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‘Now people can see themselves’: Dalhousie researchers, community members, and alumni create diverse image library
The Diversity Exchange was created when School of Physiotherapy assistant professor Dr. Caitlin McArthur was looking for images for presentations for her class and noticed there was a big lack of diversity in currently available stock photos. She says they were mainly white people who looked affluent and in good health, and were often doing ineffective exercises or exercises incorrectly. It became clear she wanted to create an ethnoculturally diverse image library for her and others in the profession so diverse students could be represented.
Donating kidneys saves lives, and Dal Health's Dr. Sarah Moore did just that.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
“Overwhelmed,” is how Michelle Mahoney describes her reaction when she heard that the Occupational Therapy’s Class of 2019 had created a student award acknowledging her contributions to the School and the profession of OT as a whole. “I’m so honoured — I can’t tell you how much this award means to me.”
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Dalhousie's Faculty of Health took part in the Bluenose Active Living Expo this year for the first time, and it was a great success!
Matt Numer, assistant professor in the School of Health and Human Performance and chair of the prEP Action Committee, recently spoke to a number of media outlets about the increase in HIV cases in Nova Scotia.
The Perserverance Award is just one way that Physiotherapy alumni Chris Cluett (BScPT’03) and Justin Whittle (BScPT’03) are giving back to Dal.
Emily Drake (PhD in Health) and Perri Tutelman (PhD in Clinical Psychology) are in two different Dal programs, but their skills and research interests complement one another. Recently, the students were invited to speak at CancerCon in Denver, Colorado. They were two of only three Canadians invited to speak at the conference.
Alejandro Gutierrez Ocampo will cross the stage to receive his Master of Health Administration (MHA) this week, after discovering Halifax and the MHA program by chance while working as an MD on a cruise ship.
Looking back on his childhood growing up in the Bahamas, Mario Rolle points to two main things that shaped him as a person: growing up in poverty, and discovering that even from a young age, he was driven to make a difference.
To celebrate Convocation 2018, we chatted with students across the Faculty about their time at Dal, and their plans for the future.