About the School of HAHP
At the School of Health and Human Performance, our interprofessional learning environment encourages you to build your critical-thinking skills while exploring how leisure and recreational activities enhance and impact our lives. You could learn about injury prevention and athletic performance, or the benefits of leisure activities in different groups such as cancer survivors and home-based workers. Find out more.
HAHP in Dal News
Excellence in order
Dal faculty members Wanda Thomas Bernard and Stan Kutcher were inducted into the Order of Nova Scotia this month along with former Dal chancellor Richard Goldbloom.
Statement from President Florizone on next steps to address offensive social media comments
Statement regarding offensive social media comments.
Protecting the brain
Dr. Alon Friendman, Dal's new William Dennis Chair in Epilepsy Research, is on the leading edge in advances for early detection and diagnosis of damage to the brain's "shield" – the blood-brain barrier.
Statement from President Florizone regarding offensive social media comments
Statement from President Florizone.
On "PACE" for space
Dal Oceanography researcher Susanne Craig is the only Canadian selected for NASA's upcoming PACE satellite mission that will examine connections between ocean ecology and climate change.
Faculty & Research
Our professors aren't only dedicated to student education, they're also active researchers. From the physiology of exercise, HIV/AIDS prevention, and gender-based analysis of health policies to Aboriginal health issues, professors in HAHP are investigating cuttng-edge topics in health and recreation research - all with the goal of making society a better place to live. Find out how you can contribute.