From health economics to sound waves to pharmaceutical arts, graduate research here in the School of Pharmacy is diverse. How, do you ask?Injections Training: Oct. 4
The School of Pharmacy will be offering an injection training program on Wednesday, October 4th. This session will be a combined group of both students and pharmacists.
Golf Tournament - August 17!
The annual School of Pharmacy Golf Tournament is a guaranteed day of fun!Courting compassion and camaraderie
It’s going to be tough for pharmacy student and award-winning athlete Adrienne Penney (or Mom, as many of her peers and teammates call her) to move to New Brunswick to begin her career.
The emotional investment she has in her time at Memorial – her peers, her professors and her teammates – runs deep.
Pharmacy seeking rock star researcher
Are you the next Tier 2 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Chair in Health Care Sustainability and Policy Evaluation? At Memorial’s School of Pharmacy, the search is on.
ROMEO AND JULIET: EMPOWERING YOUTH THROUGH THEATRE
The gymnasium is a buzz as parents, family members, students, and friends arrive to take their seats. A head or two can be seen peeking through the thick, dark curtains that separate the stage from the audience as anxious actors scan the crowd for a familiar face. The director and stage crew scurry around to fix a last minute glitch with the sound system.Diverse summer research
The School of Pharmacy’s first Undergraduate Student Summer Research Program (USSRP) is underway, allowing eight students to explore career options in research.Eighth annual Golf Tournament a success!
On Aug. 11, 2016, over 100 players and volunteers gathered on the green of Bally Haly Golf and Country Club to enjoy the summer sun and raise money for student scholarships and awards and educational initiatives.School of Pharmacy mourns beloved faculty member
The School of Pharmacy wishes to express our deepest sympathies to the family of Dr. Mohsen Daneshtalab, who passed away on Friday, May 16 from complications from liver disease.School of Pharmacy professor named CSHP Fellow
Dr. Debbie Kelly received the highest honour the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) can bestow when she was recently named a Fellow of that organization. An associate professor with the School of Pharmacy at Memorial University with a cross appointment to Memorial’s Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Kelly was formally acknowledged with the honour in February at the CSHP Professional Practice Conference in Toronto.Injections training: Oct. 26
The School of Pharmacy will be offering a live training program on Saturday, October 26. The program is designed such that pharmacists will feel confident in their knowledge and skills regarding immunization, and intramuscular (deltoid) and subcutaneous injection of medications/vaccines. Part 2 may be taken alone as a refresher for those who were previously certified.Helping Haiti
Dr. Cathy Balsom’s gratitude for the accessibility and quality of health care in Canada was enhanced after a mission to Haiti on a volunteer task force as part of Team Broken Earth recently.
CIHR-sponsored Café Scientifique explores range of topics related to HIV A CIHR-sponsored Café Scientifique titled Going Viral: Keeping HIV/AIDS on the Radar was held at the Gonzaga High School auditorium in St. John’s, NL on Dec. 1, 2011. Scheduled to coincide with World AIDS Day, the Café featured an expert panel that addressed a range of issues and topics related to HIV. Island fellow Dr. John Weber
Five Memorial researchers will take up residence on historic Fogo Island for month-long research retreats this year.Pharmacy student wins Erin Bursey Memorial Award
Memorial fourth-year power Adrienne Penney is the 2013-14 recipient of Atlantic University Sport (AUS)'s Erin Bursey Memorial Award, given to the women's volleyball student-athlete who best exhibits outstanding achievements in three areas: volleyball, academics and community involvement.
Pharmacy students impress at Run for the Cure
The School of Pharmacy CIBC Run for the Cure team raised over $2000 and won the Post Secondary Team Challenge Award.Welcome!
Welcome to the Memorial University community!Counting sleep - provincial campaign not "sheepish" on dangers of sleeping pills
When School of Pharmacy-based SaferMedsNL was getting ready to launch its campaign about the potential harms of sleeping pills, project co-ordinator Kelda Newport had no idea they’d have to compete with COVID-19.Berries as brain insurance
More Canadians are affected by brain injuries than Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury, HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer combined, according to the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation.
But the answer to combating traumatic brain injury (TBI) – caused by a direct blow to the head (for example, a car accident, assault, fall, or sports injury) – may lie not in treatment, but prevention.
Pharmacy and psychiatry students: kicking the butt with smoking cessation
Students studying pharmacy and psychiatry will soon be able to refine their communication and collaboration skills by helping patients quit smoking.
Life lessons: from student, to patient, to new spring graduate
Life has a funny way of teaching us lessons sometimes. At least, that’s how I like to look at my situation.Pharmacy Research Day wrap-up
The third annual Pharmacy Research Day was action-packed on March 16.Pharmaceutical care = more than medication
“Being a good pharmacist is about making a connection with patients and establishing relationships based on mutual trust and respect,” Dr. Phillips begins her first lecture in Pharmacy 5401: Major Depressive Disorder by using scenes from the 1980 film Ordinary People to highlight the impact of stigma in mental disorders.Upcoming Injections Training session
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.
Matchmaking of a different sort
Completely unrelated to Valentine's Day, the School of Pharmacy recently held a different sort of matchmaking event for February.Putt'er up!
The annual School of Pharmacy Golf Tournament is a guaranteed day of fun! Come and play, and help support pharmacy student scholarships.Pharmacy launches Strategic Plan
“This is a crucial time for our school and for the pharmacy profession,” said Dr. Carlo Marra, dean."I want people to understand the range of care that pharmacists provide everyday."
Rita Huang is excited about her upcoming visit to Kenmount Bingo in St. John’s later this month.Atlantic Pharmacy Advancement Conference 2013: Oct. 31 - Nov. 2
The goal of APAC 2013 is to help inspire and enable pharmacy students to take the knowledge they have acquired in the classroom and translate it into innovative practices in the community, hospitals, and beyond. From the Classroom to the Clinic: Translating Ideas Into Practice, promises to be an eye opening experience for all in attendance, showcasing the expanding role of the pharmacist and motivating students to make their mark on the profession.
The organizing committee for APAC 2013 have arranged a fantastic lineup of speakers, workshops and social events for the conference. Check out the full schedule and handbook at: http://www.mun.ca/pharmacy/APAC_Conference_Handbook.pdf
From PAMcake breakfasts, to testing seniors’ blood pressure, to educating high school students on the dangers of prescription drug abuse and beyond, School of Pharmacy students have once again created a jam-packed calendar of activities for the month of March: Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM).Important message from School of Pharmacy MTS Clinic
Please be advised that the Medication Therapy Services Clinic will be closing indefinitely as of 4 pm on March 18, 2020, in accordance with public health guidance regarding COVID-19.Teaching and learning through role-play
When it comes to fun yet practical and effective teaching and learning tactics, Dr. Leslie Phillips is seriously yet lightheartedly in the game.
As the recipient of the 2010 President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, she used her award funds and worked with a colleague (Dr. Carla Dillon) to develop and produce “Med Heads” – a role-playing game where students perform as either a patient or pharmacist, and enact patient counseling scenarios.
New PharmD graduates turn knowledge into caring
Spring graduates and newly minted doctor of pharmacy degree holders Vanessa Power and Kara O’Keefe have plenty in common.Annual report highlights purpose, passion, perseverence, and a pandemic
In case you didn't know, we have a lot on the go in the School of Pharmacy, and you can see for yourself by taking a look at our 2019-20 Annual Report.Public Pill Drop - March 28
As part of Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) 2015, the School of Pharmacy’s Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI) team in partnership with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) will host the annual Public Pill Drop, where members of the public can safely dispose of their expired medications.
School of Pharmacy holds in-person scholarship and awards ceremony
It's great to be back to an in-person School of Pharmacy Scholarship and Awards Ceremony for 2021! Join us for all the excitement by clicking on this link at https://www.citl.mun.ca/portal/live.php at 7 pm on Thursday, November 18.
SaferMedsNL not "sheepish" about exposing the dangers of sleeping pills
When School of Pharmacy-based SaferMedsNL was getting ready to launch its campaign about the potential harms of sleeping pills, project co-ordinator Kelda Newport had no idea they’d have to compete with COVID-19.Grad student recruitment
Dr. Hai Nguyen, health economist, is accepting new Master's and PhD students who are focused on policy-relevant topics in the areas of public health, health economics, health policy and health services research. Funding is available.Just one click: Alumni Achievement Awards nominations
Our Alumni Achievement Award is the highest honour we bestow upon one of our graduates.Pharmacy to receive $150,000 for interdisciplinary health research
Researchers in the School of Pharmacy will receive $150,000 over three years to study medication adherence and the quality of life for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).Premier Dwight Ball honoured at pharmacy event
Premier Dwight Ball received the first honourary white coat at the School of Pharmacy’s 10th annual White Coat Ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 12. The ceremony formally welcomes first year pharmacy students into the profession, acknowledging the hard work they have done so far, and instilling the ethical responsibility that comes with being a health care practitioner.
Astronaut? Actor? Fire fighter? No thanks
In Stephen Coombs’ mind, a pharmacist is a superhero.
Pharmacy student wins national award
Adrienne Penney, a fourth-year student in Memorial's School of Pharmacy, has received the CIS Therese Quigley Award for volleyball, academics, and community service.Call for Preceptors!
For the 2017 Spring-Summer period, approximately 80 students (Classes of 2018 and 2020) require placement in community pharmacies while 40 students (Class of 2019) require placement in hospital pharmacies.Illustrating Impact: video annual report
We're presenting our 2014-15 Annual Report a little differently this year.
Pharmacy Research Innovation Day
As part of Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) 2016, we present our second annual Pharmacy Research Innovation Day on March 23.
From the green plant to rainbow-hued edibles and from percentage levels of THC and CBD to deciding between indica or sativa, there’s a smorgasbord of choice when it comes to cannabis products.Students receive national awards
Students in the School of Pharmacy received a number of awards at Professional Development Week (PDW) 2015 - a national conference for pharmacy students.New phone numbers
Please note that the School of Pharmacy and Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic have switched to the VoIP telephone system, meaning the previous 777 phone numbers have been replaced with 864 numbers.It's NL's Next Top Pharmacist!
Pharmacy students in top form for #MUNPAM16
Can a pharmacists' white coat scream, “fashion!”? Pharmacists know the names of just about every drug there is, but can they spell them? What are our pharmacy students’ hidden talents?
Love your partner, love yourself
Launching on Valentine’s Day, an APPROACH study will offer free point-of-care, or “rapid”, HIV testing in select pharmacies in Newfoundland and Labrador and Alberta for a six-month period. The aim is to discover whether a community, pharmacy-based rapid HIV screening program is acceptable, feasible and effective in reaching those at high risk and those who have never been tested.
School of Pharmacy Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament - August 1, 2013
School of Pharmacy Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament - August 1, 2013The business of pharmacy
Innovation to improve health care is at the top of many practitioners’ list.
For John Shaske (who recently spoke to students, faculty and staff in the School of Pharmacy about running a profitable pharmacy in times in expanded scope), operating a cost-effective pharmacy is all about improving the lives of patients and contributing to a more efficient, better-resourced health care system.Orientation 2013
Welcome and welcome back to the School of Pharmacy!
Lots of fun activities and informative sessions are planned for both our new and returning students. For more information visit: http://www.mun.ca/pharmacy/undergrad/orientation.phpSupport breeds prevention - fostering supportive communities to prevent youth mental health and addiction issues
To say that mental health and addictions issues amongst youth across North America are a troubling trend is like stating the sun is hot or the rain is wet.
PAM Calendar of Events
Our Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI) counsel is also running social media channels:
Don't forget to use our official hashtag! #MUNPAM2015Honorary White Coat recipient encourages students to "embrace opportunities, take chances"
"Embrace opportunities, create them yourself and take chances" former School of Pharmacy Dean and Honorary White Coat recipient, Dr. Linda Hensman, urges first-year School of Pharmacy students during her address at this year's White Coat CeremonyThe head bone is connected to the heart bone
Links between stroke and arthritis may need further investigation, according to Dr. Noriko Daneshtalab and her team of researchers.
Pharmacy Matters webcast: Sharing ideas on Memorial's Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program
To view the Pharmacy Matters: Sharing ideas on Memorial's Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program:
VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE.Public Pill Drop a success
The 2015 Public Pill Drop, part of Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) collected over 20,000 pills and capsules, gels and liquids, and inhalers.Teaching and learning sites
New teaching and learning signs delivered to Structured Practice Experience Program sites.The School of Pharmacy's new dean talks research, teaching, and the future of pharmacy
“The people were by far and away the most important factor in deciding to come,” says Dr. Carlo Marra, who began his term as Dean on June 1, 2014. “The chance to work with such a vibrant, energetic group of people was something that I couldn’t pass up. Moving from coast to coast and experiencing another beautiful province in Canada was a major draw. I would love to learn as much about Newfoundland as I can and fully embrace the culture here.”
Attention Classes of 2011, 06, 01, 96 and 91!
School of Pharmacy Reunion - Oct. 15 at Quidi Vidi Brewery. Don't miss out!Memorial and Dalhousie partner for student pharmacy conference
MUN and Dal pharmacy students were collaborating and learning together at the Atlantic Pharmacy Advancement Conference (APAC) held Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 at Memorial University. The conference establishes an open forum for Atlantic Canada’s pharmacy students to collaborate on a variety of topics and issues that are focused on advancing pharmacy education and the profession.Convocation profile: Lifelong goal, lifelong learning
Amy Randell dreamed of being a pharmacist since junior high school. She will receive her MSc (Pharmacy) on June 2, checking off another goal off on her academia career bucket list.Free, rapid-result HIV-testing on June 27
Researchers who lead the School of Pharmacy’s APPROACH Study are supporting the AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador (ACNL) in offering pharmacy-based, rapid-result HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day, June 27.ACEnet award; first time for a pharmacy student
A student in the School of Pharmacy has received a coveted ACEnet Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award for Advanced Research Computing (ARC), which involves computer clusters to solve scientific, engineering, business or data analysis problems that are too large or complex for any single computer.
Dr. Noriko Daneshtalab receives funding from RDC
On March 11, RDC announced $1.3 million in funding for 12 health-related research projects at Memorial University. The School of Pharmacy’s Dr. Noriko Daneshtalab received $100,000 of that funding in the form of an IgniteR&D grant for her work: The Study of Cardiovascular Pathogenesis Associated with Autoimmune Disease.
A formal recognition of the commitment to embark on a career as a pharmacist, the White Coat Ceremony is held annually to induct the newest class of students into the profession. The 40 members of the Class of 2016 at Memorial University’s School of Pharmacy participated in this year’s ceremony recently at the Health Sciences Centre in St. John’s.Seminar: this Thursday
"The Alberta vascular Risk Reduction Community Pharmacy Project (the RxEACH study): Application, Results and Implementation Plan"
Summer research 2018
Date: Thursday, July 7
Time: 12:00 - 1:00
Location: Lecture Theatre I, Health Sciences Centre (School of Pharmacy)
The third annual Summer Research Program is well underway.On March 24 #quitsmokingNL
Hash(tag) - you quit!
To promote awareness and support others through the sharing of successful quit smoking stories, the School of Pharmacy is encouraging individuals whose lives improved by leaving their cigarettes in the ashes to share their experiences and photos on social media by using the hashtag #quitsmokingNL.Pharmacy Research Innovation
On March 19, the School of Pharmacy will host Pharmacy Research Innovation Day as part of Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM). The event will showcase the school’s vision for research over the next three to five years and profile each of their three focus areas – health outcomes, drug discovery and delivery, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.Alumni Profile: Jason Ryan
Jason Ryan pursued a career in pharmacy driven both by his desire to help people and his love for science.
School of Pharmacy Golf Tournament a go!!
Fore! Well, after a year of zoom meetings and event cancellations because of COVID-19, we are so excited about our live and in-person 2021 golf tournament this July!!Women in drug discovery research - a WISE choice
Dr. Laleh Alisaraie believes it’s important to train talented, determined young women to conduct future research.Alumni series: Lorie Carter
Here in the School of Pharmacy, we want to celebrate the accomplishments of our alumni. So we’re presenting a series of alumni profiles to celebrate the capabilities and accomplishments of our graduates.
Hands-on experiences hardening soft skills
Students in the School of Pharmacy are taking the initiative to plan events in the spirit of advocating for pharmacists expanding scope of practice, providing public awareness of the services pharmacists provide, and collaboration amongst their peers.
Research Day 2019
Research Day 2019 has been planned.Artful giving: pharmacy student goes above and beyond
Because pharmacists are the most accessible healthcare professionals, many people choose that career because they love helping others.
Parinita Verma (Class of 2015 and the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacist [CSHP] Senior Student Representative) is honing her compassion and reaching beyond her role as a future pharmacist, to include philanthropist.
The annual School of Pharmacy Golf Tournament is a guaranteed day of fun! And, 100% of the funds go towards pharmacy student supports.A Call for Preceptors
We are asking pharmacists to please note the “Call for Preceptors” for the School of Pharmacy’s Structured Practice Experience (SPE) Program for Spring-Summer 2014!Pharmacy Matters Webcast: TONIGHT
Webcast link will be available at 6:30 p.m., NST.We're hiring!
The School of Pharmacy invites applications from individuals interested in teaching the following Pharmacy courses 3301, 3651 and 4503 in Winter 2017.
Job opportunity - MTS Clinic Pharmacist
The Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic at Memorial University is a novel “Pharmacist Clinic” where physicians refer their patients for comprehensive medication therapy assessment by our clinic pharmacists and pharmacy students.Premier Dwight Ball to attend 10th White Coat Ceremony
Premier Dwight Ball will receive an honorary white coat from the School of Pharmacy at the 10th anniversary White Coat Ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 12. The premier will also bring greetings to the Class of 2019 as they begin their careers in pharmacy.Call for Preceptors 2016!
The “Call for Preceptors” is currently on for the School of Pharmacy’s Structured Practice Experience (SPE) Program for Spring-Summer 2016.Constructing Change
Our 2017-18 Annual Report, Constructing Change, is a continuation of the theme of last year's report, Foundation for the Future. On our minds in the school continues to be the changing pharmacy landscape, which has been shifting from a dispensing focus towards a more patient-centred model, with a more active role in healthcare innovation and outcomes-based research.School of Pharmacy mourns loss of alumnus
The School of Pharmacy wishes to express its profound sadness over the tragic loss of Ian Vaughan (Class of 2012), who passed away suddenly in his home on April 21, 2014.
National Immunizations Awareness Week
To support pharmacists’ expanding scope of practice and to offer education to the province’s practitioners, the School of Pharmacy has initiated an injections training program for pharmacy students and pharmacists.
MTS Clinic physician focus group
We are holding a focus group for physicians on October 7, 2015 from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m., pertaining to our new Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic.Welcome Dr. Hai Van Nguyen
Dr. Hai Van Nguyen joined the School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Professor on Sept. 1, 2016.
The ongoing risks of HIV
Nineteen-eighties and 90s television shows like Life Goes On or Degrassi Highfeatured storylines centering on characters afflicted with HIV. Heavy messaging on the dangers of unprotected sex and how just one careless experience can lead to a death sentence was an effective way to educate a young demographic.Putt'er up!
The annual School of Pharmacy Golf Tournament is a guaranteed day of fun! Come, play, and help support pharmacy student scholarships.COVID-19 information links for students
In these challenging times, it's important to stay current with the latest COVID-19 related information. We've included a link to specific information for School of Pharmacy students, and a link to Memorial University's COVID-19 information Hub.Pharmacy Research Day Agenda
Pharmacy Innovation Research Day celebrates advancements in healthcare collaboration, drug discovery and delivery, health outcomes and teaching and learning research in pharmacy.Dr. Chris Loomis establishes undergraduate pharmacy research award
Dr. Chris Loomis, former director of the School of Pharmacy and most recently Vice-President (Research), pro tempore, has established The Loomis Undergraduate Research Award in Pharmacy. The award was established through a generous donation to Dare To: The Campaign for Memorial University – a private sector fundraising campaign which ran from 2007-2013 and raised more than $67.2 million.
School of Pharmacy's Dr. JM Gamble receives CIHR funding
Dr. John-Michael Gamble is one of two researchers at Memorial University who have received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in the most recent competition. Dr. Gamble, assistant professor at Memorial’s School of Pharmacy, received an operating grant of $150,524 over two years.Pharmacy students join high ranks
University varsity athletics handed out its 54th round of annual awards on Tuesday, April 3.
Two students from the School of Pharmacy – Adrienne Penney and Matthew Hamlyn – received honours in volleyball and soccer, respectively.
Pharmacy Appreciation Month kicks off!
It's Pharmacy Appreciation Month (PAM) and Memorial University's PAM planning committee has a bunch of virtual events and activities planned to highlight the role of pharmacists in this extraordinary year!Now hiring! Researcher
We are seeking an ambitious, highly motivated, organized, and results-driven person to join our project team.Pharmacy and psychiatry students: kicking the butt with smoking cessation
Students studying pharmacy and psychiatry will soon be able to refine their communication and collaboration skills by helping patients quit smoking.
Announcing the Vicki Parsons Memorial Award
The School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that the friends, classmates and family of Vicki Parsons are creating an award in her memory.
Thank you Pharmacy!
Beginning pharmacy school and entering the profession of pharmacy during the Covid-19 pandemic has given me an even greater respect for my chosen profession.Prescription meds as deadly as street drugs
Just because some drugs are legal, it doesn’t mean they can’t be abused.
A goal of the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) is to educate the public on the importance of drug awareness, and the dangers of drug abuse – not only of illicit drugs, but also of prescription drugs.
Pharmacy alumnus leads national addictions treatment initiative
In 2013, Mr. Barnes spearheaded an initiative to control the abuse of fentanyl – a powerful narcotic used to treat severe chronic pain.
The drug had quickly replaced the discontinued OxyContin as the prescription narcotic-turned-street-drug of choice.
Preceptor spotlight: Teaching from the soul breeds reciprocal benefits
Jillian Croke (B. Sc. [pharmacy], 2009) is the epitome of an enthusiastic educator who also happens to be a lifelong learner.
Jessica Burry says award for overseas work an 'honour'
A Memorial University graduate from Bloomfield has been honoured for bringing her knowledge around the world to help those in need.
Jessica Burry is this year's recipient of the Horizon Award for exceptional achievement by a Memorial graduate under the age of 35.
Dr. Laurie Twells published in Canadian Medical Association Journal
The School of Pharmacy's Dr. Laurie Twells has been published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) for her research in obesity rates in Canada.Who'll be the Next Top Pharmacist?
Knowledge. Talent. Dazzle. Celebrity judges. These are features of the Newfoundland and Labrador's Next Top Pharmacist contest.Drug Information Centre Closure Please note that the Drug Information Centre will be closed from Wednesday, August 8th to Tuesday August 14th. It will re-open at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, August 15th. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. Alumni Achievement Award nominations open!
In this time of COVID-19, there's never been a better time to nominate a colleague for the School of Pharmacy's Alumni Achievement Award, which is the highest honour we bestow upon one of our graduates.2014 White Coat Ceremony
The School of Pharmacy annual White Coat Ceremony to induct the first year pharmacy students into the profession of pharmacy is happening on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at 5 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of the Health Sciences Centre.Pharmacy appoints Chair in Teaching and Learning
Memorial University recently appointed 13 educators in various academic units as Chairs in Teaching and Learning, The chairs will support teaching and learning across the university by collaborating with colleagues to advance the objective of the Teaching and Learning Framework.
It's the Pharmacy Research Matchmaking Game!
Wondering if pharmaceutical sciences graduate research could fit you like a glove? Curious about research happening in the School of Pharmacy?
We have just the event for you – it’s the Pharmacy Research Matchmaking Game!
Memorial pharmacy students embrace a changing profession
March is Pharmacist Awareness Month and this year’s theme is Providing More Health Care Than You Know: Ask A Pharmacist. Memorial’s School of Pharmacy is helping deliver that message. The Canadian Pharmacists Association is working with national and provincial pharmacy associations and schools across Canada to improve the public’s understanding of the expanding role of pharmacists.
Students at Memorial have enthusiastically taken up the cause, knowing they will soon be on the front lines of a changing profession.
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.First MUN Doctor of Pharmacy grad writes about transformative learning experiences
I recently received a parchment from Memorial University that marked 11.5 years of post-secondary education . . . so far. During Memorial’s February in absentia convocation, I was granted the first doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree to be awarded by the School of Pharmacy. It was a proud moment for me.New research awards in memory of beloved pharmacy professor
Dr. Noriko Daneshtalab remembers her father's passion for research and education, which will be immortalized through the creation of two awards for graduate students aspiring to enter pharmacy research programs.
PharmD for Working Professionals: program approved
A new program for practicing pharmacists will begin in fall 2018.
HIV-positive? CIHR awards $150,000 to pharmacy researchers
An estimated 21 per cent of Canadians with HIV are unaware of their infection, possibly because the hurdles for testing are too large to leap over.School of Pharmacy Annual Report 2012-13
The School of Pharmacy’s annual report for 2012-13, 'Elements for Success', is now available for viewing online!Pharmacy Matters: Experiential Learning
The School of Pharmacy will be holding a forum for pharmacists to discuss the experiential learning component of Memorial’s entry-to-practice Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program.Celebrating the most accessible members of the health care team
Pharmacists’ Awareness Month has a new name for 2021: Pharmacy Appreciation Month (PAM).
It’s a timely name change for this annual March event. One that has everything to do with the pharmacy community’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how it’s become a lifeline for many Canadians trying to stay healthy and safe in an extraordinary year.Pharmacy students benefit from study abroad program
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.”Public Lecture Series launches, Nov. 8
The Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic's inaugural public lecture series discusses many senior's massive prescription piles and how they may be simplified for a better quality of life.Seeking pharmacist volunteers
Share your knowledge, enthusiasm, compassion and contribute to your profession by guiding our first-year students.
The School of Pharmacy's Alumni Achievement Award is the most prestigious honour that can be bestowed on an alumni. The recognition honours and celebrates the contributions of alumni to the pharmacy profession.
The deadline for nominations is now June 13, 2014!Dr. Lisa Bishop receives Quick Start grant
School of Pharmacy/Faculty of Medicine faculty member Lisa Bishop was awarded a Quick Start grant at yesterday’s Engagement Week breakfast.
Pharmacy receives three NLCAHR awards
Dr. J.M. Gamble and two of his graduate students, Jennifer Donnan and Patricia Howse, have received development and research grants from the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research (NLCAHR).Celebrating the School of Pharmacy Class of 2012 Graduates, families and friends and School of Pharmacy faculty and staff gathered for the graduation celebration and presentation of awards honouring the Class of 2012 on June 4 at the Capital Hotel. School of Pharmacy raises over $1300 for HIV/AIDS
The School of Pharmacy's involvement in the Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life was once again a success.Inspire and be inspired
Are you looking for a way to mentor and be inspired by future pharmacists? The “Call for Preceptors” is open for our Practice Experience Program for 2021.Pharmacy Golf Tournament
We know it seems like spring will never arrive, let alone summer. But...someday the snow will melt!
The School of Pharmacy's Annual Golf Tournament in aid of pharmacy student scholarships is on August 14, 2014. We are now accepting registrations and sponsorships!
For more information, contact Sharon Tucker at 777-7211 or email@example.comScript newsletter: Subscribe!
Introducing eScript - the School of Pharmacy's brand new e-newsletter.Annual White Coat Ceremony
The sixth annual School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony takes place this Thursay, Jan. 15 from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.The School of Pharmacy Presents: A Wine and Cheese Meet and Greet for Alumni & Friends - August 8, 2012 The School of Pharmacy Presents: A Wine and Cheese Meet and Greet for Alumni & Friends - August 8, 2012 Drug misadventures
Deprescribing partnership integral part of holistic view of medication regimens
Pharmacists without borders: students travel to Honduras
This summer, four pharmacy students returned from a Global Brigades trek to Honduras with a new perspective on their practice.Alumni profile: Greg Batt
Greg Batt (Class of 2010) grew up in his father’s pharmacy in Twillingate knowing, even as a young boy, that he would follow in his father’s footsteps and become a pharmacist.
Facebook Live: Jan. 8
Get all your questions answered about our PharmD for Working Professionals program! The application deadline is fast-approaching, on Feb. 1, 2019.
Follow the School of Pharmacy on Facebook, and join the event page.Just getting started
In a short time, he’s worn a lot of hats: student, researcher, author, volunteer, valedictorian and now pharmacist. If you ask Robbie McCarthy what title suits him best, he doesn’t hesitate in his response.
“I’m ready to get out and work for a while,” he said. “It’s been a great four years but very challenging. I’m ready to officially put my education to the test.”
Graduating with a bachelor of science in pharmacy, Robbie will get to do just that. The national certification exams and completion of his final internship are the only remaining hurdles before he begins practicing as a licensed pharmacist later this summer at the Peninsula Pharmachoice in St. Bernard’s, NL.
The School of Pharmacy is currently conducting candidate interviews for recruitment of a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Health Sustainability and Policy Evaluation. The position involves a CRC nomination, and is also a tenure track appointment at the assistant or associate level.
Update - Memorial to reopen on Thursday, Jan. 9
The majority of Memorial University facilities on the Island of Newfoundland will reopen for normal operating hours on Thursday, Jan. 9, for all students, faculty and staff.School of Pharmacy seeking expressions of interest for the position(s) of Pharmacy Skills Assistant (part-time) The School of Pharmacy is seeking expressions of interest for several part-time positions (up to 10 hours per week per course) to assist with the delivery of the laboratory component of the Pharmacy Skills courses during the Fall 2012 semester. Scholarships and Awards ceremony a huge success!
The 2013 Scholarships and Awards ceremony was a resounding success! Congratulations to all our students for their incredible work!!Injections Training Session
The School of Pharmacy will be offering an injection training program on Sunday, May 28.
Dr. Laurie Twells appointed Scientific Lead, NLSUPPORT
In late 2017, NL SUPPORT began the search for a new Scientific Lead when Dr. Brendan Barrett moved into the position of Chief Scientific Officer of the Translational and Personalized Medicine Initiative (TPMI). In early 2018, Dr. Laurie Twells was officially welcomed to the team.The Pharm Circle newsletter
Introducing our new newsletter celebrating our Pharm.D. for Working Professionals program!School of Pharmacy celebrates scholarship and award recipients
Students, faculty, staff, members of the pharmacy community and special guests gathered at the Health Sciences Centre auditorium on Sept. 12 for the annual School of Pharmacy Scholarships and Awards Ceremony. The event celebrates student achievement and recognizes those individuals, organizations and corporations who extend their support to scholarships and awards. Fifty-six awards were presented this year.Memorial receives numerous CSHP awards
The School of Pharmacy received a number of awards at the 2015 Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) national conference.
School of Pharmacy Public Pill Drop
Members of the public are are encouraged to clear out their medicine cabinets and drop off their expired or unused medications for safe, confidential disposal at the School of Pharmacy’s Public Pill Drop on Saturday, Mar. 9, from 12-4 p.m. at the University Centre.Injections training: June 7
The School of Pharmacy will be offering a live training program on Friday, June 7. The program is designed such that pharmacists will feel confident in their knowledge and skills regarding immunization, and intramuscular (deltoid) and subcutaneous injection of medications/vaccines.Team effort has award-winning results
When pharmacist Erin Beresford works with patients to treat a serious condition known as venous thromboembolism (VTE) in her practice at the Health Sciences Centre in John’s, she draws on knowledge gained from her most recent course in pharmaceutical care.PSA: CIHR funds discussion forum on infant feeding in Labrador
Public Service Announcement: Members of the public and media are invited to attend Breaking the Ice: Let’s talk about infant feeding in Labrador – a Café Scientifique event featuring researchers from Memorial's School of Pharmacy and Faculty of Medicine.Grad student success
Diverse graduate research is a point of pride in our post-graduate programs. Our students represented the school well during this academic year, receiving a number of awards, publications and acknowledgements.Notice: DIC temporarily closed
The School of Pharmacy's Drug Information Centre will be temporarily closed beginning May 19, 2017.
The PAM plan
Each March, Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) is celebrated across Canada to recognize and educate Canadians about the contributions that pharmacists make in the delivery of health care.They're back in the building!
After 18 months of online learning due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are thrilled to welcome new and returning students back to campus!Becoming a quitter
A new research project exploring student learning in an interprofessional, student and resident-led Smoking Cessation Program (SCP) in the School of Pharmacy’s Medication Therapy Services Clinic teaches smokers that sometimes it’s okay to be a quitter.Convocation profile: Desire to help
For as long as she can remember, entrepreneurship has lit a spark within St. John’s native Jasmine Elliott.The future holds a new pharmacy program
Pharmacists perform everything from medication reviews, to testing blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol. Pharmacists provide smoking cessation counseling, offer safe disposal of expired medications, and advocate with government for client medication coverage.School of Pharmacy offering first in-province injection training
To support pharmacists’ expanded scope of practice in the province, the School of Pharmacy has initiated an injection training program for pharmacy students and practicing pharmacists. Fifty-three students and pharmacists were trained to give injections in the second half of November.Pharmacist Awareness Month 2015
From March 1 - 31, 2015, students, faculty and staff in the School of Pharmacy will be contributing to Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) by offering several community engagement events to help educate health care practitioners from other health care disciplines and members of the general public about how a pharmacist can help improve the population’s health and well being.
When a School of Pharmacy alumna found out recently that she’d been named the school’s honorary white coat recipient for 2022, she was more than a little surprised. (Watch Christina don her Honorary White Coat live at the White Coat Ceremony.)Career Opportunity – Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board - applications now being accepted for the position of Secretary-Registrar The Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board is currently seeking a Secretary-Registrar to provide leadership and oversee the day-to-day functioning and strategic direction of the Board. Blood Pressure Study
High blood presssure is the most common causes of premature death and disability. Learn more about how we are studying its effects.Research success
The 2017-18 academic year was a research success, drawing in nearly 20 grants.Celebration of women in science includes PharmD student
Today, Feb. 11, is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This year, the Gazette is marking the day with an all-student celebration of Memorial University’s woman scientists.Binge drinking and the brain
Dr. Matthew Lamont just started Memorial’s medical doctor program – even though he’s already a doctor. He graduated with his PhD in pharmacy this fall, with his doctoral research focusing on adolescent binge drinking.Exploring drug efficacy after they hit shelves
Drug research doesn’t end after Health Canada gives pharmacies the go-ahead to stock their shelves.
And with the plethora of pills that saturate the pharmaceutical sales industry, it’s difficult to know which choice is right.Pharmacists help patients kick "the butt"
“I so enjoy that I can breathe without having a rattle, my coffee tastes wonderful, and life is easier now – I’m not always looking at my watch wondering when I can go for my next cigarette, I no longer look around the room hoping to find another smoker. Right now I cannot imagine smoking again.”
Class of 2015 feature: Kaetan Waghmare
For Kaetan Waghmare who receives his Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy) this spring, the healthcare community spans far beyond the borders of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Without our preceptors, we would not be able to offer our program. We wish to extend our gratitude to the generous pharmacists from across the country, who contribute their time and expertise to the pharmacists of tomorrow. Each year at our annual Scholarships and Awards Ceremony, we award a community and hospital pharmacist with the Preceptor of the Year Award. This year's community recipient was Selena Corcoran, and the two hospital recipients were Lorie Carter and Sarah Fennell. Thank-you!Pharmacy student scholarship deadlines upcoming
Two deadlines are approaching for scholarship and awards opportunities for pharmacy students. Each September, the students are honoured in a ceremony celebrating their success.Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Senate-approved
The School of Pharmacy’s new entry-to-practice Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program was approved by Memorial University’s Senate on Feb. 16, 2016.
International student leadership to enhance patient care
“Integrative medicine is a growing field – I would love to be in a position to facilitate an exchange of information with the goal of enhancing patient care. Although westernized medicine is the standard in Canada’s health care system, North Americans are becoming more aware of this type of medicine so I think it’s important that pharmacists have a good understanding of both.”
School of Pharmacy gears up for #MUNPAM16
Each year Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) is celebrated across Canada to recognize and educate Canadians about the contributions that pharmacists make in the delivery of health care.
The School of Pharmacy has planned a number of initiatives to promote the profession of pharmacy.
100 years later
The School of Pharmacy will introduce the Thomas (Tommy) Ricketts Award in Pharmacy Education at the 2019 White Coat Ceremony on Jan. 17 - nearly 100 years after King George V anointed Ricketts with the Victoria Cross after the first world war.
February is fruitful for School of Pharmacy research awards
A number of faculty members in the School of Pharmacy have recently been awarded prestigious recognitions for their research.
Obesity rates a weighty issue
For every green smoothie recipe, there’s a brand new deep-fried, double-patty, fast food phenomenon (with extra bacon) waiting to be snatched up at a drive-thru window near you.
Consider our PharmD for Working Professionals!
Applications open on October 1!
The PharmD for Working Professionals is an innovative and accessible part-time option for practicing pharmacists to earn the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree while working.New Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) graduate steps outside her comfort zone
When Jessica Biggin spent six weeks working with patients who’d undergone kidney transplants, she was a little outside her comfort zone.Pharmacy Research Innovation Day
To promote awareness of the School of Pharmacy’s research goals and as part of Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) 2015, the school will host Pharmacy Research Innovation Day on Thursday, March 19.Celebrating research at the School of Pharmacy
The School of Pharmacy at Memorial University held its annual research poster competition on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in the school’s professional practice lab. This year’s competition featured eight posters, with five submissions in the undergraduate student category and three in the graduate student category.Grad student receives $63,000 NSERC grant
Matthew Lamont received the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program (CGS D) and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program (PGS D) provide financial support to high calibre scholars who are engaged in a doctoral program in the natural sciences or engineering.Student Spotlight: Katie O'Brien - Reflections on Haiti and Team Broken Earth
Team Broken Earth was formed in June 2010 when Dr. Andrew Furey returned from his first trip to Haiti, a country devastated by a catastrophic earthquake that same year. That first trip led to the formation of a group that has completed seven medical support missions to Haiti. Now more than three years after that first trip, the team continues to evolve and has pledged to continue providing clinical care in a country still in desperate need of help.School of Pharmacy alumna takes the helm
When Christina Tulk took over as chair of the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) last November, the world was, as she puts it, “knee deep in COVID.”Galactical graduation
Students were spacey, but in atmosphere and not in mind. The Class of 2018 celebrated their achievements and hard work at the Johnson Geo Centre on Saturday, June 2.Save the Date! 2015 Golf Tournament
The Annual School of Pharmacy Golf Tournament takes place on August 13, 2015. Save the date and REGISTER!
We wish you a happy holiday, and a merry new year!New tradition to continue at pharmacy White Coat Ceremony
One year ago, newly-minted Premier Dwight Ball received the first honourary white coat at the School of Pharmacy’s 10th annual White Coat Ceremony.
Pharmacists to receive CE credit for upcoming event
The School of Pharmacy’s upcoming Pharmacy Matters series is intended to involve their stakeholder groups in an ongoing discussion about the development of Memorial University’s entry-to-practice Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program.
Next Injections Training session: Sept. 9
The 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.
Dr. John Hawboldt receives PANL award
Dr. John Hawboldt receives the first Pharmacist of the Year Award from the Pharmacists Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PANL).Loomis Undergraduate Research Award - now accepting applications
Dr. Chris Loomis, former director of the School of Pharmacy and most recently Vice-President (Research), pro tempore, has established The Loomis Undergraduate Research Award in Pharmacy. The award was established through a generous donation to Dare To: The Campaign for Memorial University – a private sector fundraising campaign which ran from 2007-2013 and raised more than $67.2 million.National pharmacy conference coming to St. John's
A number of faculty members and alumni from the School of Pharmacy are involved in planning the 2014 Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP) Summer Educational Sessions, which will take place from August 9-12 at the Delta Hotel and Convention Centre. The event hasn’t been held in St. John’s since 2003.
Convocation profile: In the blood
Megan Gulliver “never in a million years” thought she’d choose a career in the field of pharmacy―despite having both a father and a grandfather in the profession.
Eventually, she warmed up to the idea. The Mount Pearl native began to consider applying to Memorial’s School of Pharmacy during her second year.
Pharmacy Matters: Experiential Learning
Pharmacy Matters: Experiential Learning was a town hall-style event which updated current and future preceptors on the experiential learning component of the school's upcoming PharmD program. View the presentation here.CIHR Planning Grant awarded to Dr. Lisa Bishop
Youth mental illness and substance use is a global problem. Symptoms of mental illness often begin in adolescence, yet many children do not receive treatment.
Pharmacy Research Day
Feb. 26 is Pharmacy Research Day, which celebrates advancements in healthcare collaboration, drug discovery and delivery, health outcomes and teaching and learning research in pharmacy.A reason to celebrate: graduation for the class of 2013
Graduates, families, friends and School of Pharmacy faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the class of 2013 on May 31 at Glendenning Golf Course. Hosted and organized by the graduating class, the evening included the presentation of a number of awards and the unveiling of the class tile.
“This is always a special event,” said Dr. Linda Hensman, dean of the School of Pharmacy. “For me, it’s particularly significant because it’s the last one that I’ll preside over as dean. I’m extremely proud of this group and all those students who have preceded them. It has been a privilege to have played a role in the growth and progress of so many wonderful young professionals.”
After a pandemic-induced delay, Dr. Hai Nguyen is set to take up the opportunity of a lifetime.Foundation for the Future
School of Pharmacy Annual Report: Foundation for the Future.
Upcoming injection training - Dec. 5
The School of Pharmacy will be offering an injection training program on Monday, December 5th.Faculty member earns national award for article on e-cigarette legislation
Dr. Hai Nguyen ended 2020 on a research-related high.
His article, Association of Canada’s Provincial Bans on Electronic Cigarette Sales to Minors With Electronic Cigarette Use Among Youths was named article of the year by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in a December news release.Considering a PharmD? Join us on Facebook Live!
Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your knowledge and skills to enhance patient care? Are you keen to keep your pharmacy practice current and forward-thinking? Are you a licensed pharmacist in Canada who is contemplating a PharmD?Don Rowe: honorary white coat recipient
The eleventh annual School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony on Jan. 12 continued a new tradition, but paid tribute to a career that spanned decades.
Ten-year-old Colby Ryan has a lot to be proud of.
Despite his diagnosis of type 1 diabetes at age seven, he has embraced a number of opportunities to promote health and wellness for people of all ages who are affected by the disease.
Counting sleep - provincial campaign not "sheepish" on dangers of sleeping pills
When School of Pharmacy-based SaferMedsNL was getting ready to launch its campaign about the potential harms of sleeping pills, project co-ordinator Kelda Newport had no idea they’d have to compete with COVID-19.Reunion 2013 at Memorial University
Reunion 2013 at Memorial University is right around the corner!! This year, the NL branch of CSHP are partnering with the School of Pharmacy to provide a CE event on Saturday, Oct. 19 to coincide with the Reunion festivities. Please note that all Pharmacists are welcome - you don't have to be a Memorial alumnus to attend!The School of Pharmacy welcomes the Hugh Carter Miller Scholarship
Hugh Carter Miller was a pioneer in establishing the pharmacy profession in the Newfoundland and Labrador. This new scholarship endowment was created by generous gifts from the family of Hugh Carter Miller. The scholarship will be awarded a student entering the School of Pharmacy with excellence academics. The first recipient will be selected for the Fall of 2022.Drug safety after the shelves
When medications hit the shelves, you’d assume they’ve been proven safe. But market withdrawal of several high profile medications has brought a heightened focus on drug safety.
School of Pharmacy celebrates Silver Anniversary and Reunion 2012 Amid the Reunion 2012 celebrations that happened at Memorial from Aug. 8-12, the School of Pharmacy had a special reason to celebrate. This month is also the culmination of the School’s silver anniversary year. Two events were held to mark the occasion, a wine and cheese reception for alumni and friends on Aug. 8 and the annual golf tournament on Aug. 9. Public Pill Drop - March 19
Safely dispose of your expired medications.Award-winning pharmacy graduate students praise their supervisors
Three graduate students from the School of Pharmacy who were honoured as Fellows of the School of Graduate Studies on June 3 at the Graduate Awards Ceremony say they wouldn’t be where they are if it wasn’t for their dedicated and tireless graduate supervisors.Call for Preceptors!
We are looking for pharmacists to inspire our future pharmacists! The deadline to apply is Nov. 4.March is Pharmacist Awareness Month
Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) is a national event, started by the Canadian Pharmacists Association and supported by the Pharmacists Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PANL).Public Pill Drop
Members of the public will have the opportunity to safely dispose of their expired and unused medications at the School of Pharmacy’s annual Public Pill Drop, an event that is part of Pharmacist Awareness Month.
Keynote about COVID-19 anti-viral therapies and vaccines headlines Pharmacy Research Day 2020
COVID-19 antiviral therapies and vaccines are the hot topics for the School of Pharmacy’s Research Day key note address, SARS-COV-2: The Virus That Stops the World, with Dr. Rod Russell of MUN's Faculty of Medicine.Critical self-reflection using e-Portfolios
Researchers received $37,019 from the Memorial University Teaching and Learning Framework fund for their project titled, "Pharmacy students learn to critically self-reflect using e-Portfolios."Concerning cannabis
It has now been over a year since cannabis has been legalized in Canada.Four minutes of focus
Snap up a nugget of some of the exciting research being conducted by School of Pharmacy graduate students on March 16.National HIV Testing Day is June 27
Testing sites in 70 communities across Canada announce the second annual National HIV Testing Day.RDC funding announcement includes School of Pharmacy's Dr. JM Gamble
On Sept. 30, RDC announced $3.7 million in funding for 34 academic-led research projects being conducted in a range of areas at Memorial University. The School of Pharmacy’s Dr. JM Gamble received $100,000 of that funding for his work on the relationship between the use of insulin to treat patients with type 2 diabetes and the risk for heart attacks or stroke.Taking over
Pharmacist Awareness Month 2019 is here! #MUNPAM19Coming soon: Research Matchmaking!
Six researchers. Seven minutes. Infinite possibilities. On Feb. 2 the School of Pharmacy will hold its second annual Research Matchmaking Game, a speed dating-style forum with the potential for research student-faculty partnerships.
Alumni profile: Chad Parsons
Chad Parsons (Class of 2003), associate-owner of the Shoppers Drug Mart in the Goulds, always saw himself being involved in the healthcare eld while owning and running a business.
Introducing...The Med Thread
Opium poppies to sleeping pills: New School of Pharmacy/CHMR podcast contextualizes contemporary medications with old remedies.Injection Training Program session: Oct 10, St. John's
The School of Pharmacy is offering a comprehensive injection training program for pharmacists. The program is designed such that pharmacists will feel confident in their knowledge and skills regarding immunization, and intramuscular and subcutaneous injection of medications/vaccines.
Seeking physicians for focus group
The School of Pharmacy is seeking 20 physicians to take part in a focus group pertaining to our new Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic – a referral-based service where physicians across the province can avail of the pharmacist’s expertise to optimize patient care by referring their patients with complex medication-related needs to this new, innovative “pharmacist clinic”.
Speed dating in the name of research
Whether it’s done in a lab or a clinic, from pharmaceutical sciences to health outcomes to pharmacy practice to teaching and learning – the research conducted in the School of Pharmacy is diverse.Guest speakers to ribbon Pharmacy Research Day
Two prominent guest speakers will add flare to the second annual Pharmacy Research Day, part of the School of Pharmacy’s Pharmacist Awareness Month (PAM) activities.
We're hiring! Research Assistant II
The successful applicant will be required to perform professional research work independently and collaboratively with faculty members in the areas of pharmacy practice and health outcomes.Snappy Synopsis: Pharmacy Research in a Nutshell
How does clinical research and pharmaceutical science research mean anything to our citizens who walk our streets and hike our hills?
Sharing dialogue while promoting health and wellness
Dr. Rebecca Law received a Quick Start Grant from Memorial's Office of Public Engagement in May 2015, for her project, "Sharing dialogue while promoting health and wellness."Dr. Hai Nguyen published in JAMA Pediatrics
Dr. Hai Nguyen’s paper, “Association of Canada’s Provincial Bans on Electronic Cigarette Sales to Minors With E-cigarette Use Among Youths” has been published in the JAMA Pediatrics. Dr. Nguyen is a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Health Policy Evaluation and Health Care Sustainability.eScript newsletter - issue 2
Research Day wrap-up, becoming a quitter, injections training and four minutes of research focus - these are the highlights of issue two. Subscribe today!Interim dean appointed
Dr. Lisa Bishop has been appointed acting dean of the School of Pharmacy effective Aug. 1, 2016, until a permanent dean is recruited. Dr. Bishop replaces Dr. Carlo Marra who has accepted the role of dean of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
Is your MCP number a punch card to better healthcare?
Most people don’t think of their MCP card can contribute to a more efficient, less costly healthcare system. But research linked to citizen’s personal health records in other provinces has led to stunning realizations about the quality of patient care and the efficient use of health care dollars.
The School of Pharmacy Alumni Achievement Award honours and celebrates the contributions of alumni to the pharmacy profession. The deadline for 2017 nominations is June 1.Pharmacy doctoral graduate predicts bright future for digital health
Dr. Meshari Alwashmi doesn’t need a crystal ball to predict that the future of digital health looks bright.Dr. JM Gamble receives CIHR funding
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently named Dr. Gamble as a successful applicant in the prestigious CIHR New Investigator competition.
Congratulations Dr. Gamble!