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Singing, dancing robot helps ease kids' nerves at N.S. blood clinic

July 9th, 2018

Thank you to CTV News for visiting us to learn more about our research in partnership with the Blood Collection Clinic at the IWK Health Centre. To read more and watch their Housecall feature, click here.  

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Dalhousie Legacy Awards

June 20th, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Christine Chambers who was honoured at the Dalhousie Legacy Awards for the President's Research Excellence Research Impact Award. The Research Awards recognize research work that is innovative and impactful on our society and the natural world.  Click...

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Merck Patients First Award

June 18th, 2018

Congratulations Dr. Christine Chambers who is the recipient a Merck Patients First Award. The Merck Patients First Awards and the innovations and innovators they honour will contribute to an improved health care system by recognizing patient-centred care as a priority....

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Pain After Childhood Cancer: A New Research Frontier

May 1st, 2018

"For the 1,000 Canadian children who are diagnosed with cancer every year, pain is a common experience." Perri Tutelman and Dr. Christine Chambers' research on pain in childhood cancer survivors is featured by Childhood Cancer Canada. Click here to read...

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Children’s pain management over the last 50 years: It’s time to bust out of our silos!

April 16th, 2018

We're excited to announce a new blog post written by Dr. Christine Chambers for the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC) on pain management in children over the last 50 years, and how it's time to bust out of our silos! Check it...

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Navigating your social media presence

April 15th, 2018

Tips for navigating your social media presence in this new paper published in Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology written by Perri Tutelman, Justine Dol, Michelle Tougas, and Christine Chambers. FREE to download - click here!

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Podcast with Patient Critical Co-op

March 28th, 2018

Dr. Christine Chambers was interviewed for a podcast by Patient Critical Co-op, a not-for-profit, member-powered co-operative, working to build community, awareness and a patient voice to work with government, healthcare providers & businesses. Patient Critical Co-op works to create real partnerships with practitioners,...

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5 Tips to Help Make Cancer Less Painful for Kids

March 9th, 2018

Read BMJ Blogs guest post by Emily Drake on the #KidsCancerPain campaign and learn "5 Tips Parents/Caregivers Can Use to Help Make Cancer Less Painful for Kids"   The #KidsCancerPain campaign was in partnership with Cancer Knowledge Network and funded...

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Dalhousie University study shows siblings influence child’s pain experience

February 24th, 2018

"Siblings can play a big role in how a child deals with pain" Meghan Schinkel was interviewed by The Chronicle Herald on her research. Click here to read more about Meghan's work.

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