy members present and win awards at provincial pharmacy conference

Group of alumni and students at the conference reception

  Last week, the Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) ran its annual conference for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians throughout the province. Waterloo Pharmacy faculty, staff, students, alumni participated in a variety of ways at the conference.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Two leaders in experiential education recognized by Waterloo Pharmacy

Joanna Ditouras and Jeff Rodrigues receiving their awards

Hallman Director David Edwards with Outstanding Preceptor winner Joanna Ditouras and Outstanding Co-op Supervisor winner Jeff Rodrigues with Experiential Coordinator Anthony Miller

Friday, June 16, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy bridging, MSc, and PhD students graduate at spring convocation

Graduates and their families at spring convocation

On June 15, 50 bridging students and five graduate students received their degrees at the University of Waterloo spring convocation.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Professor Marianna Foldvari receives national research career award

Daniella Calderon, Monica Chung, Lokesh Narsineni, Marianna Foldvari, Roger Chen and Carla Sciarretta

The Foldvari Lab Group: Daniella Calderon, Monica Chung, Lokesh Narsineni, Marianna Foldvari, Roger Chen and Carla Sciarretta.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Alumnus Allison Tario receives national New Practitioner Award

We have the skills, passion, and opportunity to push pharmacy to the best it can be for Canadian patients," Allison Tario

Waterloo Pharmacy alumnus Allison Tario received the New Practitioner Award at the Canadian Pharmacists Conference this weekend. Tario graduated in 2014 and is the first Waterloo Pharmacy alumni to receive this prestigious national award, bestowed by the Canadian Pharmacists Association.

Monday, May 29, 2017

New opioid education course wins continuing education award

Graphic describing 8 course modules which explore opioid use, misuse, and management.

The course consists of eight modules which explore opioid use, misuse, and management.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy PhD candidate Alanna McEneny-King awarded major government grant

Alanna McEneny-King

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.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ramadan and health discussed at Waterloo Pharmacy public lecture

Professor Alsabbagh explaining to the audience

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.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Shaping the future of pharmaceutical research: Waterloo Pharmacy and Apotex announce latest partnership

Apotex representatives speaking with grad students at Pharmacy Research Day

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.