August, 2013

App developer Dr. Les Kalman needs your vote

Friday, August 30, 2013

Dr. Les Kalman, DDS '99, assistant professor, Division of Restorative Dentistry is in an Intel contest with his Virtual Facebow application, and needs your vote. … (Read More)

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry meets the big screen - the School launches six new videos

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Introducing Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's six brand new videos profiling the School, its dedication to social responsibility, and four of its unique education programs … (Read More)

President's statement on Dr. Tarek Loubani

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

On behalf of Western, I want to reiterate my ongoing concern for the plight of Dr. Tarek Loubani, an assistant professor in our Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, who is currently being detained in Egypt. … (Read More)

Helping patients butt out gets results

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

It's one of the hardest habits to break but with just a little help at the right time, new research by Western University anesthesiologists has shown patients about to undergo surgery can be successfully convinced to butt out. … (Read More)

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry welcomes 171 new medical students

Monday, August 26, 2013

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry will welcome 171 new medical students with its traditional White Coat Ceremony on Tuesday, August 27th starting at 10:00 a.m. in Room 145 of the Natural Sciences Building. … (Read More)

Studies show vedolizumab is an effective treatment for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

An international clinical trial led by Dr. Brian Feagan of Robarts Research Institute has found that the investigational antibody vedolizumab is an effective treatment for those suffering from ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, when other treatments have failed. … (Read More)

Sharing Smiles Day a finalist in Pillar Awards

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Schulich Dentistry's Oral Health, Total Health's Sharing Smiles Day was named a finalist for an Innovation Award in the 2013 Pillar Community Innovation Awards. Congratulations to the students, faculty and staff involved with the annual event on receiving this great community recognition. … (Read More)

Dr. Bhooma Bhayana to receive 2013 CFPC Geeta Gupta Award

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry congratulates Dr. Bhooma Bhayana on receiving the 2013 College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Geeta Gupta Award for Equity and Diversity. … (Read More)

Inaugural See the Line event a resounding success

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

It was a sobering moment; Dr. Ann McKee showed slides of athletes, who died after receiving a concussion. She was making a point to the 500 plus athletes, coaches, parents and health professionals who gathered for the inaugural See the Line Concussion Research Community Information Symposium. … (Read More)

Stephen Ferguson awarded Career Investigator Award

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Heart and Stroke Foundation has awarded Stephen Ferguson of the Robarts Research Institute a 2013 Career Investigator Award, supporting his research into new treatments for high blood pressure. … (Read More)

Leaders in Innovation Dinner to feature actor and social activist Martin Sheen

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The annual Leaders in Innovation Dinner celebrating research excellence at Robarts Research Institute has gained a reputation for linking the stars of Hollywood with the stars in the research world. This year, Martin Sheen will be the special guest. … (Read More)

Western University monitoring situation in Egypt

Monday, August 19, 2013

Western University is attempting to gather more information regarding the well-being of Dr. Tarek Loubani, an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, following his recent detainment in Cairo, Egypt. … (Read More)

Dr. John Denstedt's appointment as Chair/Chief, Department of Surgery receives one-year extension

Monday, August 12, 2013

Congratulations Dr. John Denstedt on receiving a one-year extension on his appointment as Chair/Chief, Department of Surgery in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University and its teaching hospitals … (Read More)

Alumni of Distinction Award winners announced

Friday, August 9, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 recipients of the Medical and Dental Alumni of Distinction Awards. Honourees will be celebrated at this year's Dean's Homecoming Gala. … (Read More)

In memoriam - Dr. Donald Robert Smith

Friday, August 2, 2013

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry extends it sincere condolences to the family and friends of Dr. Donald Robert Smith, MD'51; Professor Emeritus. … (Read More)