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March, 2012 Articles

Help support MedOutreach

Friday, March 30, 2012

MedOutreach is holding its annual charity raffle featuring more than $3,000 in prizes including the new iPad, to raise funds for this summer's mission to Tanzania. Tickets are available April 2-6, MSB lobby from 11:30-1:30. … (Read More)

Two Schulich professors receive Distinguished University Professorship

Friday, March 30, 2012

From primary health care and biochemistry to engineering and military history, Western’s latest Distinguished University Professorship (DUP) winners emulate the motivation behind why the award was created. … (Read More)

Successful Trip to China for Western Surgeons

Friday, March 23, 2012

Western University, under Dr. Denstedt’s leadership, has partnered with West China Hospital, Sichuan University in Chengdu, China. This relationship involves knowledge exchange, professional training opportunities, and a newly developed dual degree program … (Read More)

Poster and platform winners announced

Friday, March 23, 2012

On Tuesday March 20th, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Lawson Health Research Institute presented, “London Health Research Day 2012” – the largest research day of its kind in Ontario. Click for a list of award winners. … (Read More)

Dr. John Noseworthy to receive honorary degree

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Dr. John Noseworthy, Mayo Clinic president and CEO will receive an honorary degree from Western at the 2012 convocation for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry’s Doctor of Medicine (MD) program. … (Read More)

Mini-CT scanner developed as a teaching tool

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Biophysics professors at Western University have developed a CT scanner small enough to sit on a desk. Jerry Battista, Chair of the Department of Medical Biophysics and Kevin Jordan of the London Regional Cancer Program invented the DeskCAT™ Multi-slice CT Scanner. … (Read More)

Canada Research Chairs renewed

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Six Western researchers had their Canada Research Chairs renewed today for another term, including three from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry: Morris Karmazyn, Ravi Menon and Sean Cregan. … (Read More)

Electronic medical records conference highlights

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Researchers at Western University recently hosted one hundred participants at the Bridging the Gaps: A Canadian Primary Health Care Electronic Medical Record Conference. … (Read More)

Call for Applications - Post Graduate Director of Wellness

Friday, March 9, 2012

The Dean’s Office is seeking applications for the position of Post Graduate Director of Wellness. The Post Graduate Director of Wellness will focus on the physical, psychological and professional safety of post graduate learners as well as supporting academic wellness providing career guidance. … (Read More)

Dr. Jorge Burneo to lead research for the Ontario Brain Institute

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

The Ontario Brain Institute is helping launch three cutting-edge research projects, including one at Western, that will help doctors learn more about treatment and care for a variety of brain disorders. … (Read More)

Health unit releases meningococcal advisory

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has issued the following media advisory that relates to meningococcal disease and other bacteria and viruses: … (Read More)

Putting 'you' back into diagnosis, treatment

Friday, March 2, 2012

Forget allergic reactions and taking countless medications that don’t do what they’re supposed to do. Imagine going to the doctor or pharmacist and getting treatment tailored to your needs, the first time, every time. … (Read More)