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Dawn Morrison  –  News
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Osteoarthritis (OA) is thought to be a ‘wear and tear’ disease that affects older adults, but this disease also affects people early on in adulthood. Experts say that OA is reaching epidemic proportions in Canada, negatively impacting mobility and leading to significant health care costs. Researchers and other delegates from across the country met at Dalhousie on October 25-26, 2017 for GaitNET OA; a two-day summit representing the first steps towards a national OA strategy to improve mobility and joint health in those with OA.
Brenda Merritt  –  News
Monday, October 23, 2017
It is an exciting time of transformation and momentum within the Faculty of Health.
Dr. Chris Simms  –  News
Friday, October 20, 2017
Health mythbusters is a regular column in which Dal Health researchers challenge widely held beliefs about health issues. This month, Health Administration's Dr. Chris Simms looks at the relationship between natural disasters and health epidemics, and examines how they can be prevented.
Laura Hynes Jenkins  –  News
Friday, October 20, 2017
From October 1st-4th 2017, a contingent of Faculty of Health researchers, alum, students and staff met with colleagues from across the continent for the Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) interprofessional health care and collaborative practice conference. The large Dal contingent presented on a broad range of topics from designing and delivering interprofessional education (IPE) curriculum to evaluating IPE courses and researching IPE impact.
Kathy MacFarlane  –  News
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Homecoming 2017 was a great success for the Faculty of Health with six events engaging over 400 alum over September 11th-14th.
Laura Hynes Jenkins  –  News
Monday, October 16, 2017
From September 27th-30th, Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health hosted three prominent Scottish thought leaders in primary care, with the aim of learning from each other’s experiences and developing innovative ways to improve health.
Jeff LeBrun  –  News
Monday, October 16, 2017
Nursing Master's student Jeff LeBrun joined the conversation around interprofessional health education, policy and research at the CAB VI Conference in Banff.
Trudi Smith  –  Dal Health in the News, Research, News
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Dalhousie recently joined The Conversation Canada, a new-to-Canada media outlet providing independent, high-quality explanatory journalism reaching millions of readers around the world. Dal Health researchers are invited to contribute articles.
Laura Hynes Jenkins  –  News
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
As the school year begins for most students on Dalhousie’s campuses, two exchange students from Norway are preparing to return to Oslo after spending three months in Halifax. Hanna Engebretsen and Tess Urdahl, 3rd-year radiography students at the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA), are the first students to benefit from a new exchange program between HiOA and Dalhousie’s School of Health Sciences (SHS).
Laura Hynes Jenkins  –  News
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Homecoming is just around the corner, which means it’s time for the annual Health Fun Run/Walk Challenge! Our new Dean, Dr. Brenda Merritt, challenges each Health School to show their Dal and School spirit by submitting the best team to the President’s Fun Run/Walk.
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