NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS

Lecturer and Experiential Education Coordinator Peter Tolios recently received an award from The Ontario Pharmacists Association for Outstanding New Practitioner. Peter was recognized with the award at the OPA Gala on June 17th.

On June 9th, 2017, prior to 230 students from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy crossing the stage to receive their degrees, guests gathered at The Royal Conservatory of Music to start the celebration.

Professor Zubin Austin’s alumni address resonated with student as well as their families and friends.

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.