NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS

Three faculty members from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy have received the honour of 2017 Professor of the Year and five preceptors received 2017 Preceptor of the Year awards.

The awards were presented by Dean Heather Boon at the 2017 Convocation Reception and Graduating Awards Ceremony on June 9th, 2017.

The 2017 Professor of the Year Awards are selected by students in each year of the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy program for excellence in...

Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy students Alexander Mok and Cherry Hui received awards at The Canadian Pharmacists Association awards reception in June 2017.

Alexander received the CPhA Centennial Leadership Award, in recognition of a student who has actively promoted the profession of pharmacy and his/her faculty and has achieved good academic standing.

Assistant Professor Marisa Battistella is the recent recipient of a two-year grant from The Kidney Foundation of Canada. Marisa’s research will focus on targeted deprescribing in patients on hemodialysis to reduce polypharmacy.

Dean Heather Boon has received a four-year grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for her work on “Statutory Regulation and Traditional/Complementary Health Care Professions”.

Two students at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy were honoured at the AFPC Awards Banquet on June 5th.

Graduate student Virginia Yini from Assistant Professor Rob Bonin’s laboratory was the recent recipient of an Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC) Pharmacy Student Research Poster Award.

At the recent Canadian Pharmacists Conference 2017 in Québec City, Professor Zubin Austin and research associate Paul Gregory of U of T’s The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy were recognized with the Canadian Pharmacists Journal (CPJ) Best Paper of the Year Award.

At the recent Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada conference in Québec City, Assistant Professor Keith Pardee was recognized with the AFPC New Investigator Research Award.

Designed to distinguish the outstanding research achievements and contributions of junior faculty members, this award recognizes Dr. Pardee’s research on a portable drug-manufacturing system and portable diagnostics for the Zika virus.