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Dalhousie alumni across Canada and around the world inspired us time and again, despite the ongoing challenges of COVID-19. We look back at some highlights we were proud to showcase this past year, as we look ahead with anticipation to stories we’ll share in 2022.
Launched in Sept. 2020, this vibrant online community invites alumni, donors and friends of Dal to provide monthly feedback on a variety of topics, initiatives and Dal programs. Find out what Natalie Borden (BScPh’94) says about participating and how you can become part of Dal Insight Circle.
The Aurum Awards celebrate Dalhousie alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions in research and innovation, community engagement and leadership. This year, we recognize five individuals who are helping to build a better world through their work and generosity on a local, national and global level.
As part of Dal Alumni Days next week, the Faculty of Medicine and the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation will host a special Open Dialogue Live featuring three Dalhousie researchers in pain management.
Dr. Kevin Orrell (BSc’76, MD’81) has been appointed deputy minister of the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness.
A family doctor, a hospital-based pharmacist and a handful of Dalhousie health researchers are studying who is receiving opioids for their pain and what they are doing with this treatment.
Noteworthy Dalhousie connections were named to the Order of Canada in the Governor General’s announcement, including medical trailblazer and Dal faculty member Dr. Noni MacDonald. The Honourable James Cowan (BA’62 and LLB’65) and The Honourable Donald Oliver (LLB’64) were among the alumni appointed.