January 2019

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Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Based out of the Memory Clinic at the Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building, Dr. Mark Gilbert works alongside Dr. Kenneth Rockwood in using portraiture to explore the experiences of people living with dementia and their partners in care.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Whether it's by improving access to clinical care, promoting increased mental health literacy or ensuring the wellness of medical students, the faculty, staff and students at Dalhousie Medical School strive to address the challenges posed by mental health and mental illness in their own unique ways.
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Friday, January 25, 2019
The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada has named Dr. Trudy Taylor its Clinical Teacher of the Year for 2019. Dr. Taylor is an associate professor in the Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine at Dalhousie Medical School who is known across the country for her skill and passion for teaching.
Terry Murray-Arnold  –  News
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Faculty of Medicine associate professor Dr. Marsha Campbell-Yeo (Pediatrics) co-authors study in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics that examines drug treatments for newborns exposed to opioids during pregnancy.
Kenneth Conrad  –  News
Monday, January 21, 2019
For the medical school's 150th anniversary, Halifax artist Jo Napier painted portraits of the Dal Med Innovators, 12 men and women recognized for their everlasting contributions to medical education at Dalhousie. Learn about how Napier created the portraits and her passion for women in science.
Melanie Jollymore  –  News
Friday, January 18, 2019
A Dal PhD student is the lead author of a vital new study finding that frailty, more so than amyloid plaques and tangles in the brain, is a key risk for developing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
Alec Falkenham, PhD  –  News
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
For some, marijuana is a harmless drug with tremendous potential. For others, it's comparable to opioids. The discussions between physicians and patients regarding marijuana can be strongly influenced by ideologies in either direction, potentially undermining our ability to have an honest dialogue with patients.
Allison Lawlor, The Guardian  –  News
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Meet Aruna Dhara. She's a mother, committed social justice advocate and family doctor at the Sipekne'katik Health Centre in the Sipekne'katik First Nation (Indian Brook) community and at the Dartmouth General Hospital.
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency  –  News
Monday, January 7, 2019
The Nova Scotia Health Authority is acquiring a point-of-care magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine that will enable the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre emergency department to get critical diagnostic information in a timely manner, resulting in better patient outcomes and increased healthcare efficiencies.