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Wednesday, July 14, 2021
The Faculty of Health grieves with Indigenous communities on the discovery of children’s remains on or near residential school properties. In May 2021, the unmarked graves of 215 children were located on the site of the former Kamloops Residential School.
Monday, July 12, 2021
Dr. Jeanna Parsons Leigh, assistant professor in the School of Health Administration, is among researchers from the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Engineering, Science, and Health, that have been named as Dalhousie’s newest Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Chairs. The Killam Chairs are awarded to academics of the highest distinction at Dalhousie with appointments of up to five years.
Friday, July 2, 2021
The Rankin government announced today, July 2, it is investing $49,400 annually in the permanent addition of eight first-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing seats at Dalhousie University’s Yarmouth campus.
Pharmacy school has been a challenging but rewarding journey. The last few years have required a lot of time and hard work, so receiving this degree is an achievement I am very proud of! The field of pharmacy is constantly evolving and has a wide range of roles that pharmacists can hold, so receiving this degree gives me the opportunity to pursue a variety of careers in the field.
Many who have had to seek treatment for themselves, or a loved one, for some eye disorders know first-hand the value of orthoptists. Orthoptists are allied health professionals who specialize in the study of ocular motility and visual development.
'Recovery, perseverance and drive': Health Promotion grad shares struggles with mental health while completing her degree
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
I experienced a really debilitating mental illness about halfway through my program and there was a time when I really couldn’t see myself finishing the degree. This accomplishment is significant to my family, my friends, and me because it symbolizes recovery, perseverance, and drive - my ability to do hard things. During my challenges with mental health, this degree was grounding for me and it gave me a tangible goal to focus on and work towards achieving.
'I’m taking a treasure with me': MSc in Rehabilitation Research grad reflects on her achievements at Dal
Thursday, June 17, 2021
I consider this an extremely valuable asset to add to my profile. MSc Rehab Research has opened up pathways for me to expand the boundaries of my work profile and will serve as a great source for me to enter into academics and teaching in Physiotherapy.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
To say that I am ecstatic to receive this degree is an understatement; it still feels surreal to me! I made a vision board three years before coming to the program, imagining myself at Dalhousie, even going as far as to create a fake acceptance letter, and sticking on pictures Halifax. Having this vision materialize for myself is a huge personal accomplishment.
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Convocation Q&A: Brittany Bhatnagar Congratulations to all of our Dal Health Class of 2021! To celebrate Spring Convocation 2021, we chatted with students from across Dal Health.