FHP e-News & Events Update - May 2016
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MAY 2016


This is a monthly e-newsletter for alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the Faculty of Health Professions. For more information contact

Upcoming Events

2016 Townsend Lecture
"Participation After Stroke"
Dr. Johanne Desrosiers
5:00-6:30 PM
Room 150, CHEB
May 5, 2016

Susan Stevens, Senior Director - Continuing Care, NSHA

Discussion of potential research collaboration possibilities
1:00 - 2:00
May 10, 2016

RACISM: Immigrant Perspectives
Scotiabank Theatre
Saint Mary's University
7:00 PM
May 11, 2016
Join the Facebook event for more information.

Healthy Populations Institute
"Igniting Collaborative Research that Impacts the Health of our Peoples, Communities and Populations"
Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library
6:00 - 9:00
Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Primary Health Care Research Day
Atlantica Halifax
Presented by CoR-PHC
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Registration and information

Save the date!
HAHP 50th Anniversary Celebration
October 15, 2016

FHP in the News

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

Learning opportunities with The Health Institute

Launched earlier this month, The Health Institute is off to a great start. There are still opportunities to get involved, with a number of non-credit courses currently accepting students and public events on offer.  Read more...

Featured Stories

Mobilizing knowledge, helping children: Dal‑based CYCC network receives $1.2 million funding renewal
Government of Canada announces renewed funding for Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts, a Dalhousie-based, national knowledge-mobilization network with more than 250 members spanning multiple sectors.
An interprofessional team from the Faculty of Health Professions, funded by an NSHRF Catalyst Award, recently offered Participatory Action Research Training sessions for researchers and community partners.
Nursing's Margot Latimer and the team at the Aboriginal Children's Hurt and Healing Initiative are leading the Aboriginal stream of the nationally funded Chronic Pain Network.
Congratulations to our students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends on their recent achievements.

Putting the "extra" in extracurricular
Health Promotion student Christie Silversides is this year's recipient of Dal's prestigious Malcolm Honour Award, which recognizes one student each year for outstanding and impactful extracurricular contributions in the community.
What looks like a fully-functional apartment in the Forrest Building is actually a simulation space, where students in the School of Occupational Therapy and beyond can gain skills assisting persons of varying abilities in real-life situations.
"Syria: The Land, The Culture, The People," held on March 29th, featured insights from Syrian immigrant Maha Nabhan and raised funds to support Syrian students.
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