May 2019

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Jason Bremner
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Convocation is a special time of year at Dalhousie Medical School; the culmination of so many journeys and experiences, a celebration of both time spent on campus and exciting new chapters set to begin. This year, 119 medical degrees will be awarded to the graduating class of 2019. Here are the stories of just a few of them:
Michele Charlton
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
The Government of Canada has made a $1.9 million investment in the innovative ideas of eight early-career researchers from Dalhousie.
Andrew Riley
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s Minister of Science and Sport, announced the winners of the federal government’s most prized awards for PhD students and postdoctoral fellows: the 2018-19 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships.
Jason Bremner with files from the Public Health Agency of Canada
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
On May 10th, 2019, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced that the Public Health Agency of Canada will be investing up to $5 million in UpLift - an initiative to promote physical activity, healthy eating, and wellbeing among students across Nova Scotia.
Melanie Jollymore
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
When Bill Brown first met with a surgeon to discuss the option of gastric bypass surgery for the treatment of obesity, little did he know he was embarking on a journey not just to feel better but also to save his heart and his very life.
Melanie Jollymore
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation’s Molly Appeal is turning to Maritimers for help to establish an important new resource for heart research in the region—a biobank, located at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB).