July 31, 2019
As the newest Regional Academic Director (RAD) as part of Schulich Medicine’s Distributed Education program, Dr. Hons will help guide the medical education program in Oxford.
Media Release: New research facility allows researchers an unprecedented ability to investigate infectious pathogens
July 31, 2019
The Imaging Pathogens for Knowledge Translation facility (ImPaKT) was officially opened at Western University. The research facility is unique in North America, housing a cutting-edge suite of imaging equipment within a high-level containment environment allowing researchers unprecedented ability to investigate infectious pathogens like HIV, Staph A and Zika Virus.
July 26, 2019
Three new faculty members have recently joined Schulich Dentistry. Welcome to Drs. Sharat Pani, Shawn Steele and Liliani Vieira.
Announcement: Dr. Tracey Crumley appointed as Interim Chair/Chief Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
July 19, 2019
Dr. Tracey Crumley has been appointed as the Interim Chair/Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, St. Joseph’s Health Care and London Health Sciences Centre effective July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 or until the position is filled.
July 18, 2019
The risk factors for stroke and dementia are the same, and a growing body of evidence demonstrates that preventing stroke can also prevent some dementias. Now, a group of experts led by Western University Professor, Dr. Vladimir Hachinski are calling on the global community to come together to take action on preventing dementia by preventing stroke.
July 15, 2019
Gregory Gloor, PhD, has been appointed as Chair, Department of Biochemistry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024.
July 12, 2019
Health researchers at Western were awarded more than $8 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in the latest project grant competition. In total, nine research projects were funded at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry ranging from evaluating new ways of looking at spinal cord injury to understanding how neuroimaging can improve diagnostics for Parkinson’s disease.
Announcement: Dr. Davy Cheng, extended appointment as Acting Dean of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
July 10, 2019
Dr. Davy Cheng has agreed to an extension of his appointment as the Acting Dean of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from July 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019.
July 10, 2019
Dr. George Kim has been re-appointed as Assistant Dean, Rural & Regional Community Engagement, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024.
July 09, 2019
Congratulations to Physiology and Pharmacology Professors Cheryle Seguin, Jeff Dixon and Frank Beier who were honoured by the International Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies (ICORS) at the group’s annual meeting.