Announcement: Dr. Jorge Burneo appointed as the Jack Cowin Chair in Epilepsy Research
I am pleased to announce Dr. Jorge Guillermo Burneo has been appointed as the Jack Cowin Chair in Epilepsy Research, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective November 1,
Dr. Burneo received his Doctor of Medicine from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru in 1996. He completed his neurology residency at The Henry Ford Health Hospital in Detroit, Michigan in 1998, and his Fellowships in Clinical Neurophysiology and in Epilepsy at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 2002 and 2003, where he also obtained a Master’s in Public Health in Epidemiology in 2003.
Dr. Burneo’s research interests focus on
Dr. Burneo joined the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences (CNS) at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University in 2005, where he is currently a Professor. He also holds a
Dr. Burneo was the recipient of the Angelika Hahn Award in Education, at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry in 2015, and was recently named one of TD’s 10 most influential Hispanic Canadians. He is also a Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society and the American Academy of Neurology.
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Burneo 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