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May 24, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on May 24, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Friday, May 242019.

Supportive social environments vital in the aftermath of trauma
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Michael Ungar, Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience; Professor, School of Social Work. 
Research Specialties: Child and adolescent mental health, family therapy, ecological social work, program evaluation, cross-cultural diversity research, delinquency, child development, social constructionism. 
Contact: michael.ungar@dal.ca and 902-229-0434.

Brexit failures lead to resignation by British PM Theresa May
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.

Fat shaming, weight bias, making people sicker and heavier
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. 
Contactsara.kirk@dal.ca and 902-580-5432.

Philippines rejects Canada's late-June timeline for repatriating garbage
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.