February 2020

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February 2020

Dawn Morrison  –  News
Friday, February 21, 2020
A gift of $100,000 from Hearing and Speech Nova Scotia to the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) will help ensure there is more diversity among speech-language pathologists and audiologists throughout the province, while providing support for students from under-represented populations.
Dawn Morrison  –  News
Thursday, February 13, 2020
How can we live well if we live with one or more chronic conditions? Dr. Tanya Packer, Professor in the School of Occupational Therapy and Director of the School of Health Administration, is co-lead of an interdisciplinary team that is working to address this important health care challenge.
Stephanie Brown  –  Alumni & Friends
Thursday, February 13, 2020
The dalTHANKS event on January 29th was a huge success! It was the first time we held this event on our Carleton campus, and we were thrilled by the turn out. So many Dal Health, Dentistry and Medicine students came by to thank our generous donors.
Dawn Morrison  –  News
Thursday, February 13, 2020
A six-year international collaboration between researchers at Dalhousie, Monash University, Menzies School of Health Research, and the University of Queensland (UQ) has culminated in a $2 million award to fight food insecurity among Indigenous communities in remote Australia.
Stephanie Brown  –  News
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
On Tuesday, December 17, 2019, Adria Quigley got to hear the word “Congratulations” after four years of hard work. She became the first person in the PhD in Health program to defend their thesis since the program began in 2015.
Kathy MacFarlane  –  Alumni & Friends
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Kelly Christie (MSc’94) grew up in Fredericton, NB. She chose Dalhousie for speech language pathology (SLP) because she wanted to live in Halifax and experience university life in a city after having competed her undergraduate degree at StFX in small-town Antigonish.
Kathy MacFarlane  –  Alumni & Friends
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Reunion planning for 2020 is well underway and alumni are stepping up to help organize their class. Class anniversaries are often celebrated in five year increments, but you are welcome to hold a reunion any year. Our faculty Alumni Officer would be happy to work with you to ensure your event is a success and that a fun time is had by all.
Kathy MacFarlane  –  Alumni & Friends
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Darren MacDonald (BScKin’96) grew up in Glace Bay, NS and was always fascinated with sports, anatomy and shoe design. After considering several kinesiology programs, he chose Dalhousie University because of its great reputation and many of his family members were alumni.