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Pharmacy students, preceptors and pharmacy staff stand in the Southdale Shoppers Drug Mart.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

PharmD students complete first-ever community pharmacy rotation

April 12, 2021 — 
Karn Chahal was nervous about beginning his first experiential rotation in a community pharmacy. He wasn’t sure if he knew as much as he should and if he would be able to apply what he’d learned in class to real-life situations.

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Dr. Sheryl Zelenitsky (left), student Wenxia Luo and faculty member Dr. Ted Lakowski in a lab at the College of Pharmacy

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

The Right Dose

April 6, 2021 — 
Dr. Sheryl Zelenitsky [B.Sc.Pharm/89], a faculty member of the College of Pharmacy for the past 28 years, studies the optimal use of antimicrobials (antibiotics), particularly in hospitals. Her research was interprofessional long before it became a buzzword.

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A man sitting upright in a hospital chair with his legs stretched in front of him pedals a stationary cycling wheel while receiving dialysis.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Rady Faculty secures $9.5 million in support for health research

April 1, 2021 — 
Nineteen research projects led by professors from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences have received a total of $9.5 million in grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Weighing the risks and benefits of medication use during pregnancy

March 30, 2021 — 
Massive Canada-wide data set will provide more reliable answers on medication use during pregnancy

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM Café connects students with mentors

March 29, 2021 — 
The pandemic may have put a dent in Starbucks visits but hasn’t stopped  Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students and alumni from meeting over a virtual cup of coffee.

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Preventing unintended disaster

March 1, 2021 — 
A UM team is starting a novel study to see if our cautionary measures are enabling a disaster somewhere else

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Nine grad students receive Rady Faculty Dean’s Prize

February 12, 2021 — 
The Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize was awarded to nine exceptional graduate students in 2020.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Explore health-related graduate programs at virtual Open House

February 3, 2021 — 
The Graduate Studies Open House for health sciences programs at UM is being offered via Zoom this year, promising an introduction to a wealth of master’s and PhD degree opportunities.

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The cupped hands of a person wearing a white lab coat hold medication capsules.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New degrees focus on large-population drug research

November 17, 2020 — 
The College of Pharmacy has launched a new concentration in pharmacoepidemiology, allowing students to earn master’s and PhD degrees in this specialty.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

College of Pharmacy honours preceptors

October 1, 2020 — 
Preceptor of the Year awards are presented annually by the College of Pharmacy, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, to recognize the outstanding mentors that students train with, and learn from, while on their educational experience. The preceptors set aside time in their busy schedules to support and encourage the future pharmacists.

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