June 30, 2016 Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti has been extended as Chair/Chief of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and its teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London effective July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.
June 27, 2016 Congratulations to the 10 Schulich Medicine & Dentistry employees who were recently honoured at the Western University long-service award ceremony. This award marks an impressive milestone of 25 years of service at Western.
June 22, 2016 A new study from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is helping to explain why the long-term use of common anticholinergic drugs used to treat conditions like allergies and overactive bladder lead to an increased risk of developing dementia later in life. The findings show that long-term suppression of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine results in dementia-like changes in the brain.
June 16, 2016 Dr. Davy Cheng has been extended as Chair/Chief, Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, and its teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London, until June 30, 2017
June 16, 2016 Jonathan Sanderson is graduating this month with a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. He looks back on four years of community building, memorable people and one unforgettable hockey game.
June 16, 2016 BMSc Student Katherina Baranova has always loved learning. This week as she crosses the stage at convocation with 350 of her peers in the Bachelor of Medical Sciences Program, she does so with that same unwavering thirst for knowledge.
June 13, 2016 Congratulations to Jane Rylett, PhD, on her appointment as one of 15 Chairs of the CIHR inaugural College of Reviewers. The newly appointed Chairs will oversee strategies aimed at attracting and retaining outstanding peer reviewers.
June 09, 2016 Dr. Jeffrey Nisker has been awarded the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society (CFAS) Award of Excellence. Dr. Nisker was recognized for his outstanding contribution to, and leadership in the field of reproductive medicine and science.
June 07, 2016 Dr. Mark Awuku, associate professor, Department of Paediatrics, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Windsor on June 17. He is also being awarded the Danielle Grenier Member Recognition Award for 2016 from the Canadian Paediatric Society.
June 07, 2016 Dr. Michael J. Strong, Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, has been appointed to a two-year term as Chair of the Board of Directors for the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada.
June 06, 2016 The School has identified several Countries/Regions of Emphasis and recommends the establishment of Geographic Leaders to assist in developing focused engagement plans: Brazil/Latin America, China, East Africa and the Middle East.
June 01, 2016 Dr. Jack McLister, DDS'75, a faculty member at Schulich Dentistry for close to four decades, will serve as President of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) for the 2016-17 year. The professional association represents more than 9,000 Ontario dentists.
June 01, 2016 Western University announced this week that this year’s Homecoming football game has been moved to Saturday, October 22. Previously planned reunion activities at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry will still take place as originally planned on Reunion Weekend (September 30th – October 2nd).