Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. Department of Pediatrics.

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. Department of Pediatrics.

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1943-

History

The first reference to the Department of Pediatrics in the Dalhousie University calendars is in 1943-1944, where Dr. G.B. Wiswell is identified as the Head of the Department. In previous calendars (since 1911), Pediatrics is listed as a subdivision of courses offered by the Faculty of Medicine, but there was no indication that it was organized as a department.

The Department of Pediatrics currently has 16 specialty clinical divisions and two clinical services: Allergy, Cardiology, Developmental Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, General Pediatric Medicine, Hematology/ Oncology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, IWK Community Pediatrics, Medical Genetics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Respirology, Rheumatology, Suspected Trauma and Abuse Response Team (START), Pediatric Palliative Care, Atlantic Research Centre, and Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit.

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Coward, Norman Barrie (1905-1997)

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associative

Type of relationship

Coward, Norman Barrie taught at Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. Department of Pediatrics.

Dates of the relationship

1959-1964

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Norman B. Coward was the Head of the Department of Pediatrics from 1959 until 1964.

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. (1868-)

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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. includes the Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. Department of Pediatrics.

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1943-

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The Department of Pediatrics was officially recognized as a Department of the Faculty of Medicine in 1943.

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