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

The FHP Fun Run/Walk Challenge is on!

If you haven't signed up for your School team yet - there's still time!  Check out the details, dust off your sneakers and join in on the fun!  

Featured Stories

Honorary degree recipient Linda-Lee O'Brian-Pallas.
Dr. O'Brien-Pallas will receive her honorary degree at Dal's Fall convocation ceremonies on October 3, 2016.
Board members of the Johnson Scholarship Foundation visited Dalhousie last week to celebrate a partnership that supports Indigenous and Black Nova Scotian students pursuing studies in health care via pathways programs.
Are you interested in equity and inclusion and looking for an opportunity to be involved in faculty-wide initatives?  The FHP Affirmative Action Committee is recruiting students to represent designated groups including - but not limited to - Aboriginal, African Nova Scotian/Canadian, persons with (dis)abilities, racially visible persons, Acadian and LGBTQ.  To learn more, contact Michelle Patrick  Submissions are due by October 14.
Nearly 1,000 students across more than 20 health fields took part in the first ever Dalmazing Interprofessional Challenge last week — a fun, hands-on introduction to the wide diversity of health fields and the importance of interprofessional health care.

Dalhousie Homecoming 2016
This year's Homecoming celebrations will be held from October 13 - 15.  From the School of Health and Human Performance 50th Anniversary, to family-friendly events to exciting sports match-ups, there's something for everyone!  Check out our events calendar for more listings.

Congrats to FHP Grads!

Congratulations to all of our October graduates!  We look forward to hearing about your achievements as you embark on your careers.  Keep in touch.

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Check out our new events calendar for the latest on what's happening.  Have an event you'd like to see listed?  Contact

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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