Carolyn (Urquhart) Kerr (DBH’67, BN’69, MN’89) had five of her 11 grandchildren enrolled at Dalhousie in the 2022-23 academic year. Her late husband, Dr. Stephen Kerr (PhD’70) who had a distinguished career at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography and several positions at Dalhousie, also graduated from Dalhousie, as did her their three sons, daughter-in-law and nephew.
Gregory Zed (BSc’74, Bed’75, MSW’77) has spent 45 years working in addictions, mental health, and suicide prevention. He has devoted his career to shifting preconceptions about mental illness and individuals living with mental illness, and is a very active volunteer in his community of Saint John, New Brunswick.
Cathy J Campbell (BPE ’75, MSc’ 77) and MD at McMaster was appointed as FIFA Medical Director and Doping Control Officer for the U17 Women’s World Cup Tournament in India in October 2022. This will be her 16th World Cup.
She works just across the street at the IWK as Breast Health Nurse Coordinator. Her daughter is 24 years and serving the country, most recently deployed on HMCS Fredricton. Margaret has 2 English bull terriers; they are avid kayakers who love to snorkel (even in NS).
Daniel Steeves (BSCHE’86) finds it hard to believe it’s been thirty-five years since he graduated from Dal in Health Education. The lessons he learned from staff and students have been the source of his success for these many years. He will always look back with fondness on his days at Dal.
Since graduation, Erin Wilkie (BHM’01) has been fortunate to have had a fantastic long-standing career working with kids at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Now she has the privilege of teaching (and learning from) emerging Recreation Therapy professionals at Niagara College Canada.
After graduating from Dal, Mike MacKinnon (BSCN’01) eventually moved to the U.S. and worked as a flight RN. Then he went back to school and became a nurse anesthesiologist (CRNA), which in the U.S., works the same way as physician anesthesiologists do in Canada.
After graduating with his degree in Bachelor of Health and Physical Education, Brian Tomie (BPE’81, BScPT’84) felt he just could not leave his Dal family.
Reginald McGrath (BScN’96) has had the pleasure of working in the ICU, ER, Dialysis and Pediatric ER since graduating. And for the last two decades, he has been involved with leadership. In 2022, Reginald will be graduating with his Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.