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Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Public health physician Dr. Gaynor Watson-Creed is poised to play a much bigger role in promoting and protecting health in the Maritimes, as Dalhousie Medical School’s first assistant dean in a brand new portfolio, “serving and engaging society.”
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Drs. McCormick and Di Cara are part of a large collaborative of more than 30 Dalhousie Medical School researchers who will benefit from this year’s Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation Molly Appeal funding to purchase the ImageStreamX Mark II. These researchers are working together to understand the mechanisms of cancer, infectious diseases, inflammation and autoimmune disease, and how the immune system can be primed to fight disease better.
Colin Hodd  –  News
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Thanks to Dr. Kenny’s inspirational leadership, Dalhousie’s Department of Bioethics continues to lead the discussion of ethical challenges in modern medicine in Canada and around the world.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Four faculty members from Dalhousie Medical School's Department of Psychiatry were recently honoured by the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP). Dr. Lukas Propper, Dr. Stan Kutcher, Dr. Sabina Abidi and Dr. Herbert Orlik were recognized during CACAP’s 38th Annual Scientific Conference.
Margot Brunelle  –  News
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Dalhousie resident Dr. Hannah Dahn has published a timely study of burnout and resiliency among residents in oncology and hematology training programs in Canada. The first of its kind in Canada, the study confirms other findings that medical residents face an extraordinarily high risk of burnout.
Dawn Morrison  –  News
Friday, September 21, 2018
The health status of Indigenous adults has been deteriorating in Canada for over a decade, and socioeconomic inequalities in health among Indigenous Canadians have increased over time. These were some of the findings in a paper recently published by Dalhousie researchers in the Health Policy journal.
Carolyn Ray  –  News
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Inside a lab at Dalhousie Medical School, 12,000 zebrafish swim in tanks that line the room from floor to ceiling. It looks like a pet store or an aquarium, but these guppy-sized fish have an important connection to children being treated across the street at the IWK Health Centre: they share the same cancers.
Michael Gorman  –  News
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The province is adding 15 new specialist residency seats to the Dalhousie University medical school, bringing the total number at the university to 65.
Colin Hodd  –  News
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
It took special people to build an institution like the North End Community Health Centre and Dr. Margaret Casey was one of them. In 2004 she was received the Order of Canada for her contributions to the community and for these reasons she is September's DalMed Innovator.
Staff  –  News
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Second year medical students with an established track record of community leadership, superior communication skills and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge are recognized today with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award. Dalhousie University's Todd Dow was chosen as a recipient.
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