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December 2016
Volume 3 | Issue 12

Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti renewed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


We are pleased to announce that Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti has been renewed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and its teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London effective October 1, 2016 to August 31, 2021.

Recognized for his success, Dr. Chakrabarti was the recipient of the Premier’s Excellence in Research Award in 2003, and the Dean’s Award of Excellence in Research in 2005. He was awarded a Faculty Scholar Award from Western University in 2008.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Chakrabarti on his renewal.

Ronald McDonald House

On Tuesday, December 6th, pathologists, staff and residents from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine went to Ronald McDonald House to prepare dinner for the families in residence at the house.  Read more

PaLM socks it to winter

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine’s sock it to winter, sock drive was a great success. We collected over two Christmas sacks of socks for the less fortunate in our community. The Lambeth Lions will be distributing the socks to the Salvation Army during the holiday period. Thank you to everyone who donated.  Read more

Dr. M.E. Kirk Award

Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Haig, 2016 recipient of the Dr. M.E. Kirk Teaching Award. This annual teaching award is presented by the residents in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine to the pathologist who best exemplifies the qualities of dedication, enthusiasm, excellence, availability, approachability, knowledge, and mentorship with respect to resident education.  Read more

News Stories

Update In PathologyAnother marvellous mountain of toys

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine’s 3rd Annual Toy Drive was a success. We raised a mountain of toys and gifts for Toy Mountain and Toys for Tots.  Thank you to everyone who donated.  Read more
Update In PathologyDr. P.C. Shah Plaque

On December 16th a plaque was unveiled in the Medical Sciences building at Western University to honor the generous donation of the Shah family, Dr. & Mrs. P.C. (Raju) & Jyoti Shah, and Mr. & Mrs. Chirag & Ritu Shah to the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.  Read more
Update In PathologySchulich 2017 Pictorial Calendar

Congratulations to Kathilyn Allewell (Cover), Dr. David Driman (January), Dr. Jessica Shepherd (June) and Dr. Brian Schick (September), whose photos were chosen for the Schulich 2017 pictorial calendar.  Read more
Update In PathologyLPA Christmas Party Photos

All LPA Christmas Photos are available for download until January 27, 2017.  Click here
Update In PathologyAnnual Report

We are thrilled to send you the 2016 Annual Report on time for the first time! Many thanks to those of you who made contributions to various sections of the report. Special thanks as always to Kathilyn Allewell for her work in designing and layout, and for the great photographs.  Read more
Update In PathologyJames Armstrong awarded IRF Studentship

His proud supervisor, Dr. Cindy Hutnik, would like to announce that James Armstrong (MD/PhD candidate) has been awarded an IRF Studentship from the Lawson Health Research Institute.  Read more

Upcoming Events

Departmental Meeting

Tuesday, January 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - LHSC UH A3-100
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds - January

"The Art of Hepatology"

Speaker: Dr. Paul Adams
Thursday, January 12, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - LHSC UH Auditorium B | Click here


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