Ingrid Waldron Reading
"There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities"
Join Dr. Ingrid Waldron as she launches her book "There's Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities". She will be reading from and discussing her book as well!
Ingrid R. G. Waldron is an associate professor in the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University and the Director of the Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project (The ENRICH Project). She is also a current Research Scholar with HPI, and is the co-lead with the research cluster 'Health of People of African Descent'. This is a free event - everyone is welcome. Books will be available for purchase.
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 - 6 p.m.
Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building, Rm. 1020
6100 University Ave
The PhD Health Program and the Healthy Populations Institute invite you to attend our Graduate Seminar Series
PERSUASIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Dr. Rita Orji, Assistant Professor
Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University
October 31, 2018
3:30 – 4:30 PM
ROOM 3HO1, Tupper Building
(located on the 3rd floor. Turn right off the elevator, the 3rd or 4th door on the left towards the end of the hallway).
Innovation in Housing Models and Policies
for older LGBTQi2S Populations: Lessons from the European Union
Friday, June 29th - 3.30-5.30 p.m.
Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library
The Jean Monnet European Union Centre of Excellence,Healthy Populations Institute, MacEachen Institute, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Dalhousie University, and Halifax Public Libraries
Jacqueline Gahagan, Dalhousie University; Cheryl Kozey, Dalhousie University
Video: Gen Silent
Keynote: Anders Kottorp, Malmö University, Sweden
Liesl Gambold, Dalhousie University
Bob Linscott, The Fenway Institute, Boston
Mike Tutthill, Rainbow Resource Centre, Winnipeg
Johanne Sanschagrin, CMHC, Ottawa
Discussion: Panel & Audience
Closing: Jacqueline Gahagan, Dalhousie University
Innovation in Housing Models and Policies for older LGBTQi2S Populations: Lessons from the European Union
The Jean Monnet European Union Centre of Excellence,Healthy Populations Institute, MacEachen Institute, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Dalhousie University, and Halifax Public Libraries present
Mahone Bay Launch of “There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities”.
Date: May 25, 2018
Location: Mahone Bay Centre, Ralph Hennigar Room
45 School Street, Mahone Bay, NS
Join author Dr. Ingrid Waldron as she launches There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous & Black Communities. This book is an expose of the environmental injustice practiced by the government of Nova Scotia against it’s marginalized communities.
Ingrid R. G. Waldron is an associate professor in the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University and the Director of the Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project (The ENRICH Project). This is a free event - everyone is welcome. Books will be available for purchase.
Co-sponsored by Council of Canadians - South Shore Chapter.
Oral Presentation Winners:
Ryan Frayne, post-doctoral fellow, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie (winner), Fiona Milne, Undergraduate Medicine, Dalhousie University New Brunswick campus (runner up).
Deanna Vervaecke, undergraduate, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie (winner), Nathan Taylor, graduate, Faculty of Health, Dalhousie University (runner up).
Kalkidan Gebre, undergraduate, School of Nursing, Dalhousie (winner), Christine Cassidy, graduate student, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University (runner up).
Teba Hamodat, undergraduate student, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, Dalhousie (winner), Emma Finlayson Trick, graduate student, Microbiology & Immunology, Dalhousie (runner up).
Nikki Hawrylshen, graduate student, Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba (winner), Ellie Salsbury, undergraduate student, School of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University (runner up).
Top Undergrad Poster
Dennis Brown, undergraduate, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie.
Top Grad Poster (tie)
Sara Sayed, graduate student, Kinesiology, Lakehead University and Sara Bartel, graduate student, Clinical Psychology, Dalhousie.
Justine Dol, graduate student, Faculty of Health, Dalhousie.
Student Lunch & Learn Events
January 19th, 12 -1 pm
Harm Reduction: Saving lives through compassion, respect, and dignity
Speaker: Cindy MacIsaac, Direction180 & Mainline
January 23rd, 12-1 pm
Personal Paths and Public Health in the Federal World
Speakers from Health Canada: Lynn Humber (FNIHB) & Sharon Young (PHAC)
Froogie App Wins Another Award
Less than 1 in 10 Canadian youth are eating the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables. With funding from Heart & Stroke and Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and leading edge research led by Dr. Sara Kirk of the Dalhousie Healthy Populations Institute, WeUsThem designed a fun, creative solution that ensures families maintain a healthy diet.
WeUsThem has been internationally recognized with a Gold Davey award, for their work on Froogie.
Read more about Froogie
November 23, 2017
Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide: Evidence, Policy & Politics
Presented by the PhD Program & HPI; Part of the Graduate Seminar Series
Leah Cahil, RD, PhD
Catherine Mah, MD FRCPC, PhD
Katherine Fierlbeck, PhD
Thursday & Friday, Oct 26th & 27th
Over the Line:
A Conversation about Race, Place and the Environment
What would a different conversation about the relationship between race, place, and the environment in Aboriginal and African Nova Scotian communities look like?
Thursday, April 6 - Seminar
2 pm, Collaborative Health & Education Bldg. Room 140
Graduate Seminar Series
Scotland - New Scotland: Advances & dances in research, innovation & health system improvement for chronic disease.
Presenter: Dr. Renee Lyons, Professor Emeritus and Honourary Research Scholar with HPI as a part of the PhD Health Seminar Series
Tuesday, March 7 - 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Room 105, Weldon Law Building, Dalhousie University, 6061 University Ave.
In Nova Scotia, Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian communities are threatened disproportionately by polluting industries and other environmental harms. How do communities organize to resist environmental racism, and how can law and policy help to secure communities’ access to justice?
Tuesday, March 7 - Seminar - 12 pm
Community Health & Epidemiology Seminar Series
Room 409, Centre for Clinical Research, 5790 University Ave.
Topic: Income-related inequalities in health among Canadian Indigenous populations: 2001-2012.
Presenter: Mohammad Hajizadeh, PhD (Econ)
Min Hu, MSc; Amy Bombay, PhD; Yukiko Asada, PhD
Wednesday May 11, 19th - 7 pm
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs and The ENRICH Project are pleased to present Part 3 in a four-part series on Racism: White, Black, Indigenous, and Immigrant Perspectives.
RACISM: Immigrant Perspectives
Scotiabank Theatre, St Mary's Unviersity
May 24th 3 pm
Dentistry Room 4117
Innovation Exchange Series: Centre for Transformative Nursing and Health Research.
“Understanding and Transforming Health Care Through Data”
Wednesday, May 25th - 7 pm
Johanna B Oosterveld Centre, 2103 Gottingen Street, Halifax.
Neighbourhood Change in Halifax
Tuesday, April 19th - 12:00 noon
Mohammad Hajizadeh, Assistant Professor, School of Health Administration
Does Socioeconomic Status Affect Lengthy Wait Times In Canada? Evidence From Canadian Community Health Surveys
Community Health & Epidemiology - Seminar Series
Thursday April 14, 2016 - 12:30 to 3:30 pm
An interactive community consultation on housing models and policies in support of older LGBTQ populations in Nova Scotia.
Where: Northwood Penthouse, 2615 Northwood Terrace, Halifax, NS.
Speakers: Drs. Gambold and Gahagan from Dalhousie University.
Friday & Saturday March 11-12, 2016
4th Annual Crossroads Interdisciplinary Health Research Conference. Expanding the Horizons of Health
Dalhousie University, Halifax NS
March 11 & 12, 2016
Interdisciplinary Health Conference led by the grad students of the School of Health & Human Performance.
Wednesday March 9. 6:30 pm
'Our Ancestors are in Our Land, Water and Air: A Two Eyed Seeing Approach to Researching Environmental and Health Concerns with Pictou Landing First Nation’
Part of the Indigenous Health Speaker Series
March 3, 2016. 5 - 7 pm
Health Care Team Addressing Poverty and the Determinants of Health. Dalhousie Global Health and the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health invite you to this public lecture.
March 2, 2016. 6:30 pm
Worlds Together: Indigenous Medicine and the Canadian Health Care System
Monday February 29, 2016. 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Food for Thought: Sharing Youth Food Experiences in Nova Scotia
Monday, February 29, 2016. 3 pm
MSSU is pleased to welcome Samantha Hajna to Halifax. During her stay, she has kindly offered MSSU a guest seminar:
Neighbourhood walkability and walking in Canadian adults: Do neighbourhoods really matter?
February 23, 2016. 12 noon
Community Health & Epidemiology Seminar Series
Building relevant knowledge to support healthy Nova Scotian children and youth
February 22, 9:00 am - Tuesday, 23 February, 4:00 pm
Location: Dalhousie University - McCain Building. 6135 University Ave
Spatial Analytics for Health Research using ArcGIS
February 24, 2016. 7 pm
Location: Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Public Affairs and The ENRICH Project are pleased to present the second in a four-part series on Racism: White, Black, Indigenous and Immigrant Perspectives.
February 3, 2016. 6:30-8:30 pm
INDIGENOUS SPEAKER SERIES 2015-2016
The people who owned the North-West Territories:
Respect, nationhood, and the western origins of the Métis people
January 15, 2016:
Historical Trauma among Aboriginal Peoples: Implications for Improving Well-being
Presenter: Amy Bombay PhD
Part of Health Law Institute Seminar Series 2015-2016