Dal Crossroads is an annual student-led interdisciplinary health research conference hosted by the Graduate Student Society at the School of Health and Human Performance. The first Dal Crossroads was held in 2002, making it one of the longest-running events of its kind.
Each year, the Dalhousie Impact Awards recognize outstanding student leaders for their contributions to the community. This year, nine Dal Health students walked away from the March 22nd ceremony with honours, and we couldn't be prouder!
Congratulations are in order for second year PhD in Health candidate Justine Dol. She has received a grant from the Nowegian-based Laerdal Foundation to her dissertation research on improving maternal and newborn health.
Nurses and nursing students make a difference everyday. Fourth year BScN students Allison MacFadden, Jennie Hynes and Krista Shanks delivered a presentation to the Dalhousie Senate on Monday March 27th advocating for equity through gender neutral washrooms.
Health Promotion student Nicole Doria is a recipient of a 2017 Dalhousie Governors’ Award, the university’s top honour in student life, recognizing her exceptional contributions and leadership in the extracurricular realm.
This year’s Crossroads Interdisciplinary Health Research Conference was a real milestone. The event celebrated its 15th anniversary – making it one of the longest running student-led conferences of its kind - with the largest number of delegates and attendees in its history.
Students from the Faculty of Health Professions were among the exeptional students who were recognized for their service - both on and off campus - at the 6th Annual Dalhousie Student Impact Awards on March 23.