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May, 2012 Articles

Award-Winning Research in Medical Education

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The Centre for Education Research & Innovation (CERI) is pleased to announce research awards recently received by two of its core researchers, Dr. Kathryn Myers, Chair/Chief of General Internal Medicine and Dr. Chris Watling, Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education. … (Read More)

Science without Borders

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

VIDEO - Pedro Hirata is a fourth-year student visiting the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. His research focuses on ways to slow the progress of Alzheimer's disease. … (Read More)

Western’s medical students gain first-hand experience in rural medicine

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Over the next two weeks, first year medical students from Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will get a taste of what it’s like to work and live in rural and mid-sized communities throughout southwestern Ontario. The 169 students are participating in “Discovery Week” . . . … (Read More)

Dr. Gregor Reid calls for new approach to regulating probiotics

Thursday, May 24, 2012

In today's Nature scientific journal Dr. Gregor Reid calls for a Category Tree system to be implemented in the United States and Europe to better inform consumers about probiotics. … (Read More)

Graduating with a Global Impact

Thursday, May 17, 2012

When Nathan Stall, Yoan Kagoma and Jen Bondy started their medical training four years ago they did so with the aim of making an impact on their patients and the world once they graduated. … (Read More)

Tachy raises more than just heart rates!

Friday, May 11, 2012

Over the course of three evenings, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's talented medical students raised over $23,000 for the Regional HIV/AIDS Connection … (Read More)

2012 Celebration of Excellence Dinner and Awards Banquet

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Dean Michael Strong cordially invites you to the 2012 Celebration of Excellence Dinner and Awards Banquet. Join with your colleagues in celebrating the outstanding achievements and successes that we have made over the last year. … (Read More)

Gregor Reid awarded Grand Challenges Exploration grant

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Dr. Gregor Reid of the Departments of Microbiology & Immunology, and Surgery has received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Exploration grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. … (Read More)

Schulich students win top three spots in under three minutes

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

With only three minutes to sum up their complex research projects, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Graduate Students took home top honours at a brand new University-wide event. … (Read More)

SOAP makes the cover of Anatomical Sciences Education

Monday, May 7, 2012

A student-run extra-curricular club, called SOAP (Surgically Oriented Anatomy Prosectors)allows medical students to learn anatomy in a relaxed environment, combining education and recreation. The club made the cover of Anatomical Sciences Education this month. … (Read More)

Dr. Carol Herbert honoured by CMA

Monday, May 7, 2012

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has awarded Dr. Carol Herbert, former Dean of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, with its Honourary Life Membership in recognition of her major contributions to Canadian medicine. … (Read More)

Dr. Bill Clark receives national recognition for his research

Monday, May 7, 2012

Please join the Dean in congratulating Dr. Bill Clark on receiving the Kidney Foundation of Canada Research Award for Excellence for 2012. This is the single most distinguished research award in Canadian Nephrology. … (Read More)

Schulich students bridge the generation gap

Friday, May 4, 2012

Students from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry are holding their annual Intergenerational Gala this weekend, pairing up with seniors from Grand Wood Park Apartments & Retirement Residence for London's most unusual prom. … (Read More)