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Nov. 26, 2015 Pharmacy alumna Marisa Ramandt wins national industry leadership award

This week, alumna Marisa Ramandt (Rx2015) received the Commitment to Care & Service Student Leadership Award in Toronto. This award recognizes her strong academic performance and leadership skills with pharmacy-related organizations and professional activities. 

Nov. 23, 2015 Pharmacy students put patients first in Pharmasave Business Competition

Preparing for the expanded role of pharmacists, a group of Waterloo pharmacy students proved they have the business savvy and pharmaceutical know-how to kick-start a business that puts pharmacists on the front line of health care.

Nov. 16, 2015 Antibiotic apocalypse topic of the School of Pharmacy’s fourth annual public lecture

96% of patients who ask physicians to prescribe antibiotics will receive them.

To School of Pharmacy assistant professors Brett Barrett and Kelly Grindrod, that is a problem. Antibiotics are effective tools for fighting infectious diseases, but misinformation surrounds when and why they should be used. The public lecture delivered by Grindrod and Barrett on November 12th acknowledged the important contribution antibiotics have made and continue to make to human health and addressed the many myths surrounding the medications.