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Recognizing our achievements

This month, we would like to congratulate the following trainees in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and the Department of Family Medicine for their recent achievements:

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Jessica Esseltine, PhD, a new postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Dale Laird's lab, was successful in obtaining and transferring a Heart and Stroke Foundation Fellowship from the University of Washington to Western University to fund her work.
 
The following trainees were recently awarded Anatomy & Cell Biology Travel Prizes (valued at $500 each) to present their work at international meetings:

Lauren Allen, PhD Candidate in Dr. Sandrine de Ribaupierre’s lab — Association of American Medical Colleges Medical Education, Chicago, IL, November 2014

Jennifer Au, MSc Candidate in Dr. David Cechetto’s lab — Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, November 2014

Sarah Caughlin, PhD Candidate in Dr. Shawn Whitehead’s lab — Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, November 2014

Dr. Elena Fazio, Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Patrick Lajoie’s lab — American Society for Cell Biology, Philadelphia, PA, December 2014

Dr. Michael Loureiro, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Steven Laviolette’s lab — Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, November 2014

Department of Family Medicine

We had two of our PhD Candidates present posters at the North American Primary Care Research Group Conference in New York from November 21-25, 2014:
 
Jane Uygur, BA, MD, CCFP, MClSc — Creating a Definition of Compassion in the Patient-Doctor Relationship

Helena Piccinini-Vallis, MD, MSc, CCFP — Gestational Weight Gain Trajectories in Nova Scotia Primary Care