2021

  • Announcement: 2021/22 OGGS Recipients: Jack Webb & Virginia Wolfe

    September 01, 2021
    The Obstetrics and Gynaecology Graduate Research Scholarships (OGGS) encourage and recognize excellence in research at the graduate level within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. This year's winners are Jack Webb & Virginia Wolfe.

  • Western researchers explore effects of weed in womb

    September 01, 2021
    Early research shows cannabis use during pregnancy may affect fetal development featuring Dr. Daniel Hardy.

  • Oh baby! London hospital registers record-breaking birth boom

    August 19, 2021
    The numbers are in at Southwestern Ontario’s largest hospital, and they’re record-breaking. London Health Sciences Centre medical teams delivered 561 newborns last month, its highest monthly total on record, enough to fill the seats on three Boeing 737 jetliners. “We’re on par for over 500 babies in August. too, but I don’t know how much above 500 we’ll be yet,” said Dr. Tracey Crumley, LHSC’s chief of obstetrics and gynecology.

  • Breastfeeding & Covid protection

    August 13, 2021
    The Middlesex-London Health Unit collaborated with Western University and the London Health Sciences Centre to host an interactive conversation with the public on the topics of interactions on pregnancy, fertility, and breastfeeding from the COVID vaccine last week.

  • You Make a Difference: Dr. Janine Hutson

    August 12, 2021
    London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) recently welcomed Dr. Hutson to its roster of innovative thinkers. Her mission? To make prescription drug use safer for pregnant women. Learn more about Dr. Janine Hutson and how her research is leading a new, life-changing maternal health program at LHSC.

  • Were you a mom-to-be during COVID? London researchers need your help

    June 17, 2021
    Dr. Genevieve Eastabrook and team is recruiting 300 new London-area moms and their babies to explore in detail the pandemic’s toll on them. The study details were recently discussed in the The London Free Press.

  • Examining the health impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on mothers and their new babies

    June 16, 2021
    It has been a challenging year for many with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic creating changes to people’s lifestyles, education, employment and health care. The impacts of these changes may be posing a health risk to women who have given birth during this trying time, and for their babies.

  • How Exercise Affects Pregnant Women

    May 15, 2021
    Dr. Daniel Hardy's lab recently published a paper investigating the "beneficial effects of exercise in pregnancy on placental function". The paper's results were recently discussed in a mainstream running/outdoors magazine, Outside Magazine.

  • Celebrating Doctors’ Day

    May 01, 2021
    On May 1, the Ontario Medical Association and health-care organizations across the province will recognize the extraordinary contributions of Ontario doctors by celebrating Doctors’ Day - let’s celebrate and thank our doctors for their expertise and dedication to patient care.

  • 2021 Schulich Leader Award: Dr. Andrew Watson

    April 29, 2021
    Celebrating the 2021 Awards of Excellence recipients! As educators, researchers, innovators and leaders, the 2021 Awards of Excellence recipients are making a difference at the School. It is with great pride that we recognize and honour their achievements.

  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 19th Annual Paul Harding Research day

    April 28, 2021
    Thanks to online digital conference methods a pandemic was no match for the OB/GYN dept 19th Annual Paul Harding Research day held on April 28th 2021.

  • Announcement: Dr. Timothy Regnault appointed Assistant Dean, Pre-Clinical Research

    April 09, 2021
    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Timothy Regnault has been appointed to the position of Assistant Dean, Pre-Clinical Research, at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024.

  • Announcement: Dr. Timothy Regnault appointed Assistant Dean, Pre-Clinical Research

    April 09, 2021
    Dr. Timothy Regnault has been appointed to the position of Assistant Dean, Pre-Clinical Research, at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2024.

  • CIHR Project Grant recipient: Dr. Trevor Shepherd

    March 12, 2021
    The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced the Fall 2020 CIHR Grant recipients.

  • Resident Spotlight: Dr. Stephanie Lammers, Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    February 24, 2021
    As a fifth-year resident in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dr. Stephanie Lammers enjoys the surgical aspects of the program, as well as the special moments with patients that energize and refuel her.

  • The benefits of 3D models in ovarian cancer research

    February 23, 2021
    London, Ontario–based translational oncology scientist Dr. Trevor Shepherd dedicates his career to breaking new ground in ovarian cancer research. He’s currently developing three-dimensional (3D) models of cancer cells, using tissues donated by women with ovarian cancer. In technical terms, these are called patient-derived organoids, essentially miniature tumours that are grown in a lab. Importantly, they preserve the characteristics of actual tumours, and respond just as a tumour would when changes to its surroundings are introduced.

  • Announcement: Dr. Tracey Crumley appointed Chair/Chief Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    January 21, 2021
    Dr. Tracey Crumley has been appointed as Chair/Chief, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and St. Joseph’s Health Care London effective January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2025.

  • Celebrating Our Values: Dr. Monique Bertrand

    November 29, 2022