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"A Mi’kmaw nurse and why his ‘familiar face’ is very much needed in Nova Scotia health care" read about RN, mentor and Dal Nursing Masters (NP) student Tanas Sylliboy's journey to nursing in the Halifax Star.  


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 Ken Conrad  –  Students
Monday, June 29, 2020
Earlier this month, the federal government officially announced the 2020-2021 recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships. “The Vanier” is the federal government most prized awards for PhD students. Two Dalhousie Faculty of Health PhD (Nursing) students were selected based on the potential impact of their research, academic excellence and leadership abilities.
Brenda Merritt  –  News
Sunday, June 28, 2020
Over the past few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been reaching out to the Faculty of Health community through messages and videos to provide updates on academic and administrative plans, and to check in and stay connected. Over the spring, all of our lives were upended, and very little was known about when things were going to return to the way things used to be.
Stephanie Brown  –  Dal Health Achievements
Friday, June 26, 2020
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  Students
Friday, June 26, 2020
PhD (Nursing) student Leah Carrier has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation’s PeT doctoral scholarship
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.
Dawn Morrison  –  News
Friday, June 26, 2020
Congratulations to all of our Faculty of Health graduates this year! To celebrate Convocation 2020, we chatted with students from across Dal Health. Today's Q&A profile features Fola Akpan, who is graduating with Honours in Kinesiology, School of Health and Human Performance.
Stephanie Brown  –  News
Friday, June 26, 2020
Dr. Ingrid Waldron (School of Nursing) has been awarded the 2020 Society for Socialist Studies Errol Sharpe Book Prize for her book turned Netflix documentary, There's Something In The Water.
Stephanie Brown  –  News
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan started her research career in Ottawa in the 1980s, doing work on HIV. One day, she went to the Gays of Ottawa Centre and saw homophobic and AIDS-related graffiti on the building. Since then, Dr. Gahagan’s undergraduate (Anthropology and Sociology - Carleton University), Masters (Sociology - University of Windsor) and PhD (Medical Sociology – Wayne State University) were all related to HIV and health equity.
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