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February 4, 2019
Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Monday, February 4, 2019.
It’s official: now cheaper to rent a home than buy one in Canada
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Lars Osberg, Professor, Department of Economics.
Research specialties: Labour economics, income and wealth distribution.
Contact: email@example.com and 902-494-6988/902-579-9486.
On World Cancer Day, let’s talk about treatments and hope for today’s patients
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Rob Rutledge, Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology.
Research specialties: Cancer treatment and healing, pediatric radiation oncology, patient care.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-473-6185/902-489-6423.
Canada hosts Lima Group countries for emergency meeting on Venezuela
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: email@example.com and 902-494-2979.
Sentencing hearing begins today for serial killer Bruce McArthur
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Wayne MacKay, Professor Emeritus of Law, Yogis and Keddy Chair in Human Rights Law.
Research Specialties: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, cyberbullying, education law, human rights, humanitarian law, public policy analysis, public law and public interest.
Contact: Wayne.Mackay@dal.ca and 902-483-7810.
iPad project to help young people address mental health and addictions issues
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Leslie Anne Campbell, Sobey Family Child and Adolescent Mental Health Outcomes Chair, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology.
Research Specialties: Health services research, mental health, patient-centred health outcomes, population screening, administrative health data, simulation modelling, health technology assessment.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-494-2408.
No evidence cannabis a suitable treatment for mental health
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Simon Sherry, Professor and Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry.
Research Specialties: Clinical psychology, depression, anxiety, personality, perfectionism, psychopathology, suicide, eating disorders, alcohol problems.
Contact: Simon.Sherry@dal.ca and 902-494-7719.
Air Canada accused of reneging on promise to compensate passenger who gave up seat on overcrowded plane
Dalhousie Expert: Gabor Lukacs, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
Research Specialties: Air passenger rights, mathematics, actuarial models, theory of interest.
Contact: email@example.com and 647-724-1727.