Robert HortonMD, CCFP

Associate professor

Phone: 902-473-4356
Fax: 902-473-6602
Mailing Address: 
Division of Palliative Medicine
QEII - Bethune Building
1276 South Park Street
Suite 308 Bethune
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9


Dr. Robert Horton is an associate professor of medicine. He practises and teaches palliative care across all care settings, and has been involved in curriculum reform that has integrated palliative care competencies throughout undergraduate and postgraduate medical education at Dalhousie University. He is a current member and past board member of Hospice Halifax and continues to advocate for establishment of robust community and residential hospice care in Nova Scotia.

Research interests

Dr. Horton’s research has focused on issues related to provision of palliative care to patients with advanced lung disease.

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