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Windsor Program Newsletter - January 2013

Friday, February 1, 2013

A Clinician Scientist in the making - Patricia Hizo-Abes
With a keen interest in research developed during her undergraduate studies, Patricia Hizo-Abes was excited to take part in the Summer Research Training Program. Her achievements have not gone unnoticed... (Read More)

Gerry Cooper, Associate Dean
Welcome to 2013.This is an exciting year for the Windsor Program as it marks the start of the “steady state” for us. That of course refers to fact that as of this September, we will have 38 students in each of the four years of the undergraduate medical program. This will be a significant milestone for us after many years in the making... (Read More)

Dr. Mark Awuku, Assistant Dean, Faculty & Governmental Affairs
This past year has been a busy one, and plans are already in place to further enhance our programs in 2013. Our goal is to ensure that our students have a positive and memorable experience... (Read More)

Melissa Machado, Class of 2015
Hey everyone, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry – Windsor Program medical students have been keeping quite busy this year.  Between school and extra-curricular activities we have been caught up in quite a whirlwind... (Read More)

New virtual anatomy software creates buzz
The virtual anatomy laboratory in the Medical Science Building at the University of Windsor was recently upgraded with a 3D software program called BodyViz which converts MRI/CT data of patients into 3D images... (Read More)

Dr. Catherine Yanchula - Offering a unique lens on health care
For Dr. Catherine Yanchula, a love of learning was a key motivator to becoming a teacher.  “One of the greatest things about teaching is that you are always learning, . ." (Read More)

New genetic mutation for ALS identified
Dr. Michael Strong and colleagues have identified a new genetic mutation for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), opening the door to future targeted therapies... (Read More)

New accommodations for Windsor Program Learners
Increased growth for the Windsor Program and a change in demographics for learners led to the need to find a new style of accommodations for Windsor learners... (Read More)

2013 Awards of Excellence in Medical Education – Windsor Program
The Awards of Excellence in Medical Education recognizing exceptional performance, are the most prestigious teaching and peer awards presented by the Windsor Program... (Read More)

Study to track career path decisions
A new study is being undertaken that will measure and assess factors that drive students from Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry to choose different career paths... (Read More)

Len Cortese awarded Diamond Jubilee Medal
Congratulations to Dr. Len Cortese who has been awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of contributions to the community... (Read More)

Transitions
Welcome to Dr. Albert Schumacher in his new role as Pre-Clerkship Coordinator, Windsor Program... (Read More)