August, 2010

New Associate Dean - Equity & Professionalism

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Dr. Terri Paul has been appointed Associate Dean, Equity & Professionalism for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2013 … (Read More)

Continued growth in first-year medical class

Monday, August 30, 2010

Jocelyn Howard of London has a degree in music and voice. But she changed her tune, and decided to follow in her parents' footsteps and become a physician. … (Read More)

Leaders named for London hospitals

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Bonnie Adamson has been named the new President and CEO of London Health Sciences Centre, while Dr. Gillian Kernaghan will take over as President and CEO of St. Joseph's Health Care. … (Read More)

Health Zone clinics returning to London

Monday, August 23, 2010

Forced to close last year due to lack of provincial funding, two nurse practitioner-led medical clinics in London, along with a third location at Merrymount Children's Centre, will re-open to once again assist thousands of local residents in need of … (Read More)

Nominations open for Chair/Chief of Pathology

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London, invite applications/nominations for the position of Chair/Chief of the Department of Pathology. … (Read More)

Taylor Prize Symposium and Dinner

Friday, August 13, 2010

Save the date: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 for the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine Symposium and Dinner. … (Read More)

Sean Cregan named CIHR Researcher of the Month

Friday, August 13, 2010

Robarts Scientist Dr. Sean Cregan has been named Researcher of the Month for August 2010 by Canadians for Health Research. … (Read More)

Citywide Chair/Chief appointed for Department of Oncology

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

We are pleased to announce Dr. Glenn Bauman's reappointment as Chair for the Department of Oncology as well as his appointment to the new role of Citywide Chief of Oncology for London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care, London. … (Read More)

Making Medicare - The History of Health Care in Canada

Monday, August 9, 2010

The Canadian Museum of Civilization has created an online exhibition about the history of medicare in Canada, ranging different eras from 1914 to 2007 and including the key players and costs and benefits of our health care system. … (Read More)

Ivey report calls for Canadian Food Strategy

Friday, August 6, 2010

As Canada rapidly approaches what experts are calling a 'health crisis,' a new report issued by the Richard Ivey School of Business calls for a Canadian Food Strategy. … (Read More)

Call for Applications - Chair, Anatomy & Cell Biology

Thursday, August 5, 2010

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is inviting applications for the position of Chair, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology. The position is for a five-year term, renewable. … (Read More)

Study identifies the genes that control cholesterol levels

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

A worldwide study involving the genetic testing of over 100,000 people has identified the genes that control lipid levels. Robarts Scientist and Schulich professor Dr. Robert Hegele was the senior Canadian author and led the London study site. … (Read More)

Reach the Beach Run for Ronald McDonald House

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Robarts will be helping to raise money for Ronald McDonald House through this year's Reach the Beach Run at Port Stanley, Friday August 13, 2010 at 7:30 pm. Participants, donations and volunteers are needed! … (Read More)

Bench to Bedside - Lawson Health Research Newsletter August 2010

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

The latest issue of Lawson Health Research Institute's newsletter highlights the work of Matthew Weir, Department of Medicine, and research led by Dr. Maria Kloseck and Dr. Maggie Gibson. … (Read More)