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News from the School of Health Administration
Healthcare Leadership Lessons from a Nova Scotian Living in the US
A native of Nova Scotia, Dean MacKinnon completed an undergraduate degree in pharmacy (Dalhousie), a Master’s Degree in Hospital Pharmacy and an administrative hospital pharmacy residency (University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics), and a PhD and a fellowship (University of Florida). He completed a midcareer Harkness fellowship in international health care policy (Commonwealth Fund - New York City) under the direction of Dr. Stephen Soumerai, Professor, Harvard Medical School.
School Celebrates Student Achievements
The 34rd Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony was held on Friday, April 6th at the Saint Mary’s Boat Club in Halifax.
The School of Health Administration invites you to our Open House on Monday, March 26
Student Wellness Award
The Student Wellness Award is presented to the student who best demonstrates leadership in promoting and contributing to a healthy campus. The recipient of this award is a role model for health and wellness both in practice and by impacting others to lead a healthy lifestyle. This impact may be evidenced through peer-to-peer education, volunteering, service learning, global outreach or any activity that enhances quality of life and development.
Malcolm Honour Award
Awarded to a student for an elite level of involvement and achievement in campus life over the course of a university career. - This student have shown a elite level of consistant campus involvement over the course of their university career and has made outstanding and impactful extracurricular contributions in the community.
News from the Faculty of Health
Research tracks Indigenous health trends and determinants
The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, and socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous Canadians have increased over time. These were some of the findings in a paper recently published by Dalhousie researchers in the Health Policy journal.
Consider This..."Brexit: 'leaving the scene of an accident'"
Health Administration's Chris Simms considers the far-reaching impacts of the Brexit decision.
How to make a national school food program happen
Read "How to make a national school food program happen" co-authored by Health and Human Performance's Dr. Sara Kirk in The Conversation Canada.
A partnership across continents: The Dalhousie‑Kuwait project
In 1996, Dalhousie University and the Kuwait Ministry of Health signed a $30 million contract that led to the establishment the Kuwait-Dalhousie Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre (KDPRC).
Healthy Living, Healthy Life Conference update
We’re now just weeks away from the Healthy Living, Healthy Life Conference (HLHL) & Shaun T Community Workout, taking place from September 19 - 22 at the Halifax Convention Centre.