Announcement: Dr. Margaretha Rebel extended as Chair/Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Margaretha Rebel has been extended as Chair/Chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and its teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London effective February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018 or until a new Chair/Chief is appointed.

Dr. Rebel established her career in the health care field as a registered nurse graduating in 1977, and subsequent qualification as a state certified midwife in England in 1979. She earned a Bachelor’s in Nursing at Western University in 1982 and an MD at McMaster University in1985. In 1990, Dr. Rebel returned to Western University to complete her fellowship training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She completed a Master’s of Education in1994, and subspecialty training in Paediatrics Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in 1999, at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Rebel has been actively involved with undergraduate medical education since 1991 and was appointed as Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education in 2004. She has been the Medical Education Director at St. Joseph’s Health Care London, the Chair of Undergraduate Committee for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Program Director for the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Fellowship/Residency. She was initially appointed as Chair/Chief, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 2012.

Dr. Rebel’s current focuses of practice are Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Pediatric Gynecology and Medical Education. She is a member of many national and provincial societies and has served on a number of other Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, department and hospital committees. She was the recipient of the Schulich Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Education in 2008 and was awarded the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry Douglas Bocking Award in 2010.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Rebel on her extension.

Dr. Michael J. Strong
Dean, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Distinguished University Professor
Arthur J Hudson Chair in ALS Research
Scientist, Robarts Research Institute

Dr. Robin Walker
Integrated Vice President, Medical Affairs and Medical Education
London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London