October, 2008

Jerry Battista nominated as TVO Best Lecturer

Friday, October 31, 2008

Congratulations to Dr. Jerry Battista, Chair of the Department of Medical Biophysics, nominee for TVO\'s Prestigious \"Big Ideas Best Lecturer Competition\" for 2009 Dr. Battista will present a lecture entitled \"Space Radiation Dosimetry: A Tr … (Read More)

Survey Request on the Use of Placebos

Friday, October 31, 2008

Schulich Physicians are invited to participate in a survey as part of an international effort to assess practitioners\' knowledge, beliefs, attitudes and practices regarding placebos in clinical practice. … (Read More)

United Way Early Bird prizes

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

With Western\'s United Way goal set at $550,000, staff and faculty volunteer coordinators are beginning what they hope will be another record-smashing campaign. … (Read More)

Dr. Henry Barnett becomes first person outside Europe to receive Karolinska Stroke Award

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Dr. Henry JM Barnett, London, Ontario, receives the Karolinska Stroke Award for Excellence in Stroke Research. The prize amounts to 100,000 SEK. The laureate will receive the prize from the President of Karolinska Institutet Harriet Wallberg-Henrikss … (Read More)

Café Scientifique joins London & Windsor audiences

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Join us for a special two-evening Café Scientifique, joining London & Windsor, at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario. Experience our videoconferencing lecture theatre for a lively 2-city discussion on th … (Read More)

International conference to discuss trauma and the brain, mind & body

Friday, October 24, 2008

International leaders will be meeting in London this weekend to discuss how the brain, mind and body react to trauma, and how therapies including dream interpretation and self-reflection can assist in the healing process. … (Read More)

Boys should also receive HPV vaccine

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Nobel Prize winner Harald zur Hausen, whose discovery of the human papilloma virus (HPV) causes cervical cancer, says boys and girls should receive the vaccine. … (Read More)

Flu immunization clinic dates set

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Workplace Health and the Staff/Faculty Family Practice Clinic will once again be providing adult only influenza immunization clinics for Western employees (staff and faculty) in the University Community Centre Health Services Resource Centre (lower l … (Read More)

15th Annual Murray Barr Lecture

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry presents the 15th Annual Murray Barr Lecture and Departmental Research Day Thursday, October 30th, 2008. … (Read More)

Annual Dentistry Research Day on Wednesday

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

The Annual Schulich Dentistry Research Day takes place on Wednesday afternoon, October 22nd starting with the John T. Hamilton Distinguished Lecture at 12:30 p.m. The speaker is Dr. Don Brunette from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Bri … (Read More)

Public forum on Chinese medicine

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

A free public forum will be held to discuss Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)and ginseng for healing and wellness, Sunday Oct. 19 at the London Central Library. … (Read More)

In memoriam - Dr. Earl Russell

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Renowned doctor, teacher. mentor and philanthropist Dr. Earl Russell, MD\'50, DSc\'06, has passed away at the age of 88. He died peacefully at home on October 12. … (Read More)

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry Newsletter October 2008

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Read the latest edition of the Dean\'s Newsletter online including education and research news from across the School. … (Read More)

2008 Nobel Prize winner to speak at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

Monday, October 6, 2008

The winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Medicine, Dr. Harald zur Hausen, will be in London on October 20th to give a free public lecture at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario. … (Read More)

National union to represent Western postdoctoral associates

Monday, October 6, 2008

One of Canada\'s largest unions, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), will soon be certified by the Ontario Labour Relations Board to represent the group of postdoctoral fellows employed as postdoctoral associates at The University of Wester … (Read More)

In memoriam -Professor Emeritus R. Alan Richardson

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Professor Emeritus Dr. R. Alan Richardson, the founder of the Department of History of Medicine and Science at The University of Western Ontario, has passed away at the age of 80. Dr. Richardson joined the Faculty of Medicine in 1967 and taught stud … (Read More)

Schulich's Mini Medical School visits "The Body Shop"

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

As we age, our bodies change, and no amount of cosmetic surgery can alter most of those changes. It's also a sad fact that when it comes to health, some good bodies can 'go bad'. These are just two of the topics covered in this fall's Mini Medical … (Read More)