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SPRING 2018

APRIL 4

Psychosocial Factors in Healthy Aging

Presenter: Dr. Dan Bailis, Head & Professor, Department of Psychology

APRIL 11

The NeuroBlate System

Presenter: Dr. Mark Torchia, Executive Director, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning; Assoc. Professor of Surgery, Max Rady College of Medicine

APRIL 18

Mobility and Aging

Presenter: Dr. Michelle Porter, Professor, Director, Centre on Aging, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

APRIL 25

“The New Genetics-Challenges and Opportunities”

Presenter: Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg, Research Scientist, Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba, Distinguished Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Distinguished Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics

MAY 2

The Providence of the Modern Olympic Games: A Festival Consumed by Spectacle

Presenter: Dr. Douglas Brown, Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

MAY 9

No Session

MAY 16

Stability Control Among Older Adults: Opening the Black Box

Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Singer, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

MAY 23

Storytelling for Peace and Human Rights

Presenter: Jessica Senehi, Associate Professor in the Peace and Conflict Studies Program, which is within the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Graduate Studies and housed within the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice at St. Paul’s College

Recent Alumni Stories

David Ambrose poses in his play therapy clinic, with gym mats and colourful balls behind him.
Therapist at Play

When David Ambrose [BMROT/00] was 10 years old, growing up in Teulon, Man., the first seeds of his career were planted while he watched the Calgary Flames make a run for the Stanley Cup in 1989. It wasn’t hockey legends like Lanny McDonald who caught his attention. Instead, he noticed Bearcat Murray, the team’s athletic trainer, tending to injured players on the ice.

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