Danielle Alcock, PhD, Indigenous Leader in Residence, will champion the Indigenous Health Action Plan, support the goals outlined by the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada and work to forge respectful relationships with Indigenous communities.
Recognizing excellence The 2020 Awards of Excellence recipients from the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry – Windsor Campus continue to make a difference at the School and in the community. We’re proud to recognize and honour their achievements. The 2020 recipients include Hema Gangam, Michael Farquhar, Yousha Mirza and many more.
Learning for the future in undergraduate education Brad Urquhart, PhD, is an award-winning and passionate educator. As the new Associate Dean, Basic Medical Sciences Undergraduate Education, he oversees undergraduate programs, focusing on student retention and consistency across program modules.
The Bridge 2020: Dentistry news and profiles Meet two of Dentistry’s newest faculty members – Drs. Cecilia Dong and Trevor Thang. Dr. Dong is a prosthodontist and the Dentistry Lead for Interprofessional Education. Dr. Thang is the School’s only oral and maxillofacial radiologist and serves as Chair of Oral Medicine & Radiology.
Photos: Welcome reception for Dr. John Yoo “As the hard work begins, you will all continue to encourage and inspire me.” The campus community came together at a special welcome reception for Dr. John Yoo earlier this month.
Fake websites: Be aware of web scraping attempts We are aware of a recent web scraping incident at the School, resulting in the creation of a fake departmental website. Web scraping is a sophisticated technique that uses software to scan and copy website content and data with malicious intent. If you encounter suspicious websites, please report them immediately to email@example.com.
Improving care for spinal cord compression With new funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Dr. Neil Duggal is addressing quality of life for older adults suffering from an often-overlooked progressive spinal condition.
Celebrating your achievements Congratulations to Manuel Montero-Odasso, Davy Cheng, Dervla Connaughton and many others on the recognitions, honours and appointments you recently received.
Our Shared Humanity A new online tool developed by Dr. Javeed Sukhera is helping young people navigate the mental health care system.
A different lens Master of Public Health Candidate Cameron Sharpe says the program is shifting how he views inequity, social justice and systemic change
First MPI study published Paula Foster, PhD, and her team published the first paper to feature magnetic particle imaging data acquired at a Canadian institution, using the new system at Robarts Research Institute
Discovery Healthcare summer camp Do you know a teenager who wants a career in health care? Discovery Healthcare is a summer camp experience led by medical students. Registration opens in March
My six-word story Dr. Marc Chrétien, a resident with the Clinical Investigator Program, shares the advice he’d give his younger self.
CPD Update Faculty Development Mini Fellowships provide grants of up to $5,000 to support professional development opportunities for faculty. Apply by March 26
Treat the bleed Bleeding is a common scenario in hospital settings, but treating it can be complex. Dr. Ziad Solh helped develop an online, evidence-based resource for clinicians and learners that provides quick access to best practices in bleeding management.
Discover Shakespeare at the Stratford Festival Health and medicine feature prominently in many of Shakespeare’s works. A special group for Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty, staff and students is being formed to attend his plays at the world-famous Stratford Festival, including lunch and an opportunity to meet the cast or production teams. There is no charge to join the group and members will have access to the Festival’s group discounts. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Vivian McAlister at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Meet Dr. John Yoo ALL THREE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED
Breakfast on March 20 at St. Joseph's Health Care London, April 8 in Windsor and April 15 at London Health Sciences Centre have been cancelled.