2019

  • Media Release: More people die after surgery worldwide than from HIV, TB, and malaria combined

    February 01, 2019
    A new study co-authored by Janet Martin, PharmD, Assistant Professor with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, shows the global burden of postoperative death.

  • Announcement: Dr. Stewart Harris reappointed as the Canadian Diabetes Association Chair in Diabetes Management

    February 01, 2019
    Dr. Stewart Harris has been reappointed to his third term as the Canadian Diabetes Association Chair in Diabetes Management at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2023.

  • Study debunks shortcuts to healthy lifestyle

    January 31, 2019
    A study from Dr. Saverio Stranges, Chair and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and team has added further evidence to the growing understanding that not only do most nutritional supplements not prevent chronic disease or increase longevity, but their widespread use should be avoided.

  • Congratulations: Maria Mathews, PhD and Dr. Emil Schemitsch, receives CIHR funding

    January 31, 2019
    Maria Mathews, core-appointee, to receive CIHR funding for: “Increasing Indigenous Participation in the Physician Workforce,” while Dr. Emil Schemitsch, cross-appointee, to receive CIHR funding for: “The DECIPHER Study: DEterminants of Function and Clinically Important outcomes in Proximal Humerus Fractures in the Elder Population: A National CohoRt.”

  • Website Update Notice

    January 04, 2019
    Beginning Monday, January 7, our department website will be locked down as we update to the new template provided by Western University. During this process our website will still function as usual but we will be unable to publish any changes to content. Updates, news, events, etc., will be posted to our social media feeds during this time and we strongly recommend all faculty, students and staff follow our department on Twitter and Facebook (handle: westernuepibio).