December, 2007

Holdsworth named first Dr. Sandy Kirkley Chair

Thursday, December 20, 2007

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario has announced David Holdsworth as the first holder of the Dr. Sandy Kirkley Chair in Musculoskeletal Research. … (Read More)

Café Scientifique: Boning up on Osteoporosis

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Café Scientifique, sponsored by the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, kicks off its 2008 season on January 9 with a lecture entitled "Boning up on osteoporosis." … (Read More)

Schulich United Way Campaign Reaches 86% of Goal

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Our total so far: $64,624. That's 86% of our $75,000 goal for the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry United Way Campaign. Need a 2007 tax receipt? Western's mailroom will shut down on Friday, Dec. 21, but it's still not too late if you're hoping to … (Read More)

Western mourns passing of Dr. Tom Macfarlane

Monday, December 17, 2007

Friends and colleagues across the campus and throughout the community are mourning the death of Dr. Tom Macfarlane, Director of Health Services at The University of Western Ontario. … (Read More)

Everyone needs more than one calendar!

Friday, December 14, 2007

The Meds 2008 Around the World Calendar features photographs taken by members of the Class of 2008 during their medical school travels as well as a series of inspirational quotes. All proceeds go directly to Childcan Childhood Cancer Support Center. … (Read More)

Stress, depression high among Canadian peacekeepers

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Canada's peacekeepers suffer similar rates of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) as combat, war-zone soldiers, according to a London, Ont. research team. … (Read More)

Meds 2011 Photo Calendar Now on Sale

Thursday, December 13, 2007

The Meds Class of 2011 has put together a lovely photo calendar showcasing our photography skills and travel interests. We will be selling this calendar as a class fundraiser for $12. … (Read More)

United Way tops 80%

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Thank you to all those who have supported the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Robarts United Way Campaign to date. We have raised $60,329 or 80 per cent of our Campaign Goal of 75,000. … (Read More)

Pilot study offers new pain management option for elderly

Monday, December 10, 2007

Elderly patients who undergo hip and knee replacement surgery experience less pain and require 80 per cent less narcotics as a result of a newly developed drug combination administered before, during, and after surgery. … (Read More)

Western Cares Campus Food Drive

Friday, December 7, 2007

The Western Cares Campus Food Drive runs until Dec. 12. Please drop off your non-perishable food items, baby formula or diapers to the shopping cart in the Medical Sciences Building Foyer. … (Read More)