March 16, 2018
Dr. Adam Kassam, Chief Resident in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, reflects on how the Paralympics can inspire medical professionals and inform medical education.
March 16, 2018
Starting in Fall Term 2018, all current and new international PhD students will be charged the same tuition as their domestic counterparts.
March 16, 2018
A 3D-printed stethoscope costs $3 to produce and can be a lifesaver in areas of the world where other medical technology is scarce. Dr. Tarek Loubani and his team developed open-source software that makes the technology both affordable and accessible.
March 13, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Homer Yang, Chair/Chief of the Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine who has been named as a Gold Medal Award winner from the Canadian Anesthesiologist’s Society. The medal is the highest award of the Society given to an individual who has made a significant contribution to anesthesia in Canada through teaching, research, professional practice or leadership.
March 13, 2018
Dr. Alison Allan has been appointed as Chair, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective February 1, 2018 until June 30, 2023.
March 12, 2018
Congratulations to the three trainees at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Robarts Research Institute who placed as Top 20 finalists for Western University's campus-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition - Jacqueline Chevalier, Ariel Frame and Claire Vannelli.
March 07, 2018
Four early career researchers across four different departments at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry were awarded Early Researcher Awards from the Government of Ontario. Congratulations to Kelly Anderson, PhD, Jimmy Dikeakos, PhD, Stephen Renaud, PhD, and John Ronald, PhD. These awards give funding to new researchers to build their research teams investigating important health care questions related to cancer, HIV, mental illness and pregnancy complications.
March 05, 2018
Congratulations to Judy Bornais, a professor in University of Windsor’s Nursing program, and a faculty member and educator at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry – Windsor Campus, who was recognized as a 3M National Teaching Fellow by STLHE.
March 05, 2018
On March 1, medical students from across Canada learned their residency match results as the first iteration of the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) process became available.
February 20, 2018
The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet), housed at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and its partners announced funding of 10 research grants, including two at Western, totaling over $4.4 million with an additional $10 million in matching funds
February 16, 2018
Schulich Dentistry underwent an accreditation process in 2017, receiving approved accreditation status across the four dental education programs – Doctor of Dental Surgery, Internationally Trained Dentists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Graduate Orthodontics.
February 15, 2018
Congratulations to the 2018 Award of Excellence recipients for their outstanding contributions and leadership to the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - Windsor Campus.
February 14, 2018
Just in time for Valentine's Day Shelley McKellar, PhD, explores the history of mechanical hearts in her new book, Artificial Hearts. McKellar, the Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, says we live in a society where people have a fascination with the idea of replaceable parts.
February 13, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Mithu Sen, Assistant Dean, Faculty Equity & Wellness, for her peer-reviewed international American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) 'Best in Class' Award for Innovation, Resilience, and Wellness in Faculty.
February 09, 2018
Faculty Support for Research in Education (FSRE) grants facilitate and enable scholarship in education at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry that has the potential to improve the state of knowledge and inform educational practice in medicine, dentistry, or the basic sciences.
Announcement: Researcher receives inaugural Early Career Award from the Society for Neural Control of Movement
February 02, 2018
Congratulations to Andrew Pruszynski, PhD, who is recognized for outstanding contributions that have significantly advanced understanding of the neural control of movement.
January 31, 2018
Congratulations to David Cechetto, PhD, who will be appointed to the Order of Ontario later this month. Cechetto is being honoured for his pioneering research and for his work in the health care sector in Rwanda.
January 29, 2018
For Dr. Genevieve Eastabrook, the classic children's book The Little Prince holds a special place in her heart. The main character always reminds her of her brother, Thomas, who lives with autism and was the main source of inspiration for her recent publication about the book's connection to the disorder.
January 24, 2018
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) today announced more than $8.6 million in research funding through their project grants program for 13 projects across Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute
January 19, 2018
Youth affected by the Syrian war were part of a study conducted at Robarts Research Institute to measure cortisol levels in their hair, a biomarker to assess their stress levels and the impact of an intervention programs being offered to them through humanitarian aid.
January 17, 2018
Dr. Michael J. Strong is pleased to announce that Dr. Susanne Schmid has been appointed as the Associate Dean, Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.
January 15, 2018
Dr. Michael Strong and his team at Robarts Research Institute have uncovered a unique neurobiological pathway triggered by head trauma which underlies both Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also called ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease).
Funding: Researcher receives New Investigator Grant in Maternal, Reproductive, Child and Youth Health
January 10, 2018
Congratulations to Stephen Renaud, PhD, who will be studying the role of immune cells in the uterus in regulating placental blood flow and fetal health.
January 03, 2018
Dr. James McAuley, a professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and researcher at Western’s Bone & Joint Institute, died Dec. 28 following a battle against a brain tumour. The university’s flag will be lowered today at 11 a.m. in his memory.
January 02, 2018
Dr. Fowler is an internationally renowned orthopedic surgeon and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Surgery at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. He was the co-founder and former medical director of the Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic at Western and has served as Chief Medical Officer to Canadian National teams at Commonwealth and Olympic Games.
January 02, 2018
The London Health Sciences Centre, St. Joseph’s Health Care London and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry have undertaken a collaborative model to fill the interim leadership of the Department of Psychiatry which will include Dr. Sandra Northcott as Interim Chief of Psychiatry at St. Joseph’s and Drs. Sarah Jarmain and Bill Sischek as Interim Co-Chief’s at LHSC.