May, 2010

Dean Carol Herbert prepares for new chapter

Monday, May 31, 2010

It's not easy to hand something that has been your "baby" for 11 years over to a new person to raise, but Carol Herbert feels it is time to start a new chapter in the institution and her career. … (Read More)

Medical students to discover rural and regional medicine

Thursday, May 27, 2010

On Monday, May 31, first-year medical student Julie Lebert will be heading to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance to have her first real experience with patients as part of "Discovery Week." … (Read More)

Canada Excellence Chair to stimulate translational research

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The announcement of Dr. Adrian Owen as the new Canada Excellence Research Chair in Neuroscience and Imaging at Western May 17 will further expand the breadth of neuroscience research across Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and across campus. … (Read More)

Dr. Mark Awuku named Acting Associate Dean, Windsor Program

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is pleased to announce that Windsor paediatrician Dr. Mark Awuku will assume the role of Acting Associate Dean, Windsor Program effective June 1, 2010. … (Read More)

Postdoctoral student killed in 401 crash

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is mourning the death of Kenneth (Kar Ho) Wong, a recent graduate of the PhD program in Medical Biophysics. He was killed May 13 following a collision on Highway 401 near Woodstock. … (Read More)

Hachinski wins Premier's Discovery Award

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Lauded as one of Ontario's most accomplished researchers in the area of stroke, dementia and Alzheimer's, The University of Western Ontario's Vladimir Hachinski has been recognized with a Premier's Discovery Award. … (Read More)

Call for Nominations & Applications

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Dean's Office at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has commenced the selection process for the position of Associate Dean, Equity and Professionalism, effective July 1, 2010. … (Read More)

Owen recruited from Cambridge

Monday, May 17, 2010

Neuroscientist Adrian Owen has been appointed as a Canada Excellence Research Chair at Western. He will hold appointments in the Schulich Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Physiology and Pharmacology and Clinical Neurological Sciences. … (Read More)

Stress, Cortisol & Performance: Do We Really Perform Better Under Pressure?

Monday, May 17, 2010

The Centre for Education Research and Innovation hosts Visiting Scholar Dr. Vicki LeBlanc June 1, 2010, 7:30-8:30 am in Auditorium B, University Hosptial, London Health Sciences Centre. … (Read More)

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry confers degrees on 139 new doctors

Friday, May 14, 2010

Someone can take away your possessions, but they can't take away your knowledge; it's a lesson Samir Raza says his parents taught him early in life. On Friday, Raza will graduate with both a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree and a Bachelor of E … (Read More)

Theology conference explores responses to HIV-AIDS

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

The Centre for Public Theology at Huron University College hosts its second conference, "HIV-AIDS and the Churches: Responses to the Pandemic in Africa and Canada" on May 14-15. The conference brings together theologians and other academics … (Read More)

Postgraduate Program Coordinator, Windsor Program

Friday, May 7, 2010

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is pleased to annnounce that Dr. Andrew Petrakos has been named Postgraduate Program Coordinator, Windsor Program. Dr. Petrakos took up his role on March 1, 2010 and has a three-year term ending June 30, 2 … (Read More)

In Memoriam -Dr. Colin Anderson

Friday, May 7, 2010

Professor Emeritus Dr. Colin Anderson died suddenly on Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at the age of 78 years. Dr. Anderson joined The University of Western Ontario and University Hospital Department of Pathology in June of 1973. … (Read More)

May 14 - Annual Suzanne Bernier Lecture in Skeletal Biology

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

On Friday, May 14, all interested members of the University community are invited to attend the Suzanne Bernier Lecture in Skeletal Biology,1:30 pm at University Hospital, Auditorium A. Speaker: Dr. Dr. Karen Burg, Clemson University … (Read More)

May 10 - Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging Peter A. Rechnitzer Lecture Series

Monday, May 3, 2010

The Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging hosts Dr. Judy M. Muller-Delp, PhD, University of Florida, Gainesville at 3 pm May 10. Title: "Effects of Age and Exercise on Endothelial Function in Skeletal Muscle: Role of Reactive Oxygen Species. … (Read More)