June, 2011

Dr. Michael Rieder named to Student Affairs

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Dr. Michael Rieder has been appointed as Acting Assistant Dean, Student Affairs for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry effective July 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. The Assistant Dean, Student Affairs provides leadership to the student affa … (Read More)

Health economists meet at Western

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

The 10th annual meeting of the Canadian Health Economists'Study Group (CHESG) will be held at The University of Western Ontario on July 8th and 9th. The conference is being organized by Sisira Sarma of the Schulich School of Medicine & Denti … (Read More)

Schulich adds two family medicine training sites

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The University of Western Ontario is expanding its family physician training in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry's rural/regional program. Two new sites, Stratford and Petrolia, are being added to train residents in the Department … (Read More)

Dr. Guido Filler re-appointed as Chair/Chief, Department of Paediatrics

Monday, June 27, 2011

Dr. Guido Filler has been re-appointed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Paediatrics at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and its teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care, London for a second term, … (Read More)

Congratulations to CIHR National Student Poster Competition Winners

Friday, June 24, 2011

Eight Schulich Medicine & Dentistry graduate students recently represented Western at the CIHR National Student Research Poster Competition held at the Canadian Student Health Research Forum. Three received silver awards. … (Read More)

Windsor physicians honoured for caring

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Dr. Barry Emara, chief of ophthalmology at Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital, and Dr. Kouslai Naidoo, a family physician at the Windsor Family Health Organization, received Patients' Choice Awards hosted in Windsor on June 20 by the PAC and OMA. … (Read More)

Give at any level: Wolfe

Monday, June 20, 2011

Bernard Wolfe says in order to make the most of their lives, graduates need to continue both their vocational and humanistic education. … (Read More)

New drug shown to reduce breast cancer in high-risk women

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Eighty per cent of breast cancers occur in women over age 50. Preventative medications are available, but their potential for serious side effects has deterred women and their doctors from using them. Fortunately, the results of a new clinical trial … (Read More)

Research identifies how cancer cells cheat death

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Research led by David Litchfield of The University of Western Ontario has identified how biochemical pathways can be "rewired" in cancer cells to allow these cells to ignore signals that should normally trigger their death. … (Read More)

Power outage update

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

All Schulich exams will be taking place as planned and are unaffected by the power outage. … (Read More)