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

Welcome to Dean Alice Aiken

Alice Aiken, who came to Halifax first as a naval officer and later to complete a degree in Physical Therapy at Dal, is now serving as Dal's new dean of the Faculty of Health Professions.  Read more...

Featured Stories

Aboriginal Health Sciences Junior University participants (Danny Abriel photo).
Dal's Aboriginal Health Sciences Junior University invites Indigenous youth from around the Maritimes to campus to discover opportunities in the health professions.
The FHP Annual Fun Run/Walk Challenge is an annual contest between the ten Faculty of Health Professions Schools who compete to put together the best team for the Homecoming President's Fun Run/Walk.  This year's event will be held on Homecoming Saturday, October 15th.
School of Human Communication Disorders hosts 16th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference
Held on June 15 - 18, 2016 - the conference was a great success, drawing 200 attendees from 24 countries and five continents representing research interests in linguistics, phonetics, speech-language pathology and audiology
School of Occupational Therapy welcomes new director
Welcome to Dr. Lynn Shaw, who started her five-year term on August 15, 2016
Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan appointed interim director of School of Health and Human Performance
Dr. Gahagan will serve as interim director of the School of Health and Human Performance until June 2017.
Congratulations to students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends on their recent achievements.
Former Faculty of Health Professions Dean Ron de Burger passed away on August 5, 2016.
The Faculties of Health Professions, Dentistry and Medicine are pleased to announce that HPI Senior Research Scholar, Dr. Sara Kirk, has been appointed Scientific Director.

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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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