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February 14, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on February 14, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Thursday, February 14, 2019

Valentine’s Day often leads to breakups for couples on the edge
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.

Exploring the impact of age, frailty and sex hormones on heart health
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Susan Howlett, Professor, Department of Pharmacology, 
Research Specialties: Aging, frailty, hormonal regulation of cardiac function, estrogen, cardiac excitation-contraction coupling, myocardial ischemia and reperfusion, patch voltage clamp, calcium imaging.
Contact: susan.howlett@dal.ca and 902-494-3552. 

Sexual health key in connecting with your partner, on Valentine’s Day and every day after
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Natalie Rosen, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 
Research Specialties: Clinical psychology, health psychology, human sexuality, pain.
Contact: Natalie.Rosen@dal.ca and 902-494-4044. 

Solicitor-client privilege a major plot point in SNC-Lavalin scandal
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.

Jody Wilson-Raybould no longer in Cabinet, but her impact on Canadian politics will continue to be felt
Dalhousie Expert
Lori Turnbull, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science.
Research Specialties: Canadian parliamentary governance, political ethics, elections, electoral systems, and public engagement.
Contact: lturnbul@dal.ca and 902-494-6605.

Miss your favourite song on the radio? Probably because pop songs are getting shorter, thanks to the economics of streaming 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Jacqueline Warwick, Director, Full Professor, Musicology. 
Research Specialties: Musicology, music and culture, popular music, American music, performance studies, celebrity studies, child prodigies.
Contact: jwarwick@dal.ca and 902-494-1142. 

‘El Chapo’ is on his way to an American prison, but impact on Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel remains to be seen
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.

Netherlands using ‘monster’ mascot to make point that Brexit could deliver a major blow to Dutch businesses
Dalhousie Experts: 
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.