The Pulse - February 2013

Thursday, February 28, 2013

See Public Health From a New Vantage Point - watch now!

Watch the new Master of Public Health (MPH) Program video feature and discover how this interdisciplinary, interfaculty program plans to shape health care professionals and develop industry leaders... Watch Now

Web Redevelopment Gets Underway

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry website will be undergoing a major redevelopment. The project is part of an overhaul of all websites at Western University. Getting underway in the next few weeks, the project will be led by the Communications & Marketing team, along with Information Services (IS)... Read More

Dr. Mark Goldszmidt awarded 3M National Teaching Fellowship
Dr. Mark Goldszmidt, associate professor, Department of Medicine and acting director for the Centre for Education Research & Innovation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, has been awarded the prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship... Read More

Parting Gift from Dentistry Canada Fund Enriches Research

Creating a research environment where students can pose questions, seek solutions and learn from established scientists is a top priority at Schulich Dentistry. Thanks to a significant donation from the Dentistry Canada Fund of more than $125,000... Read More

New Experiences Highlight Student's Internship

Joining us from Kenya, Nicholas Nduti, has become somewhat of a fixture in Dr. Gregor Reid, professor, Microbiology & Immunology and Surgery's labs at Lawson Health Research Institute. Nduti, a PhD student, has taken a six-month placement as part of Student's for Development (SFD) internship program... Read More

Student Feature: A Bright Future for Jason Zimmerman

"Finding out I got into Schulich Dentistry was a moment that I will remember forever." Now in his third year at the School, Jason Zimmerman has already fulfilled a few of his dreams and making sure he takes advantage of all the incredible opportunities the Schulich Dentistry program has to offer... Read More

Dr. Kao named as first Military Chair

Dr. Ray Kao, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has been named the first Chair in Military Critical Care Research at Lawson Health Research Institute... Read More

Dr. Harinder Sandhu Awarded Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal
Congratulations to Dr. Harinder Sandhu, director, dentistry; vice-dean, Schulich Dentistry, for receiving the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his significant contributions and achievements... Read More

Dr. Stephen Ferguson receives Diamond Jubilee Medal
Congratulations to Robarts Research Institute scientist Stephen Ferguson on being awarded the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his leading molecular brain research. The Diamond Jubilee Medal has been awarded to 60,000 Canadians who have made a significant contribution to their country... Read More

Introducing the Newly Named and Re-designed YouME Blog
The YouME blog - originally named the UME blog - was launched October, 2012 as a tool to communicate updates, scholarship opportunities, contests, messages from the administrative office and much more to our undergraduate medical education students. As part of the blog launch, a "Name it" contest was created encouraging students to submit creative blog names... Read More

Dr. Doug Jones appointed vice-dean, Basic Medical Sciences
Dr. Jones has trained more than 150 graduate, undergraduate research students and postdoctoral fellows and has more than 520 abstracts, book chapters and research publications. His research focuses on determining the physiology and pathophysiology of cardiovascular function... Read More

Movember-funded Rising Star in Prostate Cancer Research program
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry professor Dr. Hon Leong is among four researchers receiving support from the Movember-funded Rising Star in Prostate Cancer Research program. The winners were announced last week by Prostate Cancer Canada... Read More

Join us as a Judge at London Health Research Day
Calling all faculty! Join us and judge at the upcoming London Health Research Day, being held on March 19, 2013. 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

Submit your Nomination for the Awards of Excellence Today!
Take the opportunity to have colleagues and co-workers recognized for the excellence they bring to the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Submit your nominations by March 22, 2013... Read More

Getting Sweet on Giving
Valentine's Day was very sweet for a lot of people across Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Robarts Research Institute and the Research Park. That's thanks in part to the bake sales held by the Breast for Success Team. As people got a little sweet on the cupcakes, cookies and chocolates... Read More

Tips & Tricks




Check out features of the new Orientation website

Mark your calendars for London Health Research Day, Dean's Town Hall and more

Have you had a chance to watch our Profiles of Excellence? Watch now!

Check out photos from the Dr. Francis Chan Tribute Concert