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Canadian Institute for Child Health honours Dal Med School prof

Posted by Elissa Barnard on November 30, 2017 in News
Dr. Noni MacDonald (left) receives the National Child Day Award. (Canadian Institute of Child Health photo)
Dr. Noni MacDonald (left) receives the National Child Day Award. (Canadian Institute of Child Health photo)


Dr. Noni MacDonald is a passionate advocate for child immunization and for finding community solutions to maternal and child health care problems.  

The professor of pediatrics in infectious diseases at Dalhousie Medical School and the IWK Health Centre is the winner of the Canadian Institute of Child Health's 2017 National Child Day Award.
 
“We are delighted to recognize Dr. MacDonald for her impact on improving the health of children and youth in Canada and abroad,” says the institute's chairperson, Dr. Lynn McIntyre. “Over her career she has been a teacher, a leader and a mentor, while maintaining an active role as a clinician and researcher.”

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