February 2018

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February 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018
When clients come to the Dalhousie Social Work Clinic, they are often in crisis. They may be without shelter, food or money. They might be dealing with untreated physical or mental health issues. It might be all of these things, and more. Whatever the issues, whether straightforward or complex, the Community Clinic is there to help.
Trudi Smith  –  Dal Health in the News, Citizenship
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
On February 16, CBC Radio's The Current hosted the first of their "Facing Race" town halls in Halifax, with Nursing's Ingrid Waldron as part of the panel of experts.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
A group of Dal Health researchers, including Sara Kirk (Health and Human Performance, Healthy Populations Institute), are part of the team behind the award-winning Froogie app.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Recently, a panel of experts - including Sara Kirk (Health and Human Performance, Healthy Populations Institute), took the stage at the Halifax Central Library to discuss gluttony.
Dawn Morrison  –  Dal Health in the News, Research
Friday, February 16, 2018
On February 1, Dr. Michael Kiefte talked accents with CBC's Maritime Noon, taking phone-in questions from the public. Dr. Kiefte is a researcher and professor in phonetics and speech sciences in the School of Human Communication Disorders, and a program coordinator for the Dalhousie Accent Clinic.
Kathy MacFarlane  –  News, Alumni & Friends
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
When she was a student, Leah Wood (MSc CVS '11) didn't envision herself in the role of research manager, Department of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences for the Nova Scotia Health Authority.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Dal's 200th Anniversary gives us an opportunity to reflect on the Faculty's role as a transformative health leader.
Kathy MacFarlane  –  News, Alumni & Friends
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Kathy MacFarlane joined the Faculty of Health as the new full-time Alumni and Donor Relations Officer in September 2017.
Kathy MacFarlane  –  Partnerships, News, Citizenship, Alumni & Friends
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Radiology is a part of nearly every segment of health care, including pediatrics, obstetrics, medicine and surgery - yet many underserved communities in Canada and abroad don't have access to this technology. Dal's new chapter of the charity RAD-AID is working to solve this problem.
Cheryl Kozey  –  News
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The NSHRF held its Annual Awards Celebration Gala on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - with a number of Dal Health researchers named among the award, grant and scholarship winners.