Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Health Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series

Distinguished Lecture Series

Since its inaugural lecture in 2006, the Faculty of Health Sciences Distinguished Lecture Series has brought some of Canada's most respected researchers to Western University. The aim of the Lecture Series is to provide students, faculty and staff with insights into some of the most important social and health-related issues.

FHS Distinguished Lecturers

2015-16 Dr. Samantha Nutt Advancing the cause of Global Health
2014-15 Dr. Mike Evans Using Social Media and Innovation to Promote Health Behaviours
2013-14 Jeffrey Simpson Chronic Condition: Why Canada's health care system needs to be dragged into the 21st century
2011-12 Margaret Trudeau Exploring Mental Health Issues
2010-11 Dr. Mark Tremblay Canada's Inactive Kids: An Urgent Call to Action
2009-10 Stephen Lewis* The People vs. Cancer
2008-09 Dr. Fraser Mustard Closing the Gap Between What We Know About Early Experience-Based Brain Development and Health, Behaviour and Learning Throughout Life
2007-08 Hon. Monique Bégin The Social Determinants of Health
2006-07 Michael Decter Canadian Health Care Reform: Moving from Access to Quality

*hosted in conjunction with the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the London Regional Cancer Program