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2018

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

Sponsored by:
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

Agenda
Welcome:
Jacqueline Gahagan, Dalhousie University; Cheryl Kozey, Dalhousie University

Video: Gen Silent

Keynote: Anders Kottorp, Malmö University, Sweden

Panel:
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
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Innovation in Housing Models and Policies for older LGBTQi2S Populations: Lessons from the European Union

Sponsored by:
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.

More about: “There’s Something in the Water”

Co-sponsored by Council of Canadians - South Shore Chapter.

 

Crossroads 2018

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.

People’s Choice

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  

2017

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

 

2016

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