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Stephanie Brown  –  News, Alumni & Friends
Monday, September 28, 2020
Katrina Philopoulos (BScPT 00) has been the Director Physician Recruitment at Nova Scotia Health for about a year and has had to adapt her work during the global pandemic. She says her background in physiotherapy prepared her for this challenge.
Kathy MacFarlane  –  Alumni & Friends
Monday, September 28, 2020
Growing up in a rural community of Creignish, Cape Breton, Catherine MacPherson (MHA’07) knew she wanted a career in health care. She completed her undergrad at McMaster University but returned home to the Maritimes for her masters. “I recall reading a Dal pamphlet when I was in high school outlining the MHA program and being drawn to the curriculum. There was no other school for me to explore than Dal,” she says.
Kathy MacFarlane  –  Alumni & Friends
Monday, September 28, 2020
Brian O’Rourke (BScPH’80) had no real knowledge of or interest in the profession of Pharmacy growing up, and no family member or relative was working in the health care sector. A chance encounter with a guidance counsellor in Grade 9 who mentioned Pharmacy sparked an interest and he decided to pursue this career choice.
Mark Campbell  –  Alumni & Friends
Monday, September 28, 2020
For Robert Zed (MHSA’86), making a difference starts with health. After all, he says, “If you don’t have your health, you have nothing. It is the cornerstone of life and everything we do.”
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  Research, Alumni & Friends
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Dal Health School of Nursing associate professor Dr. Lisa Goldberg would say her professional career as a nurse clinician, educator, and researcher began as a contemporary dance student. To some that may seem like an unlikely place for a nurse scholar to start, but to her it is perfectly logical.
Dawn Morrison  –  Alumni & Friends
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
For pharmacist Hugh Toner (BScPH’87), the sky was the limit when he graduated high school. Growing up on a potato farm in rural New Brunswick, he learned to drive trucks and tractors from an early age, was raised by two loving parents, played sports and had high marks. It was an idyllic life, where academic and athletic successes came easy. In his last year of high school, he was athlete of the year, and class valedictorian.
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  Alumni & Friends
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Q&A Grad profile with SSW 2020 grad Bria Symonds
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  Alumni & Friends
Friday, May 15, 2020
Dal Nursing alum and registered nurse (RN) Pauline Surkan (BScN ’17) has been working for several weeks at provincial COVID-19 assessment centres including the recently opened drive-thru centres in Dartmouth, NS
Stephanie Brown  –  Alumni & Friends
Thursday, February 13, 2020
The dalTHANKS event on January 29th was a huge success! It was the first time we held this event on our Carleton campus, and we were thrilled by the turn out. So many Dal Health, Dentistry and Medicine students came by to thank our generous donors.
Kathy MacFarlane  –  Alumni & Friends
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Kelly Christie (MSc’94) grew up in Fredericton, NB. She chose Dalhousie for speech language pathology (SLP) because she wanted to live in Halifax and experience university life in a city after having competed her undergraduate degree at StFX in small-town Antigonish.
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