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Colin Hodd  –  News
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Dalhousie Medical graduate Dr. Joni Guptill has spent the last 29 years working with Doctors Without Borders - first as a frontline worker, through to her time as the head of MSF Canada, to her present role as co-ordinator of MSF's Atlantic Association Group.
Laura Faulkner  –  News
Monday, August 13, 2018
As part of her Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick student Laura Faulkner traveled to Iqaluit to learn about healthcare in northern Canada.
Staff  –  News
Friday, August 10, 2018
Dalhousie University is reaching out to its students from Saudi Arabia, following reports this week that the Saudi Arabian government intends to withdraw Saudi students at Canadian universities, colleges and other schools by the end of August.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Third-year medical students Colleen O’Connor and Emma Crowley have found time during their clerkship obligations to train for the BIG SWIM, a 15 kilometre crossing of the Northumberland Strait from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island that takes place on Sunday, August 12.
Jodi Butler  –  News
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Shannon Hall, a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Medicine, recently won the Gold Award at the CIHR National Poster Competition at the Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Elissa Barnard  –  News
Monday, July 30, 2018
Dr. Petra Kienesberger has received a four-year, $260,000 Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada new investigator award and a five-year $685,000 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant to pursue her investigations. Other funding brings the total to just over $1 million.
Elissa Barnard  –  News
Monday, July 16, 2018
This July, 40 Indigenous youth from Atlantic Canada and as far away as Quebec and Labrador are attending weeklong health science camps at Dalhousie University, Cape Breton University and St. Francis Xavier University.
Colin Hodd  –  News
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
In 1921, Dr. Atlee returned to Halifax to become the city’s only formally trained specialist in obstetrics and gynecology.
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Communities across the northern region of Nova Scotia will have access to more family physicians-in-training in just over a year, when Dalhousie Medical School’s newest family medicine teaching site opens on July 1, 2019.
Elissa Barnard  –  News
Monday, July 9, 2018
The first PLANS summer camp was launched at Dalhousie in 2014, with start-up funding from the Government of Nova Scotia. It has since expanded to reach more African Nova Scotian youth across the province with camps held at St. Francis Xavier University and Cape Breton University.
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