“Building relationships is incredibly important,” says Nursing professor, Dr. Megan Aston. “It’s a two way street when it comes to learning and teaching.” This philosophy is the basis of a successful 30-year partnership between Dal and Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania that has impacted the lives and careers of Nursing students from both institutions.
Matt Numer, assistant professor in the School of Health and Human Performance and chair of the prEP Action Committee, recently spoke to a number of media outlets about the increase in HIV cases in Nova Scotia.
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.
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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.