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Dentistry Smiles for Miles program

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Smiles for Miles program provides dental hygiene care to new Canadians

March 17, 2016 — 
Students in the College of Dentistry are doing their part to put smiles on the faces of newcomers to Canada through a new outreach initiative. The Smiles for Miles program helps sponsor dental hygiene care for newcomers to Canada who otherwise not receive it, and provide senior dental hygiene students with the opportunity to provide care free of charge.

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FHS Interprofessional Sessions

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Interprofessional Sessions Enrich Learning for Faculty of Health Sciences Students

March 11, 2016 — 
A well-known fable tells about a group of blind men who encounter an elephant. One touches a leg and says it’s a pillar. Another feels the trunk and claims it’s a tree branch. Yet another grabs the tail and calls it a rope.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

The Spirit is Alive & Well

November 23, 2015 — 
Two years after its opening, in 1965, the school celebrated its very first class of graduates. This past October — now 50 years later — the school celebrated this milestone achievement with the Spirit of ’65; the largest open alumni reunion ever held by the school.

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Faculty of Health Sciences CPD recognized with national awards

October 8, 2015 — 
The Faculty of Health Sciences Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs were presented with two national awards of excellence at the National CPD Accreditation Conference.

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A Good, Long Time

September 4, 2015 — 
From humble beginnings to its ascendance as one of the top programs of its kind in the nation, the School of Dental Hygiene is preparing to mark a major milestone this autumn at the University of Manitoba. And all alumni of the school are invited along for the ride.



Big Picture Vision Earns Honour

August 31, 2015 — 
A firm focus on the future of the profession has earned a member of the College of Dentistry’s Class of 1976 one of the highest honours in Manitoba oral health. Dr. Melanie Wood has been named the 2015 recipient of the Alumni of Distinction honour. The announcement was confirmed late last week by the University of Manitoba Dental Alumni Association (UMDAA), who present the award in conjunction with the college at the university.



Opening Assembly for College of Dentistry, School of Dental Hygiene

August 27, 2015 — 
Today, dentistry will welcome 29 young professionals into its first–year class, while the School of Dental Hygiene will welcome 26 young professionals into its program.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Buses and Bingo

August 24, 2015 — 
Orientation bus tours at the Bannatyne campus usually don’t incorporate a round of bingo, but this is exactly how first year medicine, dentistry and dental hygiene students are learning more about Winnipeg’s inner city.

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L to R: Oral-Systemic Health Day speakers Anthony Iacopino,
Dean, Faculty of Dentistry (U of M); Travis Nelson,
University of Washington; Casey Hein, Director of Education,
International Centre for Oral-Systemic Health, Faculty of Dentistry,
and Director of Interprofessional Continuing Development,
Faculty of Medicine (U of M); Susan Müller, Emory University; and
Bruce Martin, Associate Dean, Students, Faculty of Medicine (U of M).

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

U of M wins prestigious Royal College award for curriculum excellence

July 9, 2015 — 
The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program - Dentistry/Dental Hygiene of the University of Manitoba has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award.

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Homegrown Healthcare

May 27, 2015 — 
The Class of 2015 includes 35 from the College of Dentistry and an additional 25 from the School of Dental Hygiene, all of whom will be formally presented with their credentials during the University of Manitoba’s convocation at the Fort Garry campus.


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