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Dawn Morrison  –  Research
Monday, May 10, 2021
A School of Health and Human Performance (HAHP) eight-week study showed that during times of uncertainty and increased stress, the BOKS (Build our Kids' Success) program can be used as a tool to improve a child’s overall wellbeing. Despite challenges brought on by the lockdowns, parents of participating students noticed improvements in their child’s mood, energy level and sleep.
Dawn Morrison with files from Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU)  –  Research, News
Monday, September 28, 2020
COVID-19 has caused disruption to our lives in many ways, including how we access health care. Many walk-in clinics and family practices were closed, pharmacies have restrictions on patient interactions and as a result of public health protocols, many of us are now meeting with our family doctor through a computer screen or by phone call, instead of face-to-face.
Dawn Morrison  –  Research
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Ask Crystal Watson how play has changed for African Nova Scotian girls over the past 30 years, and the answer is startling. “We don’t know,” says the PhD in Health candidate, recreation therapist and Executive Director for Recreation Nova Scotia. “The majority of the literature doesn’t talk about childhood through an Afrocentric lens, so we just don’t have that research.”
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  Research
Thursday, July 9, 2020
A national survey commissioned by ParticipACTION and led by Dr. Sarah Moore shows that restricted access to playgrounds, schools, childcare, playdates, and instructions to “stay home” have made it more challenging than ever for kids to develop and maintain healthy movement behaviour habits.
Terry Murray-Arnold (with files from CIHR and WLN)  –  Research
Friday, June 26, 2020
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research have awarded $100.8 million dollars over 16 years to nine new Indigenous health research networks across Canada. This represents the largest single investment in Indigenous health research in Canadian history.
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  Research
Monday, May 11, 2020
With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring 2020 the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, it is very fitting to Dalhousie University Faculty of Health researcher and RN Margot Latimer that this is the launch year for the first Nova Scotia CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) Indigenous Research Chair in Nursing.
Dawn Morrison  –  Research
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Dawn Morrison  –  Research, News, Awards
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  Research
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Dal Health assistant professor, Dr. Amy Bombay, among group of outstanding group health researchers who were announced as recipients of the 2018 CIHR Early Career Award
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