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BioMedical Research Facility update The BioMedical Research Facility project is on track for groundbreaking to take place in February 2020, after a short pause reported a few months ago. The Project Team has started working with a new architectural firm who has provided an assessment that is aligned with budgets, and there is a plan to go to tender for construction by the end of the 2019 calendar year.
Four new CRCs announced Congratulations to Shehzad Ali, PhD, Grace Parraga, PhD, Corey Baron, PhD, and Marco Prado, PhD, who have been named among Western’s nine new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs).
Celebrating the Class of 2019 During the past two weeks, the School celebrated the Class of 2019 for BMSc and Neuroscience, Dentistry and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
MD Curriculum Renewal - breaking down the courses During the next several months, overviews of the courses that will be included in the renewed curriculum will be shared with faculty, staff and learners. This month, we are sharing more information about the Foundations of Medicine course.
Sponsor a White Coat The White Coat Ceremony is a pivotal moment, marking the beginning of a student’s journey. For the first time, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is pleased to invite alumni, faculty, staff and friends to be part of this special occasion by sponsoring a white coat and providing encouragement for incoming Medicine and Dentistry students.
Resident Spotlight: Dr. Matthew Pfaff, PGY1 Dr. Matthew Pfaff, PGY1, Family Medicine, chose the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry – Windsor Campus as it offers residents independence and increased opportunities to interact with staff directly.
Research Profile: Dr. Tom Appleton, PhD Dr. Tom Appleton, PhD, is investigating the mechanisms of osteoarthritis with the goal of developing more personalized treatments for patients. "I really want to be in that space where we are making clinically relevant discoveries."
Media Releases Media releases in June featured research on how diet can influence memory formation, what you should know about marijuana and fertility and how researchers are collaborating to help defuse aortic aneurysms, known as the 'time bomb' of cardiology.
See The Line The 2019 event is fast approaching and has an outstanding lineup of speakers including Katherine Price Snedaker, LCSW, Executive Director and Founder of PINK Concussions; and Rick Westhead, Senior Correspondent, TSN and CTV National News. This event sells out early every. Don't miss your opportunity to attend.
EXCELLENCE PHOTOS Last month, we celebrated the 2019 Awards of Excellence recipients - faculty, staff and trainees who are leading the way in education, research and administration.
SUMMER BREAK We hope you have enjoyed reading The Pulse this past academic year. We are taking a break for two months and will be back with more stories in September.
EVENTS Faculty & Staff BBQ – July 5. There's just one day left to register for the BBQ. Sign up by the end of day June 28 to ensure you are on the list for this summer favorite.