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December, 2012 Articles

In memoriam -Dr. Phil Hayman

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Our sincere condolence to the family and friends of urologic surgeon Dr. William "Philip" Hayman who passed away on Tuesday, December 15th. … (Read More)

Three receive CAME awards

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry would like to congratulate Anna Farias, Dr. Carla Garcia, and Dr. Michael Ott on being selected to receive the 2013 CAME (Canadian Association for Medical Education) Certificate of Merit Award. … (Read More)

In Memoriam - Dr. Bill Jamieson

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Bill Jamieson, one of the founding fathers of Canadian vascular surgery. Dr. Jamieson obtained his medical degree at Western University in 1960 followed by surgical training at Western under Dr. Angus McLachlin … (Read More)

Dr. Dana Winterburn Memorial Award established

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Western University is pleased to announce that Bruce Power has graciously topped up a memorial fund in order to establish the Dr. Dana Winterburn Memorial Award. The award will be presented to a 4th year medical student at Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry … (Read More)

Dr. George Klein selected for Diamond Jubilee Medal

Monday, December 17, 2012

Congratulations to Dr. George Klein of the Department of Medicine’s Cardiology Division, on being one of 30 Canadian physicians chosen by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) to receive the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. … (Read More)

Dr. Andrew Watson re-appointed Associate Dean, Research (Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies)

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Dr. Watson graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in 1981 and Master of Science in Zoology in 1984 from University of Manitoba. He received his PhD in Zoology in 1989, from Western University. In 1992, following post-doctoral training … (Read More)

Dr. Timucin Ari selected as IADH President Elect

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Schulich Dentistry Assistant Professor, Dr. Timucin Ari has been selected as IADH President Elect at the twenty-first International Association for Disability and Oral Health (IADH) Congress. Dr. Ari has been involved with Special Care Dentistry for more than 12 years now … (Read More)

WE SPEAK survey deadline extended

Monday, December 10, 2012

Western faculty and staff have an extra week to submit feedback through the WE SPEAK faculty and staff survey. Originally scheduled to close on Friday, Dec. 7, the deadline has been extended through Friday, Dec. 14. … (Read More)

Competition celebrates postdocs, research

Monday, December 10, 2012

Congratulations to Shelly Sandiford who works in Shun-Cheng Li's lab in Biochemistry, for winning second prize in Western’s first postdoctoral 3 Minute Research Competition. … (Read More)

Research identifies a way to block memories associated with PTSD or drug addiction

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

New research from Western University could lead to better treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and drug addiction by effectively blocking memories. The research performed by Nicole Lauzon, a PhD candidate in the laboratory of Steven Laviolette … (Read More)

Western researchers make breakthrough in arthritis research

Monday, December 3, 2012

Researchers at Western University have made a breakthrough that could lead to a better understanding of a common form of arthritis that, until now, has eluded scientists. … (Read More)