• Bringing One Health to policy makers in the Asia-Pacific region and G20 Summit

    February 28, 2023
    Dr. Francisco Olea Popelka worked as part of a multisectoral and transdisciplinary team composed of the Indonesian Ministries of Health, Home and Agriculture and the Association of All Health Offices; the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union); the University of Western Ontario, Canada and the World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) that convinced this established consortium of mayors, the Asia Pacific Cities Alliance for Health and Development (APCAT), to join forces and adopt and implement a One Health workshop with fellow Asia Pacific regional city and district mayors and decision-makers in preparation for the November 2022 G20 meeting in Indonesia.

  • Dr. Kamilia Rizkalla

    February 28, 2023
    After 34 years of dedicated service, Dr. Kamilia Rizkalla has retired from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine effective February 1, 2023.

  • Congratulations to Akeida Elliott-Benjamin

    February 28, 2023
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Akeida Elliott-Benjamin, who has received the American Association of Pathologists’ Assistants (AAPA) Student Delegate Top Manuscript Winner among the 2022 class of student delegates.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Bertha Garcia

    February 27, 2023
    Congratulations to Dr. Bertha Garcia for being recognized by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada with the AFMC Mentorship award.

  • Bringing Indigenous stories to the table in environmental health policy

    February 24, 2023
    Gerald McKinley, PhD, will spend a year in the U.S. as a Harkness Fellow. He will study methodologies to bring Indigenous voices to the development of environmental health policy.

  • Jeff Lovell completes his MSc Thesis

    February 15, 2023
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Jeff Lovell, who has completed his MSc in Pathology. Dr. Mark Darling is Jeff’s supervisor.

  • CAME Rising Star Certificate of Excellence

    February 09, 2023
    Congratulations to Jonathon Keow, PGY5 for being named a recipient of a Canadian Association for Medical Education (CAME) Rising Star – Certificate of Excellence Award.

  • WHO decision on COVID-19 emergency won’t affect Canada’s response

    February 06, 2023
    Dr. Sameer Elsayed, an infectious diseases physician and the director adult infectious diseases residency training at Western University in London, Ont., said to his mind the WHO should end the global emergency designation even though the pandemic itself is not over.

  • Black History Month

    February 02, 2023
    Western acknowledges and celebrates Black History Month, and encourages the campus and London communities to listen, learn and discuss. The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to host a number of events throughout February and March celebrating Black excellence. These events are free of charge. Please see event descriptions for more information. Everyone is welcome to attend.