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May 3, 2016

William WongThe School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the hiring of William W.L. Wong, assistant professor with a focus in pharmacoeconomics, pharmcoinformatics, and health technology assessment.

Apr. 27, 2016

This week Waterloo Pharmacy honoured six top-achieving graduate students and one faculty member at the annual Graduate Student Awards Ceremony.

Our graduate students tackle complex problems across diverse fields like medicinal chemistry, neurology, and mobile health technologies. Janet McDougall, the donor of one of the awards, recognized this variety in her opening remarks at the event. Janet spoke to the ability of pharmacists and researchers to “change their communities and environments in positive ways.”

Apr. 26, 2016

Waterloo Pharmacy faculty shared research findings and reflections on the profession at the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy (CFP) Innovation Gala in April.

Group of faculty and alumni 12 at the Waterloo Pharmacy table of thei nnovation gala

Faculty, staff, and alumni from Waterloo Pharmacy attended the innovation gala.

Apr. 13, 2016

National Volunteer Week April 10-16 2016. "Volunteers are the roots of strong communities".

School of Pharmacy students are busy. Between their many classes, the stress of co-op interviews and the late nights studying for midterms there’s no doubt that our students have their hands full.

Apr. 12, 2016

Paul Malik, Rx 2016, won the 2016 Glaxo-Smith-Kline National Undergraduate Student Research Award. His poster, “Using Population PBPK Modelling to Explore Variability in Trastuzumab Pharmacokinetics”, conveyed focused and complex research, and Paul rendered that information in an accessible and engaging way for the audience.

The award-winning research

PBPK stands for physiologically-based pharmacokinetics, an area of study that explores how variables about the human body affect how drugs reach certain concentrations in that body.

Apr. 5, 2016

Last week, the first year class of pharmacy students travelled to the London Health Sciences Centre University Hospital (LHSC) for a day-long interprofessional education (IPE) event with Western University medicine and dentistry and Waterloo optometry learners. 

Mar. 31, 2016

Now more than ever before, pharmacists in Ontario play an active role in patient healthcare.

They provide flu vaccines, counsel on quitting smoking, review medications with you, and so much more – the role is changing, and the School of Pharmacy is embracing these changes.

For the last question of the month, our #AskAPharmacist team shares what they love most about being pharmacists.

Mar. 31, 2016

For the second year in a row, School of Pharmacy students, faculty, and staff have contributed to the University of Waterloo annual food drive, CanBuild.

Mar. 30, 2016

March is Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) and that means that our students are out in the community, sharing their pharmacy knowledge in venues like Conestoga Mall and in Kitchener and Waterloo classrooms.

Roger and Urooj in a school hallway

Roger Ayoub and Urooj Advani were some of the 33 volunteers who participated in PAM Outreach.

Mar. 29, 2016

Colorectal cancer is the number two leading cause of cancer death in Canada.

Want to learn how you can prevent it? Clinical Lecturer Tom McFarlane shares an important tip.