The Pulse - May 2013

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Profiles of Excellence: Dr. Cheryle Seguin

In our continuing series, Profiles of Excellence in Research, watch Dr. Cheryle Seguin discuss her research on diseases of the musculoskeletal system: One of the most common and costly problems in Canada. Learn about her current research, achievements and goals for her research moving forward. Watch Now

Leading the way with Schulich Medicine 2013 Graduate Michael Verbora

There's that time in each of our lives, where things suddenly get real. You can probably recall how you felt the actual moment it happened - the world stood still, and feelings of fear, excitement, anxiety and hope collided... Read More

Celebrating Excellence

Amidst the busyness of the School's activities - the Celebration of Excellence dinner and awards banquet provided a special opportunity for people across the School to honour their peers. This year, 27 faculty and staff received awards recognized for the dedication and commitment to the mission and vision of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry... Read More

Students Say Thank You

At a special dinner held on campus, Schulich Medicine award recipients had the opportunity to say thank you to the generous donors who created the scholarship funds... Read More

Getting Involved with Accreditation

Interested in getting involved with Accreditation? Currently, the Committee is looking for two to three committed faculty members who can participate in the planning, preparation and leadership ahead of the full Self Study Task Force that will begin in January 2014... Read More

Network for Canadian Oral Health Research to Host First Canadian Dental Student Research Workshop at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

In an effort to expand the educational and training opportunities for the next generation of Canadian oral health researchers, the Network for Canadian Oral Health Researchers (NCOHR) is sponsoring a Canada wide dental student workshop entitled "Careers in Academic Dentistry"... Read More

Inaugural Dr. Dana Winterburn Memorial Award presented to Dr. Alison Fine
The Dr. Dana Winterburn Memorial Award was presented to Dr. Alison Fine at the 2013 MD Convocation. Alison has an interest both in Family Medicine, and in working with Aboriginal or Indigenous communities, two of Dr. Winterburn's passions...Read More

Save the Date for Homecoming 2013

For Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry alumni the time to re-connect with fellow alumni and celebrate the proud history of our School and Western University is during our Homecoming weekend; this year taking place from September 27-29... Read More

Global Health Research Gets Local Promotion

Global Health Research became a major focus of discussion for faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows during a recent workshop held on campus...Read More

 Website Redevelopment Project - Stakeholder Surveys and Engagement

As the website redevelopment project continues moving forward, we have implemented the second component of our research and survey stage: A stakeholder survey for our faculty and staff. Click here to take the survey... Read More

A Right of Passage - MEDS Class of 2013 Convocates
May 17 will be a date the Schulich Medicine Class of 2013 will forever remember. It served as their graduation date, and a right of passage from student to physician. Friends and family arrived to Alumni Hall early, excited to experience the special ceremony. And cheers ensued as each student walked across the stage and was hooded... Read More

Oral Health Total Health

With their final exams just completed, fourteen Schulich Dentistry students pulled together supplies and ventured off to the N'Amerind Friendship Centre in the community to provide dental education and care to young children and their families... Read More

TurnIt In Service Reminder
Western University has a license for all University students, staff and faculty to screen any written document including MSc and PhD theses through "Turn it in". This program can be accessed through the University library system and requires normal Western IT logins to be accessed... Read More

Graduate Student Open Mic Night a Success
It was a night of strumming and singing, raising funds for a worthy cause. This year marked the second annual Open Mic Night organized by the Strong Bones, Strong Minds, Strong Muscles program. The program, organized by graduate students, has the mandate of delivering science and research awareness to the community... Read More

Top Graduate Students Honoured
They are among the top Graduate Students at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and one day will become some of Canada's leading researchers. Congratulations to Ben Kleinstiver, Hilary Brown, Loretta Norton, Joshua Giles, Stefanie Attardi, Kevin Skoblenick, Lori Lowes, Henry Dunn and Ashbeel Roy who were all recently awarded some of the School's top internal awards for Graduate Students... Read More

Schulich Dentistry ODA Alumni Reception
On May 3, Schulich Dentistry Alumni and their guests, gathered at the 2013 Schulich Dentistry Alumni Reception hosted during the two-day Ontario Dental Association (ODA) Annual Spring meeting in Toronto. With approximately 150 alumni attending annually...View the photos and Read More

Tips & Tricks




Updated PowerPoint Templates and the

Dean's Report are now available online

Mark your calendar for
upcoming events
including Taylor

Symposium, golf tournaments, June Convocation and more

Watch recent videos including MD

Convocation Livestream

Check out photos

from the Schulich

Dentistry Alumni

reception at the ODA Conference