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  • A Two‑Way Street: Nursing Students from Dal and Tanzania's Muhimbili University Benefit from a Long‑Standing Partnership
    “Building relationships is incredibly important,” says Nursing professor, Dr. Megan Aston. “It’s a two way street when it comes to learning and teaching.” This philosophy is the basis of a successful 30-year partnership between Dal and Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania that has impacted the lives and careers of Nursing students from both institutions.
  • Getting a Nudge in the Right Direction

  • Alumni Outside the Box: Jenn Mason
    Jenn Mason (BScOT’85) grew up in Halifax and attended Acadia University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She planned to be a physician but as she got closer to finishing her degree she realized that she wanted to work directly with people in a more hands-on way. She applied to Dal the first year they opened the School of Occupational Therapy.
  • Message from the Dean, Fall 2018
    This fall has been especially eventful with the launch of our inaugural Healthy Living, Healthy Life conference and community workout with Shaun T; part of Dal’s ongoing 200th anniversary celebrations. A key event of the conference was the IHRIS Breakfast Panel discussion announcing the Nova Scotia Integrated Health Research and Innovation Strategy (NS IHRIS).
  • What it Means to Give Back...Dawn Frail and Rebecca Boyd Whittico
    Homecoming 2018 brought together the Pharmacy Class of 1976 for their 42nd anniversary as part of the 200th celebrations. At the helm of organizing the reunion were classmates Dawn Frail (BScPharm’76, MSc’79) and Rebecca Boyd Whittico (BScPharm’76, MSc’82, PhD UCSF), who also established the Class of 1976 Bursary.
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