Mosaic | News from the Faculty of Health Professions | Spring 2017 View Online

Chez NICU Home Solution
CHEZ NICU HOME SOLUTION

Building a platform to keep parents connected to their young babies and health care team

 


Dalhousie University faculty and students are leading an IWK Health Centre initiative to bring the neonatal intensive care unit closer to parents through technology.
The recently announced Chez NICU Home Solution project will provide parents and families of infants in the NICU with the tools and resources they need to become more fully integrated in their baby's care.  Read more...

           

Dalhousie University Convocation

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Dean Alice Aiken at a Faculty event.

DEAN'S MESSAGE
Last month’s convocations marked the end of my first academic year as Dean of the Faculty of Health Professions.
Since joining Dalhousie last summer, I’ve had the opportunity to meet alumni, practitioners, stakeholders and others from across the spectrum of health.
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ALUMNI OUTSIDE THE BOX
One of Dal’s smallest programs, the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Respiratory Therapy may only graduate a dozen students each year, but alum Brandon D’Souza says they are essential to healthcare delivery.
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Brandon D'Souza with a young patient in Haiti.
HEALTH MYTHBUSTERS
Nursing's Kathyrn Hayward takes on the common breastfeeding myth that many women struggle with a low milk supply.

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RESEARCH PROFILE
The Research Profile is an in depth look at research being conducted in the FHP, highlighting the research achievements, goals and interests of a faculty member in their own words.
This month - Dr. Jeff Karabanow from the School of Social Work.
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Dr. Jeff Karabanow, Dalhousie School of Social Work
DMPG Award Winner Cathie Smith-Gillis with Dal's President Richard Florizone, Andrea Power and Dean Alice Aiken. FHP ACHIEVEMENTS
Congratulations to our faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends on their recent achievements.

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TRANSFORMING INDIGENOUS HEALTH RESEARCH
Researchers from eight Atlantic Canadian universities, including Debbie Martin from the School of Health and Human Performance, are hoping to transform the Indigenous health research landscape within and beyond the region.

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Debbie Martin, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie
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