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Melanie Starr  –  News
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Dal infectious diseases, vaccinology and immunology researchers are pursuing vaccine, antiviral, point-of-care testing and immune-boosting strategies as quickly as they can, in collaboration with their colleagues in the newly formed Canadian COVID-19 Research Network. The good news is, they are not working from scratch.
Alexandra Fournier  –  News
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
It was an evening of colourful costumes, dancing doctors, and singing pirates. Yes, EUPHORIA! returned to the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium this past Saturday, February 22 for its 51st performance to raise money this year for the Halifax Sexual Health Centre.
Jason Bremner  –  News
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Monthly "Chair Chats," hosted by Dr. OmiSoore Dryden (the James R. Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies) offer a forum for Black students in the health professions and graduate studies to discuss topics that come up in their classes, connect with their peers, and hear from those who have shared similar experiences.
Michele Charlton  –  News
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
What do a family doctor, a hospital-based pharmacist, a handful of Dalhousie health researchers, and a Nova Scotian who has experience with opioids for chronic pain, have in common? They all want patients with chronic, severe non-cancer pain to receive the optimal treatment for their pain. But first they need to learn more about who is receiving opioids for their pain, and how they are doing with this treatment. To get to the bottom of this, they need to examine the patterns of how opioids are prescribed in family practice in Nova Scotia.
Alexandra Fournier  –  News
Monday, December 16, 2019
It all started in January 2019 when long-time Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB) faculty member, Dr. Sarah Gander, had an idea about how to reach those struggling to find the time to attend a faculty development session: a podcast.
Jason Bremner  –  News
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Dr. Alon Friedman of Dalhousie’s Brain Repair Centre, and his research partners at Ben-Gurion University in Israel, and University of California, Berkley, have published two papers in the journal Science Translational Medicine detailing new MRI and EEG techniques to identify blood-brain barrier leaks, as well as a novel treatment that not only helps to alleviate the effects of a leaky blood-brain barrier, but seems to also heal the barrier.
Michele Charlton  –  News
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
An up-and-coming researcher at Dal is catching national and international attention for demonstrating the positive effects of plain cigarette packaging — Canadian-style.
Jason Bremner  –  News
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Dr. Stephen Miller, the Faculty of Medicine’s recently appointed Director of Simulation, plans on bringing simulation to the forefront of the medical education continuum in the Maritimes. From undergraduate medical education to continuing professional development, he sees a clear need.
Deidre Taylor - Nova Scotia Health Authority  –  News
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
A student’s first day of medical school is a milestone on their journey to becoming a health professional – and one that can leave a lasting impact that may influence their choice in practice specialization later on when selecting a residency or further training.
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