January, 2009

Anatomy technician receives Western Award of Excellence

Friday, January 30, 2009

Haley Linklater, a Technician in the Gross Anatomy Laboratory, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, is one of seven recipients of Western's 2009 Staff Awards of Excellence. … (Read More)

Eating Disorders Awareness Breakfast - Feb 6

Friday, January 30, 2009

In recognition of National Eating Disorders AwarenessWeek,Hope's Garden hosts its annual Eating Disorders Awareness Breakfast on Friday, February 6 at Western's London Hall residence. Panel discussion featuring Dr. Kathy Berg,Registered Psychologis … (Read More)

$93,007 raised for the United Way!

Friday, January 30, 2009

Congratulations to the faculty, staff and students at Schulich and Robarts who came together to raise $93,007 for the United Way, surpassing last year's total by $6000. … (Read More)

Chairs reappointed for two Schulich departments

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Karen Campbell has been reappointed as Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, while Miguel Valvano also continues in a second term as Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. … (Read More)

ThisWeek@ Schulich - January 26

Monday, January 26, 2009

The third edition of ThisWeek@Schulich contains announcements and events for Schulich faculty, staff and students on campus and beyond. … (Read More)

Acting Assistant Deans named for Admissions & Student Affairs

Monday, January 26, 2009

Dr. Michael Rieder and Dr. Robert Hammond have been named Acting Assistant Deans in the Admissions & Student Affairs Portfolio. … (Read More)

Avoid mumps with booster clinic

Monday, January 26, 2009

The Middlesex-London Health Unit will be offering a free booster clinic for the mumps, measles, and rubella (MMR) vaccine on Jan. 29 and 30 at the UCC. … (Read More)

Dean Herbert appointed Medical Hall of Fame board chair

Monday, January 26, 2009

The Board of Directors of The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Board Chair, Dr. Carol Herbert, dean of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at The University of Western Ontario. … (Read More)

HIV intervention program gets U.S. approval

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

University of Western Ontario professor Bill Fisher has written a prescription for reducing the transmission of HIV infection and it's caught the attention of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … (Read More)

New Scientific Director Transgenic and Gene Targeting Facility

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Dr. Christopher Pin has been appointed the new Scientific Director of the Transgenic and Gene Targeting Facility, a core facility supported by Schulich, Lawson and Robarts. … (Read More)

ThisWeek@Schulich - January 19

Monday, January 19, 2009

The second edition of a new weekly bulletin for students, faculty and staff at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. … (Read More)

Assistant Dean, SWOMEN Rural Regional Steps Down

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

After four and a half years as Assistant Dean, SWOMEN Rural Regional, Dr. Tom Lacroix is stepping down. He will stay on however as a SWOMEN preceptor and has offered to provide guidance and support to the Rural Regional program. Dr. Lacroix has a p … (Read More)

Terry Peters named IEEE Fellow

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Congratulations to Dr. Terry Peters who has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) for his contributions to medical imaging and image-guided surgery. … (Read More)

Budget cuts driven by economy

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

All university faculties and departments are being told to cut more from their budgets in the wake of a downturn in the international economy. … (Read More)

New Schulich e-bulletin begins

Monday, January 12, 2009

In an effort to reduce the number of emails filling your inbox and provide better communication across the School, the Dean's Office will be introducing a new e-bulletin as of January 12. … (Read More)

Dr. Robert McMurtry receives award

Friday, January 9, 2009

Dr. Robert McMurtry will be awarded the James H. Graham Award from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in recognition of his significant career achievements. … (Read More)

CIHR Operating Grant info sessions

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Research Western and the Lawson Health Research Institute are hosting three ResearchNet information sessions this month to provide information for the CIHR Operating Grant Competition in March. … (Read More)

In Memoriam

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

The flag will be at half-mast Thursday until 1:30 p.m. for Mary Alexander, a retired staff member from Dentistry (Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry). Alexander, 71, had 29 years of service at Western before retiring in 1998. … (Read More)

Dr. William Wall to receive Order of Canada

Monday, January 5, 2009

A University of Western Ontario geographer and surgeon can now add Order of Canada to their long list of accomplishments. … (Read More)