Faculty of Health Professions News & Events Update - June 2016
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Faculty of Health Professions News & Events Update

A farewell note

As Dean Webster prepares to finish his term on June 30, he shares a farewell with the faculty, staff, students and colleagues he's worked with for the past eleven years.  Read more...

Featured stories

PhD Grad Barbara-Ann Hamilton Hinch (Nick Pearce photo).
Health and Human Barbara-Ann Hamilton-Hinch, graduating with her PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies, has a long history with Dalhousie: she's an alumna now three times over, helped found the Imhotep's Legacy Academy and has served as Dal's Black student advisor.
Formerly known as the Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre, Dal's Healthy Populations Institute is tackling illness prevention and health promotion issues locally and globally.
FHP Celebrates Teaching and Research Excellence with annual awards
Each year, the Faculty of Health Professions recognizes teaching and research excellence by granting peer-nominated awards at the Spring Full Faculty meeting.
Dr. Lois Jackson receives Patricia Cleave Award for Outstanding Leadership
Dr. Lois Jackson has received the Patricia Cleave Award for Outstanding Leadership in recognition of her role in the transformation of the Atlantic Health Promtion Research Centre into the Healthy Populations Institute.
Since accepting its first student in May 2015, the new PhD in Health Program has had a stellar first year, exceeding expectations in both enrollment and student achievement.
Dalhousie's School of Occupational Therapy recently welcomed Dr. Johanne Desrosiers as the first Townsend Fellow in Occupation and Society.
The Canadian National Occupational Therapists’ annual conference in Banff, Alberta was the backdrop for the recent launch of Dr. Niki Kiepek’s new book, Licit, Illicit, Prescribed: Substance Use and Occupational Therapy.
Congratulations to staff, students, faculty, alumni and friends on their recent acheivements.
Congratulations to Nursing PhD student Britney Benoit, this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Health Professions Graduate Student Excellence in Research Award.

Congrats to 2016 FHP Grads!

Congratulations to our over 460 graduates who are embarking on the next chapter in their lives.  All your hard work has paid off, now it's time to celebrate!


June 23, 2016
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FHP in the news

Check out media appearances by our faculty, staff, alumni and students this month in Health Professions in the News.

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