February 09, 2016 Congratulations to Schulich Medicine & Dentistry researchers Eric Arts and Andrew Pruszynski on being named Canada Research Chairs (CRC). Arts has been named Tier 1 CRC in HIV Pathogenesis and Viral Control, and Pruszynski has been named Tier 2 CRC in Sensorimotor Neuroscience.
January 29, 2016 Three Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty members have been selected to receive the CAME Certificate of Merit Award for 2016. Congratulations to Drs. Kevin Fung, Sheri-Lynn Kane and Cyrus Hsia.
January 28, 2016 Dr. Bertha Garcia, Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has been reappointed as Vice Dean, Education at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, until June 30, 2017.
January 27, 2016 More than 60 per cent of those dealing with mental illness will choose not to seek the help they need, and stigma is one of the main reasons why. Dr. Javeed Sukhera's current research is focused on innovative ways to reduce stigma and the adverse impact of stigma on patient care in health care environments.
January 27, 2016 Wataru Inoue, PhD, studies the effect of chronic stress on the brain and the biological basis for depression. The Robarts scientist sat down with us to discuss ending stigma around mental health and how his research may help diagnose, treat and prevent clinical depression in the future.
January 27, 2016 Maly Bun's oustanding commitment to the United Way has been recognized with the 2015 Labour Appreciation Award. Presented annually, the award recognizes outstanding volunteers within workplaces who contribute to the organization and to their community...
January 25, 2016 Greta Bauer, PhD, has released a study showing that approximately half of transgender Ontarians are not comfortable discussing transgender-related health issues with their family physician.
January 18, 2016 After working as an internationally recognized surgeon and specialist in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology for more than 60 years, Dr. Hugh Allen, MD’48, has received the Order of Ontario.
January 18, 2016 Dr. Andrea Lum has received an extension on her appointment as Chair/Chief, Department of Medical Imaging in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University and its teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London. Her additional term is from January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.
January 14, 2016 Congratulations to Dr. Michael Pariser, who is the first resident in Canada to complete a residency in Pain Medicine. Dr. Pariser was honoured at the inaugural Pain Medicine Resident Farewell Dinner, which took place on January 4.
January 12, 2016 Mitchell Canes, Jessica Siu and Daniel Stojanovic, Medicine Class of 2018, received second place in Western University’s World’s Challenge Challenge for their proposed solution to the issue of vitamin A deficiency around the world.
January 11, 2016 Dr. Richard McLachlan, a professor in the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, received this prestigious award for his outstanding lifetime clinical and research contributions in epilepsy.
January 11, 2016 Four Task Force Committees have been formed to support planning efforts in connection to the refresh of the School’s 10-year Strategic Plan.
Chaired by members of the Steering Committee, the Task Forces focused on Education, Research, Internationalization, and Simulation will delve more deeply into each of these critical areas of the School’s mission and provide insight into goals and metrics for the future.
Task Force membership information is available on the Strategic Plan website.
January 07, 2016 Western Revealed takes a look at the new partnership between DOCS and Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) that is helping provide free dental care to community members with no dental insurance.