January, 2008

Kellie Leitch appointed to NRC

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Dr. Kellie Leitch, Assistant Dean (External) and Chair/Chief of Paediatric Surgery, is one of two new members appointed to the National Research Council of Canada. … (Read More)

Stewart Harris to lead CDA Chair

Thursday, January 31, 2008

Dr. Stewart Harris has been selected as the first Canadian Diabetes Association Chair in Diabetes Management at The University of Western Ontario. The Chair was established to advance models of diabetes management, prevention and treatment. … (Read More)

$11 million to benefit NeuroImaging, Ginseng research

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Ontario\'s Ministry of Research and Innovation today announced an investment of $11 million in two collaborative medical research projects led by Schulich Medicine & Dentistry scientist Ed Lui and Robarts Scientist Ravi Menon. … (Read More)

Schulich raises $86,939 for United Way!

Monday, January 21, 2008

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry set a goal to raise $75,000 for the United Way, but thanks to your generosity, we brought in $86,939! … (Read More)

Dentistry Chili Cookoff

Friday, January 18, 2008

The Dentistry Chili Cook-Off is scheduled for Wednesday, January 23rd from 12-1pm. It will be held in the Main Clinic Reception area. We have students, staff and faculty members cooking chili for the event. It will cost $5 for a bowl of chili, … (Read More)

Schulich Talent Show

Friday, January 18, 2008

The Medical Humanities and Arts Society is proud to present the annual Schulich Talent Show on Saturday, February 2nd from 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm at Conron Hall, University College. As always, it will have fantastic acts of dance song and drama. Ticket … (Read More)

Schulich Awards of Excellence accepting nominations

Friday, January 18, 2008

Dean Carol Herbert is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2008 Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Awards of Excellence. … (Read More)

National healthcare conference in London to focus on patient safety

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Healthcare students from across Canada will learn the value of team work to improve patient safety at the fourth annual National Interprofessional Healthcare Conference at the Hilton Hotel in London January 19-20, 2008. … (Read More)

How does your brain age?

Monday, January 14, 2008

Aging of the brain, like everything else, is inevitable. In Western's latest installment of its free lecture series, Classes without Quizzes, Dr. Jane Rylett, Chair of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Schulich School of Medicine & … (Read More)

Thinking about Grad School?

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Attend our Biomedical Sciences Graduate Recruitment Open House January 26, 1 to 4 p.m., Medical Sciences Building. Meet faculty and current students, and tour departments and research facilities. Application Fees WAIVED for all those who pre-register … (Read More)

Kilimanjaro climb

Monday, January 7, 2008

Please support Dr. Francis Chan, Associate Dean of Admissions & Student Affairs, and Tim Liddiard who works in Western\'s Office of the Registrar, as they prepare to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to promote prostate cancer research and education. … (Read More)