Indigenous peoples in Canada have high rates of psychological distress, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts, and these mental health issues are linked to income inequalities, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
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Monday, March 25, 2019
The university’s top award for student life, the Board of Governors’ Award is presented annually to recognize exceptional contributions or leadership in the extracurricular realm — building community on campus, service in the broader community, improving diversity and inclusion and much more.
Since its inception in 2008 at Queensland University in Australia, the 3MT has become a tradition in over 600 universities across 65 countries, including Dalhousie. This year, over 90 graduate students participated in the preliminary heats, held the previous day, with 10 finalists selected to compete in the finals. The competitors represented diverse disciplines — from science to engineering to arts.
Over the past several weeks, you’ve likely seen a series of profiles series on senior leaders at Dal. We launched this series during a time of transition — between presidents, between strategic plans, between “Dal 200” and “third century” — to highlight the continuation of great work and momentum across the university.
Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Dr. Alix Carter, Medical Director of Research at EHS Nova Scotia and Director, Division of EMS in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Dalhousie University says that Canadians living with cancer and other life-limiting conditions will gain access to urgent palliative care when they need it, and where they want it.
A Dalhousie pain researcher at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax and a former Much Music-host-turned-parenting-blogger—are helping millions of parents around the world learn how to help relieve their children’s pain with the #ItDoesntHaveToHurt initiative.
In honor of International Women’s Day, we're taking a moment to spotlight some of the women we're inspired by. These five women all accepted roles at Dalhousie Medical School, each bringing her own unique and broadened background to the Faculty of Medicine. Outstanding role models that they are, they share their insights and wisdom about succeeding in a challenging field.
Virus research at the QEII is aiming to prevent or even reverse immune-system aging. Infectious diseases specialist, Dr. Lisa Barrett and research scientist, Dr. Sharon Olford, are studying the immune systems of patients with chronic viral infections.