Barb Coulston, Nikki Domanski and Jeff Nagge. Coulston and Nagge are coordinate the ambulatory care residency program.
In September, Nikki Domanski became the first resident to complete the ambulatory care residency program developed by the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy and delivered in partnership with the Centre for Family Medicine Family Health Team (CFFM FHT).
Waterloo Pharmacy’s Reunion 2018 brought alumni and friends back to Kitchener for two events. On Friday Sept. 21, alumni, students, faculty, and staff competed in trivia at McCabe’s Irish Pub and Grill, and on Saturday Sept. 22, leaders in pharmacy practice and research delivered continuing education talks. The event was held alongside the University of Waterloo’s Reunion weekend.
In March, two Waterloo Pharmacy students moved from Kitchener to Manitoulin Island where they joined health care teams for their six-month clinical placements. The rotation would be the last hurdle of their pharmacy education.
Taylor (right) and Melanie (second from the right) at one of their practice site locations on Manitoulin Island.
Alumni and friends of the Waterloo Pharmacy community came together for a competitive and fun –filled day of golf in support of our Student Success Fund. Now in it’s 7th year, the event has raised close to $200,000 providing pharmacy students with funding to attend professional conferences across the country and supporting other student activities.
Congratulations to the following:
• 1st Place Team: Apotex (Jeff Nagge, Gord Davies, Andrew Shenton, Andrew Matthew)
When Elaine Lillie first joined Waterloo Pharmacy in 2007, the School had no building, no curriculum, and no students. She was replying to an advertisement in the Waterloo Region Record. The job: communications instructor. The requirements: educational experience and a background in pharmacy.
“I was intrigued by a professional school that had the insight to understand that it needed focus on communication, that communication is the key that grants patients access to care providers’ knowledge,” says Elaine. “I wanted to meet these people and hoped I convince them to let me be a part of the team.”
N.K.S Health in Mississauga is a specialty pharmacy that focuses on biologic medications – a class of drugs that are produced from living organisms and treat conditions that range from rheumatoid arthritis to migraines.
As of September 1, a new Executive Committee will begin their terms. The Executive Committee is responsible for high-level management of the School of Pharmacy: members oversee other major committees such as the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, the Undergraduate Admissions Committee, and the Graduate Studies and Research Committee.
The Executive Committee also leads the School through strategic planning, consulting with stakeholders to define short and long-term goals and to develop a vision to guide the School’s programs.
The 10th Anniversary Regional Tour continues as the School of Pharmacy visits Niagara Falls
This week a team from Waterloo Pharmacy hosted a reception and presentation for the pharmacy community in Niagara Falls. The event was the second stop on the School’s Regional Tour, an event which celebrates the School’s 10th anniversary by saying thank you to pharmacists who support the School throughout the province. It brought together preceptors, co-op supervisors, alumni, and students who work in and around the Niagara and Hamilton regions.