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TRANSFORMATIVE TIMES


Changing more lives, more ways

SCHOOL OF NURSING
FALL 2017-18

RESEARCH PROFILE: Dr. Margot Latimer
Using a two-eyed seeing approach to address Aboriginal children’s pain


Dalhousie Nursing’s Margot Latimer is dedicated to improving access to health care and treatment for the Indigenous population.

“First Nations Children and other Indigenous children are the least likely to get adequate health care yet they have the highest rates of all pain-related conditions, both emotional and physical,” Dr. Latimer explains. This makes them a priority group because those conditions impact their ability to go to school and develop socially, emotionally and physically, and to achieve optimum wellness from a wholistic perspective.

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FEATURE STORIES
 

INCOMING DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE

This is an incredibly exciting time for the School of Nursing, the Faculty of Health, and Dalhousie University, and I am pleased to address our faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends in my new role.

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OUTGOING DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE
I am very pleased to have this opportunity to provide some parting words as you welcome a new Director to the School of Nursing. During my term as Director, the School was able to realize some significant achievements.

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JOIN NURSING FOR HOMECOMING 2017
on Saturday October 14, Nursing will take part in the 4th Annual President's Fun Run/Walk.  

Join our team of alum, students, faculty, staff and friends to help us win the
Health Fun Run Challenge!
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WORKING TOGETHER FOR WHEEZY WILL
This spring, students from eight professions spanning the field of health participated in Interprofessional Education (IPE) Simulation Day at the School of Nursing's Yarmouth Site.

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KUDOS
Celebrating significant achievements of our faculty, students and alumni.

From teaching awards to research grants and new appointments, there's lots to celebrate around the School. 


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NURSING IN THE NEWS
Sharing regional, national and international news coverage of research, collaborations and accomplishments from the School of Nursing.

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Transformative Times is a newsletter for the Dalhousie Nursing community with three issues a year. For more information - or to suggest a story contact tmurraya@dal.ca. Stay up to date on all the news and events happening at Dalhousie's School of Nursing and Faculty of Health.
 
Thanks to Cathy Sheffer, Theresa Gilbert, Julie Barry, Laura Hynes Jenkins, Kathleen MacMillan, Terry Murray-Arnold and Gail Tomblin Murphy.
 

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