Since joining Dalhousie last summer, I’ve had the opportunity to meet alumni, practitioners, stakeholders and others from across the spectrum of health. I’ve learned about the extent of our faculty community’s contribution to health across Nova Scotia (and more broadly) and had the privilege to champion the leading research, teaching and service work of our students, faculty and staff.
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.
Nurses and nursing students make a difference everyday. Fourth year BScN students Allison MacFadden, Jennie Hynes and Krista Shanks delivered a presentation to the Dalhousie Senate on Monday March 27th advocating for equity through gender neutral washrooms.
Health Promotion student Nicole Doria is a recipient of a 2017 Dalhousie Governors’ Award, the university’s top honour in student life, recognizing her exceptional contributions and leadership in the extracurricular realm.
This year’s Crossroads Interdisciplinary Health Research Conference was a real milestone. The event celebrated its 15th anniversary – making it one of the longest running student-led conferences of its kind - with the largest number of delegates and attendees in its history.