Research Nova Scotia grants support new perspectives for a healthier future
February 2, 2023, 12:00 PM
Grants to impact health for Nova Scotians
18th Annual Kelly Bang Lectureship
November 23, 2021, 12:00 PM
"Advocacy as Community - Reflections and Lessons Learned as an Indigenous Occupational Therapist " with Kelly Bang lecturer Kaarina Valavaara.
Reflecting on the Intersection of occupational therapy and homelessness
April 15, 2021, 12:00 PM
Becky Marval knew even before she completed Dalhousie’s Occupational Therapy Program that she would creatively and dynamically push beyond any preconceived parameters of what an occupational therapist does.
Weaving the Story
September 24, 2020, 12:00 PM
Kelly Bang Guest Lecturer Stephanie Bizzeth shared her insights during her presentation: Weaving the Story: Exploring the Person, Environment and Occupation of an African Nova Scotian Experience.
'Tremendous accomplishment': MSc OT grad accomplishes goal of acheiving graduate degree
June 4, 2020, 12:00 PM
A Q&A profile with Patti Moores, a Master of Science (Occupational Therapy Post-Professional) graduate who lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
Faculty of Health News
Assistant Professor in School of Social Work making far‑reaching impacts in climate change adaptation and disaster resilience research
September 19, 2023, 12:00 PM
In a world facing devastating climate-induced emergencies and international disasters, Dr. Haorui Wu, assistant professor in the School of Social Work (SSW), is devoted to the empowerment of crisis preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation across local, provincial, federal, and transnational levels.
Hard of hearing audiology student using her experiences to help others like herself
September 18, 2023, 12:00 PM
Having been diagnosed with hearing loss at age four, Kendra Cove has been to the audiologist more times than she can count. Now, she’s in her third year of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorder’s Audiology program to help others just like herself.
Wabanaki‑Labrador Indigenous Health Research Network announces funding support of two Indigenous‑led, health Programs of Research
September 8, 2023, 12:00 PM
This unique funding opportunity is directly aimed at Indigenous communities and organizations. Among its primary objectives is to support Indigenous communities to lead research according to their own health research priorities, generating solutions that support improvements to individual and community health and wellbeing, and advancing self-determination in research and research oversight.
Working with Paralympic athletes changed the course of alum’s career
August 21, 2023, 12:00 PM
Amira Tawashy (MScOT’12) is nothing if not a multi-tasker. She is a Dal Faculty of Health instructor, an occupational therapist with the neurosurgery and assistive technology portfolios of Nova Scotia Health, a consultant to the World Health Organization and a member of both the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals and the Wheelchair Research Team. She is also the guest speaker for the 20th Kelly Bang Memorial Lectureship happening Sept. 21 at Dalhousie.