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Matt Semansky  –  News
Monday, June 12, 2017
Growing up in the Eskasoni First Nation, Karlee Johnson saw first-hand the impact of language and culture barriers in the health-care system. Now, as a Medical Sciences student at Dal, she has her sights set on a career in medicine in her own community.
Matt Reeder  –  News
Friday, June 9, 2017
Sharon Forward (Faculty of Medicine), Eileen Kaiser (Department of Pathology) and Lugene Young (Manager Health Services, Agricultural Campus) are this year's recipients of Dalhousie's top honour for service to students.
Michele Charlton  –  News
Monday, June 5, 2017
Led by Dalhousie's Dr. Scott Halperin (Department of Pediatrics), the Canadian Immunization Research Network is receiving $10 million in renewed funding to continue its important work developing and testing methodologies to evaluate vaccines.
Nicole LeBlanc  –  News
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Every year, our Med 1 students spend a week observing a Maritime rural physician in practice. We want to show the great things that physicians can experience in our rural communities.
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Friday, May 26, 2017
At Spring Convocation ceremonies this week, Dalhousie Medical School will graduate its largest ever class of MDs of African descent. Aided by programs like PLANS (Promoting Leadership in Health for African Nova Scotians), these grads are set to make their mark and address historic imbalances in our health-care system.
Michaela Gardner  –  News
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Dalhousie Medical School’s new Service Learning Program, which just completed its first year, pairs second-year Medicine students with community partners to link classroom learning with real-world impact.
Erinor Jacob-Levine  –  News
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Pharmacology's Dr. Keith Brunt and University of Guelph's Dr. Jeremy Simpson are the first to discover role of kidney hormones in air hunger felt by heart patients. Their findings have implications for medical treatments extending beyond heart failure and hypertension.
The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame  –  News
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Dr. Richard B. Goldbloom is inducted into the Medical Hall of Fame.
Nicole Marie LeBlanc  –  News
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Dr. Geoff Williams is the epitome of compassionate care, a statement that his patients would agree with. This year’s recipient of the Doctors Nova Scotia Patient’s Choice Award, Dr. Williams makes time for a dedicated clinical practice in the midst of a busy academic career in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Medicine.
Michele Charlton, Laura Hynes Jenkins, Rebecca Rawcliffe and Nicole LeBlanc  –  News
Monday, May 15, 2017
Faculty of Medicine's Dr. Javeria Hashmi is one of four Dalhousie Canadian Research Chairs announced last week. Dr. Rudolf Uher has been renewed.
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