Occupational Therapy prof Diane MacKenzie has played a pivotal role in shaping interprofessional health education at Dalhousie, winning the university’s top award for innovation in teaching this year for her work on developing a stroke care simulation.
Simon Gebremeskel, a Dal PhD candidate helping illuminate how the immune system fights cancer, is part of a select group of grad students from around the world invited to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany next year.
Major (Retired) George H. Fear established the Thomas and Alice Morgans Fear Memorial Endowment at the Dalhousie Medical School in 2005. The endowment called for the development of an annual conference of high standard that would advance medical knowledge of physicians and surgeons.
Dr. Ron Stewart has spent much of his life and career supporting medical research and excellence in Nova Scotia. His latest effort: a $1.3M pledge to the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation for emergency medical services research.
Dr. Noni MacDonald's passionate advocacy for child immunization and her focus on community solutions for child health-care problems have earned her the Canadian Institute of Child Health's 2017 National Child Day Award.
Michele Charlton, Nicole LeBlanc, Dawn Morrison and Anja Samardzic
Monday, November 27, 2017
The Discovery Awards celebrate research and innovation in Nova Scotia. Diagnostic Radiology prof Mohamed Abdolell's company Densitas Inc won the Innovation Award, and many other Dal individuals were among the varied nominees.
From new cell-analysis equipment to the expansion of the the tumour bank at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, the Molly Appeal fundraising campaign is helping improve cancer research and treatment in Atlantic Canada.