News & Events
News from the Faculty of Health
Dal professor receives grant for researching improved MRI tech
A Dalhousie professor has been awarded a grant of just under $280,000 for his latest work on MRI technologies. Dr. Steven Beyea has been researching diagnostic imaging technologies for over 25 years. He currently works as a professor of diagnostic radiology with cross appointment to the School of Health Sciences.
'There’s a unity in which we can do this together': New Africentric BSW Cohort an important first step in breaking down barriers
A spirit of joy and celebration filled the classroom as Professor Wanda Thomas Bernard commenced the first in-person class of the new Africentric Bachelor of Social Work (ABSW) Cohort program earlier this fall.
Dal Student Nursing Outreach Initiative aims to have impact on the health of the homeless population of Halifax
Dal School of Nursing Semester 3 students have partnered with Mobile Outreach Street Health (MOSH) to fundraise on MOSH’s behalf.
Three‑time alum returns to Dalhousie as a professor
After an extensive educational career at Dalhousie, nurse scientist Keisha Jefferies (BScN’13, MN’17, Ph.D. Nursing’22) is back on campus — but this time at the start of her career as a professor. In addition to her assistant professorship, Dr. Jefferies was also recently named one of Dalhousie’s inaugural University Research Chairs – Emerging Scholar for her critical research focused on population health and equity and inclusivity in nursing. The Emerging Scholar Research Chair targets “early career academics who have demonstrated research excellence and the potential for international recognition in the next five to ten years."
‘One size fits all model can no longer be used’: Videos portray the need for culturally responsive care for African Nova Scotians in healthcare and social services
Two short films premiering at the Black Cultural Centre on November 14th address the barriers faced by African Nova Scotians when accessing healthcare and resources related to gender-based violence, and show the importance of applying an Africentric lens to health and social services.