The Pulse - January 2013

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Profiles of Excellence - Douglas Hamilton, Schulich Dentistry

In this second video feature from Profiles of Excellence: Research at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Robarts Research Institute, Western University, watch as Dr. Douglas Hamilton, Schulich Dentistry, Division of Oral Biology, discusses his drive to improve wound repair and regeneration in connective tissues with bio materials. (Watch Now)

Honouring Joan

Bill and Joan Shipman shared a great love for more than 25 years. Growing up across the street from one another, they reunited later in life rekindling a special friendship and marrying. Sadly, Joan struggled with Alzheimer's ... (Read More)

CFI Success

Three imaging initiatives at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Robarts Research Institute received nearly $5 Million, as part of a total $7,641,772 awarded to Western and Lawson Health Research Institute by the Canada Foundation for Innovation's Leading Edge Fund and New Initiatives Fund ... (Read More)

Robarts Research Institute Enriches Translational Capacity

Robarts Research Institute has created a new structure enhancing its scientific focus and enriching its translational capacity. The changes were made based on recommendations stemming from external reviews ... (Read More)

A Clinician Scientist in the Making - Patricia Hizo-Abes

To Patricia Hizo-Abes MEDS 2013, her grandfather, who was a physician, was one of the kindest and smartest people she had ever known. Growing up, she wanted to be just like him. So it's not surprising that she followed in his footsteps ... (Read More)

Achieving our Vision - Project Management & Business Support Office Advances Deloitte Report Recommendations

Nearly a year ago, the Project Management & Business Support Office (PMO) was established. It was created as a result of one of the recommendations from the Deloitte Administrative Review. (Read More)

The New Staff Hiring Process & OneForm is Coming - What Does it Mean for You?

OneForm is a brand new tool that will support your work with the new staff hiring. It allows supervisors, hiring managers, and Human Resources (HR) at the School to work with one comprehensive form as part of the hiring process ... (Read More)

SWOMEN's Strategic Planning Retreat: An Evolving Network of Medical Education

What does it means to be the pre-eminent distributed medical education (DME) program provincially, nationally, and internationally? That's the question Murray Bryant, professor, Richard Ivey School of Business posed to an energetic group of participants at the strategic planning retreat ... (Read More)

Join Us and Judge at London Health Research Day

Calling all faculty! Join us as a judge at the upcoming London Health Research Day. As a judge, you will get to see some of the top research being conducted by trainees from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Lawson Health Research Institute ... (Read More)

Cupcakes, Classics and George Stromboulopoulous: Breast for Success Team hosts fundraising events with every interest in mind

With a goal of $23,000, the Breast for Success team is planning some great activities over the next few months to achieve their goal. The team will be participating in BustaMove for Breast Health, a new event in the city, hosted by St. Joseph's Health Care Foundation and raising funds for breast health services at St. Joseph's Hospital ... (Read More)

Brand Standards Quick Reference Guide - Coming to a Department Near You!

On February 1, each department and program area in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will receive hard copies of the new Brand Standards Quick Reference Guide ... (Read More)

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Learn more about the MPH info session, Dentistry Town Hall and more!

Watch as Dean Michael Strong discusses faculty workloads and promotion

Check out photos from a recent Dentistry photo shoot in a Year 1 classroom and the clinic