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01 Jan 1970

Pharmacy scholarship and a higher purpose


Erana Ikimau (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine, Te Orewai) is the recipient of one of two sch...

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01 Jan 1970

Scholarship just the beginning


Anika Moana Kite Perenara is the recipient of a scholarship for Māori students i...

01 Jan 1970

Cuddles, bubbles and excellent health care


Organised by Otago Medical School students, the Teddy Bear Hospital involved den...

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01 Jan 1970

22 March 2019, New pharmacy clinic aims to optimise pharmacotherapy and improve patients’ health


New pharmacy clinic aims to optimise pharmacotherapy and improve patients’ healt...

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01 Jan 1970

Ones to Watch: Rebekah Amitrano


“I’ve known for a long time that I want to do something that helps people and I...

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01 Jan 1970

Major support for Otago health research provided through latest lottery grants


University of Otago researchers have gained more than $2.6m in funding from the...

01 Jan 1970

Otago announces Professorial promotions for 2022


Twenty-eight University of Otago academics are being promoted to the position of...

01 Jan 1970

20 December 2012 Media Release


The University of Otago has appointed an internationally leading expert on vacci...

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01 Jan 1970

25 March 2020, Lecturer and students volunteer time to make sanitiser


All the hand sanitiser needed by the University of Otago’s Dunedin campus over t...

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01 Jan 1970

Green Cross Health Pharmacy Awards celebrating excellence


The University of Otago Green Cross Health Awards were held in March, providing...

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01 Jan 1970

Aspiring pharmacists inducted into professional programme


Over 130 aspiring pharmacists were officially welcomed into their first professi...

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01 Jan 1970

Student leadership recognised with awards


Early last week, eleven highly motivated and inspirational student leaders were...

01 Jan 1970

Otago International students equipped to effect change


Practitioners, service users, students, academics, managers, policy makers and r...

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01 Jan 1970

1 August 2018, Otago researcher secures funding for therapy to help prevent disorders in preterm babies


Otago researcher secures funding for therapy to help prevent disorders in preter...

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01 Jan 1970

23 April ;2018, Patients are not always receiving information about medicines, Otago research reveals


23 April l2018, Media Release, Patients are not always receiving information abo...

01 Jan 1970

Otago research links deprivation, inequality to poorer blood thinner outcomes


New University of Otago research is warning doctors to be wary of potential heal...

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01 Jan 1970

7 December 2015, Missing out on prescription medicines harms health


Two new studies conducted by researchers at the University of Otago show that no...

01 Jan 1970

Otago studies supported by Health Research Council


Health Research Council ‘Emerging Researcher First Grants’ have been won by two...

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01 Jan 1970

5 December 2018, Māori health professional graduand numbers soar to new heights


Māori health professional graduand numbers soar to new heights

01 Jan 1970

28 July 2011 Media Release


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01 Jan 1970

12 July 2019, New virtual lab ‘game-changer’ for Otago’s School of Pharmacy


New virtual lab ‘game-changer’ for Otago’s School of Pharmacy

01 Jan 1970

New Zealand children’s medicine prescriptions examined for first time


New Zealand children’s medicine prescriptions examined for first time

01 Jan 1970

2016 Rural Pharmacist of the Year, Graham Provis


2016 Rural Preceptor of the Year, Graham Provis says \

01 Jan 1970

10 April 2017, Study to develop faster way of detecting antibiotic resistance


New Zealand researchers are about to develop a radical new way of helping doctor...

01 Jan 1970

2016 Community Preceptor of the Year


Karen Crisp is awarded 2016 Community Preceptor of the Year at the School of Pha...

01 Jan 1970

13 November 2012 Media Release


Many New Zealanders are not getting free prescriptions when they should and thes...

01 Jan 1970

Otago scientist joins international call for care in scramble to develop COVID-19 treatments


As scientists worldwide scramble to quickly develop a drug to prevent COVID-19,...

01 Jan 1970

2 November 2021, Otago launches Pharmaceutical Science degree, the only one of its kind in New Zealand


The University of Otago will be offering a Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science de...

01 Jan 1970

New curriculum aims to produce work-savvy pharmacists


A new Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) degree curriculum is set to be rolled out at...

01 Jan 1970

Researchers propose turning philosophy of pharmacy on its head


School of Pharmacy researchers propose a philosophical framework for the profess...

01 Jan 1970

Inaugural Green Cross Health Pharmacy Awards Ceremony


The University of Otago, School of Pharmacy, is excited to announce the inaugura...

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01 Jan 1970

26 September 2018, Multi-ethnic approach to diabetes education needed – Otago academics


Multi-ethnic approach to diabetes education needed – Otago academics

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01 Jan 1970

Patti Napier Initiates Change for Future New Zealand Technician’s roles.


Following the announcement of Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Ministry of Health, we as...

01 Jan 1970

2016 Hospital Preceptor of the Year


Hannah Soper accepts 2016 Hospital Preceptor of the Year award at the School of...

01 Jan 1970

Educational tool developed at Otago makes international launch


Educational tool developed at Otago makes international launch

01 Jan 1970

Students and wider sector reap benefits of new fellow's mental health knowledge


New professional practice fellow Emma Smith is keen to spread her enthusiasm, pa...

01 Jan 1970

25 February 2010 Media Release


01 Jan 1970

18 July 2012 Media Release


Nation's top tertiary teaching award won by Otago Pharmacy academic

01 Jan 1970

17 April 2019, Little drops for little eyes


Little drops for little eyes

01 Jan 1970

15 June 2010 Media Release


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01 Jan 1970

6 December 2019, Nineteen new Associate Professors for Health Sciences


Nineteen new Associate Professors for Health Sciences

01 Jan 1970

Students thrive in the culture of a revamped honours programme


Fourth-year students involved in the National School of Pharmcy's revamped Honou...

01 Jan 1970

Possible world-first collaboration for Pharmacy and Dentistry students


Possible world-first collaboration for Pharmacy and Dentistry students

01 Jan 1970

School of Pharmacy students play a major role in “Against the Current”


The Otago Malaysian Students’ Association (OMSA) musical theatrical performance,...

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01 Jan 1970

15 May 2020, Public welcomed back to face-to-face Otago University health clinics


New Zealand’s move to Alert Level 2 means many Otago University health clinics w...

01 Jan 1970

28 April 2016, University appoints next Dean of Pharmacy


A leading researcher from Canada has been appointed as the next Dean of the Univ...

01 Jan 1970

Curriculum update


Today, many of the services pharmacists provide require them to work at the top...

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01 Jan 1970

Medicinal chemistry expertise contributes to disease understanding


Ever since her high school days Dr Andrea Vernall has had a love of chemistry an...

01 Jan 1970

Students consider future pharmacits


'New technology changing the way pharmacists work' is the essay focus of a Schoo...

01 Jan 1970

The genes have it, graduate destined to become a pharmacist.


Kelsi (21) graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in December and is the g...

01 Jan 1970

Understanding the start of health careers


The influence of interprofessional education on career trajectories and attitude...

01 Jan 1970

Pharmacists' role discussed at Symposium


Pharmacists' role in mental health and addictions care was a topic of discussion...

01 Jan 1970

Exciting era of pharmacy beginning to ‘walk the talk’, as Canadian academic takes up Otago Dean’s role


Exciting era of pharmacy beginning to ‘walk the talk’, as Canadian academic take...

01 Jan 1970

Te Puna Kaitaka encourage te reo Māori


Te Puna Kaitaka (Māori Students Pharmacy Association) held a quiz night on Tuesd...

01 Jan 1970

Turning 'weapons of mass destruction' into 'precision-guided munitions', all in a day's work


Turning weapons of mass destruction into precision-guided munitions sounds like...

01 Jan 1970

School of Pharmacy Research Symposium


Undergraduate students at Otago School of Pharmacy recently took part in the Ann...

01 Jan 1970

Excellence in research rewarded at symposium


The School's fourth year students had opportunity to present their year's resear...

01 Jan 1970

Speed-dating at the Hunter Centre


The Māori Heath Workforce and Development Unit Speed-dating evening was held at...

01 Jan 1970

P2 student makes sense of pharmacy


University of Otago, School of Pharmacy P2 student, Debora Maea

01 Jan 1970

Samoan student lives her dream as she strives to become third generation pharmacist


Student Leah Mualia is inspired to become a pharmacist by her grandfather, a Sam...

01 Jan 1970

Dr Ruth Ferguson shares her recent experiences in the Cook Islands with PIHPSA.


Pacific Islands Health Professional Students\u2019 Association (PIHPSA) invited...

01 Jan 1970

Award-winner looks at vitamin D absorption


Final-year honours student Fang Juinn Yu impressed the judges at a major confere...

01 Jan 1970

Pharmacy 2nd and 3rd Year Prize Giving


New Zealand\u2019s National School of Pharmacy 2nd and 3rd year prize giving (Fr...

01 Jan 1970

Continuing education workshops strengthen the profession


The School of Pharmacy have been travelling New Zealand, sharing an overview of...

01 Jan 1970

Green Cross Health Pharmacy Awards Ceremony


Our inaugural Green Cross Health Pharmacy Awards ceremony was held at St David L...

01 Jan 1970

Review of degree curriculum with an Otago 'flavour' underway


An important piece of work is currently underway behind the scenes at the Otago...

01 Jan 1970

Innovative project gains financial boost


Dr Greg Walker is part of an exciting project on Novel Peptide Vaccines for Broa...

01 Jan 1970

Primary prevention strategies a focus for soon-to-be-intern pharmacist


Final-year pharmacy student Sonja Bimler is looking forward to putting her passi...

01 Jan 1970

Otago School of Pharmacy congratulates graduates of 2017


The School of Pharmacy celebrated graduating students at the annual pre-graduati...

01 Jan 1970

More than meets the eye in pharmacy


The School of Pharmacy's first Otago-Singapore Ambassador is an enthusiastic pro...

01 Jan 1970

PhD student’s research backbone of the introduction of a new role in pharmacy


Community pharmacist-turned-PhD student Patti Napier’s research is behind one of...

01 Jan 1970

School of Pharmacy celebrates new PhD graduates


Three graduates received their PhDs in the afternoon ceremony on 15 August: Hesh...

01 Jan 1970

Dr Nagham Ailabouni Q&A


Every day, older New Zealanders take piles upon piles of medicines; some of whic...

01 Jan 1970

Maori Students' Pharmacy Association, Te Puna Kaitaka, forms its roots at Otago


A group of enthusiastic Maori pharmacy students at Otago have established Te Pun...

01 Jan 1970

Christina White prize caps off big year for pharmacy's top student


2016 was a big year for then final-year pharmacy student Abbey Evison who receiv...

01 Jan 1970

School of Pharmacy Staff Receive Research Awards


Congratulations to the following staff on their School of Pharmacy Research Awar...

01 Jan 1970

“Prevention is better than cure” quotes Fiji’s newest Doctor, Dr Sujita Narayan.


One of four PhD students to graduate from the School of Pharmacy this December,...

01 Jan 1970

Otago School of Pharmacy congratulates Graduates of 2016


New Zealand's National School of Pharmacy celebrate graduates of 2016 at pre-gra...

01 Jan 1970

New Zealand attracts Japanese pharmacists


The School of Pharmacy hosted a cohort of pharmacists from different locations i...

01 Jan 1970

Final Year Student Encourages Entrepreneurial Leadership


Final year student, Sophie Oliff, is leaving the School of Pharmacy with transfe...

01 Jan 1970

Clinical group rub shoulders with royalty


A small clinical contingent from the University of Otago attended the European S...

01 Jan 1970

Researchers secure HRC grant to investigate impact of prescription drugs


School of pharmacy staff have been successful in securing $150,000 from the Heal...

01 Jan 1970

Pharmacist sheds reservations to return to the classroom as PhD student - and loving it


I had doubts as to whether I was able to do this level of study, but everyone ha...

01 Jan 1970

A future of better healthcare


Otago students are finishing the first year of the modernised bachelor of pharma...

01 Jan 1970

Double celebrations as twins graduate


Madhuriksha and Muniksha Reddy have been on a journey together ever since they w...

01 Jan 1970

2nd International Symposium on Health Research and Development.


The National Institute of Health Research and Development (NIHRD) of the Ministr...

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01 Jan 1970

Otago School of Pharmacy Graduate of 2014, Yasmin Abdul Aziz, Wins Award.


Yasmin Abdul Aziz was awarded best oral presentation for her current project \u2...

01 Jan 1970

Evidence plan gathers momentum to drive pharmacy forward


Work is continuing behind the scenes to develop an evidence plan resulting from...

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01 Jan 1970

Years of postgrad study culminates in Master's degree for specialist pharmacist


Paediatric pharmacist Rajeshni Naidu has always wanted to be a specialist pharma...

01 Jan 1970

Collaborations lead to new cultural competency requirements


The Otago School of Pharmacy supports the Pharmacy Council's new recertification...

01 Jan 1970

Hands On Otago experience hooks students on pharmacy


After one week at Otago University’s Hands-On programme, Tauranga student Kimber...

01 Jan 1970

May graduation - three PhD successes


The School celebrated graduation for several PhD graduates on Saturday 14 May.

01 Jan 1970

Interprofessional education project positive for both pharmacy and physio


Two pharmacy students who participated in a pilot interprofessional learning pro...

01 Jan 1970

pharmacy students learn health literacy skills in free medicine clinics


The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s three-step model for better health lite...

01 Jan 1970

PHCY 470 Elective Study Research Symposium


Around 130 fourth year Pharmacy students gathered at the Hutton Theatre, Otago M...

01 Jan 1970

NZ's National School of Pharmacy Encourages young potential Pharmacists.


New Zealand\u2019s National School of Pharmacy encourages young potential pharma...

01 Jan 1970

White Coat Ceremony speaker Angela Harwood.


Each year NZ\u2019s National School of Pharmacy inducts new students with the Wh...

01 Jan 1970

Celebrating a heritage of heart and stone


School of Pharmacy alumni are being invited to Dunedin for a reunion which will...

01 Jan 1970

Stellar staff poised to become 'research leaders of tomorrow'


Lecturers Shyamal Das and Shakila Rizwan have been identified as 'research leade...

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