March 2021

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Dawn Morrison With files from the BC Provincial Health Services Authority  –  News
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
The CANVAS Network is seeking hundreds of thousands of participants (both vaccinated and unvaccinated) to take part in a web-based survey to document potential adverse reactions to the vaccines. Tracking vaccine safety is important and will determine whether and how often any adverse reactions occur after COVID-19 vaccinations.
Allie Fournier  –  News
Monday, March 29, 2021
Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick and the Under One Sky Friendship Centre adapted the popular Doctor for a Day at DMNB event into a five-part series of online workshops hosted on Microsoft Teams for a group of 10 interested students that ran during the week of their March break.
Jason Bremner  –  News
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Dr. David Anderson reflects on how the Faculty of Medicine has rallied together in service of the community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jennifer Lewandowski  –  News
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Early interventions can help prevent people from spreading misinformation. That is exactly what Dalhousie Medical School and Nova Scotia Health are trying to do through a series of videos on social media.
Jennifer Lewandowski  –  News
Friday, March 12, 2021
Seven researchers affiliated with Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, Nova Scotia Health, and the IWK received funding provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant Program.
Melanie Starr  –  News
Monday, March 8, 2021
In 1894, Annie graduated from Dalhousie Medical School as a Doctor of Medicine and a Master of Surgery—the first female to graduate from the school. It would be nearly 50 years before other great medical schools, such as Harvard and Queen’s, would even begin to accept women.
Jason Bremner with files from the Government of Canada  –  News
Monday, March 8, 2021
Today, the Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, and the Minister of Middle Class Prosperity and Associate Minister of Finance, the Honourable Mona Fortier, announced the members of a new Task Force on Women in the Economy.
Michele Charlton  –  News
Monday, March 8, 2021
Thanks to a $13.2 million investment from the Government of Canada, Dalhousie’s world-class researchers are able to think big, innovate, and push the boundaries of knowledge.
Erin Lynch  –  News
Monday, March 8, 2021
A new Quality and Patient Safety (QPS) Applied Research Chair position has been created through an initiative of the Department of Health and Wellness, in collaboration with IWK Foundation, IWK Health, Nova Scotia Health, Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health, and Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine.
Jason Bremner with files from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging  –  News
Thursday, March 4, 2021
A $9.6-million investment by the Government of Canada in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) will renew the infrastructure of the CLSA research platform, ensuring its progress in generating knowledge that promotes the health and well-being of older adults and informs the development of programs and policies for Canada’s aging population.