Bedside and Community: 50 Years of Contributions to the Health of Albertans from the University of Calgary

Edited by Diana J. Mansell and Frank W. Stahnisch and Paula Larsson and Alastair Cribb and P. Tish K. Doyle-Baker and David Bright and David Monteyne and Barbara Dupuis and Brian Sinclair and Henderikus J. Stam and H. Lorraine Radtke and Wilfreda Thurston

© 2020

Bedside and Community is the inside story of fifty years of health care and health research at the University of Calgary. Drawing on the first-person accounts of researchers, administrators, faculty, and students along with archival research, and faculty histories, this collection celebrates the many significant contributions the University of Calgary has made to the health of Albertans.

With contributions from the Cummings School of Medicine, the Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Kinesiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Environmental Design, Department of Psychology, and Indigenous Health Initiatives Bedside and Community is a truly collaborative history. Addressing the links between departments, the relationship between the university and the community, and evolving research and teaching methods, this book places the University of Calgary within a wider national context and shows how it has addressed the unique health needs of Southern Alberta.

With a pioneering focus on primary care and commitment to interdisciplinary connections, the University of Calgary has made strides in heath research, health education, and community outreach. Bedside and Community tells the story of a tradition of excellence that will light the way to future outreach and discovery

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Bedside and Community: 50 Years of Contributions to the Health of Albertans from the University of Calgary

Edited by Diana J. Mansell and Frank W. Stahnisch and Paula Larsson and Alastair Cribb and P. Tish K. Doyle-Baker and David Bright and David Monteyne and Barbara Dupuis and Brian Sinclair and Henderikus J. Stam and H. Lorraine Radtke and Wilfreda Thurston

© 2020

Bedside and Community is the inside story of fifty years of health care and health research at the University of Calgary. Drawing on the first-person accounts of researchers, administrators, faculty, and students along with archival research, and faculty histories, this collection celebrates the many significant contributions the University of Calgary has made to the health of Albertans.

With contributions from the Cummings School of Medicine, the Faculty of Nursing, Faculty of Kinesiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Environmental Design, Department of Psychology, and Indigenous Health Initiatives Bedside and Community is a truly collaborative history. Addressing the links between departments, the relationship between the university and the community, and evolving research and teaching methods, this book places the University of Calgary within a wider national context and shows how it has addressed the unique health needs of Southern Alberta.

With a pioneering focus on primary care and commitment to interdisciplinary connections, the University of Calgary has made strides in heath research, health education, and community outreach. Bedside and Community tells the story of a tradition of excellence that will light the way to future outreach and discovery

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  • Publisher: University of Calgary Press
  • Page Count: 242 pages
  • Dimensions: 9.0in x 0.6in x 6.0in

Medical faculties elsewhere may learn from the distinctive experience of the health sciences at the University of Calgary with its pioneering emphasis on primary care and interdisciplinarity.

-Edward Shorter, Jason A. Hannah Professor of the History of Medicine, University of Toronto

Diana J. Mansell is a Canadian Nurse Historian now retired from the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary. Her research has focused on nursing leadership and nursing in Alberta.|
Frank W. Stahnisch is the Alberta Medical Foundation/Hannah Professor in the History of Medicine and Health Care at the University of Calgary. He has achieved the John J. Pisano Award of the National Institute of Health and was awarded the inaugural Klaus Reichert Prize for Medical Philosophy.|
Paula Larsson is an Oxford-based scholar of health history with a focus on intersections of ethnicity, health and policy. She is the recipient of the Mary Lemessurier Award and James Burns Scholarship.

Illustrations
Glossary
Acknowledgements

Preface
Dr. Elizabeth Cannon, President Emerita, University of Calgary

Forward
Dr. David Bright, Professor of History, Niagara College

Introduction
Paula Larsson, Frank W. Stahnish, and Diana Mansell

The Faculty of Medicine and its Response to Changing Health Care Contexts in the Province of Alberta, 1996-2016
Frank W. Stahnisch

A History of Aboriginal Health Research Within the Faculty (Cumming School) of Medicine, University of Calgary, 1966-2016
Paula Larsson and Wilfreda Thurston

The Transformation of the Concept of Nursing
Diana Mansell

Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Calgary and its Contributions to Health Care in Alberta
Henderikus J. Stam And H. Lorraine Radtke

The 'Then' and 'Now': Physical Education to Kinesiology at the University of Calgary
Patricia K. Doyle-Baker and Diana Mansell

Environmental Design: Creating Healthy Spaces and Places
Barbara Dupuis, David Monteye, and Brian Sinclair

The University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine: At the Interface of Animal and Human Health
Alastair Cribb

Discussion
Paula Larsson and Diana Mansell

Index