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Andrew Riley  –  News
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
They stand at the centre of Canada’s strategy to become a global leader in research and development. With the goal of enabling Canadian universities to achieve the highest levels of research excellence, Canada Research Chairs (CRC) are selected for their potential to make an impact now and in the future – and Dal just welcomed four more.
Ryan McNutt, with files from Sarah Zwaan  –  News
Thursday, January 6, 2022
An associate professor of anesthesia and medical director of global health in the Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management & Perioperative Medicine at Dalhousie, and a practicing anesthesiologist with Nova Scotia Health, Dr. Patricia Livingston was named an Officer of the Order of Canada for “her contributions to global health and anesthesia safety, and for her commitment to improving medical education in underserved communities around the world.”
Andrew C. Issekutz MD, Harold W. Cook PhD, Scott Halperin MD, David Byers PhD, Thomas B. Issekutz MD, Elizabeth Winsor PhD, and Robert Bortolussi MD  –  News
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Late in 2021 we said goodbye to Dr. Richard B. Goldbloom, who passed away in Halifax, NS on November 19 at the age of 96. A compassionate pediatrician, educator, chief of pediatrics, and director of research (1967-1985), he was instrumental in bringing world class clinical care to the IWK Hospital for Children (now the IWK Health Centre) in Halifax. He was also a wonderful father, patron of the arts and civic organizations, and a philanthropist, who led with charm and by personal example when communicating with donors.
Andrew Riley  –  News
Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Nine new programs of health research will take flight at Dalhousie thanks to new funding awarded by Research Nova Scotia’s New Health Investigator Grant, announced in late December 2021.
Allie Fournier  –  News
Monday, December 20, 2021
The Doctor for a Day at DMNB: Virtual March Break Workshops that took place earlier this year were so successful that Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick was pleased to partner again with the Under One Sky Friendship Centre and the Dalhousie University Global Health Office’s Indigenous Health in Medicine program to offer the fourth Doctor for a Day at DMNB event that took place virtually on November 19, 2021.
The Ryman Foundation with files from Jason Bremner  –  News
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Geriatrician, researcher, academic and anti-ageism campaigner Dr. Kenneth Rockwood has won the 2021 Ryman Prize. The award recognises Dr. Rockwood’s more than 30 years of research, collaboration and practical clinical work for older adults living with frailty and dementia and his long-term campaign to battle ageism in healthcare.
Christena Copeland  –  News
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
In Nova Scotia alone, 670 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. In 2018, Dalhousie scientist and Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation (DMRF)-supported researcher Dr. Gabriela Ilie initiated and launched the wildly successful and highly-endorsed Prostate Cancer – Patient Empowerment Program (PC-PEP)
Alison Auld  –  News
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Dal News asked Drs. David Kelvin and Chris Richardson, both professors in Dal’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology, about this new — and potentially more infectious variant — and what it might mean in the ongoing effort to control COVID-19.
Andrew Riley  –  News
Friday, November 26, 2021
Dalhousie University STEM researchers took centre stage last night at the 19th annual Discovery Awards hosted virtually by Halifax’s Discovery Centre. The awards, co-presented by Dalhousie and Saint Mary’s University, celebrated outstanding innovators who make Nova Scotia a leader in scientific discovery.
Melanie Starr  –  News
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Studies show an overwhelming increase in violence against women related to the pressures of the pandemic, reflected in a dramatic uptick in reports to police, calls to domestic abuse hotlines, demand for women’s shelters and visits to hospital.
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