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July, 2010 Articles

Sharing Western's story with the world

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

What is so special about Western? How is it different from any other university in the country? Why should someone choose Western? … (Read More)

Call for Applicants - Graduate Research Awards in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Two graduate awards supported by the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex are available for the 2010/2011 academic year for full-time graduate students who are conducting research related to Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. … (Read More)

Dental student wins international award for research

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Ms. Jia Hao, Dentistry 2011, has won global recognition for her research at the largest ever meeting of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) in Barcelona, Spain, 14-17 July 2010. … (Read More)

Genetic variations responsible for high triglyceride levels

Monday, July 26, 2010

It can make blood look like cream of tomato soup. Patients with high levels of triglycerides in their blood, a disease called hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) face an increased risk for heart disease and stroke. … (Read More)

More than a hundred special smiles

Thursday, July 22, 2010

The many Schulich Dentistry volunteers who helped out at the Healthy Athletes -Special Smiles program have 111 reasons to smile. That's how many athletes from the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games came through the free dental screening program … (Read More)

University and union agree to 'pause' monetary discussions

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Following Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan's speech this week to public sector partners regarding compensation restraint, Western administration and The University of Western Ontario Staff Association (UWOSA) have agreed to set aside monetary … (Read More)

Call for Applications - Anatomy Learning Specialist - Windsor

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - Windsor Program invites applications for an Anatomy Learning Specialist commencing on August 1, 2010 or as soon as possible. … (Read More)

MedQuest at Chippewa of the Thames featured in London Free Press video

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The London Free Press visited MedQuest this week at Chippewa of the Thames. Operated by Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's Southwestern Ontario Medical Education Network, MedQuest is designed to encourage rural youth to pursue careers in health care. … (Read More)

Schulich hosts Healthy Athletes - Special Smiles program

Monday, July 12, 2010

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is opening its dental clinic for the Healthy Athletes - Special Smiles program, which provides free dental screening to participants in the 2010 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games being held at The Univer … (Read More)

Call for Applications - City-wide Chair/Chief, Department of Psychiatry

Thursday, July 8, 2010

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph�s Health Care, London, invite applications/nominations for the position of Chair/Chief of the Department of Psychiatry … (Read More)