“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.
Alejandro Gutierrez Ocampo will cross the stage to receive his Master of Health Administration (MHA) this week, after discovering Halifax and the MHA program by chance while working as an MD on a cruise ship.
Looking back on his childhood growing up in the Bahamas, Mario Rolle points to two main things that shaped him as a person: growing up in poverty, and discovering that even from a young age, he was driven to make a difference.
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.
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.
Matt Numer's "Human Sexuality" class is popular with students, in part because of the conversations it sparks. Learn how Dr. Numer uses technology to help create a safe, comfortable space for everyone to participate.
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.