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.
Dr. Gujar, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Pathology, will receive $600,000 over five years from the Canadian Cancer Society’s (CCS) Emerging Scholar Award program to explore how cancer killing viruses could potentially be used to treat and cure lung cancer — valuable research considering how an estimated 9.6 million people die from cancer every year.
Dawn Morrison With files from the BC Provincial Health Services Authority
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
The CANVAS Network is seeking hundreds of thousands of participants (both vaccinated and unvaccinated) to take part in a web-based survey to document potential adverse reactions to the vaccines. Tracking vaccine safety is important and will determine whether and how often any adverse reactions occur after COVID-19 vaccinations.
Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick and the Under One Sky Friendship Centre adapted the popular Doctor for a Day at DMNB event into a five-part series of online workshops hosted on Microsoft Teams for a group of 10 interested students that ran during the week of their March break.
Early interventions can help prevent people from spreading misinformation. That is exactly what Dalhousie Medical School and Nova Scotia Health are trying to do through a series of videos on social media.