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March 27, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on March 27, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Wednesday, March 27, 2019

New York county declares measles outbreak emergency
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Joanne Langley, Division Head, Infectious Diseases.
Research Specialties: Vaccines, infectious diseases, child health, infections in children, evidence-based immunization policy, communicable disease control.
Contact: joanne.langley@dal.ca and 902-470-8762.

Nova Scotia produces fourth consecutive balanced budget
Dalhousie Expert: 
Tari Ajadi, PhD student, MacEachen Institute Junior Fellow, Department of Political Science.
Research Specialties: Canadian politics, public health, elections.
Contact: tariajadi@dal.ca and 778-230-0020.

Why Atlantic Canada needs an overdose prevention site
Dalhousie Expert: 
Matthew Herder, Director, Health Law Institute; Associate Professor of Medicine, cross-appointed in Law. 
Research Specialties: Health law and policy, law and technology, health care policy, health care regulation, and health law.
Contact: matthew.herder@dal.ca and 902-494-2567. 

Canadian Red Cross sending teams to Mozambique as humanitarian crisis mounts
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.

Researchers see possible link between social media use and mental illness 
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.