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Volume 3 Issue 1 (May)

  • Receptors, research and travel
  • Pharmacy graduate thesis, not quite the norm
  • PhD graduate, Dr Nagham Ailabouni
  • P2 student makes sense of pharmacy
  • Continuing education workshops strengthen the profession
  • Pharmacists' role discussed at Symposium
  • More than meets the eye in pharmacy
  • School of Pharmacy Ambassadors
  • Alumni Gallery


Volume 3 Issue 2 (August)

  • Celebrating a heritage of heart and stone
  • Students consider future pharmacists
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme lecturers' contributions “extraordinary”
  • Otago International Students Equipped to Effect Change
  • Rongoā Garden at Te Kaika
  • Pharm Wars - The Empirical Formulations Strike Back
  • Alumni Gallery


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Volume 2 Issue 1 (April)

  • Pharmacy Symposium
  • 2017 White Coat Ceremony
  • Mr Graeme Smith's 36 Years of Pharmacy
  • New Associate Dean Māori
  • Rongoā Māori introduced to school curriculum
  • Curriculum Update
  • School representation on PRISM
  • Honours student returns to undertake her PhD

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Volume 2 Issue 2 (July)

  • Inaugural Green Cross Health Pharmacy Awards Ceremony
  • Wellington pharmacist goes full-circle,promoting pharmacy to Pasifika community
  • Years of postgrad study culminates in Master's degree for specialist pharmacist
  • Curriculum Update
  • Understanding the start of health careers
  • Have your say on continuing education

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Volume 2 Issue 3 (December)

  • A note from the Dean
  • Otago School of Pharmacy congratulate graduates of 2017
  • School of Pharmacy's inaugural whānau hui
  • "Prevention is better than cure" quotes Fiji's newest Doctor, Dr Sujita Narayan
  • Pacific Pharmacy Group
  • Pharmacy, a meaningful career
  • Forward Pharmacy Symposium
  • Continuing Education Workshops


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Volume 1 Issue 1 (March)

  • White Coat Ceremony
  • 2015 Graduation
  • Our newest Associate Professor, Dr June Tordoff
  • School of Pharmacy Senior Lecturer securers Marsden Fast-Start Funding
  • Dr Ruth Ferguson directs students with Cook Islands' project
  • Profession Practice Fellow Emma Salis
  • Survey for Stakeholders

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Volume 1 Issue 2 (September)

  • Otago School of Pharmacy welcomes new Dean, Professor Carlo Marra
  • Cultural Competence
  • Pharmacist pushes for free prescriptions
  • 20 is Plenty campaign
  • A passion for people drives Otago graduates career: Rajeshni Naidu
  • Brian Wond joins the 69th World Health Assembly in Switzerland

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Volume 1 Issue 3 (December)

  • Graduation
  • Gold to have Māori in the front line
  • Pharmacy lecturer's passion for teaching
  • Survey for stakeholders results
  • Alumni profiles: Natalie Fleming, Elliot Harris and Maryann Cant
  • Update your Alumni details.