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‘A Rewarding Profession’: The first Black Nova Scotian to graduate from the College of Pharmacy, Bruce Johnson, reflects on career and community
When Bruce Johnson (BScPH’74) decided to attend the Dalhousie College of Pharmacy more than 40 years ago, he didn’t realize he’d be making history as the first black Nova Scotian to graduate from the College in the province.
Friday, February 12, 2021
“Look at us, we’re here, we’re doing this – you can too.” That’s what Joy Chiekwe says is the goal behind the newly formed Black Wellness Cooperative, a group of Black health & wellness professionals in Nova Scotia dedicated to creating connections in underrepresented communities.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
To say Canada’s CPHO (Chief Public Health Officer) Dr. Theresa Tam is busy these days would be an understatement. Dr. Tam is the lead health professional in the country and advises Canada’s public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently, Dalhousie University Faculty of Health’s Dr. Sherry Huybers (School of Health and Human Performance) was pleasantly surprised to get kudos and a personal thank you from Dr. Tam.
Monday, February 1, 2021
The Faculty of Health is pleased to congratulate Dr. Barb Hamilton-Hinch on her appointment as Dalhousie’s Assistant Vice-Provost Equity and Inclusion.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Researchers at Dalhousie University are developing creative new ways to share their research findings with the public.
Friday, December 11, 2020
Research Canada has announced that the recipient of the 2020 Individual Leadership in Advocacy Award is Ingrid Waldron, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health at Dalhousie University. The award is given to exceptional champions of health research and health innovation.
Monday, November 9, 2020
Congratulations to all of our Faculty of Health graduates this fall! To celebrate Fall Convocation 2020, we chatted with students from across Dal Health. Today's Q&A profile features Holly Nason, a Master of Science (Physiotherapy) graduate from Fredericton, New Brunswick.
To celebrate Respiratory Therapy Week, we did a Q&A with Melissa Miller. Melissa received a Diploma in Health Sciences with Respiratory Therapy, 2017. Current job title: Respiratory Therapist
Friday, October 23, 2020
Dalhousie’s Dr. Merlinda Weinberg, a Professor in the School of Social Work, was the only Canadian on a global team of eight social work ethicists who conducted this ground-breaking research in partnership with the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW). Only a handful of researchers are working in this area and the study is the only one of its kind in the world.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Later this month I will turn 36 years old, and after 18 years of trying I am finally graduating from university with a bachelor degree. I first tried my hand at higher education in 2002 at the age of 17 and freshly out of highschool. I dropped out after four painful semesters of poor grades and lots of unintended learnings related to flavoured vodka and student loans.