Tuesday, April 25, 2023

Waterloo Pharmacy soccer team wins 2023 Soccer Cup

A group of soccer players and spectators

Since 2015 Waterloo Pharmacy and University of Toronto (UofT) Pharmacy have gone head to head in an annual Soccer Cup. This year, after a tie game of 4:4, Waterloo won in the penalty shootouts.

Waterloo Pharmacy soccer team holding the Soccer Cup.

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Waterloo School of Pharmacy’s fifth annual Earth Day cleanup

Three women holding garbage and garbage bags

For the last five years, staff and faculty at the Waterloo School of Pharmacy have been participating in the School's annual grounds clean-up. A lot of waste makes its way into local waterways and environmentally sensitive areas, causing pollution. The annual clean-up is an opportunity to help reduce those negative impacts on the environment.

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Mentoring students helps everyone grow together

National volunteer week graphic

Waterloo School of Pharmacy recognizes alum volunteer during National Volunteer Week

Kim Chvala (BSc’12, PharmD’18), a pharmacist at the New Vision Family Health Team, appreciates the opportunity to give some of herself back to Waterloo Pharmacy every year as a PharmD interviewer and clinical rotations preceptor.

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Connecting through volunteer work

Pharmacy tools

Waterloo School of Pharmacy recognizes alum volunteer during National Volunteer Week

Helping to develop future pharmacists plays an important role in Puja Sharma’s (PharmD ’15) life. She is a pharmacist at Baxter CIVA Pharmacy Services and first applied to be a PharmD interviewer during her last two years at Waterloo Pharmacy.

Monday, April 17, 2023

Q and A with the experts: World Hemophilia Day

White and red blood cells

Waterloo researcher helps develop database repository to assist hemophilia patients

Friday, April 14, 2023

Giving back through volunteering

National volunteer week graphic

Waterloo School of Pharmacy recognizes volunteers during National Volunteer Week

Vivian Ng (BSc Pharmacy ’05) has been volunteering for over 10 years as a PharmD interviewer at Waterloo Pharmacy since the program’s inception. She works jointly at Grand River Hospital (GRH) and St Mary’s General Hospital (SMGH) in the Integrated Clinical Pharmacy Lead Informatics Specialist role.

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Connecting with her Indigenous ancestry

Blair McCullough

Waterloo Pharmacy student co-op work term eye-opening experience

Blair McCullough (Rx2024) was attracted to the Waterloo School of Pharmacy program because of its innovative co-op program and in particular the opportunity to work with Indigenous Peoples.

Blair McCullough on Moose Factory Island

Friday, March 31, 2023

Waterloo Pharmacy participates in the Coldest Night of the Year walk for over a decade

A group of people standing in a lobby

Annually, the Ray of Hope Community Centre hosts their Coldest Night of the Year (CNOY) walk to raise funds and awareness for people experiencing homelessness, hurt and hunger.

CNOY walkers at the Waterloo Pharmacy rest stop

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Inspiring the next generation of pharmacists

Two pharmacy students standing at the front of an elementary school class

Waterloo School of Pharmacy students visit local elementary schools for Pharmacy Appreciation Month

Every March since 2016, students from Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy have been volunteering and visiting Region of Waterloo schools to educate the younger generation on what pharmacists do during Pharmacy Appreciation Month (PAM).

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

The importance of knowledge translation in health care

A hand placing pills in a pill box.

Waterloo Pharmacy professor and doctoral student invited to discuss recent research findings in Neurology

In an age of misinformation, knowledge translation (KT) is an increasingly important way to communicate research to the audiences who need it.