Item MS-13-30, SF Box 65, Folder 12, Item 9 - A proposal to encourage the development of adolescent health care in the Province of Nova Scotia: Phase 2, 1973 : [draft typescript]

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A proposal to encourage the development of adolescent health care in the Province of Nova Scotia: Phase 2, 1973 : [draft typescript]

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MS-13-30, SF Box 65, Folder 12, Item 9

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    Murchison, Alexander John, Dr.

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15 leaves of textual records : facsimile typescript.

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Dr. Murchison was born in Charlottetown and graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 1963. He completed post-graduate training in Psychiatry at Dalhousie University in addition to studying at hospitals in England and Scotland. His academic focus was directed on Adolescent Psychiatry.

He returned to Halifax to join the staff at the Izaak Walton Killam Hospital and the Atlantic Child Guidance Clinic.

Dr. Murchison was an active member in several professional associations and various community organizations. In particular, Dr. Murchison was involved with the Children's Aid Society of Halifax. He passed away in 1975.

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Item consists of a draft funding proposal compiled by Alexander Murchison (and others), submitted to the Atlantic Regional Office, Non-Medical Use of Drugs Directorate, Health Protection Branch, Department of National Health & Welfare, in February 1973, encouraging the funding and development of an adolescent health care program in Nova Scotia. The item addresses what was achieved from a similar proposal in 1972, and outline aims "to animate interested health care workers [in the province] to initiate changes within their own community and profession". The item contains a three-page budget appendix.

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Description created March 15, 2018

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