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May 2016
Volume 3 | Issue 5

The Douglas Bocking Award

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Bertha Garcia for receiving the Douglas Bocking Award, one of the highest teaching awards at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. This award, created in honour of the former Dean of Medicine and Vice-Provost, is given annually to a faculty member at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of medical education over the last four years.

The award was bestowed upon Dr. Garcia, Vice Dean Education, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, and former Chair/Chief of Pathology, by Dean Michael Strong at the Medical Convocation ceremony on May 13th, 2016. The following is a short excerpt from the Dean’s speech: “In her time at Schulich, this year’s recipient has been involved with all aspects of the “business” of our program and has accumulated a great number of experiences, as a researcher, educator, administrator, mentor, and supporter. If one were to connect with a random sampling of Schulich graduates from the last 15 years, each one would have a direct memory or experience of a moment that they could still recount connected to this year's recipient.

Congratulations to Dr. Gibson

Congratulations to Dr. Candace Gibson on receiving the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) 2016 Tribute to Excellence Award. Read more

An unexpected path to regenerative medicine

As an undergraduate student in biomedical sciences at the University of Waterloo, Niamh Richmond wanted to be a veterinarian. However, things didn’t go according to plan. Read more

Congratulations to Dr. Bend

Congratulations to Dr. Jack Bend and his co-investigators on their award from the First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program.  Read more

News Stories

Update In Pathology2016 Recipients of the Dr. Fredrick Winnet Luney Awards

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to congratulate the following students: Sonja DiGregorio, Steffi Stephenson and Audrey Evetts.  Read more
Update In Pathology2016 Ontario Graduate Scholarship Awardees

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to congratulate the following students on receiving an Ontario Graduate Scholarship.  They are: Jina Kum, Yohan Kim and Julie Wallis.  Read more
Update In PathologyWHMIS training is changing

All staff, faculty, graduate students, work study and co-op students and volunteers at Western must receive training in WHMIS 2015 now.  You will be required to take the new version of WHMIS training by August 31, 2016.  Click here
Update In Pathology2016 PaLM Research Day Photos

All of the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Research Day photos are available for download.  Click here

Upcoming Events

NERDs June Open Forum

Thursday, June 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - LHSC UH A3-100 | Click here


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