The Aurum Awards celebrate Dalhousie alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions in research and innovation, community engagement and leadership. And this year’s winners check all the boxes. Read their stories to learn more about this group of outstanding alumni.
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most lethal cancers to affect Canadians. While research globally shows associations between socioeconomic status and pancreatic cancer burden, no studies have yet been conducted to demonstrate this in a pan-Canadian context.
Receiving this degree is very significant and important to me, as it is essential for my growth as a future healthcare leader. Working towards this degree has given me the tools and knowledge needed to manage a team, work collaboratively, and manage change in the workplace.
An assistant professor in the Faculty of Health, Dr. Parsons Leigh is focused on optimizing the institutional and sociocultural aspects of health services delivery for improved patient, family, provider and system outcomes.
Dr. Catherine L. Mah (School of Health Administration, HPI) is one of the Chief Investigators for the study Giving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children the Best Start in Life: Improving Healthy Food Affordability and Food Security in Remote Australia. She is the Canada Research Chair in Promoting Healthy Populations in the Faculty of Health and an Associate Professor.