March, 2013

Dr. Osman Tarabain receives Diamond Jubilee Medal

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Osman Tarabain of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry-Windsor Program on receiving the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. Dr. Tarabain is the program director for Internal Medicine, and also helped to establish the clinical teaching unit at Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital. … (Read More)

Faculty Scholars Announced

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Graeme Hunter, Schulich Dentistry and Dr. Marco Prado, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, on being named Faculty Scholars … (Read More)

Jane Rylett awarded Distinguished University Professorship

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Congratulations to Jane Rylett, chair of the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and associate director of Robarts Research Institute on being awarded one of two 2013 Distinguished University Professorships. The ceremony will take place April 24, 4:00 p.m., Conron Hall, University College. … (Read More)

Dr. Janet Pope named Distinguished Investigator

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Dr. Janet Pope, professor and chair of the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, is this year's recipient of the Canadian Rheumatology Association's Distinguished Investigator Award. The award recognizes Dr. Pope's outstanding contributions in furthering rheumatology research in Canada. … (Read More)

Dr. Joseph Martin, Harvard Medical School, to receive honorary degree

Friday, March 22, 2013

Dr. Joseph Martin, Edward R. and Anne G. Lefler Professor of Neurobiology at the Harvard Faculty of Medicine and dean of Harvard Medical School from 1997-2007, will be honored with a Doctor of Science, honoris causa (D.Sc.) at the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's Doctor of Medicine (MD) convocation. … (Read More)

Dr. Anita Woods honoured with the 2013 Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching

Friday, March 22, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Anita Woods, PhD, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, on receiving the Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching. … (Read More)

In memoriam - Dr. Brian Rudrick

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Our sincerest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. Brian Rudrick, a pathologist with the Owen Sound Hospital, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 53 … (Read More)

David Litchfield to lead cancer project

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

David Litchfield, Chair of the Department of Biochemistry will co-lead a team of researchers developing a simple tool that could one day make it easier to choose the best available cancer treatments for patients. … (Read More)

Dr, Michael Rieder re-appointed assistant dean, Undergraduate Wellness

Monday, March 18, 2013

Dr. Michael Rieder has been re-appointed as Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Wellness, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from January 1, 2013 to June 30, 2016. … (Read More)

New and renewed Canada Research Chairs announced

Friday, March 15, 2013

Congratulations to Amardeep Thind of the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Family Medicine on having his Canada Research Chair renewed. The federal announcement of new and renewed CRCs took place today at Western. … (Read More)

In memoriam- Dr. Jihad Youseff Chaya

Friday, March 15, 2013

Our sincere condolences to the family, friends, patients and colleagues of psychiatrist, Dr. Jihad Youseff Chaya, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 58. … (Read More)

Schulich Dentistry clinics "revealed"

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's dental clinics will be featured on the next edition of "Western Revealed" on Rogers Cable Television on Tuesday, March 19th at 8:30 p.m. … (Read More)

Frank Prato's achievements recognized

Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Department of Medical Biophysics is pleased to announce that Professor Frank Prato has been awarded the prestigious D'Arsonval Award for 2013 from the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS) for outstanding achievement. … (Read More)

Student volunteers needed for Discovery Day

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame / TD Discovery Day in Health Sciences is looking for volunteers to help out on Friday, May 3 with event set-up and guiding high school students to and from workshops. … (Read More)

Dr. Chris Brandl awarded the Biomedical Science Ambassador Award

Monday, March 11, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Chris Brandl who has been awarded the Biomedical Science Ambassador Award by Partners in Research. … (Read More)

Dean Strong to lead provincial research project

Friday, March 8, 2013

Dean Michael Strong will lead a new neurodegenerative diseases research project which will unite clinician researchers and basic scientists from across Ontario to tackle brain disorders that lead to impairments in memory and cognition. … (Read More)

Congratulations to our Class of 2013 on the success in the CaRMS resident match

Friday, March 8, 2013

The Undergraduate Medical Education, Learner Equity and Wellness and Windsor Program Offices wish to congratulate the members of our Class of 2013 on the success in the CaRMS resident match. … (Read More)

Dr. Joel Napenas joins Schulich Dentistry

Friday, March 1, 2013

Please welcome Dr. Joel Napenas to the role of assistant professor in oral medicine at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. Dr. Napenas received his DDS from Western in 2002. He comes to us from the Carolinas Centre for Oral Health in Charlotte, North Carolina. … (Read More)