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Monday, January 29, 2018

Waterloo Pharmacy students learn, network, and compete at PDW 2018

Students holding signs celebrating University of Waterloo

Earlier this month, seven students from Waterloo School of Pharmacy attended Professional Development Week (PDW) 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta alongside 580 other pharmacy students. PDW is an annual conference hosted by a different Canadian pharmacy school each year. It brings students from across the country together to network, apply practical skills, and expand knowledge of current health care topics. This year was the 30th PDW, hosted by the University of Alberta Faculty of Pharmacy.

Monday, January 15, 2018

University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy celebrates turning 10

Dave Edwards and 3 students smiling with Bold Start and Bright Future signs.

On January 7 2008, the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ran its first class. The School had 90 students, six faculty members, and only a handful of staff.

Monday, January 8, 2018

School of Pharmacy welcomes Rx2021 at White Coat Ceremony

School of Pharmacy's Class of Rx2021 at the White Coat Ceremony.

On January 6, the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy welcomed friends and family to celebrate Rx2021, the newest class of pharmacy students.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Pharmacy Instructor Elaine Lillie receives interprofessional partnership award from McMaster Medicine

Margo Mountjoy presents Elaine Lillie with her award.

In December, McMaster Medicine recognized Waterloo Pharmacy’s Elaine Lillie as an invaluable partner and honoured her with the Excellence in Collaboration Award for Interprofessional Education.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Waterloo Pharmacy hosts public lecture on recreational marijuana

Noreen Jamal addressing public lecture audience

On November 23, Waterloo School of Pharmacy welcomed community members to Let’s Talk Pot, a public lecture on recreational marijuana.  The federal government has promised that marijuana will be legal by July 2018. In Ontario, the government has proposed that it will be available in 150 stores managed by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario.