The Dalhousie Medical Alumni Association has announced the recipients of its 2021 DMAA Alumni Awards — nine deserving members of the alumni community, who will be honoured at a virtual ceremony on November 25.
Two leading researchers at Dalhousie have been inducted as Fellows into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS), one of the highest honours for members of the country’s health sciences community. Dr. Christine Chambers and Dr. Gail Tomblin Murphy are being recognized for their significant contributions to health policy and the promotion of health science.
2021 marks the 100th anniversary of insulin’s discovery – the first life-saving treatment for diabetes. In the century since its breakthrough, insulin has saved and improved the lives of millions of people with diabetes in Canada and worldwide.
Seven world-class researchers from Dalhousie have been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. This includes three Fellows and four new members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists — one of the largest cohorts ever from the university.
Researchers at Dalhousie University have developed a sustainable, locally produced material that can be stitched into personal protective masks to neutralize certain pathogens, such as coronaviruses and influenza viruses.
When students, faculty and staff return to the Dal campus in the coming days, it’ll be hard to miss a large, new addition to the Carleton Quad. The Faculties of Health and Medicine have created an innovative, temporary solution to reduced gathering spaces on Carleton — a large, wedding-style tent open to anyone in the Dal Health and Med communities.
Second year medical students with an established track record of community leadership, superior communication skills and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge were recognized on August 25, 2021, with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award.