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January, 2012 Articles

Chair/Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Friday, January 27, 2012

Following the approval of the Hospital Boards’ and the Provost, we are delighted to announce that Dr. Margaretha Rebel has been appointed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology effective February 1, 2012 to January 31, 2017. … (Read More)

Western rolls out new branding

Thursday, January 26, 2012

In some ways, it’s back to the future for Western University. Today, Western rolled out a new visual identity – and with it a ‘new’ name – top administrators say will project a more unified brand as well as better position the university on the global stage. … (Read More)

Vice Dean, Research

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Dr. Michael Strong is delighted to announce that Dr. Denise Figlewicz has been appointed as Vice Dean, Research and Innovation for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry March 1, 2012 to March 31, 2017. … (Read More)

Interim Chair/Chief, Department of Medicine

Monday, January 23, 2012

Subject to the Hospital Boards and Provost approval, it is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Robin G. McFadden as Interim Chair/Chief of the Department of Medicine, effective February 1, 2012 to January 31, 2014. … (Read More)

Interim Director, Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health

Friday, January 20, 2012

Following the approval of the Provost Dr. Michael Strong is delighted to announce that Dr. Mohammad Abdur Rab has been appointed as Interim Director of the new Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry … (Read More)

London Health Research Day

Friday, January 20, 2012

Please save Tuesday, March 20th for the London Health Research Day, featuring keynote speaker: Dr. Jon Stoessl. This inaugural event will showcase citywide research from students, trainees and postdoctoral scholars. … (Read More)

WHO chief Chan nominated for second term

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Western alumna Margaret Chan, BA'73, MD'77, DSc'99, has been nominated for a second term as chief of the United Nation's World Health Organization (WHO). … (Read More)

Council of Canadian Academies reports on chemical safety

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

The Council of Canadian Academies brought together 15 experts including Jack Bend from Schulich to investigate chemical safety. Their report was released today. … (Read More)

Graham King Musculoskeletal Research Chair

Monday, January 16, 2012

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is pleased to announce that Dr. Jim Johnson has been appointed as the Graham King Musculoskeletal Research Chair for a five year term … (Read More)

Western trio brings lessons of war home

Monday, January 16, 2012

University of Western Ontario faculty members Brian Church, Ray Kao and Vivian McAlister have made almost 15 trips to Afghanistan over the last five years as members of the Canadian Forces Health Services (CFHS). … (Read More)

Inaugural Harold B. Stewart Memorial Lecture this Friday

Monday, January 16, 2012

The Department of Biochemistry is pleased to present the inaugural Harold B. Stewart Memorial Lecture to take place January 20th at 1:30 p.m. at Huron College. The speaker will be Michael Surette. … (Read More)

Dr. Robert Teasell honoured

Thursday, January 12, 2012

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada has named Dr. Robert Teasell to be the 2012 McLaughlin-Gallie Visiting Professor. This year’s theme is Pain Medicine. … (Read More)

Chair/Chief, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Subject to the Hospital Boards and Provost approval, we are delighted to announce that Dr. Timothy Doherty, has been appointed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry … (Read More)

Seymour Schulich named Officer of the Order of Canada

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Seymour Schulich has been promoted from a Member to an Officer of the Order of Canada for his transformational philanthropy in support of our education and health care institutions. … (Read More)

Western medical pioneer honoured

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Dr. Calvin Stiller, University of Western Ontario professor emeritus, was recently named an Officer of the Order of Canada. In his citation, Stiller was singled out “for his leadership as a medical entrepreneur and for his advancement of scientific research and innovation.” … (Read More)