Monday, April 25, 2022

Andrea Edginton receives Excellence in Science Research award

Faculty of Science Excellence in Science  Research Awards Andrea Edginton Hallman Director

Congratulations to Professors Andrea Edginton, Anna Klinkova and Rebecca Rooney for being awarded the 2022 Faculty of Science Excellence in Science Research Awards!

Thursday, April 21, 2022

A healthier planet, one bottle at a time

Pharmacists in the Seasons Pharamcy and Culinaria

Learn how to implement a reusable prescription bottle program in your pharmacy

By Emily Stanger, Rx2023, who volunteered at the Seasons Pharmacy and Culinaria in Sudbury and interviewed owner Rachelle Rocha for this story.

Monday, April 18, 2022

Pharmacy student and alumnus collaborate at Walmart head office

Sara and Sonam wearing masks at the vaccine clinic

Student Sara Elkoftangy (left) and alumnus Sonam Dhuna (right) reflect on bridging the corporate and community pharmacy worlds

Sara Elkoftangy didn’t plan to spend her birthday at a pediatric vaccine clinic.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Q and A with the experts: Pharmacists to prescribe for minor ailments

New proposed regulations in Ontario will allow pharmacists to prescribe medication for 12 minor ailments. These proposed regulations have a public consultation window of 10 days before proceeding to cabinet for final approval.

Friday, April 8, 2022

Celebrating pharmacy in style

Students standing under PAM ballons wearing masks

From the first of March to the very last day of the month, pharmacy students led initiatives to celebrate the profession and shine a light on the many ways that pharmacy professionals contribute to their communities.  As Pharmacy Appreciation Month (PAM) closes, here’s a quick look back on all the activities.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Women in Pharmacy Leadership program launches with mentorship event and dynamic talk

Mentors and mentees on an online call smiling

We all have a role to play in closing the gender gap in pharmacy leadership.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Exploring pharmacy Costa Rica style

Iryna smiling on a hike around Volcan Irazu National Park

Iryna, Rx2023, visiting Volcan Irazu National Park

Pura vida.

The expression, a common saying in Costa Rica, means ‘pure life.’ For Iryna Zhyrnova, the words have become a sort of mantra.

Thursday, March 24, 2022

What can you do to be antiracist?

Mohamed wearing a lab coat and PPE as he consults with a patient in the pharmacy

Alumnus Mohamed El Sheikh (above, right) shares his experiences as a Sudanese-Canadian pharmacist. Born in Sudan, Mo came to Canada with his family as a boy and has lived across the country and in the U.S. He graduated from the School of Pharmacy in 2020 and advocates for antiracism in health-care education and practice.

By Mohamed El Sheikh, PharmD 2020

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Going greener at the School of Pharmacy

examples of sustainabile actions, including taking public transit, growing your own food and using a reusable water bottle

The School of Pharmacy’s Green Office Team was formed in 2019. From day one, they have been eager to implement changes to decrease the School’s carbon footprint and to launch projects to raise awareness about sustainability in the workplace.

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