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February 7, 2019
Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Thursday, February 7, 2019.
New food guide a great first step, but Canada needs a national school food program now, more than ever
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Sara Kirk, Professor, School of Health and Human Performance.
Research Specialties: Socio-ecological approaches, population health intervention research, chronic disease prevention, obesity prevention, healthy public policy, weight bias and weight-based teasing.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-494-8440.
Has Canada overstepped by getting directly involved with political crisis in Venezuela?
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. John Kirk, Professor, Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies.
Research Specialties: Cuban colonial times, Cuban cultural revolution, Latin American dictators, Spanish translation.
Contact: email@example.com and 902-494-1082/902-494-2544.
Venezuelan military block border crossing with Colombia, preventing aid delivery from United States
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: firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-494-2979.
Exposing teenagers to marijuana a serious risk to their 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 902-494-7719/902-466-2789.
Northern Ireland border communities worry Brexit will open old wounds, mark a return to violence
Dalhousie Expert: Jerry White, Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in European Studies.
Research Specialties: International trade, international finance, European Studies.
Contact: Jerry.White@dal.ca and 902-469-2027/ 902-494-3628.
Bullying and assault allegations at elite North Vancouver minor hockey program invite comparisons to situation at St. Michael’s College in Toronto
Dalhousie Expert: 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.