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February 2017

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February 2017

Colleen MacDonald  –  Research
Monday, February 27, 2017
Celina Shirazipour is the Faculty of Health Professions newest post-doctoral scholar. Her latest research project examines the impact of group physical activity on the health of injured veterans and their families.
Brad Meisner and Marie Earl  –  News
Monday, February 27, 2017
Health mythbusters is a regular column in which FHP researchers challenge widely held beliefs about health issues. This month, Dr. Marie Earl and Dr. Brad Meisner tackle two common myths related to falls prevention.
Mohammad Hajizadeh  –  Research
Monday, February 27, 2017
The Research Profile is an in depth look at research being conducted in the FHP. Each profile highlights the research achievements, goals and interests of a faculty member in their own words. This month - Dr. Mohammad Hajizadeh from the School of Health Administration.
Piper MacDougall  –  Alumni & Friends
Monday, February 27, 2017
When you think of a pharmacist you may picture someone dispensing prescriptions at community drugstores, but today’s pharmacists can be found in hospitals, offices, classrooms and beyond. College of Pharmacy Alum Heidi Staples, Warren Meek, and Kristy Shortall-Cain are all doing unconventional work with their pharmacy degrees.
Laura Hynes Jenkins  –  News
Monday, February 27, 2017
On July 2016, Karren Fader – a lecturer in the Dalhousie-QEII School of Health Sciences (SHS) – began her term as President of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT).
Colleen MacDonald  –  News
Monday, February 27, 2017
In 2016, the Faculty of Health Professions launched the Graduate Certificate in Mental Health and Addictions - a fully online program for individuals who work within the field of health services or in other professional capacities with individuals facing mental health or addictions challenges.
Piper MacDougall  –  News
Monday, February 27, 2017
The third annual Healthcare Team Challenge (HCTC) took place at Dalhousie University’s Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB) on January 26, 2017. For an indepth look at this year’s Challenge, student journalist, Piper MacDougall, shadowed Team #2.
Alice Aiken  –  News
Monday, February 27, 2017
This is an exciting time in the Faculty of Health Professions! Back in November, we launched a strategic planning process and I’ve been overwhelmed by the enthusiastic response. Establishing a shared vision for our future has been my top priority and, based on the participation so far, it’s clear that our community is equally focused.
Trudi Smith  –  Health Professions in the News
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Read "Trump and the role of data driven resistance in global health." BMJ Blog - February 10, 2017