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Jason Openo

in Medicine Hat, AB

Why Medicine Hat?

PRESENTED ON NOV 07, 2014
IN MEDICINE HAT @ VOL 5

Jason Openo shares the journey that brought him to Medicine Hat, AB.

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A Brief History of Medicine

BY VINCENT LAM
@ HEALTH TALKS 2013 ON FEB 27, 2013

Writer and emergency physician Vincent Lam gives us a short and fast overview of the development of medical history, a look into the Black Box of the medical system. This look at important figures in medicine and their discoveries reveals that the medical model has always revolved around one thing; the patient's care and health.

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Healthcare Improvement Science

BY IOANA MARGINEANU
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 06, 2015

Speaker Ioana Margineanu tells us about the importance of improving medicine in Romania. 

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Humanitarian Aid Medicine

BY JAMIE WEIS
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 17, 2016

Jamie Weis takes us with her to practice medicine in disaster areas and remote underpriviledged locals, and reminds us that "Health Care" starts with caring.

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Ancient Healing Power of Our Plants

BY NOZIPO MARAIRE
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 19, 2016

Dr. Nozipo Maraire sheds like to how natural remedies have been used to cure ailments even in this modern society of medicine

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Food as Medicine

BY NARAYAN NIROULA
@ AGRICULTURE: FOOD WITHOUT BORDERS ON MAR 11, 2017

Narayan Niroula is from Bhutan. He came from Goldhap, Nepal to Halifax 5 years ago and has been volunteering at Common Roots for the past 3 years.

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Fractals in Biology and Medicine

BY RASHA ABU EID
@ VOL 20 ON SEP 29, 2017

Rasha Abu Eid offers an exploration of how fractals are used in biology and medical research.

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Play is Work!

BY SUSAN CARTER
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 26, 2018

Susan Carter walks us thorugh a brief glimpse of her day and why she is passionate about Play Therapy. 

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Arts and Medicine

BY SARA LASKEY
@ VOL 29 ON AUG 19, 2016

Dr. Sara Laskey was named the first Chief Patient Experience Officer at Cleveland’s MetroHealth System in late 2013. In this position, Dr. Laskey is responsible for the leadership, design, and implementation of initiatives that fulfill the patient-centered mission and vision of MetroHealth. She also oversees the departments of Volunteer Services, Patient Relations, Survivor Recovery Services and Arts in Medicine.  In her “spare time” she is a practicing emergency physician in Metro’s level one trauma center and emergency department.

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Spoon Medicine, axe carving and slöjd

BY ALEX YERKS
@ VOL 38 ON NOV 08, 2018

Alex Yerks is a full-time green woodworker and photographer, carving spoons in the tradition of sloyd or as he calls it “kitchenalia”. while traveling globally to teach. He’ll be sharing thoughts on “Spoon Medicine”, the therapeutic aspects of carving. Alex is a photographer, outdoorsman, musician, and last but not least, a greenwood worker—maker of simple and rustic items utilizing trees and other raw natural resources with just axe & knife. Dedicated to all things wooden, his skills and attention focus on learning the ways of yesteryear and examining their compatibility with the modern world. He believes we all have a connection with our natural environment and can enrich our lives if we surround ourselves with simple items crafted from the forest.