The college’s Nutrition Cornerstone Fund received a $7,672 boost this year thanks to a fundraising drive spearheaded by the nutrition students who sit on the fund committee.
Dr. Ekaterina (Kate) Dadachova joined the University of Saskatchewan as a professor of pharmacy in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition and as the Fedoruk Centre for Nuclear Innovation Chair in Radiopharmacy on Tuesday, November 1.
SASKATOON, SK. Through a new grant competition from the MS Society of Canada and its affiliated MS Scientific Research Foundation, two University of Saskatchewan multiple sclerosis (MS) researchers have each been awarded $40,000 to assess novel approaches to physical exercise in helping people with MS—a web-based exercise program and Pilates.
Congratulations to Dr. Yvonne Shevchuk, and her colleagues, on being awarded the 2016 Provost’s Prize for Innovative Practice in Collaborative Teaching and Learning.
On Thursday, September 27, Frank and Phyllis Abbott met with Dean Kishor Wasan in Vancouver to sign the paperwork for the Frank and Phyllis Abbott Legacy Fund at the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition. The fund will support the college’s priority areas, as determined by the dean.
SASKATOON – A team of researchers from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has developed two caffeine-based chemical compounds that show promise in preventing the effects of Parkinson’s disease.
Congratulations to our students who were named to the Huskie Athletics All-Academic Team for the 2015-16 season.
SASKATOON—University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers in the Colleges of Pharmacy and Nutrition and Medicine have been recognized by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) for their work to advance academic health science.
The competition is currently open; applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2016 and the competition will remain open until the position is filled.
Claire joined the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition in September 2010, after moving to Saskatoon from Calgary, where she worked with students at SAIT Polytechnic in the Petroleum Engineering program. She was born and raised in South Africa, and emigrated with her family in 1995, establishing their new Canadian home in Calgary.
Congratulations to Jenna Anderson who has been appointed as the Pharmacy Structured Practice Experiences Coordinator and Instructor in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition. The following announcement was issued by Dean Kishor Wasan:
Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Congratulations to Dr. Fred Remillard who was named Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan Pharmacist of the Year for 2016.
Congratulations to Danielle Larocque who has been appointed as the first Associate Director of the Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacy Professionals program.
Graduate Students Awarded Scholarships by the College of Graduate Studies and Research
Congratulations to Saniya Alwani for being awarded University of Saskatchewan Master's Thesis Award
Congratulations to Dr. Jane Alcorn who has been appointed Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Affairs in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition.
The annual Dietitians of Canada Saskatchewan Research Day was held on Thursday, April 21, in the Health Sciences Building at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S). The day highlighted and celebrated the fourth year nutrition students' practice-based research project presentations, and featured presentations by leading experts in food and nutrition.
Congratulations to the award winners
Dr. J. Gordon Duff bequeathed the generous gift in his estate
The Star Phoenix Young Innovators series appeared on Tuesday, December 29
Dr. Fred Rémillard and his colleagues, Loren Regier (RxFiles), Karen Jensen (medSask), and Pharmacy student Janelle Trifa, have developed PharmaZzz©, a non-medication therapy offered by community pharmacists and designed to help patients with chronic insomnia improve their sleep and come off hypnotic therapy.