Peter Zhang

Contributor

Dr. Peter Zhang, PharmD, is a clinical pharmacist at Southlake Regional Health Centre and an MBA candidate at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

4 Contributions
by Jinyuru Yang Abrar Ahmed Peter Zhang

Vaccine hesitancy is reviving long dead diseases

Vaccine are perhaps the greatest public health interventions in human history. But immunization coverage has declined over the last decade causing outbreaks of avoidable diseases across the globe.

by Abrar Ahmed Peter Zhang

The dangers of antimicrobial drug resistance must not be ignored

We are seeing an increase in dangerous microbes becoming resistant to antimicrobial drugs. To counter this threat, we must reduce our use of the drugs and explore innovative treatments that could one day replace them.

by Morgan Garland Abrar Ahmed Peter Zhang

Communication must become an essential component of the science education curriculum

Misinformation and the politicization of science have been huge barriers to vanquishing COVID-19. It's time universities reconsidered how science is taught and communicated.

by Yousuf Ahmed Anser Daud Peter Zhang

COVID-19 and insomnia: Pills are not the answer

If the health impacts of COVID-19 weren’t already enough, you can now add a quietly brewing insomnia epidemic. Immediately turning to sleeping pills, however, is not the right answer.

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