ThisWeek@Schulich - February 2, 2009

Monday, February 2, 2009

In this issue:
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Chairs reappointed for two Schulich Departments
Equity and Human Rights Services Review: Share your perspective 
Canadian Rheumatology Association Summer Studentships
Changes to Robarts telephone extensions
Windsor Medical Education Building slideshow online

EVENTS THIS WEEK
February 4 - UWO OpenMeds Queer Film Series: Saving Face, 8 pm, DSB 1002
February 4 - Teaching Support Centre Workshop: 3D Learning Objects
February 5 - Microbiology and Immunology seminar: Dr. Chris Whitfield, University of Guelph
February 6 - Physiology and Pharmacology Graduate Studies Open House
February 6 - Hope’s Garden: Eating Disorders Awareness Breakfast: Dread to Hope

TAKE NOTE - COMING EVENTS
February 9 - Physiology and Pharmacology Seminar: Dr. Gregor Reid, UWO, 4:00 pm, DSB 3008
February 11 – Schulich Research Lecture: Heart Research, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, MSB 282 http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/gradstudies
February 17 - Introduction to GroupWise, 8:30 to 11 am - email facdev@schulich.uwo.ca
February 18 – Robarts Seminar: Dr. Wei-Yang Lu, 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Robarts 2nd Floor conf. room
February 22 – Middlesex London Health Unit: Violence in Hockey Symposium 2009, London Convention Centre  http://www.healthunit.com/default.aspx
March 4 to 25 – Medicine & History free public lecture series http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/communityprograms
March 6 – Hungry for Change gala http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/hfc
March 10 – Debate: Public vs. Private Health Care, Auditorium A, UH, 5:30 pm
April 15 – Annual Drug Therapy Day, Division of Clinical Pharmacology
http://www.uwoclinpharm.ca/dday_2009.php
April 16, 17, 18 – Tachycardia

See Schulich event calendar for more event details: www.schulich.uwo.ca/webcalendar/month.php?user=SchulichEvents

 
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
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Chairs reappointed for two Schulich departments

Dr. Karen Campbell has been renewed in her role as Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.  Her second term commenced January 2009 and will continue to June 2015

Dr. Miguel Valvano has also been reappointed to the role of Chair in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, as of January 1, 2009 and will end December 31, 2015. Dr. Valvano will be on a one-year study leave from January to December 2009. Dr. David Heinrich has taken up the role of Acting Chair.


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Equity and Human Rights Services Review: Share your perspective 

Western Equity & Human Right Services is looking for members of designated groups (women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities) to participate in confidential discussions about their experiences working at Western.  This is part of Western's Employment Systems Review. Contact: Equity & Human Rights Services at (519) 661.2111 x 83334 or www.uwo.ca/equity


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Canadian Rheumatology Association Summer Studentships

-  Canadian Rheumatology Association – Abbot Pharmaceuticals Summer Studentship
To introduce medical students to the subspecialty of Rheumatology. Emphasis on clinical training.  Open for medical students and is also seeking preceptors. Deadline March 06, 2009. http://www.rheum.ca/en/ContentPage.asp?sid=35

- Canadian Rheumatology Association – Roche Research Studentship
Designed to introduce medical students to Rheumatology by allowing them to work with a rheumatologist and member of the CRA on a research project. Deadline March 06, 2009.
http://www.rheum.ca/Resources/Summer%20Studentship/Roche/Application%20form.doc


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Changes to Robarts telephone extensions

The telephone system at Robarts has now switched from LHSC to UWO resulting in changes to all Robarts telephone numbers and extensions. Please refer to the Western telephone directory http://www.uwo.ca/westerndir/ or Robarts directory http://www.robarts.ca/staff_directory.php for correct numbers.


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Windsor Medical Education Building slideshow online
A new tour of the Windsor Medical Education Building is now online at:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wpmedicine/sets/72157612558542128/show/ Thanks to Paula Pavan, Administrative Assistant, Windsor Program, for putting this together.


  
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EVENTS THIS WEEK
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February 4 – Teaching Support Centre Workshop: 3D Learning Objects

Instructor: Tim Wilson
Time:  12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Place: Teaching Support Centre (Room 121, Weldon Library)
In this session you will be introduced to two methods by which 3D learning objects are created. Several stereoscopic, also known as 3D models, will be illustrated for your viewing pleasure and two ongoing educational studies will be presented that aim to evaluate the efficacy of stereoscopy in both the classroom and laboratory environments. Although these learning objects are currently being geared for anatomy, come and dream about where you or your students might make use of better spatial and depth perception in your particular field.
http://www.lib.uwo.ca/tsc/calendar/view_program.php?id=162


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February 4 - UWO OpenMeds present Queer Film Series

Four Wednesday evenings of Queer/LGBT-related films and informal discussion. The UWO OpenMeds club invites students, staff, and faculty of the Schulich School to our first-ever Queer Film Series.  We will be exploring a range of issues related to LGBT life and love through film. ALL are welcome - email uwoopenmeds@gmail.com.
Time: 8 pm
Place: DSB 1002
Movie: Saving Face

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February 5 – Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: “Sugar Coating – Assembly of the Cell Surface of Escherichia Coli”

Speaker: Dr. Chris Whitfield, University of Guelph
Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Place: Dental Sciences Building Room 3008


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February 6 – Physiology and Pharmacology Graduate Studies Open House

Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Place: Medical Sciences Building Room 216
www.schulich.uwo.ca/physpharm


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February 6 – Eating Disorders Awareness Breakfast with Renata Tichy Memorial Panel

In recognition of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Hope’s Garden invites you to attend their third annual breakfast.
Time: 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Place: London Hall, The University of Western Ontario
Ticket: $ 40
For more information call Hope’s Garden at (519) 434.7721, http://www.hopesgarden.org/home


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