School of Pharmacy News

Marina de Assis Florentino

When asked why she chose to study pharmacy at Memorial, visiting student Marina de Assis Florentino replied: “It’s a wonderful university, St. John’s is an enchanting city, and Newfoundlanders are the kindest people I’ve ever met.”

Noriko Daneshtalab

Links between stroke and arthritis may need further investigation, according to Dr. Noriko Daneshtalab and her team of researchers.


Dr. Tiffany Lee (left)

Drs. Tiffany Lee and Laurie Twells received $18,800 from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) for their work on the topic of ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) and infant nutrition. 

This program is designed such that pharmacists will feel confident in their knowledge and skills regarding immunization, and intramuscular and subcutaneous injection of medications/vaccines.  Part 2 may be taken alone as a refresher for those who were previously certified.