Thursday, November 23, 2023
A Dalhousie professor has been awarded a grant of just under $280,000 for his latest work on MRI technologies. Dr. Steven Beyea has been researching diagnostic imaging technologies for over 25 years. He currently works as a professor of diagnostic radiology with cross appointment to the School of Health Sciences.
'There’s a unity in which we can do this together': New Africentric BSW Cohort an important first step in breaking down barriers
Tuesday, November 21, 2023
A spirit of joy and celebration filled the classroom as Professor Wanda Thomas Bernard commenced the first in-person class of the new Africentric Bachelor of Social Work (ABSW) Cohort program earlier this fall.
Dal Student Nursing Outreach Initiative aims to have impact on the health of the homeless population of Halifax
Monday, November 20, 2023
Dal School of Nursing Semester 3 students have partnered with Mobile Outreach Street Health (MOSH) to fundraise on MOSH’s behalf.
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
After an extensive educational career at Dalhousie, nurse scientist Keisha Jefferies (BScN’13, MN’17, Ph.D. Nursing’22) is back on campus — but this time at the start of her career as a professor. In addition to her assistant professorship, Dr. Jefferies was also recently named one of Dalhousie’s inaugural University Research Chairs – Emerging Scholar for her critical research focused on population health and equity and inclusivity in nursing. The Emerging Scholar Research Chair targets “early career academics who have demonstrated research excellence and the potential for international recognition in the next five to ten years."
‘One size fits all model can no longer be used’: Videos portray the need for culturally responsive care for African Nova Scotians in healthcare and social services
Monday, November 13, 2023
Two short films premiering at the Black Cultural Centre on November 14th address the barriers faced by African Nova Scotians when accessing healthcare and resources related to gender-based violence, and show the importance of applying an Africentric lens to health and social services.
Friday, November 10, 2023
Dr. Megan Aston has been selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Induction into the prestigious Academy is a significant milestone in a nurse leader’s career in which their accomplishments are honoured by their colleagues within and outside the profession. Fellows are selected based on their contributions and impact to advance the public’s health.
Thursday, November 9, 2023
Lynette Peters was interviewed by Global Halifax about her work connecting veterans with their creativity through pottery and helping them redefine their lives after making the transition out of military service.
Dalhousie and Memorial University of Newfoundland‑led research team awarded CIHR grant for pharmacy‑based sexual health services project
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Dr. Kyle Wilby, associate professor and associate director of program evaluation in the College of Pharmacy, is co-leading a much-needed and nationally-anticipated research project: Improving sexual health for Canadians through a pharmacy-based sexual health services model.
‘There’s really no safety net’: School of Social Work’s Dr. Jeff Karabanow on Nova Scotia’s housing and homelessness crisis
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Dr. Jeff Karabanow says when he moved to Nova Scotia, one of his first interviews was about the lack of investment into public housing in the province, and 25 years later it remains the same. The School of Social Work professor says after a pandemic, very low income assistance rates and rising prices of rent and housing, there’s really no safety net for people who are struggling.
Monday, October 16, 2023
Designed to meet the needs of the Canadian paramedic profession, Dalhousie University’s unique, purpose-built Bachelor of Health Science — Emergency Medical Services Management (BHSc EMS Management) program is set to launch in January 2024.