"Socioeconomic inequalities in psychological distress and suicidal behaviours among Indigenous peoples living off-reserve in Canada" was published March 25, 2019. Study co-authors are Dr. Amy Bombay, Dal Faculty of Health, (Nursing) and Medicine (Psychiatry) and Dr. Yukiko Asada, Dal Faculty of Medicine (Community Health and Epidemiology).
March 21, 2019, Andrew Holland received the Impact Award for, Student Entrepreneur of the Year, Awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in generating an innovative idea, concept, or business. The student uses their leadership, vision, and focus to make their ideas come to fruition.
The School of Health Administration along with AHAS are pleased to announce our Annual Banquet will be held on March 29, 2019 at the Brightwood Golf & Country Club, in Dartmouth, NS - from 6pm on and will be wecoming Chris Power, CEO of CPSI as Keynote speaker. Tickets are $20.00 for students, $30.00 non-student
On Jan. 17th, 12pm the School of Health Admin will be hosting the launch of our ELEMENT Mentoring Program with guest speaker Denise Perret, Deputy Minister, NS Dept. of Health and Wellness who will speak about the importance of leadership in healthcare today
On October 12-16, Health care professionals and administrators participated in the School of Health Administration’s Certificate in Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration. Representatives from across Canada attended this five-day program held at the Atlantica Hotel, Halifax. Topics included Privacy and Confidentiality, System and Institutional Governance, Workplace Management, Labour Law, Occupational Health and Safety, Regulation of Healthcare Professionals, Tort Law and an Introduction to the Canadian Legal System.
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.