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Dr.  James Clarke

Associate head and assistant professor

Email: james.clarke@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-7913
Fax: 902-473-6235
Mailing Address: 
QEII Health Sciences Centre, 1796 Summer Street, Halifax Infirmary Site, Diagnostic Imaging, 3rd Floor, Room 3511, PO BOX 9000, Halifax NS B3H 3A7
Research Topics:
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • PET
  • Cardiac
  • Medical Education


  • Associate Head, Diagnostic Radiology, Dalhousie Medical School
  • 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 has a strong interest in Medical Education and has served as Program Director for the Nuclear Medicine training program at Dalhousie University since 2009. 

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.