When Dr. Michael Ungar was a family therapist, he would meet kids who went through incredible hardship, but seemed to be doing better than anyone would expect. The Dalhousie social work professor, clinical supervisor, therapist, and world-leading researcher on the topic of resilience says it was something that lined up with his own personal experience.
Consider This… features submitted commentary and perspectives from faculty members, tied to news events of the day. In this piece, Dr. Chris Simms in the School of Health Administration discusses the recent deaths of biologist and academic John Sulston and physicist Stephen Hawking within the context of evidence-based global health and research.
Dal Crossroads is an annual student-led interdisciplinary health research conference hosted by the Graduate Student Society at the School of Health and Human Performance. The first Dal Crossroads was held in 2002, making it one of the longest-running events of its kind.
Each year, the Dalhousie Impact Awards recognize outstanding student leaders for their contributions to the community. This year, nine Dal Health students walked away from the March 22nd ceremony with honours, and we couldn't be prouder!