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Global Health Rounds: Surviving Racism and Its Impact on Health and Well Being

Posted by GHO Admin on December 15, 2014 in Events

Date: Feb 18, 2015 @ 4:30-5:30 pm
Location: Tupper G-36, DMNB Saint John Rm 105

Theme: Surviving Racism and Its Impact on Health and Well Being: Women of African Ancestry Living In Nova Scotia

Facilitator: Barb Hamilton-Hinch, Assistant Professor, School of Health and Human Performance

Barb Hamilton-Hinch is excited to be a part of this term's Global Health Rounds. Dr. Hamilton-Hinch teaches in the School of Health and Human Performance and has experience working with a number populations, particularly the African Nova Scotian community, LGBTQQ community, and Persons with (dis)Abilities.

Barb Hamilton-Hinch has a strong interest in exploring and examining research which addresses the needs and gaps of populations on the margins. She sits on a number of committees at Dalhousie University in an advisory role to improve access and retention of people of African Nova Scotians in the Health Professions.  Dr. Hamilton-Hinch has worked internationally in the Gambia West Africa educating several school children on the importance of health.  She is actively involved in a number of community groups and works closing with an organization called Connecting to Africa that strives to take students and community members to a country in Africa every second year.

Global Health Rounds is a free and public lecture series. The goal of these monthly sessions is to highlight and discuss the global health activities at Dalhousie as well as contemporary global health challenges with leaders in the field.

All are welcome
Snacks will be served.