Cross-faculty teams have been hard at work over the past months, planning our signature Dal 200th events: the Healthy Living, Healthy Life Conference (September 19 – 21) and the Shaun T Community Workout (September 22).
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.
In the fall of 1993, Maura Donovan was a student in the Bachelor of Social Work program at Dalhousie about to begin her second field placement. Witnessing the widespread challenges LGBTQ2+ youth experienced, Donovan decided to see if she could start a support program for her field placement.
Read "Hearing loss leaves many struggling with costs amid subsidy shortage" featuring the Dal Hearing Aid Assistance Program, administered by the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders - Globe and Mail - May 14, 2018
When clients come to the Dalhousie Social Work Clinic, they are often in crisis. They may be without shelter, food or money. They might be dealing with untreated physical or mental health issues. It might be all of these things, and more. Whatever the issues, whether straightforward or complex, the Community Clinic is there to help.
Radiology is a part of nearly every segment of health care, including pediatrics, obstetrics, medicine and surgery - yet many underserved communities in Canada and abroad don't have access to this technology. Dal's new chapter of the charity RAD-AID is working to solve this problem.
Members of the Lions Clubs of Nova Scotia were on the Dalhousie campus on January 18 to present funds they raised for the Dalhousie Hearing Aid Assistance Program (DHAAP), offered by the School of Human Communication Disorders. DHAAP provides refurbished hearing aids to low-income seniors who would otherwise not be able to afford them.