NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS

Being a graduate student can be hard. Diving into new scientific territory is daunting. Success requires resilience, persistence and support from supervisors and mentors.

Medication management is at the core of pharmacists’ clinical practice and contribution to patient care.  The Centre for Practice Excellence (CPE) at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy supports innovation and leadership in this field through the Collaborative Research Seed Funding (CRSF) Program.

The University of Toronto community is deeply saddened to learn that Bernard (Barry) Sherman and Honey Sherman—two of our most prominent alumni and visionary supporters—have died.

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/memoriam-barry-and-honey-sherman

On December 6, 2017, the Auditor General of Ontario released its 2017 Annual Report.

Assistant Professor John Papastergiou was part of a team that recently won a prestigious international award. The researchers won an Atrial Fibrillation Association Healthcare Pioneers Award for their pilot program “Pharmacist Contribution to Early Detection of Atrial Fibrillation – A Proof of Concept in Ten Countries”. The award was presented at the Heart Rhythm Congress 2018 held October 7-10 in...

Assistant Professor Sara Guilcher and Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy PhD graduate Mary-Ellen Hogan were recently part of a winning research team. The team won a poster award at the 7th National Spinal Cord Injury Conference that took place in Niagara Falls on November 9-11, 2017.

On Friday, November 10, students from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy participated in the 2017 Pharmasave Business Plan Competition finals. Team OnePharma Solutions came in first place, winning a $5,000 shared prize and a professional development opportunity with Pharmasave.

The annual Undergraduate Pharmacy Society (UPS) Charity Week ran from November 6th-10th, 2017, raising a record total of $7,750.

Each undergraduate Pharmacy class competed to raise the most money, with all proceeds going to four charities: Me to We, Charity: Water, Young Carers Programs, and the CAMH Foundation.