Dalhousie University. Faculty of Health Professions. College of Pharmacy

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Health Professions. College of Pharmacy

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Pharmacy classes began September 1911 at the Nova Scotia College of Pharmacy. In 1917, the College became the Maritime College of Pharmacy, with pharmacists from the New Brunswick Pharmaceutical Society joining with pharmacists from the Nova Scotia Pharmaceutical Society in support of the College's operation. In 1950, the Prince Edward Island Pharmaceutical Association also became affiliated with the College and it became truly a Maritime College of Pharmacy. In 1961, the College was incorporated into Dalhousie University, Faculty of Health Professions, as the Dalhousie College of Pharmacy.


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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Health (1962-)

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The College of Pharmacy is a unit within the Faculty of Health.

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Tonks, Robert (August 13, 1928 - April 17, 2012)

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Robert Tonks served as Director of the College of Pharmacy from 1973-1977

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