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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Michael Beazely recognized for Excellence in Science Teaching

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).

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Faculty member Feng Chang promoted to Associate Professor

Feng Chang

We’re pleased to announce that Feng Chang, faculty member at the School of Pharmacy, has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Over 400 healthcare students collaborate at interprofessional learning event

April 3 marked the second annual Interprofessional Education (IPE) Day, an event which saw over 400 students from 5 healthcare professions team up in London for a day of collaborative learning.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Global leaders in pharmacists-as-immunizers research to meet at Waterloo Pharmacy

On April 21, researchers from 5 countries will gather at the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy for a workshop discussing immunizations and the pharmacist’s role in providing vaccines.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Students celebrate pharmacy awareness month with professional and community events

Students and can structure

Joanna Leake, Areen Duqoum, Milena Ljumovic and Lauren Tailor next to the can syringe pharmacy students built from their food bank donation

March is a busy month for pharmacy students. In addition to final assignments and classes, the Waterloo Pharmacy Canadian Pharmacy Students and Interns (UW CAPSI) organized pharmacy awareness activities throughout the month.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

School of Pharmacy launches residency program

Waterloo Pharmacy is pleased to announce the establishment of the Primary Care Residency program. Pharmacy residencies are post-graduate training opportunities for pharmacy alumni. They partner residents with professional mentors in various practice settings and aim to prepare graduates for challenging and innovative pharmacy practice.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Pharmacists Support: people with HIV around the world

Denise Kreutzwiser smiling. March is Pharmacist Awareness Month. Pharmacists Support.

Alumni Denise Kreutzwiser first shadowed an HIV pharmacist on co-op. Since then, she’s travelled to Zimbabwe, Australia, and throughout Canada working with HIV-infected people.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Pharmacists support: research that improves healthcare

Anthony Amadio smiling. March is Pharmacist Awareness Month. Pharmacists Support.

Anthony Amadio is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Kelowna General Hospital in British Columbia where he specializes in critical care, conducts research, and teaches.

Balancing his work as a researcher and a hospital pharmacist is no easy feat, but the results of his efforts examining clinical trials and critically appraising studies are instructive.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Pharmacists Support: patients coming out of hospitals

Heather Foley smiling. March is Pharmacist Awareness Month. Pharmacists Support.

“About 90% of my appointments are home visits with patients and their families,” says Heather Foley, a patient case manager in the Chatham-Kent Family Health Team. In this role, Heather often attends healthcare appointments with her patients.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Pharmacy faculty recieve several research grants

Sherilyn Houle, Nancy Waite, Kelly Grindrod and Jonathan Blay

Sherilyn Houle, Nancy Waite, Kelly Grindrod and Jonathan Blay

In early 2017, several School of Pharmacy faculty have received grants and established partnerships supporting research.

Kelly Grindrod and Catherine Burns – NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant (CRD)