The Pulse - June 2013

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry celebrates convocation 2013

Each ceremony brought with it stories of outstanding students who have excelled academically, and contributed to the social fabric of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the community... Read More

Celebrating the commitment of faculty, staff and students
Beginning September 2013, a new initiative will be launched at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry celebrating the commitment of our people and the tremendous work they do in supporting the community through volunteer commitments... Read More

See the Line - international and local experts focused on sport concussion to headline symposium
Dr. Anne McKee, one of the world's leading experts in concussion research will serve as keynote speaker at an upcoming education and community information symposium being hosted by Western University. The symposium is part of an initiative called - See the Line being held in on August 14 and 15... Read More

Dr. Bob Kiaii, MD'92, to lead surgical innovation
With an extensive record of global, North American and Canadian surgical firsts, Dr. Kiaii has been appointed the new Ray and Margaret Elliiott Chair in Surgical Innovation... Read More

Dr. Dunn presents his Departmental Distinguished University Professorship talk
Congratulations to Dr. Dunn on presenting his Departmental Distinguished University Professorship talk on May 3. Guests for the presentation and luncheon included current and past colleagues... Read More

Dr. Les Kalman - digital app developer and ICOI Diplomate status recipient
Dr. Les Kalman was awarded the Diplomate credentials after presenting a research poster on his innovative Virtual Facebow application and completing an oral and written exam component... Read More

Website redevelopment update - discovery phase nearly complete
The Marketing and Communications Team conducted stakeholder engagement sessions throughout the month of June, gaining great insight and user information from the School's various teams and departments... Read More

Convocation for dentistry - new curriculum
On June 14, the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Class of 2013 celebrated their convocation as the first Class to complete all four years of the new and enhanced dentistry curriculum... Read More

Working the plan
When it comes right down to it - no plan brings value or change unless it is worked. The School's Strategic Plan - Optimizing Life-long Health is no exception. Since its launch in October 2010, leaders, faculty, staff and students have been systematically approaching the six strategic directions and the many goals identified to be achieved... Read More

Collip Medal recipient headed to Harvard
Humbled, grateful and truly honoured. These are just a few of the words Dr. Ben Kleinstiver used to describe his feelings about receiving the 2013 Collip Medal... Read More

Dr. Cornelia Walther receives Bell funding to probe deeper into the brain
Dr. Cornelia Walther, postdoctoral fellow, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, was honoured at a recent luncheon in Toronto as one of seven recipients across the country of the inaugural Bell Mental Health Research Training Award... Read More

Making her mark in dental research
Dr. Patricia Brooks, DDS'13, has made her mark in dental research in Canada and around the world. It all began with two summers of dedicated research as part of the Dentistry summer research program... Read More

Toasting dedication and contributions of Schulich Dentistry alumni
At this year's Dentistry Alumni Awards Reception two honorees will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the School, the community and their profession. This year we will toast Dr. Kenneth H. Wright and Dr. James (Jim) Jean, DDS'73... Read More

Dr. Tom Miller receives top CAPM&R award
Dr. Tom Miller was honoured with the Award of Merit, the highest award given out at the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Meeting in Montreal. The award recognizes outstanding contributions by a member in service, education or research... Read More

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry in the news - June
Check out the latest news, profiles and updates at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry for the month of June... Read More

Summer BBQ
Join us for the Faculy/Staff BBQ on July 30 for some tasty eats and treats under the summer sun. Choose from delectable dishes including pulled pork, all-beef franks or a garden veggie burger... Read More

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