RFHS / College of Pharmacy

Spring 2021

News and events

Research and graduate studies celebration

The College of Pharmacy combined for the first time the annual graduate studies celebration with the Faiman lecture and the research poster winner presentations.  

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New and graduating grad students

Welcome to the new College of Pharmacy graduate students and congratulations to the graduating grad students. 

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Pharmacy Class of 1966 an inspiration to future pharmacists

Members of the pharmacy Class of 1966 Vivian Quiring, Lyle Silverman and Dr. Daniel Sitar, along with Class of 2021 graduates Megha Kaushal and Cole Janke, were interviewed for a UM Today article about the Class of 1966 Scholarship. 

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Postdoc wins 3MRVC

Shahla Shojaei, Dr. Hagar Labouta’s postdoc, won first prize in the three-minute video competition organized by the Canadian chapter of the Controlled Release Society. The 3MRVC requires researchers to present their research in a clear, concise and absorbing lay language appropriate for a broad, non-specialist audience in three minutes. 

Preventing unintended disaster

A University of Manitoba team led by Dr. Christine Leong, assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy, is beginning a novel study to see if our cautionary measures are enabling a disaster somewhere else.

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Weighing risks and benefits of medication use during pregnancy

College of Pharmacy assistant professor Dr. Sherif Eltonsy is the co-lead of the Canadian Mother-Child Cohort Active Surveillance Initiative, a project that received $2.9 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to build a country-wide database. 

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Canadian Institutes of Health Research grant

The College of Pharmacy is happy to share that associate professor Dr. Ted Lakowski received a $699,975 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for his study focused on developing new cancer therapies that target specific genes involved in a type of leukemia. 

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Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute award

Congratulations to College of Pharmacy assistant professor Dr. Jill Stobart, who was the 2020 recipient of the Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh Institute Foundation Emerging Researcher Award in the health science category. 

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Faculty and staff updates

Find out the latest faculty and staff updates from the College of Pharmacy. 

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Student news

Young leader award

The College of Pharmacy is pleased to share that graduate student Courtney Lawrence received the Young Leader Award from the College of Pharmacists of Manitoba this year.

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AFPC/CCPE Pharmacy Student Research Poster Award

Snehit Patel has been selected to receive the 2021 Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC)/Council for Continuing Pharmaceutical Education (CCPE) Pharmacy Student Research Poster Award.

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Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns updates

The winter and spring semesters were busy for the Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns, with lunch and learns, mock OSCEs and Pharmacy Appreciation Month.     

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University of Manitoba Pharmacy Student's Association updates

The University of Manitoba Pharmacy Student’s Association faced the challenge of continuing with regular school festivities this year via a virtual platform.    

Upcoming events

Rady Alumni Weekend
September 18-19

The Rady Alumni Weekend will take place virtually this year. If you are an alumnus from the Class of 1971, 1981, 1996 and 2011, and are interested in an on-line reunion with your classmates, please connect with Darcy Routledge at Darcy.Routledge@umanitoba.ca to find out more.

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