RFP: Course development contract

RFP: Course development contract

The College of Pharmacy and Nutrition wishes to hire a pharmacist on a contract basis to develop an online Calculations course (Pharm 111.1) that will be offered in September 2017. This will be a 1 credit course to be completed by 1st year pharmacy students in the PharmD curriculum. The successful applicant must have a solid understanding of the calculations which pharmacy students should be proficient in prior to graduating from the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition.

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New nutrition lab feeds research needs

New nutrition lab feeds research needs

For Carol Henry, one word can open up a lot of doors.

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Alumnus leaves $250K gift to the college

Alumnus leaves $250K gift to the college

Victor Bartle (BSP 1963) bequeathed the generous gift in his estate.

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New Canada Research Chair working on “smart” cancer drugs

New Canada Research Chair working on “smart” cancer drugs

Eric Price, a new Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Radiochemistry at the University of Saskatchewan, is leading work on developing a new generation of medical imaging technology and “smart” drugs for cancer treatment.

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75 U of S students attend PDW

75 U of S students attend PDW

With 75 delegates at the 2017 CAPSI Professional Development week, the University of Saskatchewan had an impressive showing at the national conference.

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Nutrition Cornerstone Fund boosted by student fundraising drive

Nutrition Cornerstone Fund boosted by student fundraising drive

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.

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Staff spotlight: Gen Clark

Staff spotlight: Gen Clark

Gen Clark is the college’s research facilitator. As a research development professional, she works closely with researchers to help them achieve funding success.

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Fedoruk Centre for Nuclear Innovation Chair in Radiopharmacy

Fedoruk Centre for Nuclear Innovation Chair in Radiopharmacy

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.

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Two of three MS national wellness research grants awarded to U of S

Two of three MS national wellness research grants awarded to U of S

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.

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Nutrition program receives full accreditation

Nutrition program receives full accreditation

The following statement was issued by Dean Kishor Wasan to the college on Wednesday, October 19:

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Dr. Shevchuk, colleagues win collaborative teaching award

Dr. Shevchuk, colleagues win collaborative teaching award

Congratulations to Dr. Yvonne Shevchuk, and her colleagues, on being awarded the 2016 Provost’s Prize for Innovative Practice in Collaborative Teaching and Learning.

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Frank and Phyllis Abbott leave legacy gift

Frank and Phyllis Abbott leave legacy gift

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.

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U of S team’s caffeine research show promise in fight against Parkinson’s

U of S team’s caffeine research show promise in fight against Parkinson’s

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.

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Pharmacy and Nutrition students named to Huskie Athletics All-Academic Team

Pharmacy and Nutrition students named to Huskie Athletics All-Academic Team

Congratulations to our students who were named to the Huskie Athletics All-Academic Team for the 2015-16 season.

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University of Saskatchewan researchers recognized by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

University of Saskatchewan researchers recognized by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

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.

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Nutrition student wins award in technical writing

Nutrition student wins award in technical writing

Lindsay deBoer awarded the Dr. Elizabeth Feniak Award for Excellence in Technical Writing.

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Saskatchewan-GlaxoSmithKline Research Chair in Drug Discovery and Development

Saskatchewan-GlaxoSmithKline Research Chair in Drug Discovery and Development

The competition is currently open; applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2016 and the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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High medication adherence in individuals with MS

High medication adherence in individuals with MS

Taking medications as prescribed is essential for maintaining optimal health. Yet only 50% of patients with long-term chronic illnesses are estimated to adhere to treatment recommendations.

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Staff Spotlight: Claire Sutton

Staff Spotlight: Claire Sutton

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.

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Jenna Anderson appointed SPEP Coordinator and Instructor

Jenna Anderson appointed SPEP Coordinator and Instructor

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:

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Nutrition master’s student earns national graduate award

Nutrition master’s student earns national graduate award

Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

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Dr. Fred Remillard named PAS Pharmacist of the Year

Dr. Fred Remillard named PAS Pharmacist of the Year

Congratulations to Dr. Fred Remillard who was named Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan Pharmacist of the Year for 2016.

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Danielle Larocque appointed CPDPP Associate Director

Danielle Larocque appointed CPDPP Associate Director

Congratulations to Danielle Larocque who has been appointed as the first Associate Director of the Continuing Professional Development for Pharmacy Professionals program.

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Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship winners

Saskatchewan Innovation and Opportunity Scholarship winners

Graduate Students Awarded Scholarships by the College of Graduate Studies and Research

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Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight

Erin Smith-Windsor

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Pharmacy accreditation update

Pharmacy accreditation update

The Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAP), a national organization involving educators and Pharmacists, is responsible for developing and maintaining Canadian standards for pharmacy education.

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Saniya Alwani wins Master’s Thesis Award (Life Sciences)

Saniya Alwani wins Master’s Thesis Award (Life Sciences)

Congratulations to Saniya Alwani for being awarded University of Saskatchewan Master's Thesis Award

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Dr. Jane Alcorn appointed Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Affairs

Dr. Jane Alcorn appointed Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Affairs

Congratulations to Dr. Jane Alcorn who has been appointed Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Affairs in the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition.

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Nutrition Research Day 2016

Nutrition Research Day 2016

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.

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U of S to introduce new pharmacy curriculum

U of S to introduce new pharmacy curriculum

The University of Saskatchewan will launch a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program in fall 2017 to replace the Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy as the first professional degree required to practice as a licensed pharmacist.

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Nutrition students receive USSU awards

Nutrition students receive USSU awards

Congratulations to nutrition students Lauren Kapphahn and Tenielle Koob who received University of Saskatchewan Students' Union (USSU) Experience in Excellence Awards on Sunday, April 3.

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Drs. Berenbaum, Swidrovich receive USSU awards

Drs. Berenbaum, Swidrovich receive USSU awards

Congratulations to Drs. Shawna Berenbaum and Jaris Swidrovich who received University of Saskatchewan Students' Union (USSU) Experience in Excellence Awards yesterday.

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U of S team working on improved cancer treatment

U of S team working on improved cancer treatment

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (U of S) research could yield more effective and less toxic chemotherapy drugs to treat cancer.

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Trainee spotlight: AAPS student chapter

Trainee spotlight: AAPS student chapter

The U of S Student Chapter of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) was launched in January 2015 and is the newest AAPS student chapter, joining 96 other student chapters in 19 countries around the world.

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Marketing medicine

Marketing medicine

The most important rule of marketing is to know your audience.

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Rising to the challenge

Rising to the challenge

A U of S student team recently won top prize at the National Health Care Team Challenge, a Canada-wide case competition for students in the health sciences.

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Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Charity Evans

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Testing the market

Testing the market

The atrium of the agriculture building was a-buzz last Friday, Feb. 5, as a student-organized farmers’ market offered fresh, local food and handcrafts to the campus community.

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Alumnus, former faculty member leaves $285K gift to the college

Alumnus, former faculty member leaves $285K gift to the college

Dr. J. Gordon Duff bequeathed the generous gift in his estate

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MAC wins national patient care award

MAC wins national patient care award

Patients, students, and healthcare professionals all benefit from medication assessments

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U of S first in compounding at PDW

U of S first in compounding at PDW

With 35 delegates at the 2016 CAPSI Professional Development week, the University of Saskatchewan had an impressive showing at the national conference.

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Dr. Henry, graduate students profiled in Young Innovators series

Dr. Henry, graduate students profiled in Young Innovators series

The Star Phoenix Young Innovators series appeared on Tuesday, December 29

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