College News - Archive 2020
Wilson, Dadachova honoured as Distinguished Researchers
The University of Saskatchewan (USask) is honouring radiopharmacist Dr. Ekaterina Dadachova (PhD) and Indigenous educator Dr. Alex Wilson (EdD)—both internationally recognized for ...
USask launches first study on effects of smoked cannabis on brain development
University of Saskatchewan (USask) pharmacologist Robert Laprairie will use a Brain Canada research grant to determine how a mother’s use of cannabis during pregnancy affects the b...
USask collaboration creates free cannabis education toolkit
REACH program consists of new curriculum resources for Saskatchewan classrooms to help youth make healthy, informed decisions about cannabis use.
Working abroad amid the pandemic
Queen Elizabeth Scholar Michele Monroy-Valle is conducting research and community work to improve childhood malnutrition and bone health in Guatemala.
Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship: Saniya Alwani
The College of Pharmacy and Nutrition is pleased to announce that PhD student Saniya Alwani has been awarded an Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral to undert...
Class of 2020 graduating student awards
Each year, awards are presented to our graduating students at the spring convocation ceremony and other events throughout the day. While we were unable to celebrate in person this ...
President’s statement and actions on racism
Racism and discrimination are experienced by members of the University of Saskatchewan community. Although we proclaim that we will not tolerate discriminatory or racist behavior i...
New Researcher Awards: USask honours exceptional MS and water researchers
Dr. Helen Baulch (PhD) and Dr. Charity Evans (PhD) are both also regarded as inspiring teachers and mentors, having both won the Provost’s Outstanding Teacher Award. And while acco...
Statement from Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement
Vice-Provost, Indigenous Engagement Dr. Jacqueline Ottmann addresses the University of Saskatchewan campus community.
Statement from USask President
President Peter Stoicheff addresses the University of Saskatchewan campus community.
Whiting recognized with Emeritus Membership Award
Congratulations to Dr. Susan Whiting (PhD) on being recognized with an Emeritus Membership Award by the board of directors of Dietitians of Canada.
Jorgenson receives Provost's College Award for Outstanding Teaching
Congratulations to Dr. Derek Jorgenson on receiving the 2020 Provost's College Award for Outstanding Teaching for the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition.
USask researchers offer online support program for people with MS, Parkinson’s and spinal cord injury
During the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers in physiotherapy, rehabilitation science, and neurology are combining their expertise to provide a free...
USask health researchers make ‘exceptional’ discovery
A discovery by a group of University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers may change the way we model how a human body processes drugs.
USask training pharmacists to help address substance use
A new resource is being developed at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to help address opioid and crystal meth use in the province.
USask researchers training fungi to sense radiation and potentially help clean up nuclear waste
SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have demonstrated that it is possible to “train” microscopic black fungi in the lab to find radiation sources—a discovery...
USask awarded $3.6M to tackle opioid withdrawal in babies, improve health care for youth and elderly
Eight University of Saskatchewan (USask) health research projects have been awarded nearly $3.6 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to improve health and...
Pharmacists may hold the key to solving the opioid crisis: $1.7M awarded by Health Canada for USask pilot project
University of Saskatchewan (USask) pharmacy researchers have been awarded more than $1.7 million over three years to implement and assess a new pharmacist-led interprofessional mod...
Saskatchewan video series receives award
“Solid Organ Transplantation – a Miniseries for Patients” received the Excellence in Pharmacy Practice – Leadership Award as part of the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Na...
Drug Discovery Developments
A new book edited by Drs. Kishor M. Wasan (PhD) and Ildiko Badea (PhD) highlights a series of drug delivery discoveries by USask researchers.
Indigenous Student Achievement Awards: Chelsea Lussier
Congratulations to nutrition student Chelsea Lussier on receiving the Leadership Award for the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition at the Indigenous Student Achievement Awards on Thu...
Indigenizing pharmacy education
An article by Dr. Jaris Swidrovich (PharmD) recently published in the journal Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning assessed the current state of research and the number of pe...