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Sharing Smiles Day tomorrow

Friday, April 4, 2014

Dentists and dental students from the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will be partnering with Community Living London and the organization ‘Oral Health, Total Health’ for the fifth annual Sharing Smiles Day tomorrow the Great Hall in Somerville House. … (Read More)

City pledges accelerated support to medical network

Thursday, April 3, 2014

The proposed London Medical Innovation and Commercialization Network took another step closer to reality Monday night when the city council’s Investment and Economic Prosperity Committee pledged an immediate $5 million in support of the network’s Phase 1. … (Read More)

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry study unlocking secrets of breast tissue

Thursday, April 3, 2014

A unique population of microbes in the female breast may lay the groundwork for understanding how this bacterial community contributes to health and disease, according to a Schulich Medicine & Dentistry study. … (Read More)

Schulich Medicine student wins second place in Virtual Patient Challenge

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Congratulations to Abdul Naeem, Medicine Class of 2014, on his second place win in the Canadian Healthcare Education Commons (CHESC-CESC) Virtual Patient Challenge. This award recognizes important contributions to e-health and e-learning. … (Read More)

Dr. Steven MacDonald appointed as Chair/Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Dr. Steven MacDonald has been appointed as Chair/Chief, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and as the inaugural J.C. Kennedy Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery effective May 1, 2014 for a five-year term … (Read More)

Dr. Davy Cheng receives CSPE Excellence Award

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Dr. Davy Cheng, Distinguished Professor and Chair/Chief, Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, has received the 2014 Canadian Society of Physician Executives (CSPE) Excellence in Medical Leadership Award. … (Read More)

Congratulations to the 2014 student research awards recipients

Monday, March 31, 2014

Congratulations to the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry 2014 student research awards recipients. These award programs in medicine and dentistry aim to foster research excellence and encourage students to incorporate research activities into their future career plans. … (Read More)

Research provides new insight into rural versus urban causes of childhood concussion

Monday, March 31, 2014

Researchers at Western University have found youth living in rural areas are more likely to sustain concussions from injuries involving motorized vehicles such as all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes, whereas youth living in urban areas suffer concussions mostly as a result of sports. … (Read More)

Congratulations History of Medicine Colloquium Award Winners

Friday, March 28, 2014

Congratulations to Kevin Dueck, Medicine Class of 2016, and Hannah MacKenzie, Medicine Class of 2016, who received awards at this year’s History of Medicine Colloquium. … (Read More)

New CRC for Frank Beier

Friday, March 28, 2014

Frank Beier, PhD, of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology has been awarded a new Tier I CRC in Musculoskeletal Research to study the connection between skeletal development and osteoarthritis. … (Read More)