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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.