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Applied Health Sciences student takes top spot at 3MT finals

March 19, 2019 — 
Kevin Boreskie practiced his Three Minute Thesis (3MT) while driving in his vehicle with the radio cranked up. He thought that if he could master his presentation with that much distraction, he was set to succeed.

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Researcher focuses on strength training for all youth

March 18, 2019 — 
Joanne Parsons’ research is mostly focused on the use of strength and resistance training to prevent injury in young athletes. But she has recently been drawn to the use of this training for youth who aren’t athletes.

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College of Nursing trio honoured at Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 14, 2019 — 
Two fourth-year students and one staff member from the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences were among 10 award recipients at the third annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence, presented by the Office of Indigenous Engagement on March 11 during Indigenous Awareness Month.

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Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan (centre) at U of M Health Sciences campus for announcement of CFI-JELF awards.

Research and International News

Seven U of M research projects funded by CFI

March 14, 2019 — 
More than $1.1 million in support of seven U of M research projects in areas such as disease, food processing and supercomputers

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Pharmacy a family affair

March 13, 2019 — 
Dr. Hagar Labouta is a new assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy whose expertise is in the use of nanotechnology in biomedical applications such as drug delivery.

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U of M study envisions online ‘report card’ for personal care homes

March 12, 2019 — 
User-friendly site should help compare personal care homes on medical and social criteria, study recommends

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Pregnant pause: is that drug safe for baby?

March 11, 2019 — 
Researcher mines data for red flags

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Jaw Dropper

March 8, 2019 — 
Dentistry prof oversees clinical trial of Botox injections for painful jaw disorders

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Frances G. McGill [MD/1915] was Canada’s first female forensic pathologist. She is shown here in the Winnipeg Evening Tribune on Oct 22, 1955. // University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Alumni News

Ahead of her time: Trailblazing alumnae of the 1900s

March 7, 2019 — 
With International Women’s Day on March 8, we’re remembering our early U of M alumnae who defied society’s expectations and became trailblazers in their own right

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences News

Personal finance a taboo subject in health care

March 7, 2019 — 
Occupational therapy researcher focusing on adults living with cognitive impairment and their financial well-being.

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