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Health mythbusters is a regular column in which Dal Health researchers challenge widely held beliefs about health issues. This month, Health Administration's Dr. Chris Simms looks at the relationship between natural disasters and health epidemics, and examines how they can be prevented.
From October 1st-4th 2017, a contingent of Faculty of Health researchers, alum, students and staff met with colleagues from across the continent for the Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) interprofessional health care and collaborative practice conference. The large Dal contingent presented on a broad range of topics from designing and delivering interprofessional education (IPE) curriculum to evaluating IPE courses and researching IPE impact.
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 - Steve Aiken from the School of Human Communication Disorders
For Becky Marval, pushing the boundaries of what it means to be an occupational therapist has become second nature. For the last eight years, Marval has worked with Mobile Outreach Street Health, commonly known as MOSH, as their resident OT.
Dal Health hosts first Scotland‑ New Scotland collaborative meeting focused on improving primary care
From September 27th-30th, Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health hosted three prominent Scottish thought leaders in primary care, with the aim of learning from each other’s experiences and developing innovative ways to improve health.
Nursing Master's student Jeff LeBrun joined the conversation around interprofessional health education, policy and research at the CAB VI Conference in Banff.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Read "New organization to test rural water quality when government doesn’t" Nova Scotia Advocate - October 6, 2017
Dalhousie recently joined The Conversation Canada, a new-to-Canada media outlet providing independent, high-quality explanatory journalism reaching millions of readers around the world. Dal Health researchers are invited to contribute articles.