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January 18, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on January 18, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Friday, January 18, 2019

Dalhousie researchers identify frailty as key risk factor for developing dementia
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Health Administration, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology.
Research Specialties: Clinical and epidemiological aspects of frailty, dementia and delirium, complexity of frailty, clinico-mathematical correlation.
Contact: kenneth.rockwood@nshealth.ca and 902-473-8687 or 902-494-4148.

‘Planetary Health Diet' promises to save lives, feed 10 billion people and help save the planet
Dalhousie Expert: 
Sylvain Charlebois, Professor, Food Distribution and Policy, Faculties of Management and Agriculture.
Research Specialties: Food distribution, food policy, food safety, food security, traceability.
Contact: sylvain.charlebois@dal.ca and 902-222-4142.

Canadians’ sugar consumption dropping, according to Stats Canada report 
Dalhousie Expert
: Dr. Catherine Mah, Canada Research Chair in Promoting Healthy Populations, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health.
Research Specialties: Policy science and interpretive policy analysis, population health, health promotion practice, food and nutrition, healthy cities and communities. 
Contact: catherine.mah@dal.ca and 902-494-1110. 

Sudden stratospheric warming in Arctic leading to cold snaps in Canada, southern U.S. states and parts of Western Europe
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Ian Folkins, Associate Professor, Coordinator for Meteorology, Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science.
Research Specialties: Atmospheric chemistry, climate models, tropical convection. 
Contact: Ian.Folkins@Dal.Ca and 902-494-1292. 

U.S. Congress investigating report President Trump directed lawyer to lie
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Robert Huish, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of International Development Studies.
Research Specialties: Global health, North Korea, Cuban development, activism and social justice.
Contact: huish@dal.ca and 902-494-2979.