Dr. Leanne Peters, BSc'02, MD'06, a faculty member with Family Medicine, didn't strap on the skates at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, but as the team doctor for the Canadian Women’s hockey team, she definitely felt the same national pride.
Diversity Working Groups Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has established a Diversity Working Group. We sat down with Drs. Davy Cheng and Jay Rosenfield the co-chairs, to learn more about the Working Group.
Funding: CANet funds arrhythmia research projects across Canada The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet), housed at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and its partners announced funding of 10 research grants, totaling over $4.4 million with an additional $10 million in matching funds. Congratulations to Maria Drangova, PhD, and Dr. Jamie Manlucu who received funding as part of this announcement.
A stalwart of dental education 51 years. More than 2,500 graduates. Numerous academic leadership roles. Dr. Stanley Kogon represents the long tradition of extraordinary dental education at Western University.
Celebrating your achievements Congratulations to Maria Drangova, Jaimie Manlucu, Carolyn Adams, Wally Liang, Mithu Sen, Anita Chen, Charles Ho, Josee Paradis, Andrew Pruszynski, Tanya Thornton, all the Windsor Awards of Excellence recipients.
A lifelong pursuit in public health The field of public health is something Ryan McConnell has been passionate about since his childhood, even if he didn’t realize it until later in life. His interest began inadvertently at a young age when his grandmother and grandfather were both diagnosed with cancer in the same calendar year.
Law firms support concussion research Seven London law firms have jointly contributed $130,000 to support concussion research at Robarts.
“This gift helps drive a city-wide focus on interdisciplinary concussion research,” said Marlys Koschinsky, PhD, Scientific and Executive Director at Robarts.
Making Connections Melissa Cookson, Medicine Class of 2019, is an avid participant in learning experiences offered through the Distributed Education program. She welcomes the unique opportunities to enhance her medical knowledge, while developing meaningful community connections.
Resident Profile Dr. Jennifer Koichopolos was inspired to pursue a surgical residency after completing a surgical rotation during clerkship. “The medicine was exciting and after that everything paled in comparison and I was hooked.” Now, as she achieves procedural-based accomplishments such as her first appendectomy, first colonoscopy, and first chest tube, she has realized that the most rewarding moments are really about seeing patients in clinic when they are well again.
Celebrating and thanking donors for their support Annual donations, multi-year pledges and estate gifts continue to make a difference, enriching student awards and bursaries and supporting the overall mission of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.
Windsor Star highlights a decade of medical education in Windsor In celebration of the10th anniversary of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry – Windsor Campus, the front page of the Windsor Star featured stories from leaders, students, faculty and alumni to demonstrate the impact the School has had on health care in Windsor.
LHRD Exchange This exciting new addition to London Health Research Day aims to foster conversation and influence policy regarding diversity and inclusivity in health research, and will feature talks from Dr. Janet Smylie, Greta Bauer, Alysha Croker, Shantal Feltham, and your fellow trainees.
Dean's Report 2017 - Now available The Dean's Report is an annual performance review that presents a comprehensive overview of the successes we as a School have achieved over the past year.
It also provides updates and data pertaining to the School's operations & administration, education programs, financial accessibility, research, awards, international efforts, and social responsibility.
Selection Committee Updates Interested in knowing the status of various selection committee activities? You can visit the School's Human Resources for a monthly update. Please note the information is updated at the beginning of each month.
Cheers to Us: A Toast to 2018 On January 26, Epidemiology and Biostatistics celebrated the new year. Cheers to Us: A Toast to 2018 featured good food, good people and good trivia (even if Google occasionally disagreed).
Tweets of the month Catch up on the best 140-character thoughts from our faculty, staff and students, including tweets from Gary Tithcott, Frank Beir, Jane Thornton , Saman Maleki, Alison Allan and more...