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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.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy hosts first Pharmacy Research Day

Bogdan Diaconu explaining research to audience

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.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy renews Memorandum of Understanding with Gateway Centre of Excellence in Rural Health

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.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Outstanding PhD and Master's candidates recognized at graduate award ceremony

Six student award winners

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:

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.