Announcement: Leadership change for PaediatricsDr. Michael Rieder has resigned as Chair/Chief of the Department of Paediatrics and Chief of Staff of the Children’s Hospital at LHSC to return to his research and clinical practices, effective September 30, 2018.
Dr. Rieder’s last active day in the role will be September 30, 2018. However, effective immediately, Dr. John Yoo will assume the role of Interim Chair/Chief of the Department of Paediatrics for a period of six months, or until the University and the Hospital have appointed an Interim Chair/Chief or Co-Chair/Chiefs to work with Dr. Yoo until the conclusion of the selection process for a permanent Chair/Chief. That process will commence at the earliest opportunity.
Dr. Rieder has been elected as President of the Canadian Society of Pharmacology & Therapeutics and in this role has been asked to contribute to a number of important national initiatives, including the development of a paediatric office at Health Canada, implementation of national
As well, Dr. Rieder’s laboratory – while working at a
We thank Dr. Rieder for his contributions to the Department of Paediatrics and Children’s Hospital at
Dr. Paul Woods
President & CEO, London Health Sciences Centre
Dr. Davy Cheng
Acting Dean, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, Western University