Apply to become an ices Faculty Scholar

Applications are being accepted for the ICES Faculty Scholars Program’s fourth training cycle, 2019-2021. It is a two-year, part-time learning opportunity for Ontario-based academic faculty who wish to develop their skills in population health research.
The program provides access to linkable health administrative databases housed at ICES and fosters the development of interdisciplinary research collaborations among peers and experts across the ICES network.

Dr. Arlene MacDougall accepting the plaque from OTF and area MPPs

Local MPPs Peggy Sattler (London West) and Terence Kernaghan (London North Centre), with OTF Grant Review Team member Chris Harding presented a congratulatory plaque to MINDS Director Dr. Arlene MacDougall. 

Ontario Trillium Foundation awards $75,000 grant to Mental Health INcubator for Disruptive Solutions (MINDS) of London-Middlesex.

On Friday, November 23, 2018, the Mental Health INcubator for Disruptive Solutions (MINDS) of London-Middlesex welcomed community members and stakeholders at Innovation Works for an update on the work of the MINDS team and announced the generous contributions of the Ontario Trillium Foundation. 

Drs. Michael Silverman, Sharon Koivu and Laura Rodger

From left: Drs. Michael Silverman, Sharon Koivu and Laura Rodger

London researchers show importance of cardiac surgery and addictions counselling

Cases of endocarditis – infection of the heart valves – have risen dramatically in recent years as a result of the opioid crisis. In London, Ontario 55 per cent of people who experience heart valve infections are injection drug users. They are particularly vulnerable to the disease and a third die as a result.