November, 2008

Medical student awarded $10,000 scholarship

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Michelle Homer, a 4th year medical student at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is among the recipients of the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) highest scholastic award. … (Read More)

United Way - prizes, moustache olympics and more

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

The Schulich/Robarts United Way Campaign has raised more than $47,000 so far. Return your pledge form to Joan Estabrooks in M138 by December 4 for a chance to win in our own incentive draw! Also, don't miss the Robarts moustache olympics on Dec. 1. … (Read More)

Aerospace Medicine Research Forum

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Dr. Kris Lehnhardt will discuss aerospace medicine at Western's new Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration on Friday November 28. … (Read More)

Jennifer Lam OUA MVP

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

The word greatness doesn't even begin to describe how successful Jennifer Lam has been while attending Western. Not only has she blown away her profs while maintaining a high academic average through her studies, now in her second year at medical s … (Read More)

Innovative health clinics open to serve high-risk neighbourhoods

Friday, November 21, 2008

Two high-risk neighbourhoods in London are having more of their health care needs met through an innovative program by The University of Western Ontario called the Interprofessional Care Learning Labs Project. The Allan Rush Gardens and Southdale Ho … (Read More)

Infection and Immunity Research Forum

Thursday, November 20, 2008

The Third Annual Infection and Immunity Research Forum organized by students in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, will be held on Friday, November 21. … (Read More)

Study finds supervised injection facility cost-effective

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

A research study released Novmeber 17 shows Vancouver's safe injection site is saving lives amd dollars. The study was co-authored by Greg Zaric, an associate professor in the Health Sector MBA program at Richard Ivey School of Business and Schulich … (Read More)

Evelyn Vingilis receives provincial award

Friday, November 14, 2008

Evelyn Vingilis, Director of the Population and Community Health Unit in the Department of Family Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, is among this year's recipients of the Leading Women, Building Communities Award. … (Read More)

Schulich Research Lecture: Diabetes

Friday, November 14, 2008

The latest installment of the Schulich Research Lecture Series on Wednesday, Nov. 19 is tackling innovations in diabetes research and opportunities for graduate work at The University of Western Ontario. … (Read More)

United Way Update - November 14 is Early Bird Deadline

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Make sure your pledge is returned by November 14 to be eligible for prizes including two tickets to any Air Canada destination in North America. Prize list at: … (Read More)

Western submitting proposal to build AIDS vaccine manufacturing facility

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

The University of Western Ontario was selected by the Canadian government as one of four organizations in the country to submit an application to build an HIV vaccine manufacturing facility. … (Read More)

In Memoriam

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

A visitation service for former professor Dennis Skinner (Dentistry) will be held Nov. 11 from 7 until 9 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home (559 Fanshawe Park Rd. E., London). … (Read More)

Eleven medicine alumni among World War I veterans to be honoured

Monday, November 10, 2008

Western is honoring 19 alumni and students who died in the First World War. A plaque will be unveiled at a Remembrance Day ceremony on November 11 at 11 a.m. in the University Community Centre (UCC). … (Read More)

Windsor Opening Attracts Crowd

Monday, November 10, 2008

The open house and ribbon cutting for the new Medical Education Building and Windsor Program attracted hundreds of students, faculty, community members and supporters. The story was covered by A Channel and The Windsor Star. … (Read More)

Pfizer makes donation to diabetes research

Monday, November 10, 2008

A half-million dollar contribution from Pfizer Canada has been earmarked to support a national partnership, involving The University of Western Ontario, aimed at fighting diabetes. … (Read More)

Pioneer technology links Western-Windsor medical campuses

Thursday, November 6, 2008

First-year medical students at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry cannot be camera shy.In order to provide an interactive learning experience to students at the new satellite campus at the University of Windsor which officially opens Fri … (Read More)

Graduate Studies Showcase

Thursday, November 6, 2008

The School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies will be hosting the fourth annual Western Graduate Studies Showcase on Saturday Nov. 8. Visitors interested in graduate or postdoctoral studies at Western have an opportunity to meet with leading rese … (Read More)

Robarts awarding top science prize

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Harvard University's Michael E. Greenberg made key discoveries in understanding the processes that control brain development and its responses to injury and disease. The University of California's Roger Nicoll has determined how drugs and chemicals … (Read More)

Dr. Mike Strong honoured by ALS alliance

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Dr. Mike Strong, neurologist and Co-Chair of the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, has recieved the 2008 Forbes Norris Award from the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations. … (Read More)

United Way Update

Monday, November 3, 2008

The Schulich Medicine & Dentistry/Robarts United Way Campaign is off to a great start. Please remember to fill out your pledge form and return to Joan Estabrooks in M138. … (Read More)