Regular testing is an important part of stopping the spread of COVID-19 and keeping one another safe. To make access to testing even more convenient for the Dal community, the university has collaborated with Nova Scotia Public Health to offer a self-swab COVID-19 rapid screening program, which launched on June 8 as a pilot project in preparation for the fall.
This year, nearly 50 students worked with 27 community partners in Halifax and Saint John – the highest number of community partners the program has ever worked at one time – to complete collaborative projects that addressed advocacy for health care in priority communities identified as marginalized and underserved populations.
The Aurum Awards celebrate Dalhousie alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions in research and innovation, community engagement and leadership. This year, we recognize five individuals who are helping to build a better world through their work and generosity on a local, national and global level.
Students from Dal and Mount Saint Vincent University received fourthat required participants to develop and present specific plans for supporting SKIP’s, work. weeks of knowledge-mobilization training before a final challenge
Convocation is a special time of year at Dalhousie Medical School; the culmination of so many journeys and experiences, a celebration of both time spent on campus and exciting new chapters set to begin.
To put an end to the backlog, Dr. Sadek sent an email to all residents in the Department of Pathology and to colleagues in the Faculty of Medicine on April 26, calling for reinforcements to assist staff members already working around the clock in the Microbiology Lab at the QEII Health Sciences Centre.
Medical physicist Dr. James Robar was one of six 2021 Governor General’s Innovation Award recipients announced by the Rideau Hall Foundation Tuesday in recognition for his work creating technology that improves the experience of cancer patients receiving radiation therapy
The Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick PoCUS (Point-of-Care Ultrasound) Club is the first ever ultrasound machine lending library for medical students in Canada. Under the guidance of Dr. David Lewis, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, a group of dedicated Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB) students spearheaded this project in response to the limited in-person practice time with ultrasound machines due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jennifer Lewandowski with files from the Healthy Tomorrow Foundation
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Alexi Kuhnow is a third-year medical student at Dalhousie University. Before medical school she practiced as a physiotherapist in Sports Medicine and Geriatrics where she developed a passion for helping people to be active at every age. Her interests include martial arts, hiking with her family, and trying new recipes.