Announcement: Dr. David A. Steven appointed as Chair/Chief, Clinical Neurological Sciences
We are pleased to announce Dr. David A. Steven has been appointed as Chair/Chief, Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University and its teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London, effective January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2023.
Dr. Steven received his Bachelor of Science at the University of Manitoba in 1992. After completing his MD at the University of Manitoba in 1996, Dr. Steven completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. During his residency, Dr. Steven obtained a Master's of Public Health at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in 2000. Following residency, Dr. Steven completed a clinical fellowship in Epilepsy Surgery at the Montreal Neurological Institute in 2003.
Dr. Steven joined the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry in 2003, where he is currently a Professor. He holds a
Dr. Steven devotes most of his clinical practice to the surgical treatment of epilepsy. He is the Co-director of the epilepsy program in London, which is the largest and most comprehensive in Canada.
Dr. Steven is also committed to his role as
Dr. Steven has devoted considerable time toward international development, particularly in the development of epilepsy surgery in Peru. He helped perform the first temporal lobectomy in that country and he has helped develop the first two independent epilepsy surgery programs in that country.
Dr. Steven is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Epilepsy Society and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is a member of the Canadian Neurosurgical Society and American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Canadian League Against Epilepsy.
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Steven on his appointment.
|Davy Cheng, MD MSc FRCPC FCAHS CCPE
Dean (Acting), Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Distinguished University Professor
& EPICOR Research Chair
Western University, London, Canada
|Dr. Robin Walker
Integrated Vice president, Medical
Affairs and Medical Education
St. Joseph’s Health Care London