James ClarkeMD, FRCPC

Associate Professor, Department Head, Department Chief


Email: james.clarke@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-5452
Fax: 902-473-2018
Mailing Address: 
QEII Health Sciences Centre, Victoria General Hospital, Victoria Building, 3rd Floor, North Wing, 1276 South Park Street, PO BOX 9000, Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
Research Topics:
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • PET
  • Cardiac
  • Medical Education


  • Head, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine
  • Past Program Director, Nuclear Medicine Residency Program, Dalhousie University
  • Past President, Nova Scotia Association of Radiologists


  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular MRI, University of Calgary
  • Residency, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • MD, Dalhousie University
  • M.Eng., Materials Engineering, McMaster University
  • B.A.Sc., Engineering Physics, Queen’s University


Dr. Clarke is the Head, Department of Diagnostic Radiology of the Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine and is Chief of Diagnostic Imaging for the Central Zone of the Nova Scotia Health Authority.

Dr. Clarke has a strong interest in Medical Education and served as Program Director for the Nuclear Medicine training program at Dalhousie University from 2009-2019. 

Dr. Clarke is actively involved in the development of Competency Based Medical Education in Nuclear Medicine and is engaged in development of tools for assessment of resident competence.  He is active with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as a Surveyor both within Canada and Internationally.  

His areas of clinical interest are in Cardiac Imaging and Nuclear Medicine.