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Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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.
Dawn Morrison  –  News, Innovation
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The inaugural year of the Professional Development Fund for Staff has been hugely successful. The $15,000 fund has been almost entirely utilized, providing a wide range of professional development opportunities for Faculty of Health staff.
Trudi Smith  –  News, Citizenship, Innovation
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Circumstances forced Dal’s School of Physiotherapy to become virtually paper free, but now that they have, they’re not looking back. And, we're challenging our other Schools and College to do the same! Read Physio's story, get inspired, and join the Dal Health Paper Free Challenge!
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  News, Citizenship, Students, Research, Innovation
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Congratulations are in order for second year PhD in Health candidate Justine Dol. She has received a grant from the Nowegian-based Laerdal Foundation to her dissertation research on improving maternal and newborn health.
Dawn Morrison  –  Research, News, Innovation
Thursday, March 1, 2018
In the age of ‘fake news,’ relying on research and fact-based data to make decisions about our health is more important than ever. Health Mythbusters is a regular column in which Dal Health researchers challenge widely held beliefs about health issues. This month, Dr. Tannis Jurgens and Dr. Anne Marie Whelan look at green tea products for weight loss — do they really work?
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
A group of Dal Health researchers, including Sara Kirk (Health and Human Performance, Healthy Populations Institute), are part of the team behind the award-winning Froogie app.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Dal's 200th Anniversary gives us an opportunity to reflect on the Faculty's role as a transformative health leader.
Dawn Morrison  –  News, Teaching and Learning, Innovation
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Matt Numer's "Human Sexuality" class is popular with students, in part because of the conversations it sparks. Learn how Dr. Numer uses technology to help create a safe, comfortable space for everyone to participate.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The School of Health Sciences is partnering with the Lung Association and the Lions Clubs to help Nova Scotians breathe better. Students in the Respiratory Therapy program are helping to refurbish Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPap) machines for the Lung Association of Nova Scotia’s Sleep Apnea Refurbishment Program.
Dawn Morrison  –  Partnerships, News, Citizenship, Research, Innovation
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The award winning programs created by David Gardner and Andrea Murphy are changing perceptions about community pharmacy.
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