New dean: patients are partners in their own healthcare

Dr. Lalitha Raman-Wilms grew up in India, but when it comes to pharmacy, it’s fair to say she’s really a citizen of the world. 

The new dean of the College of Pharmacy has given presentations and invited lectures in South Africa, Singapore, New Zealand, Italy, the United States and Canada. She also spent time volunteering for the Canadian Medicine Aid Programme in India. 

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Research feature: Michael Namaka  

A disease like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) can be hard to understand, but a U of M researcher says it helps if you picture a tree. If you strip the bark off a tree, it will die – right down to the root. The tree is lost forever, says Michael Namaka, a professor in the College of Pharmacy.

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Pharmacy preceptor of the year awards

Each year, the College of Pharmacy’s graduating class acknowledges the contributions of their preceptors by nominating exceptional educators for special recognition.

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White coat ceremony

The College of Pharmacy welcomed 54 first year students on Sept. 29 with a white coat ceremony in which they donned the mantle of their profession. 

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Academic awards ceremony & reception

On Oct. 27, the College of Pharmacy honoured award-winnining students and faculty with a celebration in Apotex Centre. 

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Graduate student awards ceremony

November 29, 2017
3 p.m.– 4 p.m.
Apotex Centre, Theatre 264

Reception to follow from 4 p.m.– 5 p.m.

Candidate presentations

Faculty, staff and students are invited to join us for public presentations from candidates for a tenure-track position in pharmaceutics:

Dr. Hagar Labouta
December 4, 9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Dr. Shawn Wettig
December 8, 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Dr. Peter Wildfong
December 13, 9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

All presentations will be held in Apotex 164.

Med Talks: public lecture series on important health issues

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is once again making medical lectures accessible to the public with its free Med Talks series.

Each event, held at the Reh Fit Centre from 7 – 8:30 p.m., features two lectures and a question period on a specific theme.

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