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November 2017

Elissa Barnard  –  News
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Dr. Noni MacDonald's passionate advocacy for child immunization and her focus on community solutions for child health-care problems have earned her the Canadian Institute of Child Health's 2017 National Child Day Award.
Dr. Maria Patriquin  –  News
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Family medicine's, Dr. Maria Patriquin, gives her opinion on existing systemic issues that are possibly contributing to the mental health care crisis in Herald Opinions.
Michele Charlton, Nicole LeBlanc, Dawn Morrison and Anja Samardzic  –  News
Monday, November 27, 2017
The Discovery Awards celebrate research and innovation in Nova Scotia. Diagnostic Radiology prof Mohamed Abdolell's company Densitas Inc won the Innovation Award, and many other Dal individuals were among the varied nominees.
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Friday, November 24, 2017
From new cell-analysis equipment to the expansion of the the tumour bank at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, the Molly Appeal fundraising campaign is helping improve cancer research and treatment in Atlantic Canada.
Friday, November 24, 2017
The Brain Repair Centre is now working collaboratively with researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel.
John McPhee | The Chronicle Herald  –  News
Thursday, November 23, 2017
A new pan-Canadian collaboration announced Thursday represents a huge step in treating cancer in young people.
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
From shedding light on a potentially deadly side effect of a new prostate cancer drug to helping solve the mysteries of childhood leukemia, the tiny zebrafish is a mighty resource for Dal medical researchers.
Delainey Wescott  –  News
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Tanaka Shumba and Juliana Gomes Pontes are part of the Stay Connected Mental Health Project, which gives Dalhousie and King’s students in Halifax the opportunity to meet with other students who can provide them with safe mental health advice and support.
Stefanie Wilson  –  News
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Jordan Boudreau knew he was interested in a medical degree, but didn't know how to get there. His journey through Dalhousie, with the help of his professors, has led him exactly where he wanted to be.
Sarah Fraser | Herald Opinions  –  News
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
A Dartmouth family doctor and Dal Medical School alum, Dr. Sarah Fraser takes us back in time by 100 years, comparing the life of a med student then and now.