September 28, 2016 Dr. Stewart Harris has been reappointed as the Ian McWhinney Chair of Family Medicine Studies for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2021.
September 22, 2016 The Interdisciplinary Initiative (IDI) in Applied Indigenous Scholarship at Western University invites applications from faculty members for the Winter School in Indigenous Cultural Competency, taking place in December.
September 21, 2016 Dr. Saverio Stranges has been appointed as Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, effective October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2021.
September 20, 2016 With the much-debated assisted-dying bill C-14 now law, Western University is inviting community members to attend a lecture and panel discussion which will address the ethical, legal and health care outcomes of the new law.
September 20, 2016 Sarah Svenningsen, PhD'16, received the inaugural John P. Robarts Award and the 2016 Collip Medal. She is pursuing a career in respiratory research with the hope of changing patient outcomes for the better.
September 20, 2016 Thanks to the Medical Innovation Fellowship, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry professor Dr. Nicholas Power has moved his creative approach to treating urostomy patients a step closer to reality.
September 16, 2016 Congratulations to Dale Laird, PhD, on his induction as a Fellow into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). The CAHS praised Laird as, “the foremost researcher in the study of cell to cell communication and connection to over a dozen diseases raising the awareness that connexin-linked diseases are amongst the most common inherited diseases in society.”
September 15, 2016 BMSc student Mary Wang was recently named one of 25 Global Winners in the Undergraduate Awards competition, an academic awards program that celebrates the world's brightest undergraduate students.
September 14, 2016 Congratulations to Teresa Nunez de Villavicencio Diaz and Farzad Asadi Jomnani on receiving the PhD scholarship, and to Yuwei Jiang and Ashley Makela on receiving the MSc Transfer to PhD Scholarship for Graduate Research.
September 13, 2016 Dr. Robert Stein has been appointed Assistant Dean, Learner Equity & Wellness, Undergraduate, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, effective October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2019.
September 09, 2016 Dr. Gary Tithecott has been re-appointed Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, effective October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2021.
September 07, 2016 From crafting a global definition of probiotics to developing novel therapies used by millions, Dr. Gregor Reid has significantly advanced our knowledge of how beneficial microbes, especially bacteria, contribute to health. Recognizing his role as a world leader in probiotics research, Dr. Reid has now been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada.