HPI Research Scholars In the News
Congratulations to HPI Research Scholar Jacqueline Gahagan
Jacquie has been invited by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and College of Reviewers, to become a member of the College of Reviewers.
"You are being invited to become part of an esteemed group of recognized experts who are committed to the health research funding landscape and agree to contribute to peer review processes when available."
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Understanding LGBTQ2SIA+ health
On July 24 and 25, prideHealth Lunch & Learn sessions were held at the Halifax Infirmary and IWK Health Centre that focused on health concerns and issues of the LGBTQ2SIA+ communities.
HPI Research Scholar Jacqueline Gahagan, professor, Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, coordinated the sessions.
Building capacity for the next generation of Indigenous health research scholars
HPI Research Scholar Debbie Martin a recent recipient of a $999,990 Training Grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health (CIHR-IAPH) for an innovative new initiative called the Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship (AIM) Network.
Spring 2017 sees significant recognition for Dr. Ingrid Waldron's ENRICH project
Dr. Ingrid Waldron, Associate Professor at the Dalhousie School of Nursing and Associate Research Scholar with the Healthy Populations Institute (HPI), has seen several significant milestones in her work this spring. Dr. Waldron was awarded a SSHRC Connection Grant, her Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project (ENRICH Project) launched a new provincial Environmental Bill of Rights, was featured as a case study at the National Collaborating Centre for the Determinants of Health and formed a new, non-governmental organization (NGO).
Dr Sheri Price receives 2017 Excellence in Nursing Award
Congratulations to HPI Research Scholar Sheri Price who has been selected to receive the College of Registered Nurses' 2017 Excellence in Nursing Research award. Sheri was nominated by her peers and evaluated by an Awards Selection Committee. The Award will be presented at the College’s Annual Celebration of Nursing Awards Banquet on May 11.
Health Mythbuster Dr. Brad Meisner
Health mythbusters is a regular column in which FHP researchers challenge widely held beliefs about health issues. This month, Dr. Marie Earl and Dr. Brad Meisner tackle two common myths related to falls prevention.
Faculty of Health Profession Profiles Dr. Mohammad Hajizadeh
Name: Mohammad Hajizadeh
Title(s): Assistant Professor
Degrees: Ph.D. Economics, MSc Health Economics, BA Health Admin
FHP School: Health Administration
Years employed at Dal: 2 years (Started in July of 2014)
Mary McNally Named 2016 ADEA Enid A. Neidle Scholar-in-Residence
Congratulations to HPI Research Scholar, Dr. Mary McNally of the Faculty of Dentistry, who has been named the 2016 ADEA Enid A. Neidle scholar-in-residence. The scholar receives a stipend up to $15,000 to pursue a cumulative two to three-month fellowship at the ADEA Office in Washington, D.C. The scholar’s institution continues to provide salary and fringe benefits for the duration of the experience. While in Washington, DC, the scholar will gain a distinct perspective on issues facing women faculty including promotion, advancement and tenure policies, entry and re-entry into the workforce, child care and elder care, women’s health, work patterns, advanced education and research opportunities, and other gender-related issues.
Dr. Lois Jackson receives Patricia Cleave Award for Outstanding Leadership
Dr. Lois Jackson has received the Patricia Cleave Award for Outstanding Leadership in recognition of her role in the transformation of the Atlantic Health Promtion Research Centre into the Healthy Populations Institute.