August 2020

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Jason Bremner  –  News
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Second year medical students across the country with an established track record of community leadership, superior communication skills and demonstrated interest in advancing knowledge were recognized on August 27th with the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame (CMHF) Award. Freddy Lee was named the 2020 recipient from Dalhousie Medical School.
Jason Bremner  –  News
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
The Canada's Children's Hospital Foundations (CCHF) announced today the launch of a ground-breaking partnership with the Sobey Foundation and Sobey Inc. to address the critical need for early interventions in child and youth mental health. "A Family of Support" Child and Youth Mental Health Initiative will fund local mental health programs to support specific provincial needs at 13 Canadian children's hospitals, among them, the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.
Jason Bremner and Jennifer Stranges  –  News
Monday, August 24, 2020
New research out of Dalhousie University, St. Michael’s Hospital, and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), forecasts delaying access in Canada to a new cystic fibrosis therapy, called Trikafta, could result in avoidable death.
Allie Fournier  –  News
Monday, August 10, 2020
On July 1, Dr. Paul Atkinson became Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick’s new Assistant Dean of Research, succeeding Dr. Anthony (Tony) Reiman who inaugurated the position and helped build the now thriving research enterprise at DMNB over the past 11 years.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, Dalhousie Medical School  –  News
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Government of Canada announces major steps in treating and preventing COVID-19 through vaccines and therapies