This year’s recipients have each left an indelible mark on the world. Congratulations
to John Ciriello, Benjamin Davis, Rob Elliott, Kent Floreani, Jennifer Gunter, Cindy Hutnik, Andreas Laupacis, Abdel-Rahman Lawendy, Azadeh Reyhani, Supriya Singh and Brad Urquhart.
Q&A with Dr. John Yoo From working on the phased return to campus, meeting with department and student groups and getting the foundation established for the School’s next strategic plan, Dr. Yoo’s first few weeks as Dean have been busy.
Your COVID-19 stories Schulich Medicine & Dentistry alumni have demonstrated thoughtful and inspiring leadership throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic. Here is just a snapshot of your important contributions.
COVID-19: The latest research, innovations and community outreach Schulich Medicine & Dentistry continues to lead on a global scale during the pandemic. Faculty and learners at the School are exploring new ways to test and treat the virus, gaining a better understanding of symptoms, designing and supplying PPE for frontline workers, supporting seniors and providing care to people in the community.
Achievements Report While change has been our constant for the first half of 2020, faculty, staff and learners continue to advance the School’s vision. The 2020 Achievements Report features several success stories from the past year, including national research projects, community and industry partnerships, social responsibility and integrating wellness into residency training.
Celebrating the Class of 2020 No one expected that the academic year would be interrupted by a global pandemic and our lives would change so much in such a short time. Students rose to the challenge, surpassing each obstacle the pandemic presented. We celebrate all of their achievements and are pleased to profile a member of each class.
Dr. Douglas Bocking The Western community is mourning the death of medical education pioneer Dr. Douglas Bocking, MD’43, a former Dean of Medicine, who died May 9 at the age of 99. He was a gentlemen and scholar who will be dearly missed.
First to 50 They boldly went were no one had gone before; the first students enrolled in Western University’s dental school. The Dentistry Class of 1970 left a big mark, launching a legacy of exceptional dental education, research and care.
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Access CDE courses virtually Join us for new RCDSO Category 1 live webinars via Zoom. Topics include ethical approaches to finance, conflict resolution in the dental practice and more.
Homecoming 2020 goes virtual While we will not be gathering in person for reunions and Homecoming events, we are excited to celebrate with you in a unique, virtual way. Join your former classmates and fellow alumni to mark your reunion milestone.
Announcements Congratulations to Ishita Aggarwal, MPH’19, Dr. Ian Ball, MD’02, Dr. Brooke Edwards, MD’19, Sajjad Fazal, MPH’18, Dr. Tarek Loubani, MD’07, Dr. David Naylor, Dr. Jane Philpott, MD’84, Bruce Seet, PhD’02 and Dr. Jane Philpott, MD’84.